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Maintenance Lead Mechanic

Employer
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location
Chapel Hill, NC
Closing date
Jul 28, 2021

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Job Details

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:

No

Position Title:

Facility Maint Tech - MechTrd - Journey

Working Title:

Maintenance Lead Mechanic

Position Number:

00052501

Vacancy ID:

P013084

Budgeted Hiring Range:

$36,733 - $49,556

Pay Band Information:

To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

Salary Grade Equivalent:

GN08

Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Permanent

Hours per week:

40

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Department Name and Number:

FS-Bldg Svcs-HMaint-Odum Vllge-245410

Date First Posted:

07/16/2021

Closing Date:

07/26/2021

Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Facilities and Skilled Trades

Department Description:

Building Services provides full maintenance and repair services for all UNC facilities and ensures the proper operation of those facilities in support of the UNC mission of teaching, research and public service. Building Services supports more than 300 campus buildings with more than 18 million gross square feet of space. The teams that provide quality maintenance, repair and construction services that support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the University include Campus Maintenance, Housing Support, HVAC Systems, Life Safety Services, and the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling. Housing Support provides a comfortable, safe, attractive and functional campus living environment for student residents and resident staff. Services include facility inspection, maintenance, repair, design and minor construction/renovation services to the 42 campus residence halls, 400 apartments, and three administrative buildings in the former Odum Village.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

The Building Services Department, Housing Support Section is seeking a Lead Facility Maintenance Technician/Building Trades (Journey Level). This position is a working lead maintenance mechanic who performs multi-trade repair and maintenance functions to support students living in 11 high rise residence halls and 700 apartments. This position also assists the shop supervisor in planning and managing the activities of 9 other mechanics, as well as maintaining close communication with Housing staff members and other Facilities Services or Housing Support employees, representing the shop supervisor in his/her absence.

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.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Journey level experience in plumbing, demonstrating working knowledge of the methods, practices, tools and materials used in commercial plumbing maintenance and repair. Ability to plan, problem-solve and work safely. Demonstrate great teamwork and communication skills with both fellow workers and housing staff.

Ability to serve as a mandatory employee and report to work in support of mandatory University operations, even when adverse weather or other emergency conditions, including but not limited to a public health emergency, requiring the University to close.

Preferred Qualifications:

Five years’ experience in industrial and commercial plumbing preferred. Experience in installation, maintenance and repair of campus facilities preferred. Cross-connect certification or ability to obtain one in first six months of employment.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Valid North Carolina Drivers License.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements:

Ability to stand for extended periods of time; ability to navigate stairs; ability to climb ladders; ability to work in small, tight spaces and bend, stoop, crawl and squat to complete work; work at heights using ladders, lifts and scaffolding; ability to lift/move objects in excess of 50 lbs; ability to wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) for the specific job, including but not limited to: safety harnesses, fall protection, respirators, face masks or face shields, safety glasses, safety shoes and protective gloves.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Evening work occasionally, Night work occasionally, On-call occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Valid NC Driver’s License, Weekend work occasionally

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:

No

Company

The nation’s first public university is at the heart of what’s next, preparing a diverse student body to become creators, explorers, innovators and leaders in North Carolina and throughout the world. Carolina’s nationally recognized, innovative teaching, campus-wide spirit of inquiry and dedication to public service continue the legacy that began in 1795 when the University first opened its doors to students.

Here, in one of America's most beautiful college settings, we offer exceptional careers in richly diverse fields. Come explore what UNC-Chapel Hill has to offer you.


