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Series Description: Facilities Trades Series

Series Description: FACILITIES TRADES SERIES

Positions in the Facilities Trades Series provide the full range of general to highly skilled maintenance, repair, restoration, installation, and inspection functions involving multiple construction/mechanical trades areas (both licensed and unlicensed) in support of University facility operations, maintenance programs, and services.

Examples of work include: set up, prepare, and clean work areas; install, assemble, and maintain controls; replace deficient equipment, hardware, or materials; construct furnishings or framing; operate ice surfacing equipment; perform preventative maintenance on valves and steam traps; repair locks and hardware; operate, maintain, and repair high-pressure steam boilers; balance and repair HVAC systems; inspect buildings for asbestos- and lead-containing materials; and construct containment areas.

Series Supervisory Standards:

Alternate Career Progression Job Standards:

Building Trades Career Progression Job Standards:

Building Trades Career progression positions, distinguished by the nature and scope of responsibilities and minimum education and experience, are summarized below. For detailed information please refer to the Distinguishing Characteristics matrix.

Building Trades Assistant - Perform routine-level skilled trade activities specific to designated area in support of University building trades following detailed and established guidelines. 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.

Building Tradesperson - 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 based on familiarity with University and external procedures and regulations. High school diploma and two to three years’ related or specific experience required. Specialized certification, Type S license or ability to obtain within six months may be required. 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.

Building Tradesperson Senior - 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 based on a proficiency in one or more skilled trades and general knowledge of University and external procedures and regulations. High school diploma and four to five years’ related or specific experience required. Specialized certification, Type S license or ability to obtain within six months may be required. 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.

Building Tradesperson Specialist - Perform high-level and specialized skilled activities in multiple trades areas in support of University building trades. Use judgment in prioritizing work activities and in applying work methods within established guidelines, specifications, and codes based on a proficiency in two or more skilled trades and comprehensive knowledge of University and external procedures and regulations. May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates. High school diploma and six years’ specific experience required. Specialized certification, Type S license or ability to obtain within six months may be required. 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.

Building Trades Supervisor - Provide technical oversight and perform highly skilled activities in multiple trade areas in support of University building trades. Use judgment in prioritizing workflow, applying methods, operational processes and problem resolution based on a proficiency in two or more skilled trades and thorough knowledge and understanding of internal and external policies and procedure. Provide administrative supervision to University staff and functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates. High school diploma and six years’ specific experience in two or more skilled trades required. Specialized certification, Type S license or ability to obtain within six months may be required. 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.

Hazardous Materials Career Progression Job Standards:

Hazardous Materials Career Progression positions, distinguished by the nature and scope of responsibilities and minimum education and experience, are summarized below. For detailed information please refer to the Distinguishing Characteristics matrix.

Hazardous Materials Worker - Perform abatement, remediation, decontamination and emergency response functions in support of University hazardous materials programs following established guidelines based on a general knowledge and understanding of internal and external policies and procedures. High school diploma, one year of experience and specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months required. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check required. Required to use breathing apparatus. Ability to pass physical examination. Tobacco users will not be considered.

Hazardous Materials Specialist - Perform abatement, remediation, decontamination and emergency response functions in support of University hazardous materials programs. Use judgment in prioritizing work tasks and in applying work methods based on a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of internal and external policies and procedures. High school diploma, two years' experience and specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months required. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check required. Required to use breathing apparatus. Ability to pass physical examination. Tobacco users will not be considered.

Hazardous Materials Specialist Senior - Provide assistance with oversight of daily operations and design of projects and perform abatement, remediation, decontamination, and emergency response functions in support of University hazardous materials programs. Use judgment in coordinating area workflow, prioritizing work tasks and applying work methods based on comprehensive knowledge and understanding of internal and external policies and procedures. High school diploma, and four years' experience to include lead or supervisory responsibilities, specialized certifications or ability to obtain within six months, valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check required. Lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally. Ability to pass physical examination. Tobacco users will not be considered. Must use breathing apparatus.

Utilities Trades Career Progression Job Standards:

Utilities Trades Career Progression positions, distinguished by the nature and scope of responsibilities and minimum education and experience, are summarized below. For detailed information please refer to specific Distinguishing Characteristics description matrix.

Utilities Trades Assistant - Perform apprentice level skilled licensed trade activities specific to designated area in support of University facility maintenance programs and services following detailed and established guidelines. High school diploma and one years’ specific experience required. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check required.

Utilities Tradesperson - Perform general level skilled licensed trades activities specific to designated area in support of University facility maintenance programs and services. Use judgment in applying work methods within established guidelines, specifications, and codes based on familiarity with University and external procedures and regulations. High school diploma and Journey license required. Type S license, specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months may be required. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check required.

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Utilities Trades Technician - High school diploma and four years of specific experience required. Type S license, specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months may be required. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check required.

Utilities Tradesperson Senior - Perform general to high-level skilled licensed trades activities specific to designated area in support of University facility maintenance programs and services. Use judgment in prioritizing work activities and in applying work methods within established guidelines, specifications, and codes based on a proficiency in one or more licensed trades and general knowledge of University and external procedures and regulations. May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates. High school diploma, Journey license, Type S license license with one to five years experience in trade of license/certification required.  Specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months may be required. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain, and driver's check required.

Utilities Tradesperson Specialist - Perform high level and specialized skilled activities in multiple licensed trades areas in support of University facility maintenance programs and services. Use judgment in prioritizing work activities and in applying work methods within established guidelines, specifications, and codes based on a proficiency in two or more licensed trades and comprehensive knowledge of University and external procedures and regulations. May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates. High school diploma, Master license and experience in two or more skilled trades and Master license required. Type S license and specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months required. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check required.

Utilities Trades Supervisor - Provide technical oversight and perform high-level skilled activities in multiple licensed trades areas in support of University facility maintenance programs and services. Use judgment in prioritizing workflow, applying methods, operational processes and problem resolution based on a proficiency in two or more licensed trades and thorough knowledge and understanding of internal and external policies and procedures. Provide administrative supervision to University staff and functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates. High school diploma, Master license and experience in two or more skilled trades and Master license required. Type S license and specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months required. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check required.

Last modified May 07 2009 08:50 AM