North Carolina Central University Facility Maintenance Technician- Building Trades in Durham, North Carolina

Posting Details

Position Information

Position/Classification Title Facility Maintenance Technician - Building Trades

Working Title Facility Maintenance Technician- Building Trades

Competency Level J

Position Number 102023

Salary Grade Equivalent GN07

FLSA Non-Exempt

Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time

FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months

If time limited, duration date

Recruitment Range $24,618 - $42,435

Position Overview

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Building Maintenance and Grounds Department 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 building trades including but not limited to Cabinetmaking, Carpentry, Locksmithing, Masonry, Painting, Plastering, and Roofing and various other repairs in order to perform a variety of tasks ranging from routine and unskilled to highly skilled in order to complete building renovations involving a range of facilities maintenance and technical services.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The successful candidate must possess a working knowledge of standard practices and methods of the carpentry, roofing, painting, electrical, and plumbing trades; knowledge of tools and materials used in repairing and constructing wooden articles; knowledge of elementary, arithmetic and units of measure as well as the ability to make accurate arithmetical calculations; knowledge of the safety precautions of the plumbing trade; knowledge of using carpenters’ hand tools and woodworking machines; ability to read and work from blueprints, drawings, or sketches; ability mixing paints and in matching and blending colors; ability to use and care of tools and equipment used in the painting, electrical, and plumbing trades; ability to locate and correct defects in electrical systems and equipment; ability to perform tasks which require walking, standing, bending, stooping, and working in awkward positions; ability to lift moderately heavy objects while cutting, bending, securing, wrapping, or finishing the surface of pipes, vents, ducts, dry wall, and other materials; ability to work outside when needed; ability to work independently with little or no supervision; to take initiative to see projects and assignments through to completion; 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

Minimum Education/Experience

High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Optional Guidelines: Experience in the Trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation


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

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number SPA00422P

Open Date 06/13/2018

Close Date 06/20/2018

Special Instructions to Applicants

For employment/re-employment priority, this vacancy is treated as salary grade GN07.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

Optional Documents

  1. Resume/CV

  2. Cover Letter

  3. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *Explain how to match paint and tent paint.(Open Ended Question)

  2. *Explain how to repair a urinal that is contently running.(Open Ended Question)

  3. *Explain your experience with concrete and brick masonry.(Open Ended Question)

  4. *How do you inspect a flat roof?(Open Ended Question)

  5. *Explain what exceptional customer service.(Open Ended Question)

  6. *Explain your working knowledge of construction and repair activities involving two or more trades areas (HVAC, Electric, plumbing, carpentry, masonry and painting).(Open Ended Question)

  7. *Explain how you would frame and finish a wall.(Open Ended Question)

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