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Trades Mechanic - Minor Mods

Facilities / Skilled Trades, Other

Blacksburg

Trades Mechanic - Minor Mods

  • 524004
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • FS - Facilities Reimb - Svc Ctr
  • Facilities / Skilled Trades
  • Other
  • Staff
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

Reporting to the Minor Modifications Manager, the Trades Mechanic is responsible for
performing tasks in the building trades (carpentry, masonry and painting) in support of renovation projects on the VT campus.
This position is designated as “Emergency Personnel”. May be required to work additional hours/shifts to meet the needs of the department.
Ability to safely and frequently move and handle heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more; maneuver materials up and down stairs; climb and work from elevated work stations such as ladders and scaffolds; and work for long periods of time standing, walking, reaching, bending, pushing/pulling.
Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions, including extreme temperatures.

Required Qualifications

Verifiable journey-level experience in either carpentry, paint, or masonry trade with experience in all three.
Working knowledge of a variety of technical documents such as blueprints, technical drawings, sketches, schematics, specification records, and operating and maintenance manuals.
Record keeping experience such as processing work orders and/or tracking inventory.
Must have a valid drivers license.
Candidate should be able to perform routine institutional painting tasks.
Ability to recognize and understand industry terminologies of multiple trades.
Ability to use a computer, keep accurate and complete records.
Ability to perform work with minimal margin of error and work independently with little or no supervision.
Ability to communicate effectively, work as an effective team member, and have the ability to receive and execute instructions from the immediate supervisor and/or lead worker.
Ability to safely and frequently move and handle heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more; maneuver materials up and down stairs; climb and work from elevated work stations such as ladders and scaffolds; and work for long periods of time standing, walking, reaching, bending, pushing/pulling.
Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions, including extreme temperatures.
This position is designated as "Emergency Personnel."
May be required to work additional hours/shifts to meet the needs of the department.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a large commercial or educational setting.
Experience in painting and glazing.
Experience in a computerized work order/inventory management system.
Completion of an Apprenticeship Program.

Pay Band

3

Appointment Type

Restricted

Salary Information

 

Review Date

1/3/2022

Additional Information

 

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

 

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at opshr-g@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

 

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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