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Facilities Tech

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The electronic application is the *official* document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.

Department Contact

Department Contact Information

Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position

Department Contact Name Judith Cox-Tindol
Department Contact Phone 575-234-9208
Department Contact Email

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number 1700450S
Classification Title Facilities Tech
Position Job Title Facilities Tech
College/Division CACC Carlsbad CC
Department 930110-CACC Physical Plant
Position Number 399888
Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants
Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.00
Reports To Position Title Mgr, Facs Srvc
Target Hourly/Salary Rate 11.54
Pay Level 04
Pay Base Hourly
Recruitment Summary

NMSU Carlsbad is a two-year branch community college of New Mexico State University and is independently accredited by the North Central Association. For 1998, 1999, and 2000, NMSU Carlsbad was the only two-year college in the state to be recognized consecutively by Quality New Mexico. NMSU Carlsbad has a student population of approximately 2,000 students, approximately 41 full-time faculty members, 63 part-time faculty members and 72 full-time staff members.NMSU Carlsbad, a diverse and community-centered institution dedicated to excellence and student success through transformative discovery. NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Will monitor, maintain, and perform standard repairs to facilities and systems, including but not limited to; heating/cooling systems, plumbing fixtures, basic electrical systems/lights and basic hardware installation. Will document maintenance requirements and appropriate work logs. Ensures proper care and use of maintenance equipment and supplies. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Required Education


Required Experience

One (1) year of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.

Classification Summary

Performs a wide range of facilities services tasks including non-technical maintenance of plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilating, and/or air conditioning facilities and equipment, at a level not requiring formal licensure. May be required to perform tasks of other unlicensed trades, such as a light equipment operator, carpenter, painter, and/or locksmith.

Classification Standard Duties

Monitors, maintains, and performs standard repairs to building electrical facilities and systems, such as tubes, fixtures, switches, photo cells, and outlets; assists licensed electricians with non-technical repairs as appropriate. Monitors performance of heating, ventilation, and cooling systems; performs standard repair/replacement of components, as appropriate, and non-technical maintenance tasks such as cleaning of heating and cooling fan coil units and adjustment of system controls. Performs non-technical maintenance of plumbing systems, to include standard repair of leaking fixtures, cleaning obstructed waste lines, installing water coolers, and/or performing non-technical modifications to plumbing and water supply systems; assists licensed plumbers, as appropriate. Performs carpentry maintenance tasks including routine sheet-rock/drywall installation and/or repair, window, roof, cabinet and counter-top replacement, painting and texturing, and door and hardware installation; paints interior and exterior finishes, as appropriate. May assist in maintaining water treatment and storage system. May perform general maintenance, custodial, and trash removal tasks. May repair kitchen equipment. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices. Documents facilities maintenance requirements; maintains appropriate records of work performed. Performs snow removal, as required. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of one or more building trades.


Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment. Records maintenance skills.


Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures. Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade. Ability to repair and maintain appliances and heating and cooling equipment. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.

Equivalency Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
Preferred Qualifications
Required Certification/License

Possession of a valid New Mexico driver’s license is a requirement for this job.

Special Requirements
Other Departmental Requirements
Standard Work Schedule Shift: Other Shift
If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe

7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Physical Work Location State NM-New Mexico
Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico ED-Eddy
Work Site
Contingent Upon Funding Not Applicable
Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement This is a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
Tenure Track No
Posting Date 09/11/2017
Closing Date 10/09/2017
Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional)
Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.

Quicklink for Posting

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Environment Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
Physical Effort Considerable physical activity. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of the job.
Lifting Requirements Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.
Risk Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you become aware of this position opening?
    • NMSU Website
    • Las Cruces Sun News/El Paso Times
    • Albuquerque Journal
    • New Mexico Department of Labor
    • Other (if other please answer next question)
  2. If you became aware of this posting from another source, please describe.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have one (1) year of experience related to the standard duties as outlined or an Associate degree or higher level of education?
    • Yes, I have One year of experience related to the standard duties
    • Yes, I have a one year college level educational certificate or higher level of education
    • No, I do not meet the minimum requirements for this position.
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document