Facility Maintenance Technician - Building Trades

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Requisition NumberS2066Position Number003442Position 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 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro 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

Facilities Operations has the responsibility of providing a wide range of services to all administrative departments, student programs, and all academic schools and departments. Services include all aspects of
corrective and preventive maintenance, operations, grounds maintenance, housekeeping, utility infrastructure maintenance and operations, business operations, safety, regulator compliance, project management, and renovations. These duties are conducted for a campus consisting of 71 buildings totaling 6 million gross square feet on 235 acres.

Position Summary

This is a Re-Post, previous applicants need not reapply

This position performs a variety of recurring and non-recurring tasks/functions, including: carpentry, plumbing, electrical and minor HVAC. This position works in collaboration with other Facilities Operations staff in determining solutions to building repairs and upgrades and with the building occupants in determining specific building maintenance requirements.

This is a mandatory position as defined in the Adverse Weather and Emergency Event policy. Mandatory employees are expected to report to or remain at work during adverse weather and emergency events and, if deemed necessary, to work a different schedule or shift than normally assigned. This position may also be required to participate in the On-Call and Emergency Callback program as outlined in the Facilities Operations Standard Operating Procedure.

Minimum Qualifications


Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates

Valid drivers license.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of documented experience in commercial building maintenance in a University setting.

High School Diploma or GED

Alternate 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: reference name, company name, and type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor. An email address and contact phone number should be included.

Recruitment Range$35,509.00 - $40,815.00Org #-DepartmentBuildings and Trades - 56407Work Hours of Position8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M., M-FNumber of Months per Year12Posting RequirementsJob FamilyOperations and Skilled TradesCareer Banded TitleFacility Maintenance Technician - Building TradesOpen Date09/17/2020Close Date09/30/2020FTE 1.000FLSANon-ExemptIf other, please indicateIf time-limited, please specify end date for appointment.Salary Grade Equivalency63Key Responsibilities


Key Responsibility

Building Corrective Maintenance

Essential Tasks

•Maintains all building lighting per the manufacturer recommendations.
•Changes bulbs and ballast as needed including upgrading to electronic
•Upgrades lighting fixtures to Led bulbs.
•Identifies and replaces defective lights switches and receptacles.
•Updates schedules for building lighting control systems.
•Replaces damages floor tiles and cove base
•Replaces stained and damaged ceiling tiles.
•Repairs plumbing fixtures.
•Repairs and replaces sensor operated electronic valves including changing
•Coordinates with other facilities and operations staff and contractors in
determining complex maintenance needs and repairs.
•Performs additional duties as assigned by supervisor, can include specific
task for equipment in assigned buildings.
•Completes work orders per facilities operations SOP.

Key Responsibility

Performs Building Preventive Maintenance

Essential Tasks

•Performs PM task as per manufacturer recommended schedule.
•Continually evaluates PM task and forwards recommendations to PM
•Performs weekly PM inspections of all assigned areas.
•Identifies and records any deficiencies found.

Key Responsibility

Customer Service

Essential Tasks

•Talks to building contacts at least once a week to see if they have any building related problems in their areas.
•Develops a good working relationship with contacts.
•Keeps contacts updated on work in progress and scheduled work including completion dates.
•Checks with contact upon completion of work to see if work was completed to their satisfaction.
•Changes work order status for finished in mobile TMA upon completion of work.

Key Responsibility

Safety and Training

Essential Tasks

•Actively participates in all recommended training including safety and
provides recommendations for any additional training as needed.
•Operates equipment, lifts, ladder, tools and vehicles in safe manner and
notifies supervisor of any potential safety issues
•Use provided protective equipment (PPE) and request replacement or
additional PPE as required.
•Follows all University and regulatory requirements and practices to ensure a
safe working environment.
•Eliminate or greatly reduce the following items in the building EHS reports: a)
ceiling tiles missing or stained; b) ladders not inspected; c) improper storage
of material in mechanic/electrical/housekeeping areas.



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.

Competency LevelJourneyCompetencyProblem SolvingCompetency Description

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.

Competency LevelJourneyCompetencyAttention to DetailCompetency Description

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.

Competency LevelJourneyCompetencyCoordination – WorkCompetency Description

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 LevelJourneyCompetencyCommunicationCompetency 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 LevelJourneyCompetencySafety 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 LevelJourneyCompetencyClient/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.

Competency LevelJourneyADA Checklist

Physical EffortHand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Hand Movement-Grasping - F, Holding - F, Finger Dexterity - F, Vision-Skilled Trades - C, Reading - F, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination - C, Vision-Color Distinction - F, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - O, Vision-Visual inspection - F, Vision-Measuring/Assembling at distance close to eye - O, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - F, Sitting - O, Walking - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - F, Lifting-30-60 lbs. - O, Lifting-60-90 lbs. - R, Lifting-90 plus lbs. - R, Pushing/Pulling - F, Climbing-Stairs - F, Climbing-Ladders - F, Bending - F, Squatting - F, Crawling - O, Reaching - FWork EnvironmentDriving - Car/Truck - F, Driving - Standar/Automatic - F, Location - Roof - O, Equipment/Machines - Heights - O, Equipment/Machines - Roofs - O, Equipment/Machines - Ladders - O, Equipment/Machines - Step Stools - O, Equipment/Machines - Scaffolds - O, Night/Dark - R, Extreme noise levels - O, Extreme temperatures - O, Inside - O, Outside - O, Ventilation ConditionsDust - O, Ventilation ConditionsFumes - O, Ventilation ConditionsChemicals - O, Ventilation ConditionsGases - R, Exposure to potential Hazardous Conditions - O, Chemical Spills - R, Gas Leaks - R, Acidic Harsh or Oily Substances - R, Electrical Hazards - O, Overtime - OApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a working knowledge of methods, practices, tools, and materials used in the general maintenance and repair or buildings, equipment, and machinery?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Based on your previous work history, describe your customer service experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • SpartanTalent Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • NCWorks.gov
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Indeed.com
    • NorthCarolinaDiversity.com
    • Other




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Posted: 9/19/2020
Application Due: 9/30/2020
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