Licensed Tradespeople (HVAC, Electrical or Plumbing), Shift

Job description

Job location: Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-11
Req: R0019932

Facilities Management’s Health System Physical Plant has exciting opportunities for experienced Licensed Tradespersons to play a key role in serving our UVA hospital and related research and related buildings to best serve our patients and visitors. We are seeking multiple Licensed Trades workers to work on various shift roles. The incumbent independently responds to all emergency calls in the Health System Complex and maintains equipment to ensure proper operation during the scheduled shift. The Tradesperson maintains all systems in an operational condition and provides a safe and comfortable environment. While serving in their specific trades, this employee is a Health System Physical Plant shift worker and would respond to a wide variety of service calls such as in plumbing, electrical, mechanical, fire systems, clinical engineering, and elevator entrapments as the initial responder to the call.

We have the following shifts available. All applicants must be willing and able to work at least one of the below:

Weeknight/Weekend Day Shift (eligible for shift and weekend pay premiums):

Tuesday Night: 11:00 pm – 7:00 am Wednesday (8 hours)

Wednesday Night: 11:00 pm – 7:00 am Thursday (8 hours)

Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm (12 hours)

Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm (12 hours)


Weeknight/Weekend Day Shift (Shift Differential rates apply to these shift positions (eligible for shift and weekend pay premiums):

Wednesday 11:00 p.m.-7:00 a.m. Thursday (8 hours)
Thursday 11:00 p.m.-7:00 a.m. Friday (8 hours)
Saturday 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. (12 hours)
Sunday 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. (12 hours)


Weekday Evening Shift (Shift Differential rates apply to these shift positions (eligible for shift pay premium):
Monday – Friday: 3:30 pm – 11:30 pm


Weekday Night Shift (eligible for shift pay premium):

Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 pm – 7:00 am

Position Compensation Range: $23.05 - $25.00

A sign-on bonus of $2,500 for a two-year commitment or $5,000 for a three-year commitment is also offered for all shifts.

Duties Include:

  • Perform preventative maintenance and emergency repair for multiple building trades.
  • Respond independently to all emergency calls in the Health System Complex.
  • Maintain accurate daily logs of jobs and time tickets.
  • Ensure all safety equipment and personal protective equipment are used.
  • Foster a safe work environment by instructing and monitoring compliance of OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Inform customers of job status and reasons for and duration of expected delays.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties/shifts may be assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: A minimum of four years of experience in the plumbing, electrical, or HVAC trade. Experience in a hospital setting is strongly preferred.

Licensure: DPOR Journeyman or higher license in either HVAC, Electrical, or Plumbing. A valid Driver's license.

For this position, the selected candidates will need to complete all required background checks, including a Health Screen prior to the start date.

Physical Demands:

The employee must be able to variously sit, stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, lift, pull, and use both hands-on repetitive tasks (including overhead tasks). The employee must have normal vision and hearing (correctable), and for some areas of employment, color vision, and sense of smell.


Application Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday and search for 'R0019932'. Fully complete the online application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume and
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).

Application Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for 'R0019932' and complete the application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume and
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).

** Note: multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. This position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Eirine Vlavianos, Academic Recruiter at

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 2/11/2021
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