Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades


Position Information

Position Title: Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

Position Number: 001612

Full-time or Part-time: Full Time

Department: Facilities Management

Posting Number: 0401724

SHRA/EHRA: SHRA

Job Category: Service/Maintenance

Hiring Range: $35,000-$39,709

Minimum salary: $31,200

Maximum salary: $62,512

Overall Position Competency: Journey

Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The Facilities Management Mechanical Maintenance section's mission is to provide excellent customer service while maintaining a safe, comfortable environment where students, faculty and staff can live, learn and work.

Description of Work Continued:
Primary Purpose of the Position:

The position works within the Department of Facilities Management's HVAC/Plumbing section as a journey level maintenance technician. The HVAC/Plumbing section maintains the plumbing infrastructure, systems and equipment for the University.

An individual in this class performs journey level duties in the installation, maintenance, and repair of air, gas, water, and waste disposal systems. Routine work assignments are in the nature of location of needed repair, and assignments involving work of special or unusual nature are accompanied by specific instructions. The technician exercises considerable independence in performance of routine work, but unprecedented assignments are usually discussed with or supervised by lead technician or supervisor. Work is reviewed by lead technician or supervisor through inspection of work in progress and on the basis of satisfactory operation of equipment repaired or installed.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certification.

Optional Guidelines:

Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Knowledge skills and abilities:
Knowledge - Technical

Ability to routinely and consistently to perform widely variable, functionally diverse facility maintenance assignments including but not limited to:
• Cut, thread, assemble, and install pipe; connects valves; caulks joints and tests finished job by allowing water to flow through.
• Install gas, water, and sanitary fixtures and equipment with their supports, hangers, or foundations.
• Perform the assembling of lead pipe sections and fittings, and the hanging or laying of assemblies into position.
• Analyze defects or malfunctions in plumbing systems; eliminates leaks by repacking valves or by replacing faulty fitting or sections in line; replaces worn parts and performs similar duties necessary to correct problem.
• Perform related duties as required.

Problem Solving

Ensures non-routine, non-repetitious work meets industry service standards according to service manuals; checks and rechecks work prior to and after completion; seeks approval of supervisor or higher level technician upon completion of assignment; uses appropriate record keeping methods. Ability to troubleshoot systems and integrate the highest quality control standards.

Safety and Health Compliance

Identifies and resolves potential shop safety problems and unsafe work practices; shows co-workers safe ways to perform job tasks or use equipment; incorporates accident prevention and corrective measures in all activities; regularly assesses shop safety conditions.

Customer Service

Anticipates, identifies and understands customer's service needs; effectively balances multiple priorities; checks with customers to ensure that repair or solution meets needs; develops positive relationships with internal and external customers.

Work Coordination

Ability to identify critical and less critical activities and set objectives and clearly prioritize activities. Ability to appropriately allocate resources to avoid scheduling conflicts.

Preferred Qualifications:
Additional 2 years related experience in facilities maintenance and mechanical systems repair.
Advanced training in HVAC and/or plumbing
Licensed in plumbing
Proficiency in operating equipment such as fork lift, pipe threading equipment, etc.
Commercial Driver's License

Closing Date: 09/25/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a High School diploma or equivalency and demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of related experience in facilities maintenance and mechanical systems repair do you currently possess?
    • Less than 2 years
    • 2 - 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please describe the experience/certifications you possess in regards to any applicable Facilities Maintenance Trade, including HVAC trade experience.
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Do you have a Class B NC Commercial Driver's License with Passenger Endorsement?
    • Yes
    • No


Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. Transcripts


EEO Statement:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.


Veterans Statement:
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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