|Date Opened||8/28/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$45,219 - $58,905/year|
|Job Type||Open to Agency Employees|
|Close Date||9/11/2019 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut’s Facilities Operations Department has a job opening for a General Trades Worker (GTW) at the Hartford Campus. This is a permanent, full-time, first shift position, 37.5 hours per week. The work schedule is 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The hourly salary is $23.11/hour and is non-negotiable. This position offers a full benefits package including medical and dental insurance. This position is categorized as Emergency Support Services/Essential Staff. Must be willing and able to work during emergency closures/delayed openings due to inclement weather or for significant events that effect campus operations. Applicants must be willing to respond to emergencies on overtime (nights, weekends or holidays). This position is categorized as “Agency Only”; and is only open to current UConn NP-2 employees who meet all of the minimum qualifications and special requirements of the job specification.
Under general supervision of the Facility Manager, and the Maintenance Supervisor 2, the General Trades Worker (GTW) is responsible for following detailed instructions and completing assignments pertaining to the maintenance and repair of building facilities, systems, utilities and equipment at the Hartford Campus. The GTW may independently perform highly skilled maintenance assignments and/or construction work in areas such as carpentry, locksmith, masonry, painting, plumbing, HVAC equipment repair and basic electrical repair. The GTW conducts routine, periodic work site assessments, as directed, to determine maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns of facilities, building systems and equipment. There are many tasks performed on a daily basis that require the use of ladders up to 14’. This position may be required to perform tasks associated with set up, break down, and clean-up of special events. The GTW estimates time, labor and material and maintains records as needed.
The UConn Hartford Campus currently consists of 2 buildings, residing at 10 & 38 Prospect Street, Hartford, CT 06103, totaling roughly 203,000 sq. ft. In addition, the UConn Library leases space in the Hartford Public Library; the UConn Bookstore, Barnes & Noble, is located in the lower level of the Front Street Lofts across from 10 Prospect Street.
Responsibilities include a variety of tasks including but not limited to: changing hardware, replacing/repairing electrical receptacles, tie-in wires, switches, fixtures, and motors; using plaster or compound to patch minor holes and cracks in walls and ceilings; repairing or replacing sinks, water coolers, and toilets; painting structures and equipment; replacing damaged paneling, counters and floor tiles; hanging doors and installing door locks; may assist in the replacement of broken window panes; performs landscaping and snow removal duties and other related duties as required.
Applicants must possess and retain a current motor vehicle operator license throughout employment with the University.
In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the University of Connecticut, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period. For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).
If selected for an interview, you will be asked to provide the names, titles and phone numbers of three professional references. In addition, state employee applicants will be asked to provide copies of their last two (2) performance appraisals and may be asked to provide a copy of their attendance record for the last two years.
Questions pertaining to this position should be directed to UConn HR’s Services Unit phone number, 860-486-3034.
Preference will be given to those applicants who can effectively demonstrate the following in their submitted applications:
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp
Information concerning the University’s policies regarding the Cleary Act Statement, Non-Discrimination Policy, Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities and Recruiting Veterans can be found on UConn’s Job page at: https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.