The 900+ positions of the Facilities Division service the students and staff of the University’s teaching, research/administrative space and 2,240 acres of infrastructure. The Facilities Division provides design and building services, maintenance, custodial, landscape, solid waste removal, utility, mail, and motor pool services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The goal is to deliver cost effective services to the University, ensure completed projects and maintenance that conform to codes and regulations, while minimizing University liabilities and disruptions caused by the maintenance, repair, building, and equipment modifications to the University.
Essential Job Duties
The Assistant Mechanic will act as a zone maintenance shop technician that performs basic maintenance, operations, and repair of campus facilities to include building HVAC, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.
Facilities Maintenance Technicians at this level are generally semi-skilled helpers in a particular trade or area and will participate in the department’s initial entry training program.
This position has been designated as essential personnel for the University and may be required to report to work during adverse weather conditions even though the University may be operating on an alternate schedule. This position may assist with snow and ice removal under the direction of a supervisor.
Must be able to work overtime and/or alternate shifts when necessary for emergencies and unforeseen circumstances.
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.
Departmental Required Skills
Must be able to communicate effectively verbally with supervisors and the general public and understand verbal and written instructions and other communications regarding work assignments and other matters.
Some experience in HVAC, steam, plumbing, and electrical trades.
Must be able to lift 90 pounds or more occasionally.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
A three to five years relevant experience in the maintenance or building system trades.
Required License or Certification
Valid North Carolina driver’s license is required within 60 days of hire and must be maintained.
In addition to fully completing the formal application, you have the option to upload a copy of your cover letter and resume.
Job Open Date 01/11/2019
Must Be Open Until- (Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.) 01/17/2019
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date
If 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.
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.