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FMD Structural Support Shop

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department:

The University of Georgia Facilities Management Division is the largest of seven (7) divisions reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration. The exceptional staff of over 900 personnel within the division manage, operate and maintain campus landscapes, buildings and infrastructure to promote the long-term sustainability of the University.

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Benefits Eligible

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Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday- Friday 8am- 4:30pm. Some nights and/or weekend work may be required to meet the needs of the business.

Advertised Salary:

$45,000- $49,000

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

FLSA: Non-exempt

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

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Facilities Management Paraprofessional/Professional

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Minimum Qualifications:

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

The Scheduler/Planner plays a key role in FMD’s Operations & Maintenance Department by developing cost estimates, schedules, & work orders for structural work pertaining to interior finishes(paint & flooring). This position serves as the customer liaison and provides accurate estimates of both cost and time of projects. The Scheduler/Planner ensures customer satisfaction and quality control by inspecting work while in progress and upon completion. This position is responsible for communication with, receiving estimates from, & supervision of contractors when necessary. This position involves knowledge of all standard trade practices as well as University specific standards.
Additional job duties for this position include inputting Hazardous Waste records into ESD’s Chematix database. The position is responsible for directing work of other skilled craft persons. This position may also serve as an assistant to the shop manager & direct shop operations in his absence.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

•Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques.
•Experience with AIM computer-based work order management system.
•Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
•Strong communication skills over phone, email, & in person.
•Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
•Knowledge of standard trade practices.

Physical Demands:

•Standing, walking, stooping, squatting, climbing stairs, working from standard or extended ladders and/or scaffolding and lifting up to 75 lbs during a normal 8 hr work shift.
•Working under adverse weather conditions(heat, rain, cold).

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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):


Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Review work requests & communicate with customers & contractors to provide accurate pricing and schedules on projects.

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Inspect ongoing and complete projects ensuring quality, timeliness, & budgetary expectations are achieved.

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Administrative tasks including, but not limited to, shop inventory, updates to AIM, updating Chematix database & ordering materials.

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Special projects or assignments as needed by department.

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Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 6/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time