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Maintenance Specialist - Central Zone

Hiring Information
Hiring Unit: Facilities
Pay Rate: 11.50
Final Filing Date: 3/12/18 or
Until Filled
Employment Date: ASAP TO 6-16-2018
Hours: 12-17
Schedule: By Arrangement
Job Description
Skills Required: Prior experience in building maintenance, grounds maintenance, painting, construction work or as a work crew member required. Familiarity with university or residential facilities maintenance.

Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and skill.

Demonstrated knowledge of safety practices in the use of hand- and power tools.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions and exercise good judgment.

Ability to work under moderate to minimal supervision in a cooperative, team-focused workplace.

Ability to help direct and support the work of new student employees, and to encourage safe work practices among peers.

The ability to work cooperatively and respectfully with a diverse student and staff population.

Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and apply new mechanical skills.

Excellent communication skills; a willingness to positively represent the XXXX Zone Facilities.

Demonstrated ability to be self motivated.

Ability to safely lift and carry 50 lbs. unassisted. The ability to work from stepladders, to perform work overhead, and to perform tasks that require repetitive motions.

Ability to drive in the state of CA. With good driving record.

The selected candidate will be fingerprinted, and a background check will be conducted.
Skills Preferred: We seek but do not require a commitment to working with us throughout the Summer (one week off) in leadership positions with better appropriate compensation. Discounted housing is available for the Summer.
Percentage of Time Duty
75% Perform maintenance and repairs in housing areas using hand and power tools; assist with preventive maintenance tasks; make repairs to plumbing fixtures, door hardware and window hardware; snake drains; replace light bulbs and clean light covers; perform minor carpentry and furniture repairs as instructed; safely move heavy objects as required; assist in projects directed by the Maintenance Supervisor and Senior Building Maintenance Worker. Assist newly hired student maintenance assistants in learning new tasks and performing work in a safe manner.
15% Prepare and paint interior and small exterior surfaces; make minor drywall repairs; clean-up housing areas as assigned. Remove or paint over graffiti.
5% Conduct periodic inventories and inspections, and prepare related documents and spreadsheets.
5% Make pickups and deliveries using University vehicle and perform other job-related duties as required.
Courses Required:
Computer Keyboarding Filing Alpha
Macintosh Numerical
Windows Color
Unix Driving Car
Word Processing Truck
Spreadsheet Other Lifting
Databases Fingerprinting Required
Other Hazardous Substances
Paints, solvents
Special Comments: Candidate must be self-motivated and have a positive and responsible attitude towards work. Must be reliable and punctual. Candidate must not be afraid to get dirty.

We are looking for excellent employees who are also interested full time summer employment. Summer employees must be able to commit to work the entire summer.

The Central Zone includes the following colleges: Porter, Kresge, Redwood Grove Apartments, Porter/Kresge Infill Apartments, Colleges Nine and Ten. Although you will be assigned a college, you may be asked to help cover another area of the zone or assist colleagues in special projects.

Please read through all information before applying to this position. Be as detailed as possible on your application and include any information that demonstrates mechanical aptitude or the ability to learn quickly and remain motivated. Indicate related experience, and include names and phone numbers of references or letters of reference (former employers, faculty members, etc.) Please include any experience with teams and leadership positions you have held.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Because of the security duties of this position, successful candidates will be fingerprinted and a background check performed.
Payroll Information
Service Team: SHR Operations
Hiring Supervisior: Peterson, Eric
Supervisor Phone: 831-459-3985
Supervisor Email:
Account Numbers: 7-761975-414C-70499-HOFCZS-2
Home Department: 000371
Classification: Assistant IV
Title Code: 4919
Date Approved: 2-16-2018


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