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:

8:00 am – 5:00 pm; 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 responsible for all painting projects in Housing and Residence Life buildings on campus. The painter will work with other housing facilities staff to maintain the standard of finish for all walls within the residence halls. The painter is expected to be able to complete all work necessary in order to bring the walls back to a “like new” finish, including patching and repairing sheetrock, plaster, and concrete block walls.

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 staff member will be the primary painter within the Housing Facilities staff.

Will work within the Projects Shop and will be responsible for both day to day work order response as well as paint projects.

Will be responsible for pressure washing in and around buildings as needed.

The painter can be asked to assist in sheetrock repair work.

Furthermore, this staff member will work with outside painting contractors to take care of larger residence hall projects.
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.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Three to five years experience in facilities maintenance with specific experiences in residential or commercial painting and wall repair.

Ability to completely repair walls prior to painting.

Previous work with contractors.

Working knowledge of paint type and products.

Ability to work with minimal supervision and experience working with student staff.

Excellent customer service and communication with students, parents and staff members.

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:

Housing and Residence Life

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Special Notes to Applicants:

1. Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application. These documents will be used to evaluate your written communication skills as well as supporting documents of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and professional experience.

2. 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.

3. 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).

4. Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.

5. Selected applicants may be required to complete a small painting assignment during the interview process.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/2/2021
Application Due: 6/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time