The Assistant Director for Mechanical Trades supervises the HVAC, Plumbing and Locksmith trades within HRL Facilities. This staff member will routinely work with contractors and vendors for work completion and also works with Facilities Management support operations to include electrical and fire safety.
Position is responsible for managing the work flow, personnel management, work orders, preventative maintenance program and service work performed by contractors. The AD is also responsible for scheduling, communicating and planning corrective work for large system repairs. Additionally, this position is responsible for Safety compliance and University purchasing procedures and policies.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Completion of high school and two years of experience in the performance of the full range of journeyman level tasks associated with the trade(s) areas related to the position’s role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or higher (preferably in mechanical or electrical engineering).
Experience with working in a university setting, primarily in a Housing / Residence Life office, strongly preferred.
Experience in Facility Maintenance Operations, particularly around work repair management, purchasing, time reporting, and safety compliance preferred.
Supervisory and budget experience.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel) and have the computer and written skills to draft formal documents compile spreadsheets, and conduct standard university business.
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.