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Tradesperson Leader

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 3/4/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 493732

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Tradesperson Leader

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
201511 - Bldg Maint and Op Lbk

Position Description
Performs supervisory and participatory work in the construction, erection, installation, and repair of structures and fixtures. Responsibilities include the supervision of a work crew involved in the construction, alteration, repair, and maintenance of equipment, furnishings, and various other structures and fixtures. Duties also include the actual hands-on work in this area. Work is performed under the general supervision of the foreman with evaluation based on results obtained. May supervise other assigned workers.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Professional License/Certification, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Performs preventive maintenance of HVAC equipment as assigned. 
  • Repairs: pumps, air handlers, valves, exhaust fans refrigeration units, belts, drive equipment, dampers, hot water exchangers, and steam systems. 
  • Trouble shoots and repairs pneumatic controls which includes calibration of thermostats, humidistats, temp controllers, volume boxes, and air balancing.
  • Initiates work orders through Work Control for any building systems that are found to be deficient.
  • Carries out oral and written instructions to perform related work as directed or required by direct supervisor.
  • Secures necessary supplies and materials from Stores as required for completion of work orders and required tasks and/or directives. 
  • Documents and records work accomplished, time expended and parts used on appropriate forms and in the CMMS Work Control system.
  • Assumes supervisor responsibility in the absence of the Assistant Superintendent. 
  • Performs limited managerial duties as assigned by Assistant Superintendent.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
Normal schedule Monday through Friday; 8am - 5pm. On-Call for facilities emergencies as needed.

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Applicant should have at least two years training or four years experience in the HVAC field, preferably commercial
systems. Knowledge should include, pneumatic controls, air handling systems, exhaust equipment, pump repair, steam
and hydronic heating and cooling.

HSC - Lubbock

Bldg Maint and Op Lbk

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Skilled Crafts - Supervisors

Occasional Duties
  • Performs on-call duties as essential personnel of the Institution and at the direction of the Institution and Supervisors.
  • Performs any and all duties deemed necessary and assigned by any supervisory level Facilities Operations personnel.
  • Must have and maintain valid State of Texas Driver's License to be able to operate State vehicles to run errands and pick up parts.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Proficiency in written and mathematical skills as may reflected in the completion of high school or equivalent. Two years experience as a licensed journeyman in designated trade; or five years related experience. Job-related vocational training or education may substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis.

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