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Senior Trades Utility Worker


Senior Trades Utility Worker

  • R0041672
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Trades & Engineering
  • The University of Virginia
Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of UVA's buildings, infrastructure, and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Trades Utility Worker to support Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost-effective, and reliable maintenance and service to the University facilities. Senior Trades Utility Workers provide support to zone mechanics and other employees in support of zone maintenance. The incumbent supports Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost-effective, and reliable maintenance and service to the Universities facilities in Charlottesville. The Senior Trades Utility Worker performs skilled repair and maintenance tasks in one or more specialized trades/utilities areas and performs semi-skilled, general repair and maintenance tasks in other trades/utilities areas. The incumbent will have working knowledge in the use of a variety of diagnostic tools, instruments, equipment, hand, and power tools.

Responsibilities include:
  • Assist skilled journey level plumbers in performing routine system maintenance, preventative maintenance, equipment repairs, assessing problems, undertaking corrective actions, and site cleanup.
  • Develop an increasing knowledge of types of tools, materials and equipment used in University facilities.
  • Maintain accurate records on time tickets, job requests, and work orders.
  • Determine material and equipment for specific jobs, as well as initiate procurement.
  • Maintain compliance with OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations. Use personal safety equipment as instructed, and act in accordance with safety guidelines.
  • Meet with and respond to customer requests on work status in coordination with the supervisor.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

The Anticipated Hiring Range for this position is $19.50 - $23.50/hour ($40,560.00 - $48,880.00 annually). This is a full-time position with UVA benefits . Employee benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off
  • Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.

For the position, the selected candidate will need to complete the required background checks, DMV, and health screen.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: A minimum of four [4] years of work experience in at least one building trade. Experience working in a university setting is preferred.
  • Experience in plumbing is preferred.
  • Licensure: Valid Driver's License.

Physical Demands:

The employee must be able to variously sit, stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, lift, pull, and use both hands-on repetitive tasks (including overhead tasks). The employee must have normal vision and hearing (correctable), and for some areas of employment, color vision and sense of smell.

Application Process:

Please apply through Workday , and search for R0041672 . Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching ‘Find Jobs.’ Complete an application online with the following documents:
  • Resume/Work History

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. This position is open until filled.

References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process SkillSurvey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process.A minimum of three is required. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact J essica Speth, js9rk@virginia.edu.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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