Trades Specialist IVInternal Title:
General Maintenance Tech IICampus:
Division of Administration and FinanceDepartment:
DAF Facilities MaintenanceBand :
4Advertised Minimum Salary :
$30,348Advertised Salary Range:
30,348 - 39,228Part/Full Time:
Full TimeHours per Week:
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.Type of Staff Position:
Full-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis :
12 monthsJob Search Category:
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.Diversity Statement:
At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.Benefit Eligibility Type:
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina Retirement:
YesState Insurance Programs:
YesAdvertised Job Summary:
Under limited supervision, maintains and follows a safe, corrective maintenance program for operations relating to all carpentry, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing needs with in assigned buildings by receiving work orders; communicating with the Call Center and the supervisor. Duties include planning, inspecting, verifying, communicating, and problem solving assigned facility maintenance issues. Ensure that all facility systems are in safe working order and compliant with national and local codes while exhibiting professionalism in conduct, appearance, and work practices.
Provides customer service by taking personal initiative to identify and correct any problems possible while developing strong customer service practices including customer communication and involvement, notifications, and process reviews. Ensuring that assigned facility systems and customer needs are met whenever possible; referring higher level, problematic situations to the supervisor; and assisting the department with ensuring that any planned or corrective maintenance work is planned and scheduled with customers in advance when possible.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):
High school diploma and 4 years experience in a commercial or residential trades occupation including but not limited to carpentry, electrical, HVAC, and/or plumbing, with knowledge of national and local code requirements for trades area.
Driver’s License is required.Preferred Qualifications:
Journeyman certification in HVAC, plumbing, or electrical.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Ability to develop and maintain strong customer service skills, maintain harmonious working relationship with departmental staff, work Independently and maintain functional awareness of typical hazards ·within the workplace.Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive:
YesHazardous weather category:
EssentialNumber of Vacancies:
1Job Open Date:
05/19/2021Job Close Date:
07/02/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted by July 2, 2021.Quicklink for Posting:
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.