Trades Technician III – Smart Team

September 10, 2023
North Charleston, SC
Job Type



This position performs a wide variety of maintenance, repairs, and special projects within the Charleston County Facilities Management Department, at the direction of the Trades Technician Supervisor. Typical duties include but are not limited to preventive maintenance inspections of County owned buildings, repair, installation, and maintenance of HVAC systems, plumbing, electrical, painting and carpentry. This position will be expected to assist with administrative duties such as the computer-based work order management system, project management and procurement processes. Position requires after hours on call support.

Hiring Range: $47,528 - $62,285 (Estimated Annual Salary)


Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include assures repairs, replacements and preventive maintenance of all heating/air conditioning equipment and components. Assures HVAC coils are cleaned as recommended by the manufacturer. Repairs and replaces hot water heaters, faucets, and water lines, unclogs drains, toilets, sinks and all other plumbing repairs. Performs repairs on electrical fixtures, devices, ballast/bulb replacements. Ensures electrical, HVAC, mechanical, wastewater, potable water, plumbing and life safety systems are operational and tested on a routine basis. Assures carpentry work including locks, sheetrock repair, and painting are completed as needed. Maintains a safe, dry, and cool environment for all employees, and patrons within the various County owned buildings as required. Assures all work orders are properly documented with labor and materials and are completed in a timely manner. Coordinates with other facility shops and/or contractors to ensure issues are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner. Communicates the status of all requested work to the department Supervisor or Manager, as required. Ability to work within the County's procurement procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires a high school diploma (or GED) technical school diploma or Associates Degree preferred, supplemented with five (5) years or more of progressively responsible experience in the commercial building or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Successful candidate must be able to pass a SLED background check and preemployment medical physical. Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, frequent bending, climbing and the capability to lift 50 lbs. A valid driver's license with no restrictions is required. Must be a US citizen.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must be able to be on call 24/7 and available to work various shifts. Must be available for and report to work during a declared County emergency. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively within varying levels of management. Ability to provide feedback in both written and oral forms. Proficiency in Microsoft Office requiredClosing Date/Time:

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