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Trades Technician 00513

Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA

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Working Title:

Trades Technician 00513

Role Title:

Trades Technician III

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Non Exempt

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Appointment Type:

Full Time

Type of Posting:

General Public

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Responsible Employee:

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.

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This position is a “designated position” meaning this position could potentially be required to work (depending on the event) during an emergency closing.

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Departmental Objective:

The Freeman Center is the focal point for Christopher Newport University’s indoor sport and recreation and health and wellness services and initiatives, while providing a place for the University community to meet and for students to perform. The goal for this facility is to offer an increased edge for our “indoor” athletic teams during USA South Athletic Conference and NCAA competition, support the personal development and well-being of the members 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 Freeman Center through the Maintenance Supervisor, this position will be responsible for providing all around maintenance and repair of all areas of the building on a daily basis. This position is also responsible for ensuring the Freeman Center is well-maintained, clean and safe by performing maintenance tasks that are simple and some moderately complex in nature. This position will be available in an on-call capacity on an as-needed basis. This position will provide training to designated individuals, oversight during bleacher relocation and as necessary moving, setup and breakdown of portable bleachers in the Fieldhouse. This position is also responsible for maintenance in the Pope Chapel.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) and/or Competencies required and preferred:

Under minimal supervision, must be able to troubleshoot and perform repairs and maintenance in various trades/utilities, including simple carpentry, plumbing and electrical work

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 oral instructions, communicate effectively with others, and to perform heavy manual labor

Ability to resolve most routine questions and problems independently and prioritize work-orders

Ability to know when to refer questions and problems to supervisor

Working knowledge of the following trade/operational areas: building maintenance (carpentry and painting), plumbing, electrical, housekeeping and inventory management

Ability to work a flexible schedule with after hour call-ins as necessary

Ability to monitor fire extinguishers and generators
Tools provided by University

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required :

Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid driver’s license.

Experience Required: Experience working in the following trade/operational areas: building maintenance (carpentry and painting), plumbing, electrical, housekeeping and inventory management.

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred :

Education Preferred: Training or course work in carpentry, plumbing, HVAC or electrical work.

Experience Preferred: Experience working at a college/university, fitness center or public assembly facility, including arenas, convocation centers, or theaters. Experience with basic computer skills.

Salary Information:

Commensurate with Education and Experience

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Conditions of Employment:

Per the Governor’s order, as a state employee, you would be required to disclose vaccine status. If you are fully vaccinated, you must provide documents confirming this status. The Governor requires that all employees who are unvaccinated, or not yet fully vaccinated to be tested weekly until they are fully vaccinated. This is a condition of employment.

This is a classified position. New and returning classified employees are required to complete a 12-month probationary period; This position includes Commonwealth of Virginia and CNU employee benefits; Selected candidate must attend 3-day New Employee Orientation Program.

Selected candidate must have the ability to work a flexible schedule with after hour call-ins as necessary.

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Special 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.
CNU will only accept online applications through the 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.

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Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement:

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