Building Maintenance Technician, #00231, #00396

(Trades Technician III)

At J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, we are committed to the success of all students. We believe all students will reach their full potential when we create conditions that allow it and it is our responsibility to do so. We are mindful that equitable outcomes are only achieved through intentional action that eliminates barriers to achievement. Successful candidates for positions, regardless of job duties, must embrace the responsibility to serve all students so that they may succeed and prosper. Reynolds is currently seeking applicants for the position of Building Maintenance Technician, Pay Band 3, which will be assigned to Facilities Management and Planning.

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Full-time classified position with state benefits.

DUTIES: Working as a member of our Facilities team, the Building Maintenance Technician ensures that the safety of structures and operation of buildings are kept in required working condition, and in a safe and clean manner. This position restores other malfunctioning building equipment and systems to normal operation with minimal supervision. The Building Maintenance Technician is a member of the college's emergency team, carries a college-issued cellphone twenty-four (24) hours a day to answer emergency calls within one hour of the call; and may act in the absence of the Building Maintenance Supervisor. This position is considered "essential personnel" for college and inclement weather emergencies; and may be assigned to any of the college's locations.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Working knowledge of and experience in HVAC systems, plumbing, and/or electrical maintenance repairs and installations. Working knowledge of proper safety techniques in the performance of maintenance operations. Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in the use of a variety of diagnostic tools, instruments and equipment, and hand and power tools. Demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints/schematics, and diagrams; and, to operate a personal computer. Demonstrated ability to follow both written and verbal instructions and to prioritize work. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with multi-cultural populations that support diversity, cultural understanding and inclusion. Ability to perform manual labor; lift and move heavy objects; and work from heights. High school diploma or equivalent with training at a trade school in the areas of electrical, plumbing, or HVAC. An EPA approved universal refrigerant certification (CFC) for the handling and charging of air conditioning units or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire. Valid driver's license is required.

QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED: Journeyman level experience in HVAC is preferred.


STARTING SALARY: Maximum hiring salary: $46,000, based on related experience.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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CONTACT INFORMATION: Emily Duncan, Recruitment Coordinator Email:

Reynolds is committed to hiring and retaining a racially diverse, culturally competent staff at all levels of the organization who reflect the demographics of our students. We also believe in providing an ongoing investment in our faculty and staff to deepen their skills and competencies to serve the full range of our student population.

Reynolds is one of the largest community colleges in Virginia and serves Virginia's capital city and five nearby counties. Annually, our four campus sites serve approximately 13,000 credit students and provide training for 7,400 students through the Community College Workforce Alliance. Additional information is available at the College's Website:

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J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age (except when age is a bona fide occupational qualification); color; disability; gender identity or expression; genetic information; military service; national origin; political affiliation; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including lactation; race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists); religion; sex; sexual orientation; veterans status, or any other non-merit based factor in its employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities.