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.
We have an opportunity for a Trades Utility Senior Worker who supports Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost-effective, and reliable maintenance and service to the University facilities. This Trades Utility Senior Worker is the primary point of contact for building maintenance within a defined housing zone to provide routine maintenance and repairs using plumbing, electrical, HVAC and carpentry skills. This position ensures openers, doors, windows, hardware, plumbing fixtures, electrical outlets, switches, fire alarms, and smoke detectors are in working order. The incumbent will have working knowledge in the use of a variety of diagnostic tools, instruments, equipment, hand and power tools. Ability to understand and read blueprints and drawings is also essential. This position also provides coverage for emergency maintenance calls off shift on a revolving schedule.
Internal Number: R0009661
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.