North Carolina Central University Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades in Durham, North Carolina

Posting Details

Position Information

Position/Classification Title Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

Working Title Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

Competency Level J

Position Number 201517

Salary Grade Equivalent NG08

FLSA Non-Exempt

Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time

FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months

If time limited, duration date

Recruitment Range $24,618 - $48,534

Position Overview

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Utilities Services Department reports directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management and is responsible for the planning, repair, renovation and maintenance of all NCCU Facilities.

Primary Purpose of Position

The primary purpose of this position is to perform mechanical trades including but not limited to Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, and Welding. Positions apply methods and general procedures of applicable trades/maintenance techniques and develop skills in procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment appropriate to trade. Tasks may include maintenance, repair, placement, fabrication, installation, alteration, construction and design of facility components requiring the application of skills in planning, problem-solving, attention to detail, teamwork, communication and adherence to safety. Positions may serve as lead technician and/or crew leader, directing the work of others. Position may be required to possess and maintain required certification, licensure, educational level, and/or experience criteria as applicable to the tasks being performed and follow applicable building codes.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The successful candidate must possess a working knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of high pressure steam-generation, condensation and distribution systems; knowledge of HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, and mechanical systems; knowledge of the principles and method of acetylene and electric welding; Applications; ability to operate electronic controls, power tools, and hand tools; ability to follow instructions and be proactive; ability to work independently with little or no supervision; to take initiative to see projects and assignments through to completion; to learn, interpret and analyze information to make necessary decisions; to exercise judgment and discretion in problem solving; to plan, prioritize and organize workflow; ability to work flexible schedules; excellent analytical and organizational skills along with written and oral communication skills. A valid driver’s license is required.

Minimum Education/Experience

High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certification(s). Optional Guidelines: Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Locksmith Positions: North Carolina Locksmith Licensing Association.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation


Equal Opportunity Employer

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Work Hours Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies Yes

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number SPA00415P

Open Date 06/13/2018

Close Date 06/28/2018

Special Instructions to Applicants

For employment/re-employment priority, this vacancy is treated as salary grade NG08.

This is re-advertisement. Previous applicants will be considered and need not reapply.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

Optional Documents

  1. Resume/CV

  2. Cover Letter

  3. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *Explain your working knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems.(Open Ended Question)

  2. *Explain your working knowledge of monitoring and inspecting constantly and equipment.(Open Ended Question)

  3. *Explain your working knowledge of understanding of refrigeration theory and practice.(Open Ended Question)

  4. *Explain your working knowledge of commercial HVAC equipment.(Open Ended Question)

  5. *Explain your working knowledge operation, maintenance and repair of high pressure steam-generation, condensation and distribution systems.(Open Ended Question)

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