Facility Construction and Maintenance

Facility Construction and Maintenance


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Hiring Range – Minimum to Midpoint ($3,192 – 3,990/monthly)



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Closes: Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, January 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Director of Facility Services

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Associate’s degree (building construction or trades) or equivalent.
  2. Five years of experience in facility maintenance.
  3. Ability to read blueprints and have an understanding of building specifications.
  4. Knowledge of the standard practices and methods of building trades.
  5. Ability to troubleshoot issues, problem-solve, and document.
  6. Ability to communicate with faculty, staff, and students.
  7. Valid NC Driver’s license and must be maintained.
  8. May be required to lift, push, or pull up to 100 lbs.
  9. Must maintain physical conditioning necessary for walking and/or standing for extended periods of time.
  10. May be required to work outdoors in inclement weather.

Preferred Qualifications


  1. Preference for a licensed General Contractor.
  2. Knowledge of door systems and hardware.
  3. Prefer some technical training in equipment repairs and building maintenance.

Position Description

Under the direction of the Director of Facility Services this position performs a wide variety of capital project maintenance and other trade tasks, including but not limited to, construction, electrical, and mechanical in the maintenance, repair, and renovation of buildings and/or equipment.

  1. Oversee capital projects (new construction and renovations) on campus.
  2. Complete and/or coordinate repairs to buildings.
  3. Repair or replace/install new doors and hardware.
  4. Maintain and perform minor repairs on vehicles and grounds equipment.
  5. Carpentry work including small renovation projects.
  6. Maintain inventory of parts, supplies, and equipment.
  7. Perform/Schedule preventative maintenance of buildings, equipment, and vehicles.
  8. Roof maintenance and repairs.
  9. Other duties as needed may include painting (internal/external), pressure washing on buildings and sidewalks, mowing, and general groundskeeping.
  10. Moving of heavy and/or delicate equipment and furniture on and off campus.
  11. Assist with snow removal or other inclement weather needs.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Facility Services.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at https://wpcc.peopleadmin.com/.

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127


Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.