The Military College of South Carolina

Trades Specialist - Zone Maintenance

Apply now Job no: 496464
Work type: Full Time Permanent - Staff
Location: Charleston
Categories: Facilities/Grounds
Payscale: Band 5

Job Responsibilities:

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina is accepting applicants for a Trades Specialist positions in the Facilities & Engineering Department.  This position is responsible for the following:

  • Inspecting assigned buildings on a daily basis, looking for and noting immediate/future repairs and schedule all repairs in a timely fashion.  
  • Performs all repairs with a high degree of skill so that the end results meets or exceeds original designs is safe, functional and aesthetically pleasing to the eye.
  • Repairs include but are not limited to; replacement of worn or damaged parts of mechanical, plumbing; electrical, carpentry, drywall and painting on all Citadels owned or leased properties and equipment. 
  • Must be able to maintain a small inventory and accountability of parts and materials used most frequently. 
  • Will maintain good communication with building coordinators and department representatives, will inform the supervisor of the current status of your assigned buildings and future maintenance problems that you may anticipate.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or GED and four years’ experience in related trade areas (carpentry, plumbing, electrical repair and painting) or general building maintenance.
  • Valid South Carolina driver’s license required. 
  • Must be skilled in a variety of hand and power tools. Must be customer oriented; be able to interface with various levels of personnel from trade’s workers to vice presidents.
  • Must be able to work independently, understand written and oral instructions, must be able to clearly communicate orally and in writing.
  • Must have full use of all extremities and be able to stoop, kneel, bend and work from ladders, scaffolding, roofs and multi structured buildings.
  • Must have the ability to properly lift 50 pounds and carry a minimum of 25 feet.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces and in areas that may be poorly ventilated. Work conditions may require working in adverse weather conditions and varying temperatures.
  • Some overtime and weekend work will be required.


Benefits of Working at The Citadel

  • Extensive Health Plans
  • Great Retirement Options
  • Tuition Waiver Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • Isle of Palms Beach Club
  • Swain Family Boat Center
  • Community Service Opportunities
  • Read more about our benefits, on our HR website


About The Citadel College

The Citadel, also known as the Military College of South Carolina, is a public senior military college located in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1842, The Citadel has a rich history and educational reputation. With our current location on the banks of the Ashley River in downtown Charleston, you are close to great restaurants, shopping and much more.  Ranked #1 Public College in the South (U.S. News & World Report, 2022) for schools with up to a master’s degree, the opportunities are endless.

There are about 2,300 undergraduate students who make up the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Out of the Corps of Cadets, 1 out of 3 graduates earn a military commission. Students can choose from 31 Majors, 57 Minors, pre-health professions, and pre-law (a concentration in political science). The 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio guarantees students a quality education. Another 1,000 students attend the Graduate College, evening and online programs.

Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend