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Utilities Tradesperson Specialist

Utilities Tradesperson Specialist—Job Standard

Job Family: Skilled Craft
Series: Facilities Trades
Job Code: 5243
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status: UE

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


Job Overview

Perform high-level and specialized skilled activities in multiple licensed trades areas in support of University facility maintenance programs and services.

Typical Functions

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

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; make recommendations to improve processes, increase cost effectiveness, and enhance service efficiency.

Perform duties associated with skilled trades; oversee and/or set up, prepare, and clean work area and materials; review complex drawings and prints; plan and lay out repairs and installations; troubleshoot problems, coordinate and perform preventative maintenance and repairs, replace deficient materials, and provide emergency services; inspect and evaluate results to ensure consistency and quality of finished product; use desktop applications.

Provide instruction and guidance to internal and external constituents and provide technical assistance and expertise to all trades staff based on proficiency in two or more trades areas; provide leadership and identify priority work orders for services; complete specific activities or large, complex projects in multiple trades areas based on comprehensive knowledge of University and external procedures and regulations; maintain safety and security systems on equipment.

Initiate and obtain required permits for projects; provide back up support to supervisor.

Participate in area safety training.

Operate University vehicle on/off campus.

May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to:

High school diploma, five years of experience in two or more skilled trades and Master license required. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check required. Lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally. Specific physical requirements may apply based on job functions.


Last modified September 22 2011 10:29 AM