Facilities Maintenance Specialist - Extension Site 1819-60
FACILITIES & MAINTENANCE DIVISION
Sierra College is seeking a full-time, Facilities Maintenance Specialist for our Tahoe-Truckee campus. Sierra College is a Community College located near Sacramento, California where a heavy emphasis is placed on academic excellence and student success. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville. This opening is for our Tahoe-Truckee Campus.
Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps.
As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. The ideal candidate will share the College’s commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term: 26% of Sierra College’s students are Latinx, 3% are African-American, 2% are Filipino, 5% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 6% are multiracial and 57% are White. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Sierra College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our students.
The successful candidate will join a College dedicated to the use of culturally responsive strategies and methods that meet the varying needs of our students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community. Sierra College demonstrates its commitment to equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty, and staff. These opportunities include trainings and workshops on equity and inclusion, SC4 (Sierra College Community, Creativity, Culture, and Collaboration Training), active Academic Senate standing committees concerned with student success and equity, a Presidential Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC), culturally responsive student engagement centers, support for our undocumented and AB540 students, campus-wide equity summits, a robust set of programs, events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students.
Under general supervision, the Facilities Maintenance Specialist provides maintenance and repair services for facilities and equipment, including general heating/ventilation/air conditioning (HVAC) systems for operations and programs at an assigned extension site. This position may be required to work evenings, nights, and weekends.
EXAMPLES OF FUNCTIONS AND TASKS
Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Mops and vacuums floors; empties trash cans; cleans windows, mirrors, and partitions; cleans and disinfects restrooms; cleans classrooms and restocks supplies as necessary.
Installs, tapes, and textures drywall; paints, varnishes, or stains walls, doors, floors, and furniture; lays carpet and linoleum; repairs drop ceilings.
Performs journey level carpentry duties; designs and builds walls, structures, display cases, shelves, and tables; installs doors and fences, including electronic door mechanisms and automatic doors; installs and repairs locks and latches.
Inspects and repairs roofs, gutters, and downspouts; performs masonry duties, including foundation, curb, footing, retaining wall, and walkway repair.
Performs journey level plumbing installation and repair; unclogs and repairs sewer lines; installs valves, water heaters, faucets, and sinks.
Performs journey level electrical duties; installs, maintains, and repairs industrial and commercial electrical distribution systems, wiring for energy management systems, and fixtures, including ballasts, lighting control systems, motors, heaters, generators, switchboards, and pumps.
Repairs and replaces cafeteria equipment, including walk in freezers and refrigerators, ovens, meat cutters, garbage disposals, sinks, and drains.
Inspects, tests, and repairs small and large appliances, smoke and heat sensors, fire alarms, emergency lighting; replaces batteries as needed.
Responds to reports of alarms, leaks, suspicious odors, electrical problems, power outages, HVAC problems, or elevator malfunctions; may be required to respond after normal working hours.
Repairs, modifies, and adjusts computer-controlled HVAC equipment scheduling and temperature settings.
Scrubs and/or strip waxes floors; cleans and hoses off building exteriors, walkways, and stairs; cleans and polishes wood furniture.
Completes maintenance work orders; organizes and implements custodial support for special projects and activities at assigned sites.
Sets up and takes down equipment for special events and activities at assigned sites; transports supplies to various locations for special events and activities at assigned sites; rearranges and moves office furniture, as directed.
Operates maintenance equipment, including aerial lifts, forklifts and loaders; performs minor maintenance work on equipment as necessary.
Maintains inventory of parts and supplies; locates vendors and orders parts and supplies as needed.
As assigned, assumes responsibility for maintaining security of buildings and facilities; operates and maintains computer controlled locking system; locks and unlocks doors.
Assists with ice and snow removal.
Trains and provides work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned.
Performs related duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS- The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.
EducationandExperienceGuidelines:Any combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in electrical principles, heating, ventilation, refrigeration, and air conditioning repair and maintenance.
Three years of experience at the journey level in some or all of the following: electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and HVAC trades.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Forklift Certificate.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Hazardous Materials Awareness Training Card.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Program Certificate.
National, state and local building/construction codes and standards.
Operational characteristics of digital controls.
Construction, carpentry, flooring, and plumbing; and electrical installation, maintenance, and repair.
Plumbing, cabinetry, and locksmithing.
Small to large engine/motor maintenance and repair.
Hand tool and power equipment operation.
Truck, forklift, and aerial lift operation.
Mechanical and electronic air balancing procedures and techniques.
Water treatment techniques.
Energy conservation concepts, practices and techniques.
Fire prevention system concepts, practices, and techniques.
Safety practices and procedures.
Proper lifting and body movement techniques.
Practices and procedures for handling of hazardous materials.
Principles and practices of record keeping.
Understand and apply national, state, and local building/construction codes and standards.
Understand, operate, maintain and repair HVAC systems.
Operate building, construction, and trades machinery; equipment, trucks and forklifts properly and safely.
Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and drawings.
Respond to emergency situations and follow proper safety procedures.
Learn District policies and procedures.
Work independently and collaboratively.
Maintain effective working relationships with students and staff.
Follow oral and/or written directions.
Train and supervise student and/or other temporary help.
Perform basic bookkeeping functions.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
PHYSICALDEMANDSANDWORKINGENVIRONMENT- The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments; travel from site to site; exposure to heights, noise, dust, electrical energy, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors and gases; exposure to inclement weather; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to perform moderately strenuous manual labor; to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate specialized hand and power tools and equipment; operate assigned equipment; to stand and walk for extended periods of time; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
Salary & Benefits $23.24 hour, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. Current work hours are subject to change in accordance with pertinent provisions of the collective bargaining agreement. Family coverage health, dental and vision insurance, P.E.R.S. retirement system, income protection, life insurance, sick leave, vacation, and holidays as provided according to District policy.
Please include a self-assessment that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications listed on the job announcement, including:
The transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to serve as a Facilities Maintenance Specialist.
Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college, including individuals with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice in the campus community.
Candidates must submit a Sierra College Online Application available at:
DEADLINE: Applications must be received by the Sierra College Human Resources Department no later than THURSDAY, MAY 30th, 2019.Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Cover letters and resumes are not required but may be included if applicant so desires. Please note that letters of reference may be utilized during the reference checking process, but will not be provided to the hiring committee.
TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE
Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7105.
Other terms and conditions of employment are specified in the applicable collective bargaining agreements on file in the District Human Resources Department. Position description of record on file in the Human Resources Department.
*Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position as well as any and all positions at any time.
Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.
SIERRA COLLEGE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
5100 SIERRA COLLEGE BOULEVARD
ROCKLIN, CA 95677
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About Sierra College
Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the needs of the communities that it serves.With approximately 125 degree and certificate programs, Sierra College is ranked first in Northern California (Sacramento north) for transfers to 4 year Universities, offers career/technical training, and classes for upgrading job skills. Sierra graduates can be found in businesses and industries throughout the region.Our award-winning faculty members enhance their teaching with research, authorship and industry expertise. We are also recognized nationally for excellence in our athletic programs.