Department: Fac Svcs-PCV Multi-Craft Crew (128007)
College/Division: Administration and Finance
Salary Range: $4,807 - $6,142 per month.
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
The Facilities Management and Development (FMD) organization is a unit within the Administration and Finance division and is responsible for the management and development of facilities on the university campus. The Facilities Maintenance Mechanic works within the Engineering Services shop of the Facilities Operations Department of FMD which is responsible for providing quality maintenance and minor repair and renovation services that meet or exceed our customers' expectations. The purpose of the Engineering Services shop is to operate, maintain, and repair campus heating, cooling and ventilating equipment.
Under general supervision, the Facilities Maintenance Mechanic is a skilled generalist, performing at a journey-level in one trade with strong skills in other trades. This position independently performs a variety of skilled preventive and general maintenance, repair, construction, and renovation work on facilities and systems, particularly in the electro-mechanical trades. With general supervision, this position also performs scheduled preventive maintenance on installed equipment, including, but are not limited to: scheduled inspections, documentation of results, grease and lubrication, filter and belt replacement, fluid level checks, and repair or replacement of broken parts.
The following examples illustrate typical work activities and are not meant to be all inclusive or restrictive:
Operate, test, install, repair, and perform corrective and preventive maintenance on mechanical facilities equipment and systems including HVAC and plumbing systems.
Perform electrical maintenance and repair work including work on low voltage control systems.
Use computerized maintenance systems and building automation systems to ensure preventive maintenance program objectives are met.
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.
Perform welding to make repairs and fabricate and construct parts.
Monitor contractor performance and work progress.
Respond to routine maintenance and service requests.
Regularly use hand and power tools and equipment associated with trade work.
Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
Participate in the maintenance and operations of the shop including cleaning, maintaining and servicing of tools, and equipment used in the performance of duties.
Maintain records, retrieve data, and prepare standard reports related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems, and/or maintenance management systems.
Consult, coordinate and work with other trades workers and provide instruction and lead work direction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.
Please note that this position maintains an alternate schedule of Tuesday - Saturday, 3:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 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.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, CREDENTIALS: Possession of a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain by date of hire. This position may require the ability to obtain AHERA Supervisor certification for asbestos related work and Cal/OSHA Lead training.
Demonstrated journey-level skills in one trade area and strong skills in other applicable trades.
Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment and tools used in one skilled trade area as well as the generally accepted trade practices associated with that trade.
Working knowledge of methods, materials, equipment and tools in related trade areas pertaining to facilities, systems, construction and renovation.
Working knowledge of computerized maintenance and building automation systems.
Working knowledge of applicable building and safety codes and regulations related to facilities, systems, and renovations.
Ability to use considerable judgment and discretion in performing duties.
Demonstrated ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications, and make rough sketches.
Demonstrated ability to estimate cost, time and materials of maintenance, repair and renovation work.
Ability to effectively and accurately maintain records, retrieve data, and prepare standard reports using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems.
Ability to provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.
Ability to analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations.
Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation and the ability to read, write and perform arithmetic functions at a level appropriate to the position.
Excellent computer skills and proficiency with a variety of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, online systems, and internet as well as online calendaring and email.
Ability to 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.
Demonstrated ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
Ability to demonstrate professionalism in entering occupied areas including student residential halls, faculty and staff offices and other university space.
Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
***Please note that this position maintains an alternate schedule of Tuesday - Saturday, 3:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Ability to wear respiratory protection. A Cal/OSHA mandated medical evaluation is required prior to the use of a respirator.
Ability to work in and around confined spaces; perform heavy lifting up to 75 lbs.; and squat, kneel and crawl.
Ability to work around high and low temperature (350 to -40 degrees) equipment and high and low temperature (140 to -40 degrees) areas for short period of time.
Ability to work around large and noisy equipment with many moving parts.
Ability to work at heights, including bucket trucks or other high lift equipment.
Ability to operate construction and related equipment.
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work overtime, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
This position classification has been defined as "Non Exempt" and is therefore subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
This position may require the ability to obtain AHERA Contractor/Supervisor certification for Asbestos Related Work with annual refresher training and Cal/OSHA Lead in Construction training with annual retraining, as well as, the ability to wear respiratory protection appropriate for the hazard encountered. A Cal/OSHA mandated medical evaluation is required prior to the use of a respirator.
Retired CalPERS members selected for this vacancy must request and be approved for reinstatement from retirement prior to the start date. Employment of retired CalPERS members will typically be for 90 days or less and must be for work requiring specialized skills or for a bona fide emergency to prevent stoppage of business.
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.
May be required to complete a Supplemental Employment Application Questionnaire, which contains questions pertaining to conviction history, and submit it when requested by Cal Poly. This disclosure is confidential and will not necessarily preclude applicants from employment.
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.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
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Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university, with approximately 17,500 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. The Cal Poly community fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery. Cal Poly has built an exemplary reputation on its learn-by-doing approa...ch to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 24 consecutive years. The University values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. As a campus, we welcome and nurture a rich array of different perspectives, ideas and cultures. We encourage international and multi-cultural education in order to prepare students for successful participation and competition in a diverse world and a global workforce. We believe that diversity of our students, faculty, and staff enlivens and enriches Cal Poly’s educational environment.