GENERAL PURPOSE: Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Facilities, as well as following direction of the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Building Engineers and the Maintenance Leads, the Maintenance Assistant performs basic/minor repairs and maintenance related to various mechanical/electrical/plumbing systems; replaces light bulbs/lamps on the interior/exterior, performs basic carpentry and painting; repairs and maintenance on building fixtures, furniture and equipment. Additional tasks include assisting in the maintenance and repair of the vegetative roof and courtyard fountain and helping to ensure building cleanliness.
The Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Maintenance Assistant assists in performing repairs and maintenance on a wide range of building equipment and fixtures and supports the implementation of sustainable operations and maintenance programs in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union (Union), a LEED Platinum building.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Check equipment and annotate logs of facility systems
Assist with cleaning, preventive maintenance and repairs of building fixtures and equipment
Assist in making minor repairs, including changing filters, light bulbs/lamps and repairs to mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment
Assist in light custodial and cleaning tasks; assist with the moving, relocation and setup of furniture, fixtures and equipment
Assist with responding to maintenance work order requests
Assist with the maintenance of stock material and supply inventories
Other maintenance, custodial and administrative tasks as assigned
Customer Service and Collaboration
Establishes and maintains working relationships with various A.S. and University departments
Ensures all operations are conducted with safety of staff and customers as first priority, and in accordance with the Injury and Illness Prevention Plan and other safety policies
Adheres to Associated Students' Code of Safe Practices
Reports accidents to supervisor and reviews changes required to avoid reoccurrence Ensures completion proper documentation is completed for each accident (employee and/or non-employee) and forwards to supervisor
Reports maintenance problems and/or broken and unsafe equipment to the appropriate party immediately
Minimum & Preferred Requirements
Must be currently enrolled at San Diego State University, taking a minimum of 6 units
Basic knowledge and experience in working with hand tools and power tools and some basic experience with carpentry and painting preferred
Trainings to be completed within 30 days of hire:
Anti-Harassment for Non-Supervisors
Gender Awareness Training
Back Injury Prevention Blood Borne Pathogens, Safety Compressed Gas, Safety Confined-Space Entry, Ladder &Scaffolding Safety, Lock-Out/Tag-out, CPR Academic, Driving Safety, Building Evacuations and Emergencies, Combustible and Flammable liquids, HASMAT Spill Prevention & Control, Indoor Air Quality, Gender Awareness Training, General Construction Safety, Hand and Power Tool Safety, Hazard Communication, Fire Extinguisher Safety, Personal Protective Equipment Training
Must be able to quickly adapt and learn new skills in order to perform the responsibilities of the position
Must be capable of maintaining positive working relationships with staff and customers
Must be able to exercise tact and exhibit sound judgment
Must be able to follow oral and written directions and follow projects through to completion
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Good interpersonal skills; ability to relate and communicate effectively with a diverse population of students, staff, faculty, colleagues and guests required
Strong organizational skills required
Must have strong English language skills and the ability to read, write and verbally communicate at a level appropriate to the duties of the position
Ability to operate a computer and ability to learn and utilize new software programs
SCHEDULE & WORKING CONDITIONS
This is a part-time position. Must be able to work up to 20 hours per week including evenings and weekends; employee schedules vary according to business needs.
WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While working indoors, the lighting and temperature are adequate. Possible exposure to distracting/uncomfortable noise levels may require hearing protection to be worn when performing duties. Expectations are to be able to work inside and outside of the building in various weather conditions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here 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 functions.
Physical requirements include but are not limited to: walking, walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, climbing, and working in confined space, lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying loads. The work environment may involve exposure to various elements including but not limited to: chemicals, dust, fumes, cold, heat, noise, vibrations and dampness.
Inside the Organization:
Reports directly to the Student Union Assistant Director of Facilities
Receives direction from Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Building Engineers and Maintenance Leads
Outside the Organization:
Interacts with various vendors and University organizations
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Range I, Step I - Starting Rate: $15.00 per hour
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered this position with Associated Students. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students employees who apply for the position.
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.
Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."
In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.