Tile and Plaster Technician (Multiple Vacancies) at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Title: Tile and Plaster Technician (Multiple Vacancies)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 55066

Facilities - Maintenance


Performs a variety of floor tile and plastering tasks as needed and assist with various types of maintenance projects.

Responsible for performing repairs and replacements of floor tiles, ceramic tiles, and damaged carpet campus wide. Performs minor plaster and sheetrock repairs which may include minor carpentry maintenance. Utilizes various hand and power tools to securely build assigned projects. Assists other trades as needed such as painting, carpentry, and locksmiths.

Operates vehicles to carry supplies and travel campus-wide to perform various skilled maintenance. Loads and unloads necessary equipment and materials. Review plans and work orders to ensure the correct completion of the scope of work. Documents work performed and orders materials on appropriate departmental forms. Follows established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean environment. Moves necessary materials around the job site. Cleans up work site debris.

Responsible for security, safety, and maintenance of all equipment, supplies, and vehicles. Maintains tools and equipment ensuring all hand and power tools are in proper working condition and reports maintenance problems to the supervisor. Organizes and cleans assigned shop areas. Prepares requests for materials and supplies.

Performs additional maintenance and supervises helpers as required including general trades, minor carpentry tasks, painting, and lock hardware.


High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the duties of this position.
(Note: Technical or vocational degree in related building trade area may substitute for experience.)

  • Experience in repairs and replacement of floor tiles, ceramic tiles, plaster, and sheetrock.

  • Knowledge of and the ability to safely operate machinery, tools, equipment, and materials used in the area of work.

  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.

  • Ability to meet project deadlines.

  • Ability to demonstrate effective customer service skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Ability to gather, interpret, report, and/or edit information.

  • Experience or knowledge of and the ability to perform manual labor, operate, and mechanically service designated machinery, tools, and equipment.

  • A valid State of Florida Class E, or Georgia driver's license, or the ability to obtain upon hire.

Other Information

Additional position numbers to be filled by this posting are 00060159 & 00060184

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there's the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow's news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Anticipated Salary Range

The minimum hiring salary for this position is $34,520.00 commensurate with experience and education.

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Veterans' Preference

Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority, and certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements, in employment by the state and its political subdivisions and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. Veterans' Preference applies to University Support Personnel System (USPS) positions only.

IMPORTANT: To claim Veterans' Preference, select "yes" to the question on the application questionnaire and upload a DD-214 (or equivalent), the Veterans' Preference Certification form, and other documentation if applicable with your online application before midnight of the position closing date.

Click the links for eligibility information and required documentation, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.


This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

This position is being readvertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

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