Tech I/II, Construction

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

In-House Construction SC

Division Name

Assoc Vice President Facilities

Position Title

Tech I/II, Construction

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Assists in the construction, repair and maintenance tasks for new construction and renovation projects on university buildings and property.

Essential Functions

Assists in the patching of holes, cracks and other surface problems in university streets. Forms, pours, and finishes cement structures and lays bricks on and around structures. May perform minor maintenance on heating and air conditioning units. Assists in a variety of carpentry tasks and installations including (but not limited to) layout, foundations, form carpentry, framing, drywall, ceilings, flooring, and roofs, in university buildings and structures throughout campus. May repair and maintain electrical devices and perform minor electrical repair and installation. May perform light welding including the incidental fabrication, repair and replacement of metal parts. May repair and install mechanical equipment. May assemble and install pipes, fittings, fixtures of heating, water, plumbing, and drainage systems. Operates motorized equipment including motor cranes, front-end loaders, backhoes, dump trucks, truck/trailer combinations, forklifts, and bobcats. Performs excavation and demolition work as needed for renovation and construction projects.

Education Level

High School Diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Level I: No experience.

Area of Experience

Level I: Applies basic skills and learns advanced skills in procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment appropriate to area of specialization. Equivalent to an apprentice level in area of specialization.

Level II: Applies advanced skills in area of specialization. Adapts procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment to meet special needs. Equivalent to Journey and/or lead level in area of specialization. High school diploma or equivalent plus 4 years experience in carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, and electrical principles

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Valid Driver’s License

Desired Qualifications

The majority of the work done in this position is focused on painting, flooring, ceiling work, and drywall/metal framing.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$25,000 - $46,700

Job Category

Facilities/Skills Trades

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date


EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How many years of experience do you possess in carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work?

    (Open Ended Question)

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