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University of North Texas


The Utilities group within the Facilities Maintenance Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Senior Skilled Craft Technician - HVAC to join our team.

The division consists of seven Departments: Custodial Services, Grounds Department, Electrical Maintenance, Utilities Maintenance, Structural Maintenance, Construction Services, and Auxiliary Services. For additional information on the Facilities Maintenance department you may visit our website at: http://facilities.unt.edu/depts/maintenance.

The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Senior Skilled Craft Technician - HVAC to join our team. 

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance, repairs, and upgrades to all equipment associated with HVAC for buildings on the UNT Denton Campuses. These systems include chillers, pumps, cooling towers, DX systems, and a campus wide chilled water distribution loop.
  • This position also performs all other duties assigned including decorative fountain repairs, and building automation troubleshooting/repair.
  • The goal of this position is to provide livable/workable interior space for Students, Faculty, Staff, and Research.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    The successful candidate will possess a High school diploma/GED equivalent and five years of experience in related maintenance/repair field. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

  • Knowledge of and skill in use of standard tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices of general maintenance task; knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of general maintenance; knowledge of blueprints, schematics, and working drawings.
  • Ability to use basic shop math applications.
  • Ability to locate and identify problems in appropriate building system or equipment and to plan and execute necessary repairs.
  • Physical ability to perform moderately heavy physical work, which includes lifting and crawling, and to remain outdoors in inclement weather.
  • Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

    The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of HVAC experience preferably working with chilled water systems, or a combination of training and work experience.
  • Strong DX experience is also helpful. Universal EPA certification.
  • Prior experience working within the setting of a higher education institution.

Apply online at: https://www.jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64593

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.


University of North Texas

The Campus Planning group within the Facilities Planning, Design & Construction Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Design Specialist to join our team.

Facilities Planning, Design & Construction consists of seven sub-groups: Campus Planning, Auxiliary Planning, Landscape Planning, Engineering, Estimating, Construction Inspection, and Facilities Planning Resources. For additional information on FPDC you may visit our website at: http://facilities.unt.edu/depts/fmc.

The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Design Specialist to join our team.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists with project scheduling, estimating and coordination with team members, consultants, contractors and vendors.
  • Understanding of the design process from project programming, space planning, product specification, pricing, and construction documents.
  • A working knowledge developing construction documents using design specific software programs including AutoCAD and such other 3d software programs.
  • Understanding of applicable codes, ordinances and regulations. Knowledge should include but not limited to American Disabilities Act Guidelines and Life Safety codes.
  • Place orders for materials and oversee installation of design elements. Project site visits to ensure compliance.

     

    The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or related field and two years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Physical ability to access work areas which may be in confined spaces or elevated heights.

  • Proficiency in specific software may be required.
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    The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms and possession of a strong analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Depth of working knowledge using AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Adobe products, Excel, Power Point.

Apply online at: https://www.jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64595

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

 

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.


University of North Texas

The University of North Texas System invites applications for the position of Senior Project Manager. The University of North Texas System (UNTS) is a dynamic, growing university system serving primarily the North Texas region. The System campuses include the University of North Texas (UNT) Denton campus, the state’s fourth largest university with more than 37,000 students; the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, with 2,000 students; and the UNT at Dallas campus with 1,600 students.

This position is responsible for the coordination of real estate items, planning, design and the execution of construction and major renovation projects for the campuses that comprise the University of North Texas System. Work is performed under the supervision of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Design & Construction.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages and monitors project development to ensure meeting project goals, UNT System standards and code compliance.
  • Directs the RFQ and RFP processes for selection and approval of professional service providers and prepares final work agreement.
  • Represents UNTS at local, regional and state agency meetings when directed.
  • Coordinates, conducts administrative and personnel duties as necessary.
  • Ensures that campus wide reviews are conducted at the end of each design phase and that a detailed technical review of final construction drawings and specifications is conducted within the time allotted by the approved schedule.
  • Coordinates, supervises, and reviews work of consultants engaged to serve UNT System in the development of its physical facilities.
  • Assists with the preparation of proposed project budgets and maintains approved budgets through completion of the project.
  • Performs other job related duties as required or assigned by the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Design & Construction.

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Architecture, Architectural Engineering or closely related field; registered architect or interior designer in the State of Texas and eight years of progressively responsible experience in facilities design, construction and maintenance, preferably with experience related to campus planning, design and construction; or any equivalent combination of experience, education or training which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills.

  • Knowledge of Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and local building codes relating to reporting and usage of physical facilities construction or renovation projects.
  • Knowledge of construction types, delivery methods and the advantages of each in an educational setting.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems as they interrelate to a building project.
  • Strong management, supervisory and organizational skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in architectural design or planning on projects for institutions of higher education.
  • Strong project management skills with knowledge of facility management principles and practices in a higher education setting.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards, building accessibility requirements, contract language applicable to the construction industry, and applicable relevant legislation.
  • Experience related to campus planning, design and construction.
  • Registered architect strongly preferred.
  • Master’s Degree, preferably in Architecture or closely related field.
  • Knowledge of Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board relating to reporting and usage of physical facilities construction or renovation projects.
  • Knowledge of sustainability practices and development of newer sustainability strategies.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD/Revit, Sketch-up, Adobe Suite including Photoshop and/or Illustrator.
  • Skilled in use of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Apply online at: http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/postings/3326

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit – and takes actions to prevent – discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

 

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