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Building Tradesperson

Building Tradesperson—Job Standard

Job Family: Skilled Craft
Series: Facilities Trades
Job Code: 5023
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 general-level skilled trades activities specific to designated area in support of University building trades.

Typical Functions

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

Perform general-level skilled trades activities specific to designated area in support of University building trades; use judgment in applying work methods within established guidelines, specifications, and codes; make recommendations to improve processes.

Perform duties associated with skilled trade; select tools, equipment and materials; set up, prepare, and clean work area and materials; perform preventative maintenance and repairs, replace deficient materials, and may provide emergency services; use desktop applications.

May provide instruction and guidance to less skilled trades staff and may receive cross-training in multiple trade areas; respond to work orders for repairs or related services and complete specific activities or projects based on familiarity with University and external procedures and regulations.

Participate in area safety training.

May operate University vehicle on/off campus.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to: 

High school diploma and two to three years' related experience required. Lifting of up to 50 lbs. occasionally. Specific physical requirements may apply based on job functions. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or ability to obtain, and driver's check may be required. Initial and continued employment may be dependent on satisfactory results of alcohol and drug testing.


Last modified September 21 2011 11:47 AM