Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

North Carolina Central University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 26, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Level
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: 11/12/2021 at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
The primary purpose of this position is to perform basic and some skilled plumbing maintenance, repairs and minor projects when requested. Job consists of performing routine maintenance and repair on all campus plumbing and drainage systems. Including but not limited to: bathroom fixtures, faucets, indirect/direct hot water tanks, mixing valves, pressure reducing valves, hot water boiler systems, circulating pumps, water softening systems, building sprinkler systems, Pool management and testing, filters, drinking fountains/bottle fill stations etc.
Installing, connect and tests completes drain, waste and vent systems; performs repairs and replacements of various type of plumbing valves; installs basic plumbing fixtures, repairs fixtures, valves and faucets.

Provides direct feedback to supervisor on work status of assignments; reviews work for quality and completion; monitors work orders and closes out completed work orders daily. Coordinates utility shut downs; ensures communication and notices are provided to impacted customers and minimizes impact to customers.

Obtains and maintains stock inventory of parts, materials and equipment necessary for timely completion of assign work/projects.
Completes all paperwork involved with assigned including but not limited to work orders, inventory, vehicle maintenance daily checks, and other review checks as requested. Position will be an on call rotation schedule. This position is considered essential service and required to work during adverse weather, pandemic emergencies, and other emergencies as declared by the Director. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education/Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certification(s). Optional Guidelines: Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Locksmith Positions: North Carolina Locksmith Licensing Association.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The successful candidate must possess a working knowledge of methods of commercial installation and repair of plumbing systems; knowledge of the safety precautions of the plumbing trade; knowledge of using tools, materials, and equipment commonly used in the performance of plumbing work; ability to lift up to 100 lbs. or more; ability to troubleshoot and assess plumbing issues; ability to endure hard physical work which often involves jobs in uncomfortable positions; ability to follow all state rules and regulations while driving; ability to adhere to OSHA rules and regulations; ability to work independently with little or no supervision; to take initiative to see projects and assignments through to completion; to learn, interpret and analyze information to make necessary decisions; to exercise judgment and discretion in problem solving; to plan, prioritize and organize workflow; ability to work flexible schedules; excellent analytical and organizational skills along with written and oral communication skills; great interpersonal skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of individuals in a high pressure environment.
6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred
Experience with personnel management, including staffing, hiring, training, disciplinary action, termination, and performance management. Preferred
Experience with collective bargaining units. Preferred
Experience using online and/or web-based work order systems. Preferred
Experience and/or knowledge of UC systems, polices, procedures and regulations. Preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants:
For employment/re-employment priority, this vacancy is treated as Pay Plan Conversion GN08.

This is re-advertisement. Previous applicants will be considered and need not reapply.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://jobs.nccu.edu/

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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