Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

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Position Title::

Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

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Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time


Facilities Management

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Hiring Range::

$39,678 - $42,012

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Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

This position is being re-posted. All previous applicants are still under consideration and need not re-apply.

Primary Purpose of the Organization:

The Facilities Management Mechanical Maintenance section mission is to provide excellent customer service while maintaining a safe, comfortable environment where students, faculty and staff can live, learn and work.

Description of Work Continued::

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The position works within the Department of Facilities Management’s HYAC/Plumbing section as ajourney level maintenance technician. The HVAC/Plumbing section maintains the plumbing infrastructure, systems and equipment for the University. An individual in this class perfonns journey level duties in the installation, maintenance, and repair of air, gas, water, and waste disposal systems . Routine work assignments are in the nature or location of needed repair, and assignments involving work of special or unusual nature are accompanied by specific instructions. The technician exercises considerable independence in performance of routine work, but unprecedented assignments are usually discussed with or supervised by lead technician or supervisor. Work is reviewed by lead technician or supervisor through inspection of work in progress and on the basis of satisfactory operation of equipment repaired or installed.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certification.
Optional Guidelines:
Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Knowledge skills and abilities::

Ability to perform a limited variety of recurring and related tasks/functions using easily understood steps/processes/functions/applications to perform corrective and preventive maintenance or construction of facilities.
Ability to provide technical assistance to others by troubleshooting simple facilities maintenance issues and determining their cause. Issues that are more complex are typically referred to a higher-level technician.
Skilled at operating basic tools and equipment of assigned trade(s).

Problem Solving
Ability to identify facilities-related maintenance problems and implement standard courses of action to resolve problems within established project timeframes and administrative and technical requirements. May involve supervisor when dealing with non-routine issues to determine most appropriate course of action.
Ability to solve problems of limited complexity or refers to appropriate skilled technicians.

Attention to Detail
Ability to follow instructions through standard work-orders for assigned tasks. Seeks approval of supervisor based upon complexity of task completed.
Ability to perform routine or repetitious tasks completely and accurately.
Ability to check work for mistakes before completion of tasks.
Ability to compare finished work to what is expected.

Work Coordination
Ability to understand objectives and priorities related to activities and tasks in order to follow plans and scheduled projects. Ability to recognize and obtain required equipment, materials, and tools that are needed to do the job.
Ability to accomplish tasks within established timeframes. Ability to understand obstacles/roadblocks, by following prescribed processes to ensure timely task accomplishment.

Ability to state message in a clear and effective manner; ability to listen to others.
Ability to ensure that information gets to the right person within the agreed upon time frames.
Ability to use appropriate language that is easy for others to understand.

Safety and Health Compliance
Ability to perform tasks and duties safely to avoid danger to self and others.
Ability to identify and inform supervisor of potential safety problems.
Ability to warn others of potential hazards. Ability to use appropriate protective equipment following established protocols. Ability to incorporate accident prevention and corrective measures in work related activities. Ability to follow appropriate post-emergency procedures.

Client and Customer Services
Ability to promptly and attentively respond to customer requests within established parameters and time frames.
Ability to perform work in the least disruptive manner possible to customers. Ability to demonstrate courteous actions and follow the organization’s established protocol for customer service.

Preferred Qualifications::

Preferred Qualifications:
Additional 2 years related experience in mechanical/plumbing equipment repair
Proficiency with standard office computer software applications (word processing, spreadsheets and email)
Valid NC Drivers License

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: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 1/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time