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Trades Assistant

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Trades Assistant

  • R0043300
  • 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.

FM's Power and Light Group invites applications for a Trades Assistant. Trades Assistants support the work of licensed journey level mechanics, seniors, and supervisors while learning on the job. They help ensure the highest quality trade products for the University and Medical Center. They learn a skilled trade through a combination of on-the-job training, technical education, and classroom instruction, often through a formal apprenticeship program. Through their work and education, they become skilled and may become certified in a licensed and non-licensed trade. Training is varied and may consist of rotations throughout the department to provide a broad range of skills. Trades Assistants function in a learning capacity and operate under direct supervision.

Duties Include :
  • Assist skilled journey level mechanics in performing routine system maintenance, preventative maintenance, building, construction, equipment repairs, assessing problems, undertaking corrective actions, and site cleanup.
  • Respond to emergency calls, including nights and weekends, as needed.
  • Communicate with customers regarding the status of work order, providing additional support and problem solving, as needed.
  • Perform all work in accordance with safety rules and procedures, such as OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Develop an increasing familiarity with the skills and best practices of assigned trade.
  • Actively participate in classroom and on-the-job training.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.


For this position, the selected candidate will need to complete the required background checks, including a health screen prior to their start date.

Compensation:

Anticipated Hiring Range: $16.00 - $20.00 ($33,280 - $41,600 per year). T his 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


Physical Demands :

Employee will be required to lift various weights, climb ladders and stairs in order to complete jobs. The use of both hands and a repetitive motion will be required while performing duties.

To Apply:

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisition R0043300. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).


** Note: Multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box. Applications that are incomplete or missing required documents will not receive full consideration .

This position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter hjv5vm@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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