Structural Trades I
University of Colorado - Boulder, CO

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Join a collaborative team in Athletics! The Structural Trades I position will support all athletic facilities by repairing and installing equipment as needed and by providing equipment maintenance, preventive maintenance and maintaining equipment and supplies inventory. We are looking for someone with previous commercial structural trades experience that works well on a team and is willing to take on additional tasks to support the team’s ultimate goal.

Be collaborative. Be supportive. Be driven. Be Boulder.

Posting Description
Job Responsibilities:
The Structural Trades I in the Department of Athletics supports all athletics facilities by using discretion to establish the best course of action and performing essential duties required for each situation. This position will work on a collaborative team to ensure the safety and success of Athletic events. Duties include:
• Performing repairs to various building systems by assessing the problem, determining the correct course of action and completing the repair or requesting additional assistance;
• Renovating building components and systems by assessing and interpreting user needs, determining the appropriate course of action and completing the project with the instructions and/or guidance from supervisor;
• Assisting in the coordination of special events by assessing the needs of a user and setting up, as well as operating, the event accordingly, with instructions and guidance from the supervisor;
• Communicating and overseeing work performed by outside contractors and University personnel in performance of duties, insuring quality workmanship and completion on schedule with instruction/guidance from supervisor;
• Maintaining equipment by implementing the proper preventive schedule for equipment and machinery as designed by the supervisor. This includes, but is not limited to, hand power tools, hand tools, and golf carts.

Note: This position will require the incumbent to work significant overtime when needed, including all football home games, other athletic events, special events, concerts, Bolder Boulder, and the fourth of July.

Note: This is an essential services position. The incumbent is required to respond after hours during emergencies and report to work for regular assigned shift during emergency campus closures.

Salary and Benefits:
Monthly pay: $2,877 – Pay Grade L10

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment, learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Boulder Campus Title IX Coordinator by calling 303-492-2127 or to the Office of Civil Rights .

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting human resources at or (303) 492-6475.

Important Notes:
Application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Applications MUST be completed in their entirety, including job title, duties, months and years employed from and employed to, and hours per week worked. (Minimum experience requirements are calculated on a full time 40 hour a week equivalent.) Resumes will not be accepted in place of the official Classified Staff Online Application. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and preferred qualifications on your application. There may be questions at the end of this application related to these qualifications and competencies, your answers to these questions will be verified against your application materials and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process.

If your application is rejected, you will be notified. Contact the HR Consultant within five days of notice to discuss the rejection. If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the comparative analysis process, including conduct or content of an examination, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice of elimination from consideration or knowledge of the action you are challenging. Scores and ranks are NOT appealable. Please see the information about your appeal rights and forms at the following link: DPA - SPB / SPB /1232721347216. Forms should be faxed to 303/866-5038 or delivered to 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

Veterans: Qualified veterans and surviving spouses are eligible for veteran’s preference. If you were honorably discharged and served during one of the periods for which the federal government awards veteran’s preference, please attach your DD214 to this posting.

Appointment to this vacancy, or vacancies, represented by this announcement is (are) expected to be from the eligible list created. However, there is a possibility that the appointment(s) may be filled by another method of appointment due to valid articulated business reasons.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Further, all employees must submit to the self-disclosure requirements outlined in the campus background check policy available at

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

Minimum Qualifications
Must be a current Colorado resident in order to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:
Two years of progressively responsible experience in the structural trades

Necessary Special Qualifications: Must pass a criminal and motor vehicle background check. Must be willing and able to work significant overtime when needed, including all football home games, other athletic events, special events, concerts, Bolder Boulder, and the fourth of July.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and abilities
Competencies/Knowledge, Skills & abilities:
1. Ability to use own discretion and work independently
2. Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work well with others
3. Ability to problem solve
4. Excellent communication skills
5. Ability to manage multiple priorities

Desired Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.

• Previous commercial structural trades experience
• Previous experience performing structural trades tasks for events of 500 people or more
• Previous experience identifying environmental and safety hazards and taking the correct course of action to address the issue

Special instructions to applicants
HOW TO APPLY : Please submit an online application by 5/12/2014*

If you have difficulties submitting application information, please contact the jobsatcu help desk at: 1-855-216-7740 option 5.

Reference checking is a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including email addresses, for up to five references as part of the hiring process for this position.

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