Undergraduate Enrollment: 19,117

Graduate/Professional Enrollment: 10,894

Total Student Enrollment: 30,011

Founded: 1789, as the first state university in the United States

Type of Institution: Public, four-year

Undergraduate Admission: 15,961

Graduate/Professional Enrollment: 10,039

Total Student Enrollment: 26,000

Faculty: 3,000

Percentage of faculty who hold Ph.D.s or the highest degrees in their field: 94 percent

Faculty/student ratio: 1/14

Location: UNC is located in the heart of Chapel Hill, the best college town in America! It's a friendly town of about 40,000 in the geographical center of North Carolina. Chapel Hill is at the western point of the Research Triangle, an area of about one million people, comprised of Chapel Hill, the cities of Durham and Raleigh, and the Research Triangle Park, home of many corporate offices and scientific research centers. Carolina is about 30 miles from the state capital, Raleigh, and 20 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Chapel Hill's main street, Franklin Street, borders the campus and offers shops, coffee houses, cafés, movie theaters and houses of worship. The town has a historic district, museum, library, parks, malls, and many recreational facilities.

Origins of Carolina's students: 82 percent of UNC's freshmen are from North Carolina and 18 percent are from out-of-state. Our students come from 42 different states and our international students represent 37 countries.

Size of freshman class: Approximately 3,400

Class size: Barely five percent of undergraduate classes contain more than 100 students; two-thirds of undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students. Forty-one percent have fewer than 20 students, including First Year Seminars, in which first-year students work closely with professors.

Sports and athletic programs: UNC is an NCAA Division I school with 28 varsity teams. Carolina is the proud home of the Dean Smith Center, Kenan Stadium, Carmichael Auditorium, Koury Natatorium, and many other fine athletic facilities. Students join more than 60 intramural and club sports, which include baseball, bowling, crew, golf, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, tae kwon do, and ultimate frisbee. The Student Recreation Center offers weight training, aerobics, stair machines, and all the equipment you would expect to find at a great health club! Carolina offers a newly renovated outdoor pool and indoor pools, a golf course, tennis courts, and the longest zipline in America!

Number of residence halls: Incoming undergraduates will live in one of Carolina's 29 residence halls, which are wired for Internet access and cable television. housing.unc.edu

Scholarships and financial aid: About 40 percent of UNC-Chapel Hill students receive scholarships and/or some form of financial aid. studentaid.unc.edu

Special research institutes: Institute for Research in Social Science, Institute of Outdoor Drama, Morehead Planetarium, Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, Institute of Government, Institute of African American Research.

Career services: On-campus counseling, job fairs, résumé writing service, internships, placement services. www.unc.edu/depts/career

Technological facilities: Students find multiple uses for Carolina's state-of-the-art technological resources. They can access Carolina's computer services through Academic Technology and Networks, which manages academic computing, e-mail, microcomputing labs, interactive media presentation, video and classroom support, and a help desk. The MetaLab oversees the development of SunSITE, one of the world's busiest digital library and electronic publishing projects.

Students may open e-mail accounts, and many use campus computer resources to construct personal Web pages. Students in residence halls have hardwired network connections to the Internet and cable television in their rooms. At the ATN Training center, students may take classes on software packages and utilities. Computer labs are available for student use all over campus.

Carolina Computing Initiative: Beginning with the freshman class of 2000, undergraduates must purchase laptop computers. The University has arranged for IBM to offer computers at excellent prices. Students, faculty, and staff will enjoy cost savings, higher quality compatible equipment, and better technical support through CCI. www.unc.edu/cci

The Study Abroad program allows students to live and learn in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific Rim, Africa, and the Americas. www.unc.edu/depts/abroad

The Honors Program offers special seminars, research programs, and the chance to design your own independent studies. www.unc.edu/depts/honors

Carolina students spend time in public service through student organizations, the Campus Y, the Carolina Center for Public Service, and courses that incorporate community service.

UNC's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, a national collegiate honor society, is the oldest in North Carolina, dating from 1904. There are many other honorary societies at Carolina.

UNC offers ROTC programs in all branches of national military service.

Through the First Year Seminars program, first year students will understand what it means to study at a premier research university. They will learn from faculty members and share in their research in seminars of no more than 20 students.

Life outside the classroom: More than 370 clubs, teams, and student organizations offer something for everyone! You can choose from among musical and dramatic performing groups, publications, ethnic and religious clubs, the Campus Y and other service organizations, fraternities and sororities, and pre- professional organizations. Whatever your interests, you will find others at Carolina who share them! www.unc.edu/depts/union/student/listintr.htm

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