Construction Tech I/II

Employer
Auburn University
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number

S1687P

Home Org Name

In-House Construction SC

Division Name

Assoc Vice President Facilities

Position Title

Construction Tech I/II

Job Class Code

ND39/ND40

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Construction Tech
Auburn University Facilities Management seeks candidates for a Construction Tech position to
support the construction, repair, and maintenance of Auburn University buildings, streets, sidewalks, and property. Performs or assists with advanced tasks for new construction, renovation, and/or maintenance projects on university buildings and property. This position may focus on one of the following areas: in-house construction, infrastructure, or roofing.

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more!
Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn .

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit www.auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

To learn more about the Facilities Management, please visit: https://fm.auburn.edu/

Essential Functions

Level I:
- Assists in a variety of carpentry tasks and installations including, but not limited to, layout, foundations, form carpentry, framing, drywall, ceilings, flooring, windows, doors and door jams, siding, and roofs in university buildings and structures throughout campus.
- Performs excavation and demolition work as needed for renovation and construction projects.
- Operates motorized equipment including backhoes, forklifts, skid steers, truck/trailer combinations, dump trucks, motor cranes, front-end loaders, man lifts, and other heavy equipment.
- Maintains roofs and ceilings throughout campus. Performs minor repairs to various types of roofing systems to prevent or correct leaks and damage from penetrations in roofs.
- Prepares and paints all manner of surfaces including, but not limited to, masonry walls, sheetrock, external surfaces, and floors. Performs installation or maintenance preparation of surfaces for paint and finishes.
- Assists in the set up and removal of barricades, fences, and other dividers across campus.
- Assists in the patching of holes, cracks, and other surface problems in university streets. Prepares, fills, and packs potholes on roads and streets around campus.
- Assists in forming, pouring, and finishing cement structures; lays bricks and blocks on and around structures.
- May be given the responsibility of individual project completion, seeing to its logistics, cleanliness, completion, and some client interactions.
- May perform demolition of structures, portions of structure, walls, sidewalks or other related building systems. May pressure wash roofs, buildings, and sidewalks on campus.
- May be responsible for meeting and maintaining training and certification requirements as outlined by the department’s training and credentialing requirements.
- May perform other related duties as assigned.

Level II:
- Performs and leads a variety of carpentry tasks and installations including, but not limited to, layout, foundations, form carpentry, framing, drywall, ceilings, flooring, windows, doors and door jams, siding, and roofs in university buildings and structures throughout campus.
- Demonstrates knowledge of multiple methods for maintaining roofs and ceilings throughout campus. Plans, schedules, and leads minor repairs of various types of roofing systems to prevent or correct leaks and damage from penetrations in roofs.
- Forms, pours, and finishes cement structures; lays bricks and blocks on and around structures. Responsible for form building and installation, concrete finish work, and site layout and measurement.
- Assists in the setup and removal of barricades, fences, and other dividers across campus. May pressure wash roofs, buildings, and sidewalks on campus.
- Operates motorized equipment including backhoes, forklifts, skid steers, truck/trailer combinations, dump trucks, motor cranes, front-end loaders, man lifts, and other heavy equipment.
- Plans, schedules, and leads excavation and demolition work as needed for renovation and construction projects.
- Leads, prepares, and paints all manner of surfaces including, but not limited to, masonry walls, sheetrock, external surfaces, and floors. Performs installation or maintenance preparation of surfaces for paint and finishes.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the proper demolition of structures, portions of structure, walls, sidewalks, or other related building systems. May lead team in performing this duty.
- Plans, schedules, and executes patching of holes, cracks, and other surface problems in university streets. Demonstrates knowledge of the proper materials and methods used in patching.
- Responsible for individual project completion, seeing to its logistics, cleanliness, completion, and client support.
- May be responsible for meeting and maintaining training and certification requirements as outlined by the department’s training and credentialing requirements.
- May perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Level I: No experience

Area of Experience

Preferred experience in carpentry, roofing, road repair, and/or concrete forming and finishing

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II: 4 years of experience in carpentry, roofing, road repair,
and/or concrete forming and finishing.

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Level II only: 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 ex

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Level I:
  • Basic knowledge of construction, infrastructure, and/or roofing techniques and principles
  • Ability to operate machinery and vehicles and use basic hand tools
  • Ability to adhere to all safe work practices and standards
  • Ability to learn and progress in the field
Level II:
  • Knowledge of the proper methods, materials, and equipment to apply to each situation
  • Knowledge of best safety principles and practices
  • Ability to apply advanced skills and knowledge in area of focus
  • Ability to effectively lead others and manage projects
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet project deadlines
  • Client relationship management skills
Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Valid Driver’s License

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of building layout, metal framing, acoustical ceiling installation, flooring installation, drywall hang and finish, paint, and finish carpentry.

Posting Detail Information

Salary Grade

29

Salary Range

$30,150 - $46,700

Job Category

Facilities/Skills Trades

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

City position is located in:

Auburn

State position is located:

Alabama

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

05/26/2022

Closing Date

EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. 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

Only completed applications will be considered, so please provide all requested information in each section. This should include all employment history and required application documents.

Quick Link for Internal Postings

https://www.auemployment.com/postings/29566
Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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  2. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
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  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
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