Trades Technician III (Lead Trades Technician) – 00110
HIRING RANGE: $28,354-$78,419 (commensurate w/qualifications)
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
GENERAL INFORMATION: Brightpoint Community College Becoming Bright Point is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of the largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, Brightpoint Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.
Supports John Tyler’s mission statement of providing quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality through communicating and maintaining a positive, productive, and cooperative attitude, providing excellent customer service to all, and the embodiment of the Facilities Department core values. Supervises facility trades technicians on one campus and performs work associated with college facilities in order to provide and maintain a safe, comfortable and attractive campus environment that is conducive to teaching and learning. Responsible for operation, maintenance, and repair of facilities and associated building systems, preventative maintenance, equipment inspection and repair. Assists with general building repairs, classroom and office setups, and campus deliveries. Maintains inventory of parts, materials, and supplies. Actively participates in safety training and inspections. Uses computer maintenance management system. Serves as essential personnel. The Lead Trades Technician for the Chester and Midlothian campuses will both be hired from this posting.
Required: high school diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license, Journeyman level card in one of the building trades. Demonstrated strong commitment to customer service. Considerable education, technical training, and/or experience in general facility maintenance, building system and equipment repair, and workplace safety requirements. Universal CFC certification or ability to obtain within 12 months. Knowledge and professional experience utilizing personal computers, computer software, BAS, and computer maintenance management systems. Considerable knowledge of principles, materials, and methods of facility maintenance to include the installation, repair, and maintenance of building HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems and equipment. Ability to provide preventative maintenance services, diagnose, and repair all building systems and related equipment. Ability to use a variety of power, hand, and diagnostic tools. Knowledge of current trends and developments in the field of facility maintenance. Ability to read and interpret operating manuals. Knowledge of OSHA workplace safety standards. Ability to supervise and inspect the work of others and to establish priorities. Demonstrated supervisory experience and leadership ability. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials, outside vendors and department heads. Ability to keep accurate records and prepare reports. Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions for extended periods of time. Ability to report to work as “essential” personnel within one hour of being called into work after hours and on holidays. Background check required.
Preferred: Universal CFC certification or ability to obtain within 12 months.
*All full-time classified employees new to the Commonwealth of Virginia will serve a 12-month probationary period.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the Virginia Community College career website located at https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/47200.
Brightpoint Community College embraces a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.