The goal of the City of Charlotte’s General Services Department is to guide agencies through innovative and efficient deployment of resources to meet their missions and fulfill the needs of the City in a rapidly evolving and complex environment. The Department will design and deliver expanded, shared services across departments and for the City of Charlotte to improve performance and save taxpayer money. General Services consists of capital project management, fleet services, procurement, environmental services, property management, and other support services.
The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.
Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.
Seeking a Facilities Technician for the Facility Operations Division of the General Services Department. This position will be responsible for performing duties related to general inspection, preventative maintenance, and repairs in citywide facilities including several museums, performance centers, and general departmental buildings. The Facilities Tech will work both independent and among a small team to inspect, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain equipment and facilities with a focus on enabling a high-quality guest experience. While general labor is often required, specialization in a trade is beneficial (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, or HVAC).
We are offering a $1500 sign-on bonus upon hire.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Maintain, inspect, and repair of a public venues that operates year-round with high levels of traffic and extensive operating hours
- Manage well a dynamic task list and preventative maintenance schedule
- Assist with building system replacement and improvement projects as needed.
- Adapt and answer immediate needs as they arise
- Keep good records and timesheets
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Basic knowledge of building equipment, building codes, and building systems
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
- Ability to read/interpret documents/drawings with strong attention to detail
- Must be able to work overtime, including weekend/holiday on-call and emergency call backs
- Must have a good driving record, valid driver’s license and ability to maintain a city driving permit
- Great customer service skills & team oriented
- Must be able to lift to 75lbs. of equipment and/or tools
- Proficiency working with a variety of basic/specialized hand and power tools
- Ability to climb ladders, crawl and work in small spaces
- Works in an organized, clean and safe manner
- Ability to use technology such as: smart phones, computers, web-based applications, building automation systems, and work management systems
- Basic computer skills with Outlook, Word, and Excel
- High School diploma and six (6) years of experience with journeyman level construction work
- Considerable knowledge of standard methods, materials, tools and practices of the building construction trade
- Experience working in local government and theaters/museums
- Three (3) years of work experience for applicants with no High School diploma/GED or High School diploma with one year of relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of background, experience and skills necessary to perform the essential duties of the position
$43,443 - $54,303 Commensurate With Experience
Conditions of Employment
The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.
Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.
Please note that all job offers are contingent upon an applicant successfully passing a new hire background check, drug screening, and proof of COVID-19 vaccination. If an applicant does not pass the background screening or vaccination requirement, the offer will be rescinded.
The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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