003807Position Classification Title:
Facility Maint Mech TradesmanFunctional Title:
Facility Maintenance Technician (Contributing)Position Type:
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
Facilities Operations has the responsibility of providing a wide range of services to all administrative departments, student programs, and all academic schools and departments. Services include all aspects of corrective and preventive maintenance, operations, grounds maintenance, housekeeping, utility infrastructure maintenance and operations, business operations, safety, regulatory compliance, project management, and renovations. These duties are conducted for a campus consisting of over 100 buildings totaling 6 million gross square feet on over 275 acres.Position Summary:
The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Steam and Plumbing personnel with the maintenance and repairs of the campus plumbing and steam systems. This position reports to the plumbing supervisor and is responsible to assist with the maintenance of domestic water, heating equipment, steam systems, steam auxiliary equipment as well as, other routine maintenance as assigned by supervision. This position is a mandatory position as defined in the Adverse Weather and Emergency Event Policy. Minimum Qualifications:
1. Steam and Condensate Systems – 50%
2. Plumbing Systems – 35%
3. Water Meter Reader – 10%
4. Administrative Tasks – 5%
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 AREA RELATED TO THE AREA OF ASSIGNMENT MAY BE SUBSTITUTED ON A YEAR-FOR-YEAR BASIS.Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates:
North Carolina drivers licensePreferred Qualifications:
1.Some Knowledge of Steam systems, plumbing equipment, and water meters Alternate Option:
2. Confined space experience
3. Collaboration/teamwork skills
4. Willingness to learn and achieve journeyman competency level.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to upload a list of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
- Company Name,
- Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
- Email Address
- Contact Phone Number
$32,277 – $35,538Org #-Department:
Utility Operations - 56406Work Hours of Position:
8:00am - 4:30pm M-FNumber of Months per Year:
Operations and Skilled TradesCareer Banded Title:
Facility Maint Mech TradesmanOpen Date:
Non-ExemptSalary Grade Equivalency:
Steam and Condensate SystemsEssential Tasks:
Assist Steam Personnel with: Key Responsibility:
1. Inspections, repairs, calibrations, and adjustments for pressure reducing stations to provide proper steam pressure for control devices and heating equipment.
2. Surveying, inspections, repairs, or replaces steam traps to conserve steam.
3. Performs routine inspection, repair, and lubrication of steam valves.
4. Inspects steam manholes and tunnels.
5. Verifies proper PPE is in place and used and that area is secured.
Plumbing SystemsEssential Tasks:
Assist plumbing personnel with: Key Responsibility:
1. Installation and repair of domestic cold and hot water piping.
2. Installation and repair of sewer systems.
3. Installation and repair of water heaters and circulation pumps.
4. Installation and repair of toilet fixtures and water fountains.
5. Testing and repair of Back Flow devices.
Water Meter Data Reader and InspectorEssential Tasks:
1. Performs monthly Domestic water meter readings throughout the campus and records data into log. Key Responsibility:
2. Assists energy management group with any issues that have resulted in erroneous readings.
3. Inspects water meters for leaks or malfunctioning meters.
Administrative TasksEssential Tasks:
1. Maintains accurate labor and material records on all work. Competency:
2. Submits labor and material reports to shop supervisor daily.
3. Ensures certain vehicles are kept clean and available for service when required.
4. Cleans mechanical rooms as assigned and cleans Plumbing shop daily.
5. Performs other tasks as may be safely and legally assigned by supervisor.
Knowledge - TechnicalCompetency Description:
Performs a limited variety of recurring and related tasks/functions using easily understood steps/processes/functions/applications to perform corrective and preventive maintenance or construction of facilities. Provides technical assistance to others by troubleshooting simple facilities maintenance issues and determining their cause. More complex issues are typically referred to a higher-level technician. Skilled at operating basic tools and equipment of assigned trade(s).Competency Level:
Problem SolvingCompetency Description:
Identifies facilities-related maintenance problems and implements standard courses of action to resolve problems within established project time frames and administrative and technical requirements. May involve supervisor when dealing with non-routine issues to determine most appropriate course of action. Solves problems of limited complexity or refers to appropriately skilled technicians.Competency Level:
States message in a clear and effective manner; listens to others. Ensures that information gets to the right person within the agreed-upon time frames. Uses appropriate language that is easy for others to understand.Competency Level:
Safety and Health ComplianceCompetency Description:
Performs tasks and duties safely to avoid danger to self and others. Identifies and informs supervisor of potential safety problems. Warns others of potential hazards. Uses appropriate protective equipment following established protocols. Incorporates accident prevention and corrective measures in work-related activities. Follows appropriate post-emergency procedures.Competency Level:
Attention to DetailCompetency Description:
Follows instructions through standard work orders for assigned tasks. Performs routine or repetitious tasks completely and accurately. Checks work for mistakes before completion of tasks. Compares finished work to what is expected. Seeks approval of supervisor based upon complexity of task completed.Competency Level:
Coordination – WorkCompetency Description:
Understands objectives and priorities related to activities and tasks in order to follow plans and scheduled projects. Recognizes and obtains required equipment, materials, and tools that are needed to do the job. Accomplishes tasks within established timeframes. Understands obstacles/roadblocks, by following prescribed processes to ensure timely task accomplishment.Competency Level:
Client/Customer ServiceCompetency Description:
Promptly and attentively responds to customer requests within established parameters and time frames. Performs work in the least disruptive manner possible to customers. Demonstrates courteous actions and follows the organization’s established protocol for customer service.Competency Level:
Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Hand Movement-Grasping - F, Holding - F, Finger Dexterity - F, Vision-Skilled Trades - F, Reading - F, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination - F, Vision-Color Distinction - F, Vision-Visual inspection - F, Vision-Measuring/Assembling at distance close to eye - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - F, Sitting - F, Walking - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - F, Lifting-30-60 lbs. - O, Lifting-60-90 lbs. - O, Pushing/Pulling - F, Climbing-Stairs - F, Climbing-Ladders - F, Bending - F, Squatting - F, Crawling - F, Reaching - FWork Environment:
Driving - Car/Truck - O, Driving - Mower/Forklift - O, Location - Roof - O, Equipment/Machines - Heights - O, Night/Dark - O, Extreme noise levels - F, Extreme temperatures - F, Inside - F, Outside - F, Ventilation ConditionsDust - O, Ventilation ConditionsFumes - O, Ventilation ConditionsChemicals - R, Exposure to potential Hazardous Conditions - F, Chemical Spills - O, Gas Leaks - R, Infectious Bacteria - F, Acidic Harsh or Oily Substances - O, Use of Respirator - R, Electrical Hazards - O, Overtime - O