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Building Trades Assistant

Building Trades Assistant—Job Standard

Job Family: Skilled Craft
Series: Facilities Trades
Job Code: 5013
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status: UE

This title is part of a career progression within the Facilities Trades Series consisting of Building Trades Assistant, Building Tradesperson, Building Tradesperson Senior, Building Tradesperson Specialist, and Building Tradesperson Supervisor.


Job Overview

Perform routine-level skilled trades activities specific to designated area with close instruction and guidance from one or more higher-level skilled tradesperson in support of University building trades.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Perform routine-level skilled trades activities specific to designated area with close instruction and guidance from one or more higher-level skilled tradesperson in support of University building trades following detailed and established guidelines.

Perform duties associated with skilled trade; develop skills through University work experience and on-the-job training; assist in selection of tools, equipment, and materials; set up, prepare, and clean work area and materials; use desktop applications.

Assist in completion of specific activities or projects, gradually achieving independence and higher level skills.

Participate in area safety training.

May operate University vehicle on/off campus.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to: 

High school diploma and one year of related experience required. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check may be required. Lifting of up to 50 lbs. occasionally. Specific physical requirements may apply based on job functions.


Last modified September 21 2011 11:46 AM