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


Housing and Residence Life (Adm)

Work Unit:

Housing and Residence Life

Work Schedule:

Noon-9pm; Monday-Friday with ‘on-call’ designation for up to one week at a time.

This position is designated as ‘mandatory’ and, when contacted to report to work, its incumbent is expected to reach the campus as expeditiously as possible using normal precautions as dictated by the adverse weather conditions.

Primary Purpose of Position:

This position is part of a team of zone mechanics that are primarily responsible for all general maintenance needs within Housing and Residence Life (HRL) buildings on campus. These staff are the first responders for most student work requests in the residence halls and complete many basic repairs within the building. This position is expected to handle work requests across campus and assist with specific building coverage as needed. This position will be expected to assist other second shift staff as needed, but also will be able to work successfully by him/herself with limited supervision. This position will need to be able to at least diagnose potential issues across trades and make basic repairs within these trades. This includes, but is not limited to rough carpentry, drywall repairs (taping and finishing), painting, basic furniture, basic plumbing and HVAC, and other work as needed to complete small projects.

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:

This position is a zone mechanic position for Housing and Residence Life, responsible for the general maintenance of assigned buildings. This position is expected to be able to perform all general maintenance work at the contributing level. This position may also be given the opportunity to perform/learn another trade discipline either at the contributing or journey level. Tasks may include maintenance, repair, placement, fabrication, installation, alteration, construction and design of facility components in assigned buildings.

Other Work Responsibilities:

UNC Charlotte, the Division of Student Affairs and the Department of Housing and Residence Life value diversity, equity and inclusion. Housing and Residence Life employees are evaluated, in part, according to their ability to reach specific diversity, equity and inclusion performance goals.

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:

HRL Building

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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).

  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from consideration, but it may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and experience.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/11/2021
Application Due: 5/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time