FM Technician Building Trades

Job description

Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates

Employment Type:

Permanent - Full-time

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Classification Title:

FM Technician Building Trades - Journey

Working Title:

FM Technician Building Trades

Salary Range:

$34,180 - $40,815

Anticipate Hiring Range:

$34,180 - $38,577

FLSA Status:

Non Exempt


Student Affairs


Student Union Activities & Rec(Adm)

Work Unit:

Student Activity Ctr and Venue Mgmt

Work Schedule:

8:00 am – 4:30 pm; Variable days off in accordance with event and project schedules. This position will also require working 2nd shift hours depending on events and projects needs. Work schedule may be adjusted to accommodate event support or special projects on nights and weekends.

Primary Purpose of Position:

Assists in the management and supervision of projects that are forwarded to Fac. Mgmt. or outside contractors. Reviews construction; completes repairs and preventative maintenance tasks; maintains shop and equipment inventory.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Required Minimum Qualifications:

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.

University Preferred Qualifications:

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

Essential Job Duties:

The Facility Maintenance Technician – Building Trades position provides career tracks including but not limited to painting, plastering, plumbing, dry wall repair, HVAC, equipment/small machine repair, assembling materials and building FFE and performing scheduled PM’s. Tasks range from routine and unskilled to highly skilled.

Tasks may include maintenance, repair, placement, fabrication, installation, alteration, construction and design of facility components requiring the application of skills in planning, problem-solving, attention to detail, teamwork, communication and knowledge of and adherence to safety policies/regulations.

Specific tasks may include replacing ceiling tiles, stair treads, door and cabinet fixtures; repairing cracks in wallboard, holes in ceilings or tiles; performing routine maintenance and repairs on doors, door closers, windows, desks; replacing light bulbs and tubes; replacing ballasts; adjusting, connecting or disconnecting wiring, piping, tubing, and other parts, using hand tools or power tools; measuring materials or distances, performing carpentry duties; troubleshooting plumbing systems to detect leaks; unstopping commodes, drains, and sewer lines; replacing air filters.

Maintain and ensure that all major equipment is maintained. This includes but is not limited to forklift, scissor lift, personnel lift, walk-behind & ride-on scrubbers, floor buffers, vacuum cleaners, carpet cleaners, pressure washers, truck, utility cart, volleyball nets, basketball goals, and/or basketball floor, chairs, bleachers, etc. and any additions to the major equipment inventory

Administer computerized HVAC systems to maintain appropriate temperature settings and operation on daily and “as needed” basis. Conduct regular assessment activities, in conjunction with the Maintenance Supervisor,
related to preventive maintenance, potential projects, environmental controls, facility services, and other areas crucial to the success of the department.

Complete repairs and preventative maintenance tasks; maintains shop and equipment inventory.

Administrative duties include completing daily task lists, tracking use of materials, attending and actively contributing in meetings, submitting work orders through the Archibus system, and communicating with staff verbally and through email.

Provide maintenance support to events including fire safety, power requirements, lighting, metal detectors, and oversight of all building systems.

Other Work Responsibilities:

Assist in performing annual inventory in conjunction with the UNCC Inventory Department.

Gives special attention to safety issues concerned with any job or task and assist in safety inspections.

Know and practice the policies of the department and the University.

Be willing to share knowledge/resources and to collaborate to find solutions.

Be willing to accept other points of view and maintain a productive and cohesive work environment.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Three or more years of progressive experience in the performance of tasks associated with one or more assigned trades, including two years of journey-level work in the at least one building trade; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Three or more years of experience in a Corporate or University Center environment, and a general understanding of the role that a SACVM plays on a college campus.

Experience in carpentry, painting, plastering, plumbing, maintenance, and repair.

Ability to use and care for mechanical and power hand tools including, but not limited to, saws (hand, band, radial, table, and miter), drills and drill presses, sanders, pipe threaders, paint applicators, ladders, lifts, planes, and routers.

Proficient computer skills (MS Office suite, email, mainframe applications).

Ability to troubleshoot plumbing systems, as well as use tools necessary to prepare work surfaces for paint and other finishes.

Strong organizational skills documented by prior experience.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Knowledge of symbols and principles involved in plans, blueprints, and drawings.

Understands and complies with University Safety, State, and OSHA requirements and reading safety manuals.

Ability to develop collaborative relationships.

Ability to measure materials or distances.

Physical strength sufficient to perform heavy tasks.

Necessary Licenses or Certifications:

Positions may be required to possess and maintain required certification, licensure, educational level, and/or experience criteria as applicable to the tasks being performed and follow applicable building codes.

Work Location:

SAC & Venue Management

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Special Notes to Applicants:

Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.

  • These documents are used to evaluate your written communication skills as well as supporting documents of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and professional experience.

Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application.

  • Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.

If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).




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Job No:
Posted: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 7/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time