Stone Mason

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on August 24, 2021
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Job Description

Reporting to the Hokie Stone Manager, the Stone Mason will perform installation, repair and maintenance activities associated with Hokie Stone building envelops and site walls to maintain the structural integrity of those systems and components.

Required Qualifications

•Verifiable journey-level experience laying rubble stone and dimensionally sawn stone in barrier and cavity wall construction configurations.
•Must have a valid driver's license.
•Will be required to operate a motor vehicle daily.
•Must be able to perform heavy manual labor, including safely moving and handling greater than 100 pounds; climbing and working from elevated workstations such as ladders and scaffolds; working for long periods of time sitting, standing, walking, reaching, bending, pushing/pulling; and working in all types of weather conditions, including extreme temperatures.
•Ability to communicate effectively, work as an effective team member, and receive and execute instructions from the immediate supervisor and/or lead worker.
•May be required to work additional hours/shifts to meet the needs of the department.
•This is a designated emergency personnel position.

Preferred Qualifications

•Related experience in a large commercial or educational setting.
•Experience erecting scaffolding.
•Experience operating man lifts.
•Experience operating Lulls (all-terrain forklift)
•Experience laying CMU and brick.
•Experience fabricating flashing components for barrier and cavity stone walls.

Pay Band

3

Appointment Type

Restricted

 

Review Date

9/24/2021

Posting will remain active until the position is filled; preference will be given to submissions received prior to 9/24/2021 (review date)

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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