1st Shift Plumber

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Position TypePermanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?NoPosition TitleFacility Maint Tech - MechTrd - JourneyWorking Title1st Shift PlumberPosition Number00058004Vacancy IDP010411Budgeted Hiring Range$42,013 - $56,391Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade EquivalentGN08Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-LimitedFull-Time PermanentIf time-limited, estimated duration of appointmentHours per week40Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Department Name and NumberFS-Bldg Svcs-CMaint-Plumbing-245201Date First Posted07/11/2019Closing Date07/24/2019Position LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Posting CategoryFacilities and Skilled Trades Position Summary Information

Department Description

The Campus Maintenance section is comprised of the Electrical Shop, Plumbing Shop, Carpentry Shop, Roofing Shop, Insulation Shop, Paint Shop, Brick Mason Shop, Smith Center Maintenance Shop, and the Second Shift Maintenance Shop.
This organizational unit delivers a high level of maintenance and repairs for the majority of the buildings on campus, as well as some satellite locations off campus. This maintenance unit services the entire building envelope, and supporting systems, as well as provides minor renovations and construction projects through the expertise of the technical trade groups. The buildings aesthetics and its usability, both interior and exterior, must continually provide an environment that is conducive to higher education needs and expectations. A specialized maintenance group is specifically assigned to the Dean E. Smith Center and is responsible for the Dean E. Smith Center, the Koury Natatorium, and the Ernie Williamson Athletic Center which houses the offices of Carolina Athletics, the Educational Foundation, and the Carolina Men’s Basketball Offices and arena.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

This position will perform preventative maintenance and repairs on new and existing plumbing and steam systems and associated equipment. Applicant will be required to obtain a Backflow Tester certification within the first year of employment. A Valid NC Driver’s License is required.
This position provides focused support for Bio-Safety Level (BSL) 2+ and 3 labs. This requires a baseline blood draw, a physical, and inoculations. Entry into hot labs with Environment, Health & Safety escort will be required, which requires wearing respiratory protection as well as annual medical certification, fit testing, and training. Other general safety and technical training will be provided. Rotational emergency call back duty directly supporting BSL2+/3 is required. The person in this position will also provide oversight to other trades supporting these labs as well.

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

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of the methods, practices, tools, and materials used in commercial plumbing maintenance and repair. Demonstrated competencies in maintenance, repair, replacement, and installation of facility components. Ability to plan, problem solve and work safely.
Ability to serve as a mandatory employee and report to work in support of mandatory University operations, even when adverse weather or other emergency conditions require the University to close.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum of three years journey level demonstrated competencies in maintenance, repair, replacement, and installation of facility components. Ability to advance work plan goals and competencies.

Required Licenses/Certifications

A Valid NC Driver’s License.
Obtain a Backflow Tester certification within the first year of employment.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements

Must be able to stand for extended periods of time; ability to navigate stairs; ability to climb ladders; ability to work in small, tight spaces and bend, stoop, crawl and squat to complete work; work at heights using ladders, lifts and scaffolding; ability to lift or move objects in excess of 50 lbs; must be able to wear required PPE for the specific job, including but not limited too: safety harnesses, fall protection, respirators, face masks or face shields, safety glasses, safety shoes and protective gloves.

Position/Schedule RequirementsEvening work occasionally, Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Night work occasionally, On-call occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Respirator, general use, Valid NC Driver’s License, Weekend work occasionallyPosition AttributesStimulus/ARRA FundedNoQuick Linkhttp://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/165829 Contact Information

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Certification/licenses
  2. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  3. Other Document
Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical position.
    • High school diploma/GED
    • Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate in any field
    • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and trade(s) experience to equal 4 years (ex. 1 year of high school and 3 years experience)
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you currently have a valid North Carolina Driver’s License or the ability to obtain a valid North Carolina Driver’s License by your potential start date?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have any steam experience? If so, how many years?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How many years of plumbing experience do you have and is your knowledge based on commercial, industrial, and/or residential?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you confident you can obtain a Back Flow Tester certification in the first year of employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How many years of institutional plumbing experience do you have?

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 7/15/2019
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