Trades Technician (H-430)Role Title:
Trades Technician IPosition Number:
Non ExemptPay Band:
Part TimeType of Posting:
General PublicIs Sensitive Position?:
This position is designated as a “responsible employee” who has the authority to redress sexual violence, who has the duty to report incidents of sexual violence or other student misconduct, or who a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty.If Designated Personnel, please paste statement:
This position is a “designated position” meaning this position could potentially be required to work (depending on the event) during an emergency closing.Statement of Economic Interest:
NoIs this a restricted position subject to availability of funding?:
YesIf Restricted Position, please paste statement:
This is a restricted position subject to availability of funding.Departmental Objective:
The David Student Union at Christopher Newport University goal is to offer exceptional meeting and event accommodations, support the personal and academic development of the University community, and expand the reach of the University to the local, regional, and national spotlight.Purpose of the Position:
Reporting to the Building Manager of the David Student Union through the Maintenance Supervisor, this position will perform simple to moderately complex building maintenance tasks. In addition, this position will ensure the David Student Union, Alumni House and Commons is well-maintained, clean and safe.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) and/or Competencies required and preferred:
Under minimal supervision, must be able to troubleshoot, make repairs and perform maintenance in various trades including simple carpentry, plumbing, HVAC and electrical
Ability to survey a room and assess damages and make repairs
Skilled in the use of hand and power tools
Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
Ability to communicate effectively with others
Ability to perform heavy manual labor
Ability to resolve most routine questions and be prioritize work-orders
Must be able to know when to refer questions and problems to supervisor
Basic knowledge of electrical work
Ability to be available in an on-call capacity on an as-needed basisEducation, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required :
Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid driver’s license.
Experience Required: Experience in building maintenance.Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred :
Education Preferred: Certificate or extensive training in building trades
Experience Preferred: Experience in a college/university setting.Role Code:
$10.00 - $11.41Conditions of Employment:
This is an HOURLY position and does NOT entitle the incumbent to Commonwealth of Virginia benefits and is limited to 1500 hours in a 365-day period;
Selected candidate must have the ability to be available in an on-call capacity on an as-needed basis;
Selected candidate will be required to attend a 2-Day New Employee Orientation Program.Number of Vacancies:
07/07/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:
CNU will only accept online applications through the jobs.cnu.edu website. Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted. Applicants are welcome to complete an online application by using computers located in the Office of Human Resources. Address: CNU North – 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Public computers are also available in nearby libraries and at the Virginia Employment Commission. Address: 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666 (M-F 9am-4:30pm).
Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their application, in order to receive credit.
Applicant finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, individuals are required to complete a USCIS Form I-9 (employment eligibility verification) and present documentation from the USCIS List of Acceptable Documents that establishes both their identity and employment authorization to work in the United States. The provided documents will be verified through the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify website.
CNU, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), is fully committed to access and opportunity.
Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement: