Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

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Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

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Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time


Facilities Management

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Hiring Range::

$32,648.00 -$33,390.00

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Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

Please note: this position is being re-posted. All previous applicants are still under consideration and need not re-apply.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The Division of Facilities Management functions are to design, construct, maintain and operate the physical facilities of the University. The number one objective of the department is to provide and maintain facilities that will enhance and support the mission and academic goals of the University. Our approach is centered upon providing a superior level of customer service.

Description of Work Continued::

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The Facilities Management Mechanical Maintenance section’s mission is to provide excellent customer service while maintaining a safe, comfortable environment where students, faculty and staff can live, learn and work. The position works within the Department of Facilities Management’s HVAC/Plumbing section as a Contributing level maintenance technician. The HVAC/Plumbing section maintains the plumbing infrastructure, systems and equipment for the University.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certification.
Optional Guidelines:
Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Knowledge skills and abilities::

1. Accuracy Required in Work:
Provides help to and training for maintenance mechanics in the proper performance of corrective repairs to various control and energy management systems. The employee must possess journeyman level of knowledge and expertise over a wide range of mechanicals systems.

2. Consequence of Error:
Consequence of error vary with the type of equipment being repaired. Minor errors may result in equipment not performing as designed by the manufacture. A major error could result in a HVAC system failure, building damage or loss of life or limb.

3. Instructions Provided to Employee:
The employee is given supervision under the direction of the HVAC supervisor as well as school and materials to better prepare for new and advanced systems that are installed on the campus.

4. Guides, Regulations, Policies and References Used by Employee:
Employee must comply EPA regulation concerning the release of CFC’S. Must reference assembly instructions to properly assemble pumps, exhaust fans, air compressors, motors, air handlers, bearing assemblies, and boiler burners. Must follow service policies of equipment manufacture to properly service equipment.

5. Supervision Received by Employee:
The employee is supervised by the HVAC supervisor in any area needed.

6. Variety and Purpose of Personal Contacts:
During the course of work, the employee will come in to contact with students, facility, staff and visitors to the campus. It is Imperative the employee present a calm, professional appearance and demeanor. The employee will need have to from time to time investigate complaints by student,facility and staff.

7. Physical Effort:
The work will require lifting of equipment and tools on a regular basis. The employee in required to be able to lift 50 pounds And must be able to apply torque to a wrench or valve handle. Routine work involves significant bending, stretching and lifting.

8. Work Environment and Conditions:
Work areas are inside building mechanical rooms as well as outside. The equipment are often times located in hot dirty environments. The employee will oft times be making repairs to pumps, chillers or air handlers in these extreme conditions

9. Machines, Tools, Instruments, Equipment and Materials Used:
Typical tools used by the employee will include basic hand tools such as screw drivers portable power tools such as power drills and voltage and ohms meters and other test equipment

10. Visual Attention, Mental Concentration and Manipulative Skills:
The employee will often perform diagnostic test on equipment that has malfunctioned. The will exercise constant visual attention while completing task

11. Safety for Others:
Carelessness while performing task including the use of power tools could result in the injuries to others. The employee is responsible to be aware of and respond to any unsafe practices in the work place.

12. Dynamics of Work:
The employee must perform as a trainer and mentor for fellow employee’s while performing manual labor of their own. This will require a great deal of energy and concentration.

The employee must possess an expert level of knowledge of a wide range of HVAC systems. The equipment will range from pumps to boilers to cooling towers. The employee must also possess a thorough knowledge of Electrical and Refrigeration theory.

Preferred Qualifications::

Additional 2 years related experience in facilities maintenance and mechanical systems repair.

Advanced training in HVAC and/or plumbing

Licensed in plumbing

Proficiency in operating equipment such as forklift, pipe threading equipment, etc.
Commercial Driver’s License

Closing Date::


Open Until Filled::


Other Information:

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.

EEO Statement::

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement:

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.




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Posted: 6/2/2021
Application Due: 8/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time