Construction Tech

Auburn University


Position Details
Position Information

Requisition Number S2522P
Home Org Name Heavy Construction
Division Name Assoc Vice President Facilities
Position Title Construction Tech
Job Class Code ND39/ND40
Appointment Status Full-time
Part-time FTE
Limited Term No
Limited Term Length
Job Summary Auburn University Facilities Management seeks a Construction Tech to join the team!
Level I:
Under close supervision, supports the construction, repair, and maintenance of Auburn University buildings, streets, sidewalks, and property. Assists in tasks for new construction, renovation, and/or maintenance projects on university buildings and property. May focus in one of the following areas: inhouse construction, infrastructure, or roofing.
Level II:
Under general supervision, supports the construction, repair, and maintenance of Auburn University buildings, streets, sidewalks, and property. Performs advanced tasks for new construction, renovation, and/or maintenance projects on university buildings and property. May focus in one of the following areas: in-house construction, infrastructure, or roofing.
About Auburn: Auburn was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-for-auburn.
It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!
Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.
Essential Functions Level I:

  • Assists in a variety of carpentry tasks and installations including, but not limited to, layout, foundations, form carpentry, framing, drywall, ceilings, flooring, windows, doors and door jams, siding, and roofs in university buildings and structures throughout campus.
  • Performs excavation and demolition work as needed for renovation and construction projects.
  • Operates motorized equipment including backhoes, forklifts, skid steers, truck/trailer combinations, dump trucks, motor cranes, front-end loaders, man lifts, and other heavy equipment.
  • Maintains roofs and ceilings throughout campus. Performs minor repairs to various types of roofing systems to prevent or correct leaks and damage from penetrations in roofs.
  • Prepares and paints all manner of surfaces including, but not limited to, masonry walls, sheetrock, external surfaces, and floors. Performs installation or maintenance preparation of surfaces for paint and finishes.
  • Assists in the set up and removal of barricades, fences, and other dividers across campus.
  • Assists in the patching of holes, cracks, and other surface problems in university streets. Prepares, fills, and packs potholes on roads and streets around campus.
  • Assists in forming, pouring, and finishing cement structures; lays bricks and blocks on and around structures.
  • May be given the responsibility of individual project completion, seeing to its logistics, cleanliness, completion, and some client interactions.
  • May perform demolition of structures, portions of structure, walls, sidewalks or other related building systems. May pressure wash roofs, buildings, and sidewalks on campus.
  • May be responsible for meeting and maintaining training and certification requirements as outlined by the department’s training and credentialing requirements.
  • May perform other related duties as assigned.

Level II:

  • Performs and leads a variety of carpentry tasks and installations including, but not limited to, layout, foundations, form carpentry, framing, drywall, ceilings, flooring, windows, doors and door jams, siding, and roofs in university buildings and structures throughout campus.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of multiple methods for maintaining roofs and ceilings throughout campus. Plans, schedules, and leads minor repairs of various types of roofing systems to prevent or correct leaks and damage from penetrations in roofs.
  • Forms, pours, and finishes cement structures; lays bricks and blocks on and around structures. Responsible for form building and installation, concrete finish work, and site layout and measurement.
  • Assists in the set up and removal of barricades, fences, and other dividers across campus. May pressure wash roofs, buildings, and sidewalks on campus.
  • Operates motorized equipment including backhoes, forklifts, skid steers, truck/trailer combinations, dump trucks, motor cranes, front-end loaders, man lifts, and other heavy equipment.
  • Plans, schedules, and leads excavation and demolition work as needed for renovation and construction projects.
  • Leads, prepares, and paints all manner of surfaces including, but not limited to, masonry walls, sheetrock, external surfaces, and floors. Performs installation or maintenance preparation of surfaces for paint and finishes.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the proper demolition of structures, portions of structure, walls, sidewalks, or other related building systems. May lead team in performing this duty.
  • Plans, schedules, and executes patching of holes, cracks, and other surface problems in university streets. Demonstrates knowledge of the proper materials and methods used in patching.
  • Responsible for individual project completion, seeing to its logistics, cleanliness, completion, and client support.
  • May be responsible for meeting and maintaining training and certification requirements as outlined by the department’s training and credentialing requirements.
  • May perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications Level I: High School Diploma or equivalent and 0 years of experience required. Preferred Preferred experience in carpentry, roofing, road repair, and/or concrete forming and finishing.

  • Valid Driver’s License

Level II: High School Diploma or equivalent and 4 years experience in carpentry, roofing, road repair, and/or concrete forming and finishing.

  • Valid Driver’s License

Substitutions allowed for Education:
Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.
Substitutions allowed for Experience:
Level II:
When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities Level I:

  • Basic knowledge of construction, infrastructure, and/or roofing techniques and principles
  • Ability to operate machinery and vehicles and use basic hand tools
  • Ability to adhere to all safe work practices and standards
  • Ability to learn and progress in the field

Level II:

  • Knowledge of the proper methods, materials, and equipment to apply to each situation
  • Knowledge of best safety principles and practices
  • Ability to apply advanced skills and knowledge in area of focus
  • Ability to effectively lead others and manage projects
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet project deadlines
  • Client relationship management skills
Minimum Technology Skills
Minimum License and Certifications Valid Driver’s License

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications Experience in roofing applications (new installation and/or repair work) on various roofing membranes are desired (shingle, metal, PVC, and/or modified bitumen). Successful candidates will be expected to work from elevated heights using ladders and man lifts. Fall protection certification also desired.

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range $32,000-$53,300
Job Category Facilities/Skills Trades
Working Hours if Non-Traditional
City position is located in: Auburn
State position is located: Alabama
List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position
Posting Date 03/15/2023
Closing Date
EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
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If required, be sure to attach cover letter and resume.
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Please answer all supplemental questions completely and accurately.
Reference providers should be individuals who can attest to your qualifications for a position. Examples include supervisors, coworkers, and professors. Personal References will not be accepted.
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