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Facilities Inspector

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 ECU. ECU 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.

ECU Facilities Services is seeking candidates for the position of Facilities Inspector. The Facilities Inspector will perform periodic inspections of all owned facilities at ECU, 225 buildings/structures totaling over 7 million square feet of facilities. The scope of the inspections includes structural; life safety; heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning; lighting; and roofing systems. All findings will be reported to the responsible party for corrective action utilizing an integrated work management system (IWMS). The Facilities Inspector will assist with State Sanitation and Fire Marshall inspections on an annual basis.

Minimum Education/Experience: Associate’s degree in the assigned discipline; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require certification. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.