Roofing and Building Envelope Technician

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Vacancy Number


Position Title

Facility Maint Tech-Bldg Trade

Working Title

Roofing and Building Envelope Technician

Competency Level



Maintenance - 35213

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The primary purpose of the physical plant is to maintain the building, grounds, and infrastructure of the UNCW campus so that it is safe, reliable, clean, and attractive. Additionally, this assignment includes evaluating and assessing the need for the physical repairs, upgrading equipment and managing operations of roofing and building envelopes.


Facilities - 35200 College

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Location of Workplace

Main UNCW Campus

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

Roofing and Building Envelope Technician is a maintenance position that performs work normally associated with Roofing and Building envelopes. Position will oversee corrective and preventive maintenance on roofs and associated systems. Troubleshoots, repairs, overhauls, maintenance and repair of roofing systems including pitched roofs, flat roofs, built up roofs, shingles, EPDM, membrane, metal, slate, gutters, down spouts, porches as well as building envelope structures including (but not limited to) windows, doors, exterior wall structures, fascia, siding, EIFS (stucco), building foundations, crawlspaces, etc. Reviews design drawings and specifications to ensure compliance with code and campus standards. Monitors and inspects contracted services on campus related to roofing work.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalency and demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work
  • Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in the building maintenance trades, project management, roofing or building envelope work
  • Some positions may require special licenses or certification.

    Preferred education, professional skills and experience

  • Ability to predict and diagnose deficiencies, including water intrusion
  • Ability to organize, assign, and coordinate the technical building roof and envelope maintenance work, as needed, or instill services rendered by skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled workers assigned to a multi trade work team to repair and restore building
  • Ability to be responsible for assigned specific tasks and evaluates results
  • Ability to ensure operational building envelope and roof readiness and safety of work areas, tools, and equipment; conduct routine inspections; perform routine repairs and maintenance on equipment and tools
  • Ability to prepare estimates of time, labor and materials
  • Ability to ensure that assigned projects adhere to time and cost estimates
  • Ability to conduct and monitor work on site and notify supervisor of problems, scheduling, or deadline issues
  • Ability to perform high level work and/or project management of building roof and envelope maintenance and repairs
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and perform or supervise maintenance and repairs. Inspect completed job assignments for adherence to building codes and standards
  • Ability to prepare a variety of special and recurring reports reflecting daily operations and project status
  • Ability to manage building and roof warranties and ensure the roof and building envelopes are in optimal condition at all times
  • Ability to perform administrative tasks such as scheduling, collecting invoices, photographs, documentation in Aim, occupational safety, security, and other workplace standards
  • Ability to ensure safety training and that all work performed is compliant with safety standards at all times

    Position is considered mandatory personnel and can be required to work during emergency and/or weather events.

    Required Certifications or licensure

    Valid NC Drivers License or be able to obtain one within thirty days of hiring.

    Recruitment Range

    $46,681 - $49,557


    1.0 (40 hours per week)

    Months Per Year

    12 Months

    Work Days

    Monday - Friday

    Work Hours

    7:00AM - 4:00PM - (with on call rotation; subject to call-back and emergencies)

    Type of Position


    Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

    Position Number


    Job Posting Date


    Posting Close Date


    Special Notes to Applicants

    PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.

    For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

    You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

    This position is being recruited at the Advanced level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

    EEO Statement

    At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

    Eligibility for Employment

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington (2021)?
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