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Facilities Maintenance Mech

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California Polic State University

San Luis Obispo, CA

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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 scheduled inspections, documentation of results, grease and lubrication, filter and belt replacement, fluid level checks, and repair or replacement of broken parts.

Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only)

Completion of applicable apprenticeship program or equivalent to 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.

Required Qualifications / Specialized Skills

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.

Ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications, and make rough sketches.

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.

Ability to demonstrate professionalism in entering occupied areas including student residential halls, faculty and staff offices and other university space.

Preferred Qualifications / Skills

Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude .

Special Conditions (Staff)


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 equipment (350 to -40 degrees) and high and low temperature areas for short period of time (140 to -40 degrees).

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.

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.

Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.

This position classification has been defined as Non Exempt and is therefore subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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 bonafide emergency to prevent stoppage of business.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

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.

For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

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Phone : 805-756-1111

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