Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second largest community college in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia. NOVA has more than 71,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. As one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries, NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. As an Achieving the Dream âœLeader College,â NOVA is committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by meeting the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and committed diverse faculty and support staff.Â With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVAâ™s Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nationâ™s capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus is located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Campus is home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus, located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas.Â NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world-class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia.Â The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVAâ™s Annual Security Reports.General Description: Performs a variety of maintenance projects and preventative maintenance tasks including plumbing, electrical, mechanical and carpentry. Tasks may include the installation, repair and maintenance of multiple building systems. Assist other trades, perform safety checks, emergency response, maintain and order supplies and perform other duties as assigned.Duties and Tasks:Â The duties include daily inspections and maintenance of campus buildings; performs minor building repairs; responds to work orders to make minor repairs to electric, plumbing and mechanical systems. The position will entail working in diverse college settings to produce steady and functional infrastructure and products. Candidate must be able to work with other trades.â¢ Performs inspections, repairs, and maintenance of electrical, plumbing, and mechanical equipment. â¢ Able to determine equipment, parts, and supplies needed to complete assignments. â¢ Completes work orders in a timely manner and records information in the computer maintenance management system. â¢ Must report and be on campus during deemed weather-related events and emergencies to protect and restore campus grounds to operational condition, which may entail extended hours of work, snow and ice removal. â¢ Inspect facilities daily report and conduct repairs or maintenance as needed.
Required KSAs: â¢ Ability to work with little or no supervision and make sound decisions independently. â¢ Understand how to use a variety of hand tools and power tools properly and safely. â¢ Able to work from ladders and scaffolds, to diagnose and repair a variety of building systems. â¢ Ability to lift 75 lbs. on a regular basis. Ability to function in close quarters, or cramped environment â¢ Ability to read technical documents, drawings and blueprints. â¢ Basic computer skills including Microsoft office suite. â¢ Detail oriented â¢ Possesses good communication skills.Minimum Qualifications:Â â¢ High School Graduate or equivalentÂ â¢ Previous experience in building tradesâ¢ Valid driverâ™s license and insurable driving record.
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.