General Trades Technician

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Job Title: General Trades Technician
Location: Panama City, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 48161
Department This position is located at Florida State University Panama City Campus in the Finance & Administration department.Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: The General Trades Technician will repair, maintain and perform preventive maintenance on the buildings.

This position is responsible for building maintenance; which consists of painting, drywall, carpentry, ale systems, electrical systems, including water and sewer lines, doors and windows, welding and soldering.

This position performs preventive maintenance on buildings and equipment including grounds, roadways and parking areas.

This position assists with set ups for special functions on and off campus, and other duties as directed by supervisor.Qualifications High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the duties of this position.

(Note:Vocational/technical degree in a related area may substitute for the required experience.)

Ability to meet the physical demands of the position to include standing, bending, reaching, stooping for long periods of time, lift up to 50 lbs in excess and work under all weather conditions.

Knowledge of processes, procedures, and methods used in facilities operations.

Knowledge of general maintenance principles, practices and techniques.

Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.

Ability to perform assigned responsibilities with minimal to moderate supervision.

Ability to demonstrate effective customer service skills.

A valid State of Florida driver's license or the ability to obtain upon hire.Preferred Knowledge of the practices and the ability to perform skilled carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, or other related trades work.

Skilled in safely operating various types of motorized vehicles including but not limited to tractors, yard equipment, forklifts and golf-carts.

Skill in estimating the costs of materials and equipment.Contact Info For any questions about this position, please contact Laura Quaglino at (850)770-2230 or [email protected] Salary Range The salary will be commensurate with education and experience.Pay Plan This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.Schedule The schedule for this position is Tuesday through Saturday. Tuesday through Friday the hours are 6am-2:30pm, the remaining 8 hours on Saturday will vary based on need.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.Open until filled This position is being advertised as open until filled.Veterans' Preference Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 11/12/2020
Application Due: 11/12/2032
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