The Facilities Management unit of the Division of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applicants for a Trades Specialist Lead II position. Under the guidance of the Operations Manager, this position will coordinate, participate in, and direct the activities of assigned crews in the performance of various maintenance activities. They will also provide leadership and guidance in all craft areas to fulfill work requirements within the University under all operating conditions.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Function as a team leader, providing guidance to journeymen, maintenance workers, trades workers, apprentices and any other support personnel as required. Ensure work is completed in a timely fashion. Ensure proper quality and quantity standards are met. Inspect completed work assignments of assigned employees to ensure quality control.
Ensure that proper safety procedures, equipment, and personal protective equipment are utilized by all assigned employees. Maintain safe working conditions and follow all Standard Operating Procedures.
Communicate work schedules and goals to employees and customer, creating efficiency and a timely completion of assigned tasks.
Conduct various training relating to; computer software, PPE, proper tool usage, selection and application of various products and materials, and instructs employees about changes in University policies and procedures. Provides training and orientation to new employees.
Individual will have responsibility to read and review prints on new and existing building projects for repair or construction associated with specific job duties and expertise. Individual will also develop as-built sketches of completed projects.
Inform Operation Manager of potential performance issues and assists supervisor in disciplinary action.
Perform tasks and provides leadership in all craft areas relating to maintenance trades. Must be knowledgeable of repair and maintenance procedures associated with the carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and mechanical maintenance trades. Performs tasks in all craft areas relating to maintenance trades.
The Division of Facilities and Services encompasses seven units that are integral to the University's success. Each of our units employs talented and skilled workers whose jobs range from planning and managing construction of the institution's outstanding facilities to maintaining, protecting and improving the University's buildings and grounds. Facilities and Services takes care of every aspect of WVU so that its employees, students and guests are safe and satisfied on campus.
Work Hours: Monday-Friday; 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Pay Grade: 15, WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes experience and related education into consideration when determining appropriate salary
WVU offers a comprehensive benefits package, 12 paid holidays and generous paid time off, as well as many other discounts and services. Learn more about available benefits at https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/benefits-and-compensation.
Completion of vocational/technical training of up to 18 months beyond high school or an equivalence of education and experience.
At least two (2) years of experience in the following:
Four or more of the following skilled trades:
Leadership, supervisory, and/or training experience required
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