Carpenter (Journey)

Job description

Requisition Number:

S2126

Position Number:

003456

Position Classification Title:

Facility Maintenance Technician - Building Trades

Functional Title:

Carpenter (Journey)

Position Type:

Staff

University 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, regulatory compliance, project management, and renovations. These duties are conducted for a campus consisting of over 100 buildings totaling 6 million gross square feet on over 275 acres.

Position Summary:

This position performs at a journey-level for all of the carpentry duties associated with, but not limited to, the maintenance, alteration, and repair of University facilities, furnishings, and equipment.

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:

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY; OR DEMONSTRATED POSSESSION OF THE COMPETENCIES NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE WORK. OPTIONAL GUIDELINES: EXPERIENCE IN THE TRADE AREAS RELATED TO THE AREA OF ASSIGNMENT MAY BE SUBSTITUTED ON A YEAR-FOR-YEAR BASIS.

Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates:

Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidates should:
• Have a minimum of 10 years of experience in the carpentry trade, including making and installing cabinets;
• Have an excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction;
• Be proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools (powered saws, hammers, rulers etc.); and
• Have an ability to read blueprints, drawings and sketches.

Having previous work experience in a University setting would also be beneficial.

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: Name, Company Name, Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor. Email Address, Contact Phone Number

Recruitment Range:

$35,509 - $36,689

Org #-Department:

Buildings and Trades - 56407

Work Hours of Position:

6:30 AM - 3:00 PM, M-F

Number of Months per Year:

12

Job Family:

Operations and Skilled Trades

Career Banded Title:

Facility Maintenance Technician - Building Trades

Open Date:

03/05/2021

Close Date:

04/05/2021

FTE :

1.000

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

Salary Grade Equivalency:

63

Key Responsibility:

General Carpentry Responsibilities

Essential Tasks:

• Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction
• Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment, and measurement tools (powered saws, hammers, rulers, etc.)
• Ability to read blueprints, drawings, and sketches
• Take measurements and calculate the size and amount of material needed
• Cut, shape, and smooth lumber and other materials according to project requirements
• Build window frames, doors, staircases, decks, frame walls, etc. using raw materials or pre-constructed items
• Fabricate furniture, cabinets, shelves, and other items and install them
• Lay out and install walls, flooring, drywall, and other material in a professional manner
• Perform carpentry and general building maintenance as required
• Work closely with the supervisor to develop detailed work methods and strategies for difficult, or unusual assignments

Key Responsibility:

Maintenance and Construction Projects

Essential Tasks:

• Works in support of in-house maintenance, renovation, and construction projects
• Submits labor and material reports to supervisor
• Ensures enough materials are on hand for completion of project
• Completes project per specifications and in a professional manner
• Ensures work is completed per building codes and University standards
• Safely completes and performs other tasks as assigned by the supervisor

Key Responsibility:

Performs Building and Shop Equipment Preventive Maintenance (PM)

Essential Tasks:

• Performs PM tasks per equipment manufactures recommended schedule for building and shop equipment
• Continually evaluates PM tasks and forwards recommendations to PM coordinator
• Performs PM inspections of all assigned areas
• Identifies and records any deficiencies found
• Initiates corrective work orders for repairs discovered during PM
• Completes corrective work orders

Key Responsibility:

Customer Service

Essential Tasks:

• Provides the highest level of customer service possible including keeping the customer updated throughout the work order process per the Service Request Communication SOP
• Develops a good working relationship with contacts
• Keeps the customer updated on work in progress and scheduled work including completion dates
• Checks with the customer upon completion of work to see if work was completed to their satisfaction

Key Responsibility:

Safety

Essential Tasks:

• Actively participates in all recommended training including safety and provides recommendations for any additional training as needed
• Operates equipment, lifts, ladders, tools, and vehicles in a safe manner and notifies supervisor of any potential safety issues
• Uses provided personal protective equipment (PPE) and requests replacement or additional PPE as required
• Follows all University and regulatory requirements and practices to ensure a safe working environment

Competency:

Knowledge – Technical

Competency 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 Level:

Journey

Competency:

Problem Solving

Competency 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 Level:

Journey

Competency:

Attention to Detail

Competency 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 Level:

Journey

Competency:

Coordination – Work

Competency Description:

Understands objectives and priorities related to activities and tasks in order to follow plans and scheduled projects. Recognizes and obtains required equipment, materials, and tools that are needed to do the job. Accomplishes tasks within established timeframes. Understands obstacles/roadblocks, by following prescribed processes to ensure timely task accomplishment.

Competency Level:

Contributing

Competency:

Communication

Competency 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 Level:

Journey

Competency:

Safety and Health Compliance

Competency 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 Level:

Journey

Competency:

Client/Customer Service

Competency 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 customers 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 Level:

Journey

Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Hand Movement-Grasping - F, Holding - F, Finger Dexterity - F, Vision-Skilled Trades - C, Reading - O, Writing - O, Eye-hand coordination - F, 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 - F, Walking - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - F, Lifting-30-60 lbs. - F, Lifting-60-90 lbs. - O, Lifting-90 plus lbs. - R, Pushing/Pulling - F, Climbing-Stairs - O, Climbing-Ladders - O, Bending - O, Squatting - O, Crawling - O, Reaching - O

Work Environment:

Driving - Car/Truck - O, Driving - Standar/Automatic - O, Location - Roof - R, Equipment/Machines - Heights - R, Equipment/Machines - Roofs - R, Equipment/Machines - Ladders - O, Equipment/Machines - Step Stools - O, Equipment/Machines - Scaffolds - R, Night/Dark - R, Extreme noise levels - O, Extreme temperatures - R, Inside - F, Outside - F, Ventilation ConditionsDust - F, Ventilation ConditionsFumes - F, Ventilation ConditionsChemicals - R, Ventilation ConditionsGases - R, Exposure to potential Hazardous Conditions - R, Chemical Spills - R, Gas Leaks - R, Acidic Harsh or Oily Substances - R, Use of Respirator - O, Electrical Hazards - R, Overtime - R

 

 

 

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Posted: 3/6/2021
Application Due: 4/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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