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Facility Maint Tech Mech

Company: University of North Carolina Greensboro
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: September 13, 2023

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Posting DetailsPosting DetailsRequisition Number S2634 Position Number 003443 Position Classification Title Facility Maint Mech Tradesman Functional Title Facility Maint Tech Mech Position Type Staff University InformationUNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master's and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and "> Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational UnitFacilities Operations has the responsibility of providing a wide range of services to all administrative departments, student programs, and all academic schools and departments. Services include all aspects of corrective and preventive maintenance, operations, grounds maintenance, housekeeping, utility infrastructure maintenance and operations, business operations, safety, regulatory compliance, project management, and renovations. These duties are conducted for a campus consisting of over 100 buildings totaling 6 million gross square feet on over 275 acres.The primary purpose of the Utilities Division is the operation, maintenance, and repair of all building operating systems. The primary purpose of the central steam plant is to produce and distribute steam to the central campus for building heat, domestic hot water heating, food preparation and clean up, and humidity control in rare and valuable book and art collection areas. The central steam plant is a major element in the University's utility system and requires constant attention to detail. Steam is produced at 125 psig and is distributed to all campus buildings where it is reduced to a lower pressure for installed equipment. The steam plant is a 24-hour per day, 360-day per year operation (the plant is shut down 5 days in May of each year for maintenance) and this position is responsible for the total operation and maintenance of the plant.Position SummaryRe-Post, Previous Applicants Need Not Re-Apply, Still Under ConsiderationThe primary purpose of this position is to coordinate with the Utility Plant Operations Supervisors, four Utility Plant Operators, and various outside maintenance personnel to ensure proper preventive and corrective maintenance on all associated equipment. Responsible for the operation and maintenance of sophisticated control systems and equipment associated with the production and distribution of steam to campus. Responsible for the calibration and maintenance of gas monitors for the confined space entry program.25% - Operation and Maintenance of Boilers30% - Preventive Maintenance and Repairs15% - Water Testing, Analysis, and Treatment15% - Fuel and Repair Supplies Procurement and Storage10% - Training and Supervision5% - Maintain Confined Space Entry Program and EquipmentThis position is a mandatory position as defined in the Adverse Weather and Emergency Event Policy.Minimum QualificationsHIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY; OR DEMONSTRATED POSSESSION OF THE COMPETENCIES NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE WORK. SOME POSITIONS MAY REQUIRE SPECIAL LICENSES OR CERTIFICATION. OPTIONAL GUIDELINES: EXPERIENCE IN THE TRADE AREA RELATED TO THE AREA OF ASSIGNMENT MAY BE SUBSTITUTED ON A YEAR-FOR-YEAR BASIS.Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates Preferred QualificationsHigh School Diploma or GED; Valid NC Driver's License; Steam Plant Experience;Plumbing Experience; Electrical Experience; Back Flow CertificationAlternate OptionIf no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.Special Instructions to ApplicantsApplicants are required to upload a list of at least three (3) professional references that includes:* Name,* Company Name,* Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.* Email Address* Contact Phone NumberRecruitment Range $44,367 - $46,681 Org #-Department Utility Operations - 56406 Work Hours of Position 6:45 AM - 3:00PM M-F, Occasional Overtime Number of Months per Year 12 Posting Requirements Job Family Operations and Skilled Trades Career Banded Title Facility Maint Mech Tradesman Open Date 05/15/2023 Close Date 09/04/2023 FTE 1.000 FLSA Non-Exempt If other, please indicate If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment. Salary Grade EquivalencyKey Responsibilities________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Key ResponsibilityOperation and Maintenance of BoilersEssential Tasks* Ensure proper operation of a sufficient number of boilers to meet steam demand.* Perform corrective maintenance on electronic and pneumatic boiler controls.* Perform routine tests and adjustments to maintain correct limits, responses, and pressures.* perform all corrective and preventative maintenance actions.* Assist with all corrective and preventative maintenance actions performed by in-house personnel.* Assist with all preparations for annual pressure vessel inspections as required by state law.Key ResponsibilityPreventive Maintenance and RepairsEssential Tasks* Ensure adherence to preventive and corrective maintenance programs.* Ensure proper operation and maintenance of sophisticated control systems and equipment associated with the production and distribution of steam.* Repair plumbing associated with steam production and distribution.* Maintain and repair electrical and pneumatic controls.Key ResponsibilityWater Testing, Analysis, and TreatmentEssential Tasks* Test feed water to ensure the treatment of feed water follows the guidelines set.* Adjust chemical treatment as needed.Key ResponsibilityFuel and Repair Supply Procurement and StorageEssential Tasks* Monitor the fuel systems.* Place orders for fuels needed.* Order and maintain parts needed for day-to-day repairs.Key ResponsibilityMaintain Confined Space Entry Program and EquipmentEssential Tasks* Regular testing of confined space meters.* Diagnose and repair combustible gas meters.Key ResponsibilityTraining and SupervisionEssential Tasks* Working with outside contractors.