(FM) at the University of Colorado
Boulder encourages applications for the Structural Trades II
position! The Structural Trades Shop work unit is responsible for
the maintenance, installation, fabrication, inspection and
preventive maintenance of the structural aspects of the
University's buildings. This includes but is not limited to; roofs,
exteriors, windows, sidewalks, stairs, ceilings, walls, doors,
floors, fixed seating, architectural sheet metal, water proofing
systems, and ductwork for air systems. This position is eligible
for the following benefits: EcoPass; 22 vacation days; access to
medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, tuition reimbursement;
a 10% employer contribution retirement plan, and more!
This position provides campus with journey level structural trades
support which includes fabrication, installation, maintenance, and
repair of campus structural trades building components. This
position will work in conjunction with the other FM trade groups,
as well as other partners, including project managers, outside
consultants, and engineering groups.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
Facilities Management (FM)
is responsible for the overall
physical development and maintenance of the campus. The mission of
the department is to provide a safe physical environment that
promotes the advancement and transfer of knowledge.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Structural Component Installation, Maintenance and
This position will organize and implement assigned maintenance
projects by determining the best materials and most efficient
methods of construction, installation, and/or repair to reach
project completion while meeting code regulations as well as basic
standard structural trade procedures. This work load includes all
phases of structural trades maintenance assignments including glass
replacement, restroom accessories repairs, as well as
repairs/replacement of floor tiles, carpet tiles, ceiling tiles and
grids, doors, windows, walls, chalkboards/whiteboards, and other
campus structural trades building components. Correct use of hand
and power tools is required for tasks.
Fabricate and install cabinetry, furniture, bookcases, countertops,
shelving, custom wood trim, chair rail, picture rail and other fine
woodworking projects by designing and reading plans or sketches,
job lay out, manufacturing of parts, constructing, sanding, gluing
and assembling. Recreate, restore and repair existing fine
woodworking in campus buildings by duplicating and matching
existing details. Plan reading and construction of walls,
installation of sheetrock, insulation, cove base, base board, crown
mold, door ways, acoustic ceilings and other aspects of structural
Small Construction Projects
The position works independently to complete small construction
projects and fabrication projects. In support of small construction
projects, duties may include removal of existing materials, framing
new walls, hanging drywall, installing doors and windows,
installing ceiling materials, installing flooring materials and
installing interior trim.
Painting, Wall Preparation, and Color-Matching
This position performs journey level painting of interior and
exterior surfaces for protection and decoration by patching,
texturing, priming, sanding and/or caulking. Applies finishes by
use of brush, roller and/or spray equipment. Perform drywall
finishing by joint compound application, drywall taping, sanding
and texture matching resulting in a finished wall. Some estimating
of time and materials when requested. Mixes and matches paint,
stains, and other finishing materials. This position uses their
knowledge of paint formulas and ability to use tint machine to
create paint colors.
Asbestos Abatement and Lead-Based Paint Awareness
This position is required to maintain certification as a “16 hour
asbestos abatement certified employee”. Within this function, this
position is responsible to remove, drill, scrape, clean and
generally work with materials that may contain asbestos. Window
putty, ceiling tiles, floor tiles and walls may contain some level
of asbestos. Additionally, this position is required to attend
annual training for lead-based paint awareness and stabilization
Paperwork, Scheduling and Other Duties as Assigned
The position is responsible for completing material issuance
requests and purchase requests to procure any material needed to
support the position's work load. The position is limited to a
1,000 dollar per event purchase at the FM Construction Stores
without the approval of their supervisor. The position is provided
15 minutes at the beginning and/or end of each day to complete
their time card, close out work orders and to schedule their work
for the following day. Time cards are required to be completed
daily, when closing work orders the position is required to include
closing comments and ensure any repair work orders are created. As
an essential services employee, the position is responsible to
respond to other duties as assigned on an "as needed" basis. To
complete the duties within this PDQ the position will be required
to drive a State vehicle and maintain a valid State of Colorado
Actively participates in safety meetings. Follows all safety
policies, procedures and guidelines, as well as adhere to Standing
Operating Procedures for assignments and use of equipment.
Participates and completes all safety trainings. Reports potential
safety hazards, mistakes, accidents and/or procedural violations to
the supervisor in a timely manner.
What You Should Know
What We Can Offer
- All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to
follow the campus COVID-19 vaccine
- New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a
medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
- Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license and pass a motor
vehicle background check.
- The primary schedule for this position is M-F 7-3:30 but may be
asked to work additional shifts as needed.
- This position is on campus.
- This position is eligible for our Facilities
Management Employee Referral Program .
- We offer full benefits—check out our
total compensation calculator to forecast your amount.
The salary range for this position is $46,677-$49,050.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in
Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education
environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder
Be empowered. Be successful. Be Boulder.
What We Require
What You Will Need
- Four years of experience in an occupational field related to
the work assigned to the position.
- NOTE: Appropriate education or completion of a formalized
apprenticeship program will substitute for the required experience
on a year-for-year basis.
- Must be a Colorado Resident.
- Valid Driver's License.
Excellent interpersonal/customer service skills.
What We Would Like You To Have
Asbestos Abatement Certified Employee.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
1. A current resume that includes date ranges and whether full-time
or part-time work.
2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background
and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and
responsibilities of the position.
3. DD-214 for veteran applicants.
a. Qualified veterans are eligible for veteran’s
preference points within the State classified system. If you are a
veteran and would like to have your DD214 evaluated to determine
your eligibility for preference points, please attach a copy of
your DD214 to this posting. If you do not wish to upload a DD214,
please email a copy to Recruiting@Colorado.Edu
(mailto:Recruiting@Colorado.Edu) or send via fax at 303-492-4693
and reference the job to which you are applying.
4. If using the educational substitution for
: proof of degree or transcripts.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by July 7, 2022
: Application materials will not be accepted via
email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs
Select here for additional information regarding Classified Staff
This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is
required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies
(snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event)
and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during
emergency campus closures.
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name:
Boulder Campus Human Resources
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