Department: Fac Svcs-Engineering Services (128006)
College/Division: Administration and Finance
Salary Range: $4,318 - $5,426 per month.
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
Facilities Operations is a department within Facilities Management and Development, a unit of the Administration and Finance Division responsible for managing operations, maintenance, and repair of University facilities. The purpose of the Facilities Operations Department is to provide quality maintenance and minor repair and renovation services that meet or exceed our customers' expectations. Facilities Operations maintains and repairs the building exterior and interior structures, electrical and plumbing systems, and mechanical systems, which includes steam boilers, heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, central and distributed hot and chilled water systems, central and stand-alone control systems.
Under general supervision, the Facilities Worker II independently performs a wide range of complex semi-skilled and basic skilled facilities and systems maintenance, repair and renovation work which does not require full journey-level skills. The Facilities Worker II performs basic trade work in three or more trades, analyzes, and troubleshoots problems across multiple trade functions, and performs necessary repairs independently. This position is trained in specific trade tasks which require a broad knowledge in several trades and a basic knowledge of theories, codes, procedures and general trade practices in applicable trade areas. Incumbents work under the direction of a skilled crafts worker on the more complex, trade-related assignments.
The following examples illustrate typical work activities and are not meant to be all inclusive or restrictive:
Respond to daily work orders, set up jobs, and perform the manual labor preparation and preventive maintenance functions for facilities and systems.
Clean, maintain and repair fixtures, equipment, and appliances.
Assist in the installation of facility and systems materials, fixtures, and mechanical equipment.
Assist in electrical work; maintenance and repair of electrical lines and fixtures; installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing and HVAC systems; facilities renovations and new construction; and painting buildings and equipment.
Install faucets, flush valves and other basic plumbing devices; maintain, inspect and repair pumps; run, thread and fit DWV piping, solder pipe and clear drains; install outlets and switches and pull wire; install and replace windows, venetian blinds, and fasteners; install campus and street signage; perform regular roof maintenance; build basic formwork; and set and pour concrete.
Participate in construction site/remodel tear down and set up.
Make simple interior and exterior repairs and make standard furniture and carpet repairs.
Regularly use hand and power tools and equipment associated with basic trade work.
Perform related facilities and systems support functions including skilled laborer work and routing mechanical maintenance, including various HVAC systems.
Participate in the maintenance and operations of the shop including cleaning, maintaining, and servicing of tools and equipment used in the performance of duties.
Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
Maintain records, retrieve data, and prepare standard reports related to work performed using manual and computerized record-keeping systems.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of experience and training equivalent to three years of hands-on experience in general facilities and systems maintenance and repair, or comparable experience as a trades assistant or laborer with demonstrated proficiency in the required duties.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, CREDENTIALS:
Possession of a valid California Class C 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.
Comprehensive knowledge of specific methods, practices and tools related to facilities and systems maintenance and repair in such areas as carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and mechanical systems.
General knowledge and skill across multiple trades and maintenance tasks including a working knowledge of building codes and basic knowledge of electrical theory and mechanical principles.
Ability to perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures, maintain a safe and clean working environment and follow standard written instructions and procedures.
Ability to perform proficiently a variety of semi-skilled facilities maintenance and repair tasks and operate all applicable tools, equipment and systems.
Ability to perform strenuous manual labor.Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation and the ability to read, write and perform arithmetic calculations at a level appropriate for the position.
Ability to take the initiative and be proactive in the maintenance and construction needs of the University.
Ability to maintain accurate records, retrieve data and prepare standard reports using manual and computerized record-keeping systems.
Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn University infrastructure, policies and procedures.
Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism.
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.
Demonstrated ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
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.
Demonstrated computer skills with a variety of computer applications including facilities management information systems (FAMIS), word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, Internet as well as online calendaring and email.
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
Ability to work on and climb ladders/stairs, work in confined and high spaces, carry up to 75 lbs., and squat, kneel and crawl.
Ability to work in a bucket truck or other high lift 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.
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.
Ability to wear respiratory protection. A Cal/OSHA mandated medical evaluation is required prior to the use of a respirator.
This position classification has been defined as "Non-exempt" and is subject to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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.
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.
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.