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Hourly - Facilities Specialist (Salem District)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 pm on the closing date through the Recruitment Management System (RMS). If no specific closing date is listed, recruitments will be open for a minimum of five business days from the Job Open Date. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to the 'Your Application' section while logged into your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Hourly - Facilities Specialist (Salem District)
Role Title Trades Technician IV - 79034
Job Open Date 12/22/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Salary Range: $19.00 to $28.00 per hour
Agency Dept of Transportation (501)
Agency Website www.vdot.jobs
Location Salem - 775
Sublocation
Position Number H2642
Job Posting Number 1032775
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Hourly/Wage
Job Type Detail Wage Non-Faculty- W-1
Pay Band 04
Job Description

This hourly/wage position is part-time, does not offer benefits, and is limited to 1,500 hours of work in the 12-month period beginning May 1 and ending April 30. This averages approximately 29 hours per week. Continued need for hourly positions will be evaluated at least annually.

VDOT is seeking a qualified applicant for the hourly position of Facilities Specialist in the Salem District, working primarily in the Christiansburg area for that Residency and the related Area Headquarters’. Position will complete work orders and other tasks related to construction, maintenance, repair, and renovations of VDOT facilities, structures, and equipment, ensuring work complies with plans and specifications, shop drawings, industry standards, and applicable codes and regulations. Will administer and oversee work performed by facilities contractors to ensure contractual requirements are met. Will prepare necessary paperwork to document in-house and contractor work, including photo documentation, and will prepare scopes and estimates for work to be performed. Will inspect and document existing conditions of buildings and equipment to determine the nature and extent of repairs needed. Performs preventive maintenance and makes recommendations for future requirements and estimates for budgets. Performs unscheduled or emergency repairs to facilities, structures, and equipment. Obtains required permits through VDOT’s annual building permit procedure and issues work orders to appropriate contract or staff.

VDOT employees have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Click Here . We encourage all who wish to apply to review these values and ethics. If you share our values, we invite you to apply. Your success in our organization depends upon sharing these values and keeping this Code of Ethics.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience in commercial construction and/or maintenance and trades, e.g. electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, masonry, etc. Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications, blueprints, and building and fire codes. Ability to manage projects and administer contracts related to facilities operations. Ability to estimate quantities and costs and prepare daily documentation and reports related to project activities. Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently, prioritizing and completing them in a potentially stressful environment. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to obtain Soils and Erosion Inspector certification. Skill in the use of a variety of hand and power tools and diagnostic equipment used in building trades. Skill in the use of computers, software applications, and digital cameras. Ability to: perform physically demanding labor in extreme heat and cold, lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, and work on uneven ground. CDL or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

DHCD license in building, plumbing, HVAC, or electrical inspection. DPOR trades certifications in electrical and/or plumbing. Experience in building construction as a project inspector, superintendent, or project manager. Experience with outsourcing approach to facilities management.

Special Requirements

This position is designated as essential and, as such, all duties associated with this job are required during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response, and emergency operations.

Fingerprint-based background check required. References, work history, and DMV records will be verified. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of records check conducted by the Agency. Selected applicant must successfully complete a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Position requires approved safety shoes.

Will be required to work outside normal hours in emergencies, inclement weather, and heavy traffic conditions.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants. Click Here .

Additional vacancies may be filled from this recruitment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 pm on the closing date through the Recruitment Management System (RMS). If no specific closing date is listed, recruitments will be open for a minimum of five business days from the Job Open Date. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to the ‘Your Application’ section while logged into your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Contact Information

Name Salem Human Resources
Phone
Fax
Email salemhr@vdot.virginia.gov
Address

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Sponsorship means the filing of an employment-based temporary or permanent visa process to enable the applicant to work for this agency. Do you now or will you in the future require the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to sponsor you for employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Have you served or are you currently serving in AmeriCorps or Peace Corps? If so, please explain how your experience relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Will you accept an Hourly/Wage position? The position you are applying for is an Hourly/Wage position. Hourly (wage) employees may not work more than an average of 29 hours a week and can’t exceed 1500 hours during their employment year. This position does not include health insurance, retirement or leave.
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Please describe your experience in commercial construction and/or maintenance, and trades including electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, masonry, etc.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Please describe your experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Please describe your experience administering contracts.

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. * Please describe your experience using Microsoft Word and Excel including tasks performed.

    (Open Ended Question)

  12. * If you currently have a Master trade license, please list for what trade. If not, please list 'none.'

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. * Please describe any experience you may have in building construction as a project inspector, superintendent, or project manager.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume