East Carolina University

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Preventive Maintenance Engineer

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC Full-time
Posted on January 29, 2019

East Carolina University 

Preventive Maintenance Engineer

Vacancy #:  903707
Anticipated Hiring Range:  $63,414-$69,755
Closing Date: 03/07/2019

Organizational Unit Overview

Facilities Services is a unit in the Campus Operations Division, which is a part of a broad, diverse division of Administration and Finance that includes all aspects of facilities management at East Carolina University. East Carolina University is the third largest university in the University of North Carolina system with approximately 28,000 full-time students and a staff of approximately 6,000. The university is comprised of 6.2 million square feet of facilities located on 1319 acres with $1.49 billion in physical assets. * This includes the Main, Health Sciences, West Research Campuses, and satellite locations associated with university programs. Facilities Services has an annual budget in excess of $30 million and employs over 400 full-time employees. Major functions include facilities maintenance and housekeeping services. (* Source is the UNC General Administration HEFC Report-Fall 2011.)

Facilities Services primary purpose is to plan and perform corrective and preventive maintenance functions on all building structures and equipment and utility infrastructure. Corrective maintenance returns equipment to optimal design performance after failure or upon degradation from age, adverse operation conditions, etc. Preventive maintenance minimizes equipment failures and reduces corrective maintenance.

Job Duties

ECU Facilities Services is seeking candidates for the position of Preventive Maintenance Engineer. The Preventive Maintenance Engineer will oversee the Facilities Services Preventive Maintenance program and Life Safety quality assurance program. The successful candidate will also assist the Reliability Engineer with the maintenance and improvement of the Integrated Work Management System (IWMS). Responsibilities include but are not limited to: a solid understanding of IWMS applications, preventive maintenance processes, and basic knowledge of North Carolina Building Codes and fire/life safety codes. Additionally, this position will read blue prints and interpret construction drawings.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in the engineering discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience Some positions may require licensure by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Strong problem-solving skills.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, highly organized, and have the ability to work independently.

License or Certification required by the Department

A valid NC driver’s license.

Special Instructions to Applicant              

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Application Types Accepted

Applications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date of 03/07/2019 to be considered. Please submit online ECU application for vacancy # 903707 to ECU Human Resources at

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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