Posting Summary: Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.
The Trades Utility Senior Worker supports Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost effective, and reliable maintenance and service to the University facilities. The incumbent performs skilled repair and maintenance tasks in one or more building trades.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A minimum of four years of professional work experience in either electrical, carpentry, plumbing, mechanical trades, or building maintenance and at least one year of professional experience performing skilled work in two additional trades. Working knowledge of the installation, repair, maintenance practices, equipment and materials used in the assigned skilled trades areas, as well as familiarity with a variety of diagnostic tools, instruments, equipment, and hand and power tools is essential. Ability to perform some heavy lifting and manual labor is required. Must be able to work independently and as a member of the team is essential. A valid driver's license, with a positive points balance is also required.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624393 and complete the application. This posting is open until filled.
For questions about this position please contact Eirine Vlavianos at email@example.com.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: High School Diploma or Equivalent required.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: Not a Requirement
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of four years of professional work experience in either electrical, carpentry, plumbing, mechanical trades, or building maintenance and at least one year of professional experience performing skilled work in two additional trades.
Preferred Specific Experience: Professional experience in lighting installation or repairs.
Experience with electronic door controls and door hardware repairs.
Required License or Certification: Valid Driver's license, with a positive points balance.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of the installation, repair, maintenance practices, equipment and materials used in the assigned skilled trades areas.
Familiarity with a variety of diagnostic tools, instruments, equipment, and hand and power tools.
Ability to perform some heavy lifting and manual labor.
Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team.
Basic Record keeping skills required.
Internal Number: 353_85927
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.