The FM Tech Mechanical Trades performs under the direction of the Facilities Operations Zone 5 Supervisor.
1.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. 2.Responsible for performing routine maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and/or the physical condition of buildings do not deteriorate. 3.Use electrical test devices to troubleshoot and repair chiller electrical control circuits. 4.Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary. 5. Perform routine maintenance on HVAC motors and plumbing pumps.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Graduation from high school or equivalent and two years experience. Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the position’s role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Three years' of experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of physical plant facilities.
Experience in performing general maintenance work.
Strong working knowledge of both Electrical and Plumbing work.
Experience in performing routine maintenance on HVAC motors and plumbing pumps.
Knowledge and experience in using electrical test devices to troubleshoot and repair chiller electrical control circuits.
Proven track record in facilities.
Current Universal Certification by the EPA 40 CFR part 82, Subpart F preferred or the ability to obtain one in 12 months.
NC Electrical License or Journeyman card and/or Plumbing Journeyman card.
Ability to effectively communicate the English language (reading, writing, interpretation and comprehension).
Effective skills in verbal, written and interpersonal communications, however excellent communication skills are preferred.
Knowledge and skill with Google Chrome, Microsoft Word and Excel, and willingness to learn new programs.
Ability to effectively work/interact with persons from different backgrounds and cultures.
Ability to foster and create an atmosphere of teamwork with co-workers, visitors, building occupants, and the entire campus community.
Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.