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Job Description

Title: Facilities Specialist
State Role Title: Trades Technician IV
Hiring Range: $47,582 – $77,320
Pay Band: 4
Agency: VA Dept of Transportation
Location: Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel
Agency Website:
Recruitment Type: General Public – G
Job Duties
The Hampton Roads District is seeking a Facilities Specialist for the Hampton Roads Harbor Tunnels (HRHT) to complete work orders and other assigned tasks related to construction, maintenance, repair and renovations of facilities structures and equipment, ensuring work complies with plans and specifications, shop drawings, industry standards and applicable codes and regulations. Administer and oversee work performed by facilities contractors to ensure contractual requirements are met, e.g. work complies with plans and specifications, shop drawings, industry standards and applicable codes and regulations. Perform unscheduled or emergency repairs to facilities structures and equipment.
This position is designated as essential and, as such, all duties associated with this job are required during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response, and emergency operations.
Minimum Qualifications

Skill in the use of a variety of hand and power tools and diagnostic equipment used in building trades.
Considerable knowledge of building trades and construction e.g. electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, masonry, etc.
Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently, prioritizing and completing them in a potentially stressful environment.
Ability to estimate quantities and costs, prepare daily documentation and reports related to project activities.
Skill in the use of computers, software applications and digital cameras.
Ability to perform physically demanding labor in extreme heat and cold, lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, and work on uneven ground.
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications, blueprints, building and fire codes.
Ability to manage projects and administer contracts related to facilities operations.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Additional Considerations

Experience in building construction as project inspector, superintendent or project manager.
Experience with outsourcing approach to facilities management.
A combination of training, experience, or education in HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, or related field desired.
DPOR trades certifications in electrical and plumbing.
DHCD license in building, plumbing, HVAC, or electrical inspection.

Special Instructions
You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.
Fingerprint-based background check required. References, work history, and DMV records will be verified. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of records check conducted by the agency. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. H1B VISA Sponsorship is not available.
The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided, therefore, those who fully represent their qualifications and work history will be more successful obtaining an interview.
We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.
VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.
Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.

Contact Information
Name: Tina Kittrell
Phone: 757-956-3288

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.
Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer