Facilities Maintenance Mechanic/ Housing and Residential Education California State University, San Bernardino
Overview Employment Status: Full-time, probationary, 'non-exempt' position
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; evening and weekend hours as needed.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 16, 2019.
Department Mission The Department of Housing & Residential Education takes pride in providing services to students in a safe, well-maintained, inclusive residential community that supports student success through their academic, personal, and professional goals by fostering a healthy living and learning environment and opportunities for holistic growth and development. Typical Activities Under general supervision, the incumbent will independently perform a variety of skilled preventative and general maintenance repair, construction, and renovation work on facilities and mechanical systems within all buildings managed by the Department of Housing and Residential Education. Typical duties include but are not limited to:
Independently perform a variety of skilled preventive and general maintenance, repair, construction, and renovation work on facilities and systems;
Operate, test, install, repair and perform corrective and preventive maintenance on mechanical facilities equipment and systems including HVAC and plumbing systems. May perform welding to make repairs and fabricate and construct parts;
Perform electrical maintenance and repair work including work on low voltage control systems;
Perform a wide range of facilities renovation, maintenance, and repair work;
Estimate costs of materials and labor. Determine the priority for requisitioning materials and supplies;
May monitor contractor performance and work progress;
Respond to routine maintenance and service requests;
Provide instruction and direction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants;
Prepare standard reports and consult and work with other trades workers;
Investigate & repair water leaks including on roof systems;
Clean and maintain materials, tools and equipment used in performance of duties.
Maintain a clean and safety work environment;
Maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed; and
Use computerized maintenance systems to ensure preventive maintenance program objectives are met.
This position serves an On-Call rotation which requires some evenings and weekends.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Experience & Training:
Four years of increasingly responsible experience leading to journey-level skills in a mechanical or facilities/building trade OR any equivalent combination of training and experience as a facilities and systems mechanic which demonstrates the achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of an applicable apprenticeship program.
Existing CSUSB employees will receive preference.
Duties may involve the use of a state vehicle which requires possession of a valid California driver's license and the successful completion of the campus Defensive Driving examination.
Previous residence hall experience is preferred.
Methods, materials, equipment and tools in related trade areas pertaining to facilities, systems, construction and renovation.
Computerized maintenance and building automation systems
Applicable building and safety codes and regulations related to facilities, systems, and renovations
English grammar, spelling and punctuation and the ability to read, write and perform arithmetic functions at a level appropriate to the position.
Use considerable judgment and discretion in performing duties.
Read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawing, and specifications; make rough sketches; estimate cost, time and materials of maintenance, repair and renovation work.
Analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations.
Read and write at a level appropriate to the position.
Effectively and accurately maintain records, retrieve data, and prepare standard reports using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems.
Interact and communicate in an effective and dependable manner, as well as establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with clientele such as students, staff, faculty and co-workers.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate journey-level skills in one trade and strong skills in other applicable trades; operate construction and related equipment; use considerable judgment and discretion in performing duties; read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications; make rough sketches; estimate cost, time and materials of maintenance, repair and renovation work; maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems.
Prepare standard reports; provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants; analyze and respond to emergency situations; read and write at a level appropriate to the position; and perform arithmetic calculations are required by the position.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift, lower, push, and pull loads ranging in weight from 5-60 lbs.; must be able to carry loads ranging from 20-50 lbs. for distances up to 20 feet; must be capable of kneeling, reaching overhead, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, twisting, stooping, and bending; depending upon the project, employee may spend 20-50% of day sitting, 20-50% of day standing, 20-50% of day walking.
Supplemental Information A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
A Physical Examination is required along with a fingerprint background check of the successful candidate.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.