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Facilities Maintenance Mechanic

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Department: Business & Finance
Work type: Staff
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

    • Position Summary
    • Full-time position available on or after December 1, 2023 for Building Maintenance.

      Under the general direction of the Facilities Maintenance Manager and the day-to-day lead direction of the Facilities Project Supervisor, the Facilities Maintenance Mechanic is a skilled generalist who will independently perform a variety of skilled construction, renovation and general maintenance work on facilities and systems.

    • Job Duties
    • Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Perform a wide range of facilities renovation, maintenance and repair work; including wall framing, installation of insulation, drywall hanging, taping and finishing, suspended ceiling installation and repair.
      • Estimate costs of materials and labor.
      • Determine the priority for requisitioning materials and supplies.
      • May perform welding to make repairs and fabricate and construct parts.
      • May 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.
      • Respond to routine maintenance and service requests.
      • May provide instruction and direction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants. 
      • Perform maintenance and repair work including walkways, replacing tile, repairing damaged walls, doors, furniture, hardware, etc. 
      • Construct minor structures, including foundation work, interior and exterior walls and ceilings, framing and roofing.
      • Other duties as assigned.
    • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education: None required. 

      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 demonstrated the achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of an applicable apprenticeship program.

    • Preferred Qualifications

      • Previous experience in a higher education setting.
      • Completion of an applicable apprenticeship program.
    • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

      • Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment and tools used in one skilled trade area.
      • Working knowledge of materials, methods, equipment and tools in related trade areas pertaining to facilities, systems, construction and renovation.
      • Thorough knowledge of generally accepted trade practices in trade specialty.
      • 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.
      • Demonstrated journey-level skill in one trade and strong skills in other applicable trades.
      • Ability to operate construction and related equipment.
      • Ability to use considerable judgment and discretion in performing duties.
      • Ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications.
      • Ability to make rough sketches.
      • Ability to estimate cost, time and materials of maintenance, repair and renovation work.
      • Ability to maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems.
      • Ability to prepare standard reports.
      • Ability to provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.
      • Ability to analyze and respond to emergency situations.
      • May be required to possess a California Driver’s License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to maintain and operate.
      • A background check (which may include: checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records, motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. 
    • Physical Requirements
    • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • Ability to lift/carry over 50 lbs.
      • Constant bending, crawling, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, squatting, standing, walking, climbing and reaching overhead.
      • Constant repetitive motion of upper extremities.
      • Occasional use of keyboard and mouse.
    • Salary Range
    • Anticipated salary will be $5,787 – $6,366 per month plus excellent paid benefits. Salary will depend on the qualifications of the successful finalist. (Full Facilities Maintenance Mechanic range: $5,787 - $7,396 per month)
    • Compensation & Benefits
    • Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 15 paid holidays a year. Link to Bargaining Unit: 6 Benefits Summary: CSU Employee Benefit Summary

    • How to Apply
    • To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only.  Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.  To apply online, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.
    • Application Deadline
    • OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN ON OR AFTER NOVEMBER 7, 2023 (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)

    • Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    • Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    • Additional Information
    • Campus & Area

      California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion – one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

      Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West’s No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Clery Act Disclosure

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  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, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

      Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:  Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.

      CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

      The CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. The CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California.

    • The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.



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