Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

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Posting Details

Position Information
Position/Classification Title Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades
Working Title Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades
Competency Level Journey
Position Number 101027
Salary Grade Equivalent GN08
FLSA Non-Exempt
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date
Career Banding Range (Employment Only)
Department Hiring Range $31,200- $37,169
EEO-1 Category Technicians
SOC Code 47-2152 - Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Facilities Operations Unit reports directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management and is responsible for the planning, repair, renovation and maintenance of all NCCU facilities.
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.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The successful candidate must possess a working knowledge of basic commercials plumbing maintenance, to include: installs, connects, and test complete drain, waste, and vent systems; performs repairs and replacements of various types of plumbing valves; installs basic plumbing fixtures; repairs fixtures, valves, and faucets; completes paperwork including, but not limited to work orders, inventory, and preventative forms. Position will be on an on-call rotation schedule. This position is considered essential service and required to work during adverse weather and emergencies. Performs other related duties as assigned. Preferred back-flow inspector certificate.
6 – 10 years of related experience. Required
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred
Experience using online and/or web-based work order systems. Preferred
Experience and/or knowledge of UC systems, polices, procedures and regulations. Preferred
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.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Preferred: Certification in a specialty skilled trade. Plumbing License

Preferred: Certification in Backflow Prevention, such as Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification or Cross Connection Control Certification.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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.
Work Hours Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies Yes
Campus Security Authority Designated Position No
Key Responsibilities and Related Competencies
Required Competency Knowledge - Technical

Demonstrates a designated level of technical skill or knowledge in a specific technical area(s) and ability to keep up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise. May be acquired through academic, apprenticeship or on-the-job training or a combination of these. Must will be willing to work during adverse weather and emergencies.

Required Competency Problem Solving

Ability to identify problems, determine possible solutions, and actively work to resolve the issues.

Required Competency Attention to Detail

Ability to accomplish tasks and processes accurately and completely.

Required Competency Coordination - Work

Ability to follow instructions through a standard work process; ability to perform routine tasks; ability to check work for accuracy before completion of tasks.

Required Competency Communication

Ability to communicate information to individuals or groups; ability to deliver presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience. Ability to clearly and concisely convey written information orally or in writing to individuals or groups to ensure that they understand the information and the message. Ability to listen and respond appropriately to others.

Required Competency Safety and Health Compliance

Ability to understand applicable policies and procedures and maintain conditions that ensure a healthy and safe working environment.

Required Competency Client/Customer Service

Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients (those who buy goods and services and for whom formal professional services are rendered) or customers (those who consume goods and services) by listening to the client/customer and understanding and responding to identified needs.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number SPA00799P
Open Date 02/08/2023
Close Date 10/22/2023
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.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
  3. List of References

Supplemental Questions

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