Trades Specialist IV

University Of South Carolina Columbia , SC 29209

Posted 2 months ago

Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA01410PO18 Classification Title Trades Specialist IV Internal Title TRADES SPECIALIST IV Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department DAF Facilities Maintenance Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $31,242 Advertised Salary Range $31,242 - $49,932 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule
8:00 am 4:30 pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Trades/Maintenance

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under limited supervision, maintains and follows a safe, productive, cost effective, and comprehensive planned and corrective Hazardous Material Program for constant reliable operations relating to the removal of asbestos, mold, and lead by receiving work orders: communicating with Call Center and supervisor: planning, inspecting, verifying, communicating, and problem solving: and ensuring the Hazmat work areas are compliant with all OSHA and SCDHEC rules and regulations while exhibiting professionalism in conduct, appearance, and work practices.

As the backup supervisor, supervises and ensures the campus wide and potentially state wide abatement and remediation work of a Hazardous Material Crew by prioritizing and scheduling work to be conducted: securing location; giving work assignments and ensuring performance of outside abatement personnel for large projects when outside employees are necessary; ensuring that assigned personnel are using personal protection equipment; testing, maintaining, and cleaning equipment and machinery that includes respirators, air monitors, negative air machines, infrared heat machines, manometers, drills, saws, and grinders; documenting and reporting; posting Material Safety Data Sheets, warning signs etc.; physical. Removing hazardous materials; complying with all applicable OSHA, SCDHEC, and EPA Laws, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures within fiscal limitations; encapsulating abated area; and properly containing and disposing of Hazardous waste materials.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

High school diploma and 5 years trades experience including but not limited to carpentry, painting, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, engine repair, moving, recycling, or grounds with additional skills additional skills in asbestos.

SC driver's license required

Preferred Qualifications

Commercial Driver's License (CDL) preferred.


Must complete the EPA certified asbestos supervisor five day training course " Supervision for Asbestos Abatement Projects" within 30 days following hire date. Maintain mold remediation, lead abatement, and asbestos abatement training at all times. Have medical and respirator clearance. Employee must posses personal computer skills to include functional knowledge of basic business and communication software; must demonstrate organizational, planning, and scheduling, problem solving, team building, and excellent oral and written communication skills; must have the ability to manage multiple and complex duties concurrently, to prioritize work activities in alignment with the goals of the department, to meet time restrictions and work within specific resource limitations, to make fact based decisions, to build positive customer relationships, to project a positive image which encourages high morale and team spirit, and promotes confidence, usefulness, and purpose.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 12/11/2018 Job Close Date 01/25/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by January 25, 2019

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Do you have at least a high school diploma and 5 years trades experience including but not limited to carpentry, painting, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, engine repair, moving, recycling, or grounds with additional skills in asbestos?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Do you have a valid Driver's License?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Do you have any licenses or certifications in EPA/OSHA recognized Asbestos Supervisor and/or Asbestos Building Inspector? If so, please upload a copy of the document in the Other Supporting Documents section of the application.

  • Yes

  • No

  • Do you have a minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Describe your experience as a supervisor to include your supervisory style and why you think it works best for you.

(Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have experience using a computer?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Other Supporting Documents

  • List of References and Contact Information

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

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Trades Specialist IV

University Of South Carolina