* Training on new equipment.* Training on new procedures.* Working with operators to pass on additional training.Competency________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Competency Knowledge - Technical Competency Description* Performs a variety of recurring and non-recurring tasks/functions. These tasks/functions may involve related or varying processes to test, renovate, overhaul, replace, and perform preventive maintenance on standard building systems. Provides technical assistance to others by troubleshooting standard facilities maintenance issues and determining their cause. Mentors other technicians.Competency Level Journey Competency Problem Solving Competency Description* Identifies facilities-related maintenance problems that require in-depth analysis, and identifies options for solving those problems.* Solve unusual facility maintenance problems that require the application of journey level trades knowledge and determines the most effective and efficient course of action.* Gathers and analyzes/interprets information to better understand the nature of the problem.* May seek input from subordinates, peers, and/or managers in the decision-making process in order to solve the problem.* Evaluates options and chooses appropriate action by considering potential outcomes.* Makes sure that problem is appropriately addressed.Competency Level Journey Competency Attention to Detail Competency Description* Ensures all work meets and/or exceeds applicable codes and standards.* Checks and re-checks work prior to, during, and after completion.* Ensures that all parts of a project/task are completed.* Uses appropriate record-keeping methods.Competency Level Journey Competency Coordination - Work Competency Description* Determines project/assignment by breaking them down into tasks.* Sets objectives and prioritizes activities and tasks, adjusts priorities when appropriate.* Takes advantage of available resources (personnel, processes, departments, and tools) to complete work efficiently.* Anticipates obstacles/roadblocks and prepares alternative plans to ensure timely task accomplishment.* Uses time effectively and does not let distractions interfere with completion of the job/project.Competency Level Journey Competency Communication Competency Description* Clarifies the purpose and importance of directives, instructions, and messages; presents information in a clear and concise manner.* Seeks input, listens, and checks for mutual understanding; asks for and provides clarification as needed.* Explains purpose and procedures of facilities maintenance projects in language easily understood by the customer.Competency Level Journey Competency Safety and Health Compliance Competency Description* Identifies and resolves potential safety problems and unsafe work practices.* Demonstrates to employees and others, safe ways to perform job tasks or the use of equipment.* Informs supervisor of unusual safety concerns and makes recommendations for resolution.* Determines appropriate protective equipment based on established standards.* Regularly assesses site and shop operations for safety.Competency Level Journey Competency Client/Customer Service Competency Description* Identifies options, develops solutions, and takes action when responding to customer requests.* Satisfies individual customer requests while balancing multiple priorities.* Assesses or checks with the customer to ensure the solution meets the request.* Develops effective working relationships with internal/external customers (vendors, subcontractors, etc.) that further the work unit's goals. Reviews customer requests and seek clarification as needed.Competency Level JourneyADA ChecklistADA Checklist"R" for Rare (0-30%), "O" for Occasional (30-60%), "F" for Frequent (60-90%), "C" for Constant (90-100%)Physical Effort Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Hand Movement-Grasping - F, Holding - F, Finger Dexterity - C, Vision-Skilled Trades - F, Reading - F, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination - F, Vision-Color Distinction - O, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - O, Vision-Visual inspection - C, Vision-Measuring/Assembling at distance close to eye - O, Hearing - C, Talking - F, Standing - F, Sitting - O, Walking - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - F, Lifting-30-60 lbs. - F, Lifting-60-90 lbs. - R, Lifting-90 plus lbs. - R, Pushing/Pulling - O, Climbing-Stairs - C, Climbing-Ladders - F, Bending - F, Squatting - F, Crawling - O, Reaching - F Work Environment Driving - Car/Truck - O, Driving - Standar/Automatic - O, Driving - Mower/Forklift - R, Location - Roof - R, Equipment/Machines - Heights - O, Equipment/Machines - Roofs - R, Equipment/Machines - Ladders - O, Equipment/Machines - Step Stools - O, Night/Dark - F, Extreme noise levels - C, Extreme temperatures - C, Inside - C, Outside - O, Ventilation ConditionsDust - F, Ventilation ConditionsFumes - F, Ventilation ConditionsChemicals - O, Ventilation ConditionsGases - O, Exposure to potential Hazardous Conditions - F, Chemical Spills - R, Gas Leaks - R, Acidic Harsh or Oily Substances - F, Use of Respirator - O, Electrical Hazards - F, Overtime - OApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents* Resume/CV* Cover Letter* List of ReferencesOptional DocumentsPosting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).* * Have you graduated from high school or received a GED?* Yes* No* * What is the highest level of education you have achieved?(Open Ended Question)* * Do you currently have a valid drivers license?* No Response* Yes* No* * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:* UNCGjobsearch website* Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper* The Chronicle of Higher Education* Inside Higher Ed* Other professional journal / website** UNC school system job board* Personal Networking* Facebook* Twitter* LinkedIn* If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.(Open Ended Question)* * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?* Yes* No

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