Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

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Position Title::

Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

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Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time


Facilities Management

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Hiring Range::

$49,624.00 - $50,752.00

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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 journey 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 possessionof 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::

Reactive and Corrective Maintenance:
As an advanced level technician in the HVAC/Plumbing maintenance shop, a candidate would be expected to be assigned appropriate skill level corrective maintenance tasks such as diagnose plumbing related problems (supply and drain) and make corrections, identify needed parts and provide contractor support when appropriate. Expectations of a journey level technician’s response to work orders includes the ability to perform the above mentioned tasks with minimum supervision and to check work for completeness and accuracy before closing the work order assignment

Preventative Maintenance:
Works with maintenance supervisor to follow preventative maintenance schedules for all equipment and fixtures. Maintains equipment by inspecting and testing; completing preventative maintenance tasks such as filter changes, valve and/or seal replacements or other assignments by supervisor.

Ability to demonstrate dependability, which requires daily attendance. Ability to report to work daily, for a full shift, at an appropriate time. Ability to submit leave request at least 5 days in advanced as much as possible.

Conveys information clearly, confidently, and with proper tone. Ability to develop and deliver written information to individuals or groups to ensure that they understand the message

The position may also be assigned to catalog parts, stock shelves and label inventory when appropriate. Complete routine administrative tasks in a timely manner, to include bi-weekly timesheets, leave requests, FSU-required training, etc.

Change Management :
Ability to remain flexible to meet constantly changing and sometimes opposing demands

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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Job No:
Posted: 6/2/2021
Application Due: 8/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time