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Building Trades III

Company: City of Charlottesville
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

General SummarySupport the Department of Public Works in their mission to provide professional public works services to manage natural and built systems, and foster community health, safety, and sustainability. The Department is seeking qualified candidates who are highly motivated and who strive for success by demonstrating Charlottesville's Core Values of Leadership, Trust, Creativity, Respect, and Excellence.The starting hiring amount will be between $16.51 to $19.81/hour.Starting offer is based on applicable education, experience, and internal equity. The position also provides excellent benefits including 13paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, City's retirement options, and continuing education/training opportunities. This is a full-time, non-exempt, position.Building Trades III performs skilled work in the maintenance, repair and installation of general building components, fixtures and equipment to include carpentry, plumbing, mechanical and painting for City and School facilities.Essential Responsibilities and Duties* Investigating complaints and providing follow-up with appropriate personnel;* Performing regular building inspections to ensure safe conditions;* General building maintenance and repair work, including preventative maintenance;* Installing, inspecting, maintaining, and making general repairs to roofing, gutters, waterproofing, sealants, masonry, concrete, and other architectural building components;* Installing, inspecting, maintaining, and making general repairs to doors, frames and hardware; ceiling systems; flooring and floor finishes; windows; walls and wall finishes; building fixtures; millwork, casework and accessories;* Installing, inspecting, maintaining and making general repairs to plumbing fixtures and hardware;* May be responsible for installing, inspecting, maintaining and making general repairs to commercial low-voltage systems to include security and fire protection systems;* Maintaining records of work performed; and performing other related tasks.Education, Experience and SkillsMinimum Requirements:* Any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school diploma.* Three to five years of experience in two of the four major trades (carpentry, plumbing, mechanical and painting) with demonstrated ability to perform general building maintenance.Preferred Qualifications:* Preference for experience specifically in the areas of plumbing and/or door hardware (including electronic access systems) and/or commercial low voltage systems (specifically in security and fire alarm systems)Special Requirements:* Possession of a valid Virginia driver's license is required.(To view our driving eligibility requirements, visit )* Satisfactory health condition in order to meet the physical requirements of the job.Skills:Extensive knowledge of the maintenance, repair and of the use of common hand and specialized power tools required in the work; general knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of mechanical equipment required in the work.Physical Conditions & Additional InformationPhysical tasks may include walking on uneven or rough surfaces; bending or stooping; working in confined spaces; working on roof tops; climbing a 10 foot ladder; performing repairs and maintenance from a 10 foot ladder; lifting and carrying items weighing 20-50 pounds, with occasional lifting of items weighing over 100 pounds.This job opportunity is advertised with a closing date of "Continuous." If interested in being considered, an application should be submitted as soon as possible. Applications will be evaluated on a continuous basis. Interviews will be conducted as soon as possible during the recruitment with candidates who are best qualified. Applications may no longer be considered once a candidate to fill the position is identified. This job announcement will close when the position(s) have been filled and may close at any time.A pre-hire background check will be conducted on all candidates who are selected for employment with the Department of Public Works. Please note: The Facilities Maintenance Division of the Public Works Department is unable to hire any applicant, intern, or volunteer if the criminal record check reveals a conviction for a barrier crime as set forth in - 22.1-296.1 of the Code of Virginia for any positions that work in Charlottesville City School Facilities. Please click here for the list of barrier crimes:

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