Skilled Craft Technician - Hardscapes

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary Information Salary commensurate with experience.
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Working Time:Full-Time
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Position Details

Position Information

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Skilled Craft Technician - Hardscapes Department UNT-Facilities-Gen-152000 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Salary commensurate with experience. (Additional pay may be approved for certain licenses and certifications) Department Summary

The Maintenance division consists of seven Departments: Custodial Services, Grounds Department, Electrical Maintenance, Utilities Maintenance, Structural Maintenance, Construction Services, and Auxiliary Services. For additional information on the Facilities Maintenance department you may visit our website at: https: //

The Facilities Maintenance Department supports the academic, research, housing, and dining facility needs for the University of North Texas while providing responsible stewardship and efficient operation of the University's physical assets. The Facilities Maintenance team performs routine and preventative maintenance and repairs of the campus buildings and utility infrastructure. Grounds services provides an aesthetically pleasing environment for University faculty, staff, students, and visitors by maintaining all campus turf, landscapes, irrigation system, litter control, solid waste management and recycling. Facilities Maintenance maintains, repairs, constructs, and renovates University facilities and installed systems in accordance with applicable codes and regulations, and in conformance with University policies and standards.

The Facilities organization at UNT is a service provider comprised of the following divisions: Facilities Planning Design & Construction (PDC); Facilities Maintenance (FM) and Facilities Support & Services (FSS). We are responsible for the planning, renovation, maintenance and repair of university buildings and facilities, as well as other services playing an essential role to the mission of the University of North Texas. Facilities has over 325 employees who lead the way in caring for and operating over 175 facilities across 960 acres of property. Our goal is to provide world-class support for the University by ensuring safe, reliable, efficient facility and utility operations delivered with outstanding customer service and effective stewardship of resources and the environment. For additional information on Facilities, you may visit our website at: https: //

Position Overview

This position is responsible for advanced skilled craftwork that involves general maintenance work. Duties include installation, maintenance, repair, and service of building systems and requires advanced skills in a primary craft and may require limited competency in a secondary craft.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs a variety of semi-skilled and technical tasks in routine maintenance duties.
  • Supports faculty and staff members by making needed repairs to offices, building and installing shelves, hanging pictures, moving furniture, etc.
  • Makes periodic inspections and does incidental repairs; check functioning of doors; repairs furniture and chairs;
  • Studies building plans and working drawings to determine work aids required and sequence of installations.
  • Ensures all equipment is working properly; maintains carpet, ceiling tiles, doors and door stops, locks, lights and ballasts, tile, and restrooms for needed repairs.
  • Cleans shops, performs inventory of tools and materials in and around shop and maintains tools and equipment.
  • Reports needed equipment and supplies in order to maintain proper amounts of inventory to perform jobs in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • This position is considered to be essential personnel, and may require working overtime, which could include nightsand weekends as needed.

    Additional Posting Details

    Minimum Qualifications

    One year of experience in maintenance/repair or related field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Knowledge of and skill in use of standard tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices of general maintenance task; knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of general maintenance; knowledge of blueprints, schematics, and working drawings. • Ability to use basic shop math applications. • Ability to locate and identify problems in appropriate building system or equipment and to plan and execute necessary repairs. • Physical ability to perform moderately heavy physical work which includes lifting and crawling, and to remain outdoors in inclement weather. • Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

    Preferred Qualifications

    The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Minimum one year experience with installation and repair of concrete and hardscapes
  • Required License / Registration / Certification

    Possession of a valid Texas driver's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment; ability to drive a vehicleand maintain coverage under University liability insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.

    Work Schedule

    Monday – Thursday or Tuesday- Friday 6:30 am – 5:00 pm

    Driving University Vehicle Yes Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position EEO Statement

    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

    Classification Title Skilled Craft Technician Physical Requirements Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate, Lifting or moving up to 75 pounds

    Job Duties


    Completes specialized work repairing and installing concrete, hardscapes, sealant, and ADA compliance issues.


    Operates and maintains hand tools, small engine equipment, and heavy equipment.


    Reports needed equipment and supplies in order to maintain proper amounts of inventory to perform jobs in a timely manner.


    Completes necessary paper work involved with equipment maintenance, purchasing parts, work orders, and monthly mileage.


    Assist with ice and snow removal operations, preparing the campus for special events, mowing, and planting as needed.


    Consistently completes expected duties in a timely manner without constant supervision. Accepts responsibility for own work and follows through on commitments.


    Promotes Facilities' core values of Service, Integrity, and Excellence by conducting oneself in a manner that is respectful, honest, ethical, and customer focused.


    Committed to maintaining a safe and secure work environment.


    Demonstrates punctuality and follows policies and procedures for absences, time and attendance

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S6249P

    Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

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    Supplemental Questions

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  • What is your highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate
  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
  • 0-1
  • 1-3
  • 3-5
  • 5-7
  • 7+
  • Do you possess a valid Texas Drivers License or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
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