Facility Maintenance Technician - Building Trades
Posting DetailsPosting Details Requisition NumberS1860Position Number004072Position Classification TitleFacility Maintenance Technician - Building TradesFunctional TitleFacility Maintenance Technician - Building TradesPosition TypeStaffUniversity Information
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit
Housing and Residence Life provides safe, inclusive, and secure residential communities where a diverse and innovative team of professional encourage students to pursue academic excellence, personal growth, civic leadership, and responsibility. Efficient and effective programs and services are provided by competently trained and reliable departmental teams in affordable, clean, and comfortable, and sound facilities equipped with current technologies. Our diverse residence hall environments promote learning and personal growth through programs that enables student to acknowledge and appreciate diversity through open dialogue, establish a personal sensed of interdependence, and prepare them for service as members of the global community. UNCG Housing & Residence Life is committed to following sustainable principals and is rated a Green Office at the 3.0 level.Position Summary
Under general supervision, perform a variety of semi-skilled manual tasks and duties in support of general building facilities maintenance. This position is required to perform basic maintenance; using power and hand tools to troubleshoot, repair, replace parts, components, and/or systems within building facilities. This position is required to perform various semi-skilled duties including but not limited to such trades as carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, etc.Minimum Qualifications
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY; OR DEMONSTRATED POSSESSION OF THE COMPETENCIES NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE WORK. OPTIONAL GUIDELINES: EXPERIENCE IN THE TRADE AREAS RELATED TO THE AREA OF ASSIGNMENT MAY BE SUBSTITUTED ON A YEAR-FOR-YEAR BASIS.Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and CertificatesPreferred QualificationsAlternate Option
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are required to upload a list of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
- Company Name,
- Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
- Email Address
- Contact Phone Number
Provide a safe, secure and comfortable living environment.Essential Tasks
Demonstrates an understanding of applicable policies and procedures and maintains conditions that ensure a healthy and safe working environment. Accomplishes tasks and processes accurately and completely. Position may be required to possess and maintain required certification, licensure, educational level, and/or experience criteria as applicable to the tasks being performed and follow applicable building codes. Must exhibit proper safety practices and constructively participates in shop safety programs. Knowledge or proper and safe use of maintenance equipment, chemicals, tools, etc. Maintains a functional awareness of the typical hazards of the workplace as well as follows established procedures for dealing with such potential hazards.Key Responsibilities Key Responsibility
Must demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with co-workers and other departments on campus.Essential Tasks
Establishes and maintains a positive view and cooperative working relationship with all members of campus community. Effectively performs in a service environment. Observe and report, through work order system, and all correspondence related to the requests and/or work order, and all defects, deterioration, and wear and tear on the facilities. Must possess good oral and written communication skills and be able to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to express ideas effectively and concisely. Assist as required and cooperate with all staff, faculty, tradespeople and custodians in the performance of day to day duties and responsibilities. Identifies problems, determines possible solutions, and actively works to resolve the issues. Accomplishes tasks and processes accurately and completely. Clearly and concisely conveys written information and orally or in writing to individuals or groups to ensure that they understand the information and the message. Listens and responds appropriately to others.Key Responsibilities Key Responsibility
Plan, organize, control, and direct all aspects of required corrective and preventative maintenance for all campus housing.Essential Tasks
Perform semi-skilled labor in trades such as carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, etc. Skills to operate, repair and maintain various power and hand tools, maintenance equipment, etc. Ability to effectively work individually or in teams as well as diverse groups. Ability to effectively communicate orally, in writing or electronically. Ability to work effectively in a service-oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities. Ability to follow through and carry out assignments. Problem-solving skills and sound judgement. Ability to understand and apply university and departmental policies and procedures.Key Responsibilities Key Responsibility
Provide customer services to students and staff.Essential Tasks
This position is required to respond to plumbing and all other facilities requests as needed; a working knowledge of general building facilities systems is required including but not limited to (plumbing, electrical, HVAC, mechanical and carpentry). Occasional overtime is required based on the department needs. This position is required to be in the on-call rotation (after normal hours) as specified by the schedule. Occasional overtime is required based on the department needs, during the summer months (May – Aug) is typically the busiest schedule that requires overtime to prepare buildings for occupancy.Competency Competency CompetencyKnowledge TechnicalCompetency Description
Performs a variety of recurring and non-recurring tasks/functions. These tasks/functions may involve related or varying processes to test, renovate, overhaul, replace, and perform preventive maintenance on standard building systems. Provides technical assistance to others by
troubleshooting standard facilities maintenance issues and determining their cause. Mentors other technicians.
Identifies facilities-related maintenance problems that require in-depth analysis, and identifies options for solving those problems. Solve unusual facility maintenance problems that require the application of journey level trades knowledge and determines the most effective and efficient course of action. Gathers and analyzes/interprets
information to better understand the nature of the problem. May seek input from subordinates, peers, and/or managers in the decision-making process in order to solve the problem. Evaluates options and chooses appropriate action by considering potential outcomes. Makes sure that problem is appropriately addressed.
Ensures all work meets and/or exceeds applicable codes and standards. Checks and re-checks work prior to, during, and after completion. Ensures that all parts
of a project/task are completed. Uses appropriate record keeping methods.
Determines project/assignment by breaking them down into tasks. Sets objectives and prioritizes activities and tasks, adjusts priorities when appropriate. Takes advantage of available resources (personnel, processes, departments, and tools) to complete work efficiently. Anticipates obstacles/roadblocks and prepares alternative plans to ensure timely task accomplishment. Uses time effectively and does not let distractions interfere with completion of the job/project.Competency LevelJourney Competency CompetencyCommunicationCompetency Description
Clarifies the purpose and importance of directives, instructions, and messages; presents information in a clear and concise manner. Seeks input, listens, and checks for mutual understanding; asks for and provides clarification as needed. Explains purpose and procedures of facilities maintenance projects in language easily understood by the customer.Competency LevelJourney Competency CompetencySafety and Health ComplianceCompetency Description
Identifies and resolves potential safety problems and unsafe work practices. Demonstrates to employees and others, safe ways to perform job tasks or the use of equipment. Informs supervisor of unusual safety concerns and makes recommendations for resolution. Determines appropriate protective equipment based on established standards. Regularly assesses site and shop operations for safety.Competency LevelJourney Competency CompetencyClient/Customer ServiceCompetency Description
Identifies options, develops solutions, and takes action when responding to customer requests. Satisfies individual customer
requests while balancing multiple priorities. Assesses or checks with customer to ensure solution meets request. Develops
effective working relationships with internal/external customers (vendors, subcontractors, etc.) that further the work unit’s goals.
Reviews customer requests and seeks clarification as needed.
"R" for Rare (0-30%), "O" for Occasional (30-60%), "F" for Frequent (60-90%), "C" for Constant (90-100%)Physical EffortHand Movement-Grasping - F, Holding - F, Finger Dexterity - F, Vision-Skilled Trades - C, Reading - F, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination - F, Vision-Visual inspection - F, Standing - F, Walking - F, Lifting-30-60 lbs. - F, Pushing/Pulling - F, Climbing-Stairs - F, Climbing-Ladders - F, Bending - F, Squatting - F, Crawling - O, Reaching - FWork EnvironmentDriving - Car/Truck - F, Location - Roof - O, Equipment/Machines - Roofs - O, Equipment/Machines - Ladders - O, Inside - F, Outside - O, Exposure to potential Hazardous Conditions - R, Electrical Hazards - O, Overtime - O, Others… - On Call/Call BacksApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- List of References
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