1. Maintain, repair, place, fabricate, install, alter, construct and design facility components that require the application of skills in planning, problem solving, and attention to detail, teamwork, communication and adherence to safety. 2. Perform routine maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and/or the physical condition of buildings do no deteriorate. 3. Use electrical test devices to troubleshoot and repair chiller electrical control circuits. 4. Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs as necessary.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Graduation from high school or equivalent and two years experience. Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the position’s role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
1. Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience in the electrical, HVAC, and/or plumbing areas related to the position’s role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. 2. Associates' degree preferred. 3. Two years' of experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of physical plant facilities required. 4. Strong knowledge in both Electrical and HVAC work preferred. 5. Proven track record in facilities. 6. Current Universal Certification by the EPA 40 CFR part 82, Subpart F a plus. 7. NC Electrical License or Journeyman card stongly preferred. 8. Plumbing journeyman card a plus. 9. Ability to foster and create an atmosphere of teamwork. 10. Ability to effectively communicate the English language (reading, writing, interpretation and comprehension). 11. Effective skills in verbal, written and interpersonal communications, however excellent communication skills are preferred. 12. Computer literate. Knowledge and skill with Google Chrome, Microsoft Word and Excel, and willingness to learn new programs. 13. Ability to effectively work/interact with persons from different backgrounds and cultures. 14. Valid driver's license required. The Facilities Maintenance Technician Mechanical Trades operates assigned vehicles on and/or off campus and is required to possess, maintain, or obtain a valid driver's license upon appointment to the position 14. Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.