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Skilled Craft Person-FMO, Tifton

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number

Working Title
Skilled Craft Person-FMO, Tifton

CAES-Tifton Campus

About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department
In 2018, The UGA Tifton Campus began a yearlong Centennial celebration with various events to commemorate its 100th anniversary of providing updated research to the community.

Research is done on a wide range of commodities, including cotton, peanuts, vegetables and turf grass, all of which make agriculture the No. 1 industry in Georgia.

In 2004, a teaching program was initiated and it has been growing ever since. College-level instruction on campus is aimed at undergraduate and graduate-degree level study.

College/Unit/Department website

Posting Type

Retirement Plan

Employment Type

Benefits Eligibility
Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time
Full Time

Work Schedule

Additional Schedule Information
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Advertised Salary
Commensurate with education, experience and training

Posting Date

Open until filled

Closing Date

Proposed Starting Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Location of Vacancy
Tifton Area

EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

USG Core Values Statement
The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at .

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at .

Position Information

Classification Title
Skilled Craftsperson



Minimum Qualifications
Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, formal training programs, or on-the-job training. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Position Summary
This position will perform skilled trade work on the buildings and facilities located on the Tifton Campus. Duties will include masonry and carpentry work such as pouring concrete, building tables, shelves, etc., repairing broken water lines and other tasks involving the use of heavy equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

  • Effectively manage time
  • Communicate and work well with others
  • Ability to take the facility or landscape task given and figure out the best way to accomplish it in a way that is compatible with campus personnel and University regulations.
  • Knowledge and skill in operating heavy machinery such as backhoes, sky-trackers, forklifts, etc.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics

    Physical Demands

    • Crawling into confined spaces
    • Climbing ladders, stairs, scaffolding
    • Standing for long periods of time
    • Lifting variable weight amounts depending on assigned task
    • Driving

      Is driving a responsibility of this position?

      Is this a Position of Trust?

      Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?

      Does this position require a P-Card?

      Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?

      Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?

      Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)

      Credit and P-Card policy
      Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the .

      Background Investigation Policy
      Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the .


      Building & Facilities Maintenance

      • Mixing and Pouring concrete pads and performing other masonry work
      • Carpentry projects such as shelves, tables, etc. built for specific research equipment or research needs
      • Repair broken water lines
      • Repair roofs
      • Repair plumbing leaks
      • Assist other tradesmen with completion of various trade jobs, including electrical, HVAC, painting, etc.
      • Operation of various tools, including small tools, planers, and saws
      • Operation of large equipment, such as backhoe's and lifts

        Percentage of time

        Special Projects
        • Assist with setup and takedown of equipment at special events such as the Sunbelt Expo and campus events

          Percentage of time

          • Other duties as assigned

            Percentage of time

Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Skilled Craft Person-FMO, Tifton, Professions , Athens, Georgia

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