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Building Condition Assessor

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Building Condition Assessor
Role Title: Engineering Technician III
Posting Number: SW0170222
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 25 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 25 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech serves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ faculty and staff from over 100 countries, and is engaged in research around the world. Invent the Future at Virginia Tech.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the OCC Planning Supervisor, the Building Condition Assessor, assess the condition of facilities and their associated systems such as the exterior envelope, roof, electrical system, HVAC/mechanical systems, plumbing systems, and interior fit and finishes using a specified format to accurately record these findings, and to enter these results into a pre-programmed database. Maintains building equipment inventory in Enterprise system, and receives and directs calls for service to appropriate shops within Facilities Operations.

Required Qualifications:

- Considerable experience in construction, institutional maintenance, or a related field.
- Experience in at least one major trades area or engineering discipline.
- Experience with data entry and/or pre-programmed data systems.
- Experience such as receiving and relaying customer service requests.
- Experience estimating needed repairs.
- Must be able to interpret and use information on blueprints and equipment records.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience in multiple trade areas.
- Trades or assessment experience in a large commercial or educational setting.
- Experience with AutoCad and/or ArcGIS software.
- Experience working with various facilities’ systems such as computerized maintenance management system and/or building automation system.
- Virginia journeyman’s licensure in HVAC, plumbing or electrical trade.

Employment Conditions: Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Must have a driver's license check
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

- Must have a valid driver’s license.
- Must be able to travel to off site locations.
- May be required to work additional hours/shifts to meet the needs of the department.
- Work schedule is 7am-4pm, Monday through Friday.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

To apply applicants must complete the online application at www.jobs.vt.edu, posting #SW0170222. As an option, a cover letter, resume and list of references may be attached to the application. Review of applications will begin on May 3, 2017.

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 4
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: FS - Facilities Engineering Ops
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: 7am-4pm, Monday-Friday
Posting Date: 03/21/2017
Review Begin Date: 05/03/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/74805

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (www.hercjobs.org)
    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  2. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only).
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Other Doc