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Building Tradesperson Senior

Building Tradesperson Senior—Job Standard

Job Family: Skilled Craft
Series: Facilities Trades
Job Code: 5033
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 to high-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 to high-level skilled trades activities specific to designated area in support of University building trades; use judgment in prioritizing work activities and in applying work methods within established guidelines, specifications, and codes; make recommendations to improve processes, increase cost effectiveness, and enhance service efficiency.

Perform duties associated with skilled trade; select tools, equipment, and materials; oversee and/or set up, prepare, and clean work area and materials; troubleshoot problems, coordinate and perform preventative maintenance and repairs, replace deficient materials, and may provide emergency services; inspect and evaluate results to ensure consistency and quality of finished product; use desktop applications.

Provide instruction, guidance and technical assistance to less skilled trades staff based on cross-training and proficiency in one or more trade areas; provide leadership and assist in identifying priority work orders for repairs or related services; complete specific activities or projects in multiple trade areas based on a general knowledge of 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 four to five years' related or specific experience required. Valid 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 June 11 2015 08:51 AM