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Senior Facility Worker

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Posting Details

Posting Information

Requisition Number STA - 201000000550
Job Title Senior Facility Worker
Job Description

The University of North Texas System invites applications for the position of Senior Facility Worker.

The University of North Texas System (UNTS) is a dynamic, growing university system serving primarily the North Texas region. The System campuses include the University of North Texas (UNT) Denton campus, the state’s fourth largest university with more than 37,000 students; the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, with 2,000 students; and the UNT at Dallas campus with 1,600 students.

UNT System is a growing presence in downtown Dallas. The UNT System Facilities Operation and Maintenance department is a service organization. The department is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and repair of the
UNT System Building located at 1901 Main Street in Dallas. The Department is responsible for most of the services needed to maintain and operate the 13 floor high-rise building. Our goal is to provide world class support for the UNT System by ensuring safe, reliable, efficient facility and utility services delivered with outstanding customer services and effective stewardship of resources and the environment.

The UNT System Facilities Maintenance Department supports the Office of the Chancellor and the Vice Chancellors, the UNT College of Law, the Universities Center at Dallas, ArtSpace Dallas, and the Design Research Center by providing responsible stewardship and efficient operation of UNT System’s physical assets. The UNT System Facilities Maintenance team performs routine and preventative maintenance and repairs of the building and utility infrastructure. UNT System Facilities Maintenance operates, maintains and repairs UNT System facilities and installed systems in accordance with applicable codes and regulations, and in conformance with established policies and standards.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair MEP equipment at the downtown Dallas location.
  • Inspect and verify satisfactory completion of work by contractors and others.
  • Able to perform routine maintenance to electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems.
  • Able to troubleshoot electrical systems, VFD’s, Lighting controls, etc.
  • Ability to operate computer based Building Management System.
  • Ability to operate and reset Fire Alarm system, Fire Sprinkler System, Fire Pump, Stair Pressurization fans, smoke curtains, fire dampers, etc.
  • Willingness to work overtime and unconventional hourly schedules.
  • Willingness to perform other duties and tasks as assigned.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit – and takes actions to prevent – discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess a High school diploma/GED equivalent and three year’s experience in related maintenance/repair field. Substitution of education for experience allowed.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

  • Knowledge of and skill in use of standard tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices of general maintenance task.
  • Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of general maintenance.
  • Knowledge of blueprints, schematics, and working drawings.
  • Ability to use basic shop math applications.
  • Ability to locate and identify problems in appropriate building system or equipment and to plan and execute necessary repairs.
  • Physical ability to perform moderately heavy physical work which includes lifting and crawling, and to remain outdoors in inclement weather.
  • Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a vehicle, and maintain coverage under University auto insurance policy, if required to drive university vehicles.
Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Associate Degree or Trade School
  • Experience with Johnson Controls Metasys is a plus.
Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions

Work requires some muscular exertion and/or physical strain such as standing for long periods of time, recurring bending, or recurring lifting of items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

40 hour week – Flexible Schedule (may be Monday – Friday or Tuesday- Saturday). At times may be required to work nights, weekends, Holidays.

Substitution of Experience/Education Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Texas Workforce Commission
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Linked In
    • Indeed
    • Professional Diversity Network
    • Company Website
    • Job Fair
    • Current Employee
    • Other (Specify Below)
  2. Please specify source from above

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • High School
    • Associate Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in related maintenance/repair field?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. References