Zone Maintenance Trades Specialist Lead II - Facilities & Services 16035
The Facilities Management unit of the Division of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applicants for a Trades Specialist Lead II position. Under the guidance of the Operations Manager, this position will coordinate, participate in, and direct the activities of assigned crews in the performance of various maintenance activities. They will also provide leadership and guidance in all craft areas to fulfill work requirements within the University under all operating conditions.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Function as a team leader, providing guidance to journeymen, maintenance workers, trades workers, apprentices and any other support personnel as required. Ensure work is completed in a timely fashion. Ensure proper quality and quantity standards are met. Inspect completed work assignments of assigned employees to ensure quality control.
Ensure that proper safety procedures, equipment, and personal protective equipment are utilized by all assigned employees. Maintain safe working conditions and follow all Standard Operating Procedures.
Communicate work schedules and goals to employees and customer, creating efficiency and a timely completion of assigned tasks.
Conduct various training relating to; computer software, PPE, proper tool usage, selection and application of various products and materials, and instructs employees about changes in University policies and procedures. Provides training and orientation to new employees.
Individual will have responsibility to read and review prints on new and existing building projects for repair or construction associated with specific job duties and expertise. Individual will also develop as-built sketches of completed projects.
Inform Operation Manager of potential performance issues and assists supervisor in disciplinary action.
Perform tasks and provides leadership in all craft areas relating to maintenance trades. Must be knowledgeable of repair and maintenance procedures associated with the carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and mechanical maintenance trades. Performs tasks in all craft areas relating to maintenance trades.
The Division of Facilities and Services encompasses two units that are integral to the University's success. Our units employ talented and skilled workers whose jobs range from maintaining, protecting and improving the University's buildings and grounds. Facilities and Services takes care of every aspect of WVU so that its employees, students and guests are safe and satisfied on campus.
Pay Grade: 15, WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes experience and related education into consideration when determining appropriate salary
High school diploma and technical/vocational training of up to 18 months beyond high school within the maintenance field or equivalent.
Job requires supervisory/leadership experience typically obtained through formal training programs and/or hands-on supervisory/leadership experience
At least two (2) years of experience in general trades building maintenance in at least four of the following craft areas:
Leadership, supervisory, and/or training experience required
Valid driver's license required for driving state vehicles
Physical demands include the ability to:
Stand, lift, bend, climb, crawl, and walk for extended periods
Lift and carry objects over 50 pounds
Work at heights exceeding 10 feet
Hear and interpret sounds and distinguish colors in the work area
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Jan 11, 2021
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 218123
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.