The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Lead Maintenance Technician to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Leads, performs with, and gives directions to skilled or unskilled workers and maintenance workers; oversees and coordinates maintenance, repairs, and upgrades to all equipment associated with HVAC for Residential and Dining buildings on the UNT Denton Campuses. These systems include chillers, pumps, cooling towers, split systems, decorative fountain repairs, building automation and the campus wide chilled water distribution loop. * Oversees projects and work load assignments as required and reports back to supervisor. Coordinates activities in conjunction with and in the absence of the immediate supervisor. * Prepares equipment and plans for jobs by reading blueprints, coordinating with co-workers and assembling appropriate equipment. * Reports needed equipment and supplies in order to maintain proper amounts of inventory to perform jobs in an timely manner. * Investigates and troubleshoots potential risk failures in order to proactively address needs and prevent failures to minimize cost. * The goal of this position is to provide livable/workable interior space for Students, Faculty, Staff, and Research. * This position also performs all other duties as assigned. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications: High school diploma/GED equivalent and eight years of experience in related maintenance/repair field. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Knowledge of and skill in use of standard tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices of general maintenance task; knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of general maintenance; knowledge of blueprints, schematics, and working drawings. * Ability to use basic shop math applications. * Ability to locate and identify problems in appropriate building system or equipment and to plan and execute necessary repairs. * Physical ability to perform moderately heavy physical work which includes lifting and crawling, and to remain outdoors in inclement weather. * Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed. Required: Valid driver's license and ability to drive a vehicle, and maintain coverage under University auto insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.