Facility Maintenance Technician-Building Trades

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Position Title::

Facility Maintenance Technician-Building Trades

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Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time


Facilities Management

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Hiring Range::

$35,413- $36,733

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Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

Technical Knowledge:
Perform general carpentry work in construction, repair or alteration of floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens, ceiling tile, closures, sheet rock, installing, hanging, assembling, disassembling, modifying and adjusting items related to carpentry. Cut and trim lumber to size. Set-up and operate power tools, such as table saw, radial arm saw, and drill press. Ability to perform basic carpentry tasks. Ability to use basic carpentry tool, portable, bench, floor models, hammers, screw drivers, nails, handsaw, and other related tools.

Problem Solving:
Identifies problem and gathers information from customer to determine the magnitude of the problem. Access and analyze the problem to determine the resources and methods available to address the problem. Coordinates with Supervisors and others if necessary to determine the appropriate action. Contributes constructive ideas even when there are several conflicting priorities. Troubleshooting may involve conferring with the Locksmith to identify the cause of the problem.

Attention to Detail:
Work projects are initiated through the work order system. This work order provides the employee with a complete description of the requestor’s needs. The employee must understand the requestor needs and then gather the proper tolls, materials, and equipment to complete the job. The employee may need to read the manual, contact the vendor or sometimes contract the job out. Once the work is completed, document all work activities. Check work to make sure all needs of the requestor have been filled.

Work Coordination:
Some projects may have obstacles. This position sets the objectives for getting the tasks completed (which may involve multi-tasking and seeking input from peers, supervisors, and colleagues). This position functions as liaison for the department and contractors. Al contract work must be reviewed to ensure functionality and usability. By reviewing the work initially, employee ensures future problems are anticipated and obstacles are resolved. In addition, employee stays on course as policies and procedures change suddenly. The employee must work well under pressure; not easily deterred from the course of duty.

Description of Work Continued::

This position very tactfully clarifies any misconception about directives, instructions that clients may have and redirect them back to the goal set by key management. Employee listens and receives mutual understanding and provides clarification.

Additional Observations:
Greets personnel promptly and courteously
Must be a very attentive listener
Asks questions to clarify request or specific needs asked in the course of work
Provides feedback to others and empathizes with requests/needs
Offers relevant and/or helpful information
Summarizes communication to clarify mutual understanding
Acts or agrees on a clear course of action
Follows through with the request in a timely manner and does not pass the buck
Checks back to verify satisfactory results with the requestor

Safety and Health:
Demonstrates the ability to perform job tasks and uses equipment in a safe manner. Uses appropriate protective equipment based on established standards. Assesses work area for safe operation. Identifies and fixes potential safety problems if able or reports such problems immediately to supervisor.
Checks operation of safety equipment regularly.
Teaches new employees the safe way to do the job and carry out tasks.
Demonstrates commitment to provide a safe work place for employees.
Incorporates accident prevention measures in all activities.
Enforces adopted employee safety and health rules.

Client/Customer Service:
Employee greets clients promptly, listens carefully; offer relevant information; acts on a clear course of action; asks questions to ensure request is clear and satisfaction has been accomplished. Greets vendors, contractors professionally and courteously. Listens to and understands the customer, anticipating customer needs and giving priority to customer satisfaction.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the position’s role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Knowledge skills and abilities::

Apply knowledge and skills to build and repair wood and related structures. Perform other duties related and incidental to the carpentry trade.

Preferred Qualifications::

Four years of progressive experience in the construction and remodeling of wooden structures, furniture repairs.

Closing Date::


Open Until Filled::


Other Information:

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.

EEO Statement::

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement:

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.




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Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 2/18/2021
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