Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 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 100979
Salary Grade Equivalent 65/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 $31200-$48,000
EEO-1 Category Technicians
SOC Code 49-9021 - Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
Facilities Operations 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 a variety of tasks ranging from routine and unskilled to highly skilled in the mechanical trades including but not limited to Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, and Welding. Must apply methods and general procedures of applicable trades/maintenance techniques and develop skills in procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment appropriate to trade. May be asked to perform work in a specialty area or perform tasks requiring specialized skills in multiple trades. Tasks may include maintenance, repair, placement, fabrication, installation, alteration, construction and design of facility components requiring the application of skills in planning, problem-solving, attention to detail, teamwork, communication and adherence to safety. May serve as lead technician and/or crew leader, directing the work of others. Position may be required to possess and maintain required certification, licensure, educational level, and/or experience criteria as applicable to the tasks being performed and follow applicable building codes.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The successful candidate must possess a working knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of high pressure steam-generation, condensation and distribution systems; knowledge of HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, and mechanical systems; knowledge of the principles and method of acetylene and electric welding; Applications; ability to operate electronic controls, power tools, and hand tools; ability to follow instructions and be proactive; ability to work independently with little or no supervision; to take initiative to see projects 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. A valid driver’s license is required.
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
HVAC License – H1, H2 ad H3 preferred.
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 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 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
Maintenance and repair of secondary electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures,i.e., conduit wire, electrical panels, breakers, switchgear, magnetic starters, disconnects, motors, light fixtures, ballasts, switches, receptacles control system faults and correct repair/ adjust, replace temperature controls and regulators.
Duties: Diagnose/troubleshoot/repair.
Required Competency Communication
Must be able to communicate processes and procedures to all stakeholders, coworkers, supervisors, customers and vendors as required. Communicates primarily through tow-way radios and face to face conversations. Occasional use of email may be required. Perform any duties as they are identified and assigned.Clarifies the purpose and importance of directives, instructions, and messages; presents information in a clear and concise manner. Seeks input, listens, and checks for mutual understanding; asks for and provides clarification as needed. Explains the purpose and procedures of facilities maintenance projects in language easily understood by the customer.
Required Competency Client/Customer Service
Identifies options, develop solutions and takes action when responding to customer requests. Satisfies individual customer requests while balancing multiple priorities. Assesses or checks with the customer to ensure solution meets request.
Develops effective working relationships with
internal/external customers (vendors,
subcontractors, etc.) that further the work unit’s goals. Reviews customer requests and seeks clarification as needed. Treat co-workers and customers as established by our core values. Openly share knowledge and experience with others.
Duties: Demonstrate a positive attitude within the shop/office.
Required Competency Problem Solving
Analyze faults, defects, and malfunctions within secondary electrical systems, control circuits, and HVAC systems.
Duties: Develop solutions for standard repairs and occasionally non-standard repairs for electrical and HVAC.
Required Competency Attention to Detail
Ensures all work meets and/or exceeds applicable codes and standards. Checks and re-checks work prior to, during, and after completion. Ensures that all parts of a project/task are completed. Uses appropriate record keeping methods. Work requires attention to detail. Accuracy varies widely depending on the complexity of the work of item to be handled.
Duties: Make sure that lack of details don’t cause costly delays, unnecessary expenditures,
Required Competency Work Coordination
Determines project/assignment by breaking them down into tasks. Sets objectives and prioritizes activities and adjusts priorities when appropriate. Takes advantage of available resources (personnel, processes, departments, and tools) to complete work efficiently. Anticipates obstacles/roadblocks and prepares alternative plans to ensure timely task accomplishment. Uses time effectively and does not let distractions interfere with developcompletion of the job/project.Accuracy varies widely depending on the complexity of the work of item to be handled.
Duties: plan who work will , during the day based on priorities.
Required Competency Safety and Health Compliance
The ability to ensure operational and safety procedures are followed and compliance with regulatory agencies/standards for HVAC, plumbing and electric installations and preventive maintenance schedules are kept ensuring campus safety.
Duties: Be able to respond to safety concerns and /or hazardous situations. Wear safety equipment as required.
Required Competency Other Duties as Assigned
Other duties as assigned
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number SPA01277P
Open Date 08/28/2023
Close Date 10/23/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants

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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