Fac Maint Tech - Mech Trds #123583

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Facility Maint Tech-Mech Trade

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Fac Maint Tech - Mech Trds #123583


Residential Living

Position Summary:

This position is on site at our Cullowhee campus.

Perform routine maintenance and preventative maintenance on plumbing fixture in the residence halls. This position is responsible for troubleshooting and identification of plumbing maintenance problems. The ability to problem solve while proactively seeking solutions is desired. This position requires journey level plumbing trade. Knowledge of flush valves, valve stems, drain lines, ball valves, faucet repairs, and preventative maintenance and repairs on laundry equipment. Assistance with minor carpentry and electrical repairs as needed. Cross disciplined maintenance skills are preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:

This position requires journey level skills in the plumbing trade and/or electrical trade, and contributing skills in the carpentry trade. Skills in preventative maintenance of equipment, this includes, but in not limited to: dish washers, laundry equipment, ranges, refrigerators, vacuums, carpet cleaners, and other maintenance equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Position requires journey level skills in plumbing trade, and contributing level skills in the electrical and carpentry trades. Cross disciplined skills are preferable. Applicant should possess a journey level of computer competency to facilitate accurate record keeping, and necessary documentation.

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$36,178 - $38,801

Position Type:

Permanent Full-Time

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Salary Band Range:

$24,618 - $60,603

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For administrative purposes during the implementation of Career Banding this Journey level position is considered a Salary Grade 65.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must apply online in order to be considered.

Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of references (with complete contact information).

Applicants must upload a DD-214 if claiming Veteran’s Preference.


If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Effective October 1, 2015 all new hires into positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SHRA) will serve a 12 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety:

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.




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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time