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Facility Maintenance Technician-Building Trades

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Position Title::

Facility Maintenance Technician-Building Trades

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Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time


Residence Life

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Hiring Range::

$31,200.00 - $32,300.00

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Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The Department of Housing and Residence Life is responsible for coordinating the renovation, maintenance, and management of several categories of facilities, all designed to provide on campus housing for over 1600 students. The department has an administrative unit the orchestrates daily operations, student services, financial records, personnel matters, facility enhancement, safety, and emergency management. The residence halls are divided into multiple living learning communities all designed to intergrade academics and out of class learning through a series of programs and activities.

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Primary Purpose of the Position:

The primary purpose of this position is to provide minor repair, painting, carpentry, and other building trade functions at a general level. The incumbent of this position is required to maintain a high degree of quality throughout each assigned area of responsibility. This position supports the goals of the Building Environmental Services Department by ensuring standards of the University are maintained throughout the campus. The position regularly reports to work at 8:00 p.m. and leaves at 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the position’s role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Knowledge skills and abilities::

Knowledge (Technical) – 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 those cause. More complex issues are typically referred to a higher-level technician. Skilled at operating basic tools and equipment of assigned trade(s).

Problem Solving – identifies facilities-related maintenance problems and implements standard courses of action to resolve problems within established project timeframes 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 appropriate skilled technicians.

Coordination – Understands objectives and priorities related to activities and tasks 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 lo ensure timely task accomplishment.
Communication – States message in a clear and elective 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.

Safety and Health Compliance – Performs tasks and duties solely 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.

Client/Customer Service – 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.

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Open Until Filled::


Other Information:

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.

EEO Statement::

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement:

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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Working at Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville State University (FSU) is a member of the prestigious University of North Carolina System. Situated in southeastern North Carolina, FSU prides itself in being in one of the most diverse cities in the country and neighbor to one of the nation’s largest military installations – Fort Bragg.

FSU has a rich history that serves as genesis for its current status as a leading institution of higher learning. A year after the Civil War ended, the Phillips School provided primary education to Fayetteville’s black citizens, and the Sumner School provided intermediate education for this population. The two schools were consolidated in 1869 and dedicated in April of that year as the Howard School, in honor of the Freedman’s Bureau chief General O.O. Howard. Seven prominent African-American men pooled $136 to purchase two lots for the first building that housed the Howard School. Robert Harris was named the first principal of the Howard School.

In 1877, the Howard School became not just the first public normal school for African Americans in North Carolina but also the first state-sponsored institution for the education of African-American teachers in the South. It was renamed the State Colored Normal School in Fayetteville that year, Fayetteville State Teachers College in 1939, Fayetteville State College in 1963, and Fayetteville State University in 1969.

While FSU’s roots are as a teacher education institution, it now offers nearly 70 degrees at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels. Many of the programs are accredited by the top agencies. The university’s School of Business and Economics is endorsed by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB is one of the most prestigious and rigorous accrediting bodies for business programs in higher education. Currently, less than one-third of U.S. business programs and only 15% of the world's business programs have earned AACSB accreditation. Receipt of this distinguished accreditation provides evidence that FSU’s School of Business and Economics has established itself as a leader among business schools. Additionally, the Master of Business Administration program has been cited by U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review as one of the best graduate business school programs in the country. The Department of Criminal Justice is accredited by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). FSU’s criminal justice program is the only such program in North Carolina to hold ACJS certification.

FSU is rapidly becoming a center for research and technology. In spring 2010, the university, in conjunction with the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, cut the ribbon on the Southeastern North Carolina Regional Microanalytical and Imaging Center. The center is home to the electron microprobe, an advanced imaging tool that magnifies objects up to 300,000 times.

FSU is a partner in the community. The institution has formulated a strong relationship with the local municipality and with civic and social organizations in the area. The institution enjoys its partnership with its military neighbors. In the coming years, as a result of Base Realignment
and Closure (BRAC), Fort Bragg will be home to more than 50,000 soldiers and some of the nation’s top military brass. To address their educational needs, FSU has implemented a degree in intelligence studies with plans to offer more academic programs with the military in mind.

Students who come to FSU know they will be learning in a nurturing environment from some of the top scholars in their respective fields. As they matriculate, they know their degrees will prepare them to be 21st century global scholars, change agents, and contributing members of society.

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