Skilled Trades Worker

Position ID: 44151
Georgia State University
Facilities Management Services
Position Description
Job Class: 
Skilled Trades Worker
Job Description: 
Skilled Trades Worker - 19001106
This position is within the Renovations department of Facilities Management Services.  The skilled Trades Worker will perform renovation tasks which include electrical, carpentry and painting.  Should have general renovations knowledge and skills to perform various tasks. 
Schedule: Monday through Friday 7:00 am. - 3:45 pm.*** Occasionally, employee will be required to work Overtime on Saturdays and Sundays*** 
  • Will perform semi-skilled tasks (in various trades).  Employee will clean work area, sweep, collect trash, assist in demolition activities, move supplies and equipment, and perform routine renovations.
  • Cleans and prepares surfaces to be pained using sandpaper, steel wool, scrapers, soap and water.
  • Operates power tools, heavy machinery such as forklift, boom lift etc.
  • Paints interior and exterior walls and ceiling with brushes, rollers and spray guns.
  • Performs electrical work in tandem with an electrician by performing demolition, installation of electrical fixtures, installing conduit, pulling wire.
  • Performs light carpentry work, repairs locks.
  • Performs minor renovations.  

Disclaimer: This job requisition provides a high-level job definition. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive or exclusive list of job duties. As such, job duties and/or responsibilities within the context of this job requisition may change at the discretion the employee’s direct supervisor. 

Qualifications: Technical or vocational degree in plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, or electrical trade area; or a high school diploma or GED and one year experience in plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, or electrical trade area. A valid Georgia driver's license is required. 

College/Business Unit: Facilities Management Services 

Department: Facilities Management Services 
Location: Atlanta Campus
Shift: Monday- Friday 7:00 am-3:45 pm 
Salary: $28,006 - $29,000 
Pay Grade: 10 
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 
Job Type: Full Time (Benefits Eligible) 
Job Posting: 01/06/2020 12:03:05 PM
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Preferred Hiring Qualifications:
  • General painting knowledge, method and procedures.

  • Knowledge of basic principles and practices of electrical, painting, carpentry and other related trades.

  • Able to work in confined spaces, lift or carry heavy items more than 50 lbs.

  • Valid Georgia Driver license.

  • Ability to operate power tools, heavy machinery such as forklift, boom lift, etc.

Special Instructions: 

A complete and accurate application is required for consideration.  A resume is recommended, but not required. 

Please note, Georgia State University’s career board updates daily and requisitions are subject to be removed without prior notice or before the posting expires. 
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
CIP Discipline Code: 
Building Maintenance and Skilled Trades (Admin code)
Facility AV, IT, Electronics Support and Event Services (Admin code)
Facility Remodeling/Renovation (Admin code)
Plumbing and Related Water Supply Services, other
Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology, other
Degree Levels: 
High School/GED
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Vacancy Status: 

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator