California State University San Bernardino Maintenance Mechanic/ Department of Housing and Residential Education in San Bernardino, California


Employment Status:**Full-time, "Non-Exempt", Probationary position in the Department of Housing and Residential Education (DHRE).

Work Schedule:Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; some evenings and weekends may be required.

Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning August 8, 2016.

About the Department:

The Department of Housing and Residential Education (DHRE) is responsible for delivering a comprehensive student housing experience, which includes operations in residence education, business operations, facilities management, conference services, and housing operations. The department houses approximately 1,450 students, has 30 full-time professional staff persons and is complemented by a student staff of approximately 80 students. New student housing is currently being developed for fall of 2018 for 416 students.

Typical Activities

Under the general supervision of the Facilities Project Supervisor, the Maintenance Mechanic will independently perform a variety of skilled preventative and general maintenance repair, construction, and renovation work on facilities and mechanical systems within Serrano Village, Arrowhead Village and University Village. Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

Electro-mechanical system troubleshooting and repair: HVAC systems (water source heat pumps, A/C units, gas fired furnaces, motors, variable frequency drives, cooling towers), plumbing, lighting systems, switches and receptacles, breakers and outlets, kitchen appliances, carpentry work, drywall and painting, motors, pumps, card access systems, general door hardware and locksmith repairs, low voltage control systems, photocells, water heaters and boilers.

Plumbing troubleshooting and repair: fixtures, sinks, lavatories, water closets, urinals, drinking fountains, garbage disposals, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwashers, garbage disposals, sinks, DWV lines, domestic hot and cold line repairs as needed to include angle stops and any valves or fittings, exercise valves, snake/clear drains, pool service, and coordinate any major repairs and or water shut downs.

Adhere to and use Uniform Plumbing Codes and safe working practices. Use proper safety practices and ensure that all applicable codes are adhered to. Keep log and records of daily checks and perform adjustments and repairs as needed. Communicate with Department of Housing and Residential Education (DHRE) personnel for work orders or other items needed such as repairs, vacant rooms or apartments.

Communicate with supervisor for projects, timelines, or other projects as needed. Check and respond to messages and emails, and campus correspondence daily. Provide necessary reports to Facilities Project Supervisor and other DHRE staff. Provide written estimates for repairs, charges when deemed necessary and estimate of timeline for projects.

Keep logs of preventative maintenance and schedule of any service contracts. Inventory, organize, and properly store parts. Maintain tools and equipment in safe and clean working condition. Ensure chemicals and parts are labeled and contained properly. Attend meetings and provide required reports with updates on projects and flow of work. Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed/when contacted.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must possess a minimum of four (4) 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 equivalent to that acquired through completion of an applicable apprenticeship program. Applicants must be able to demonstrate journey-level skills in one trade and strong skills in other applicable trades; operate construction and related equipment; use considerable judgment and discretion in performing duties; read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications; estimate cost, time and materials of maintenance, repair and renovation work; maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems. Prepare standard reports; provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants; analyze and respond to emergency situations; read and write at a level appropriate to the position; and perform math calculations as required by the position.

A thorough knowledge of generally accepted trade practices in trade specialty is required along with a working knowledge of computerized maintenance and building automation systems; experience in building renovations required. Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff, and diverse student population. The position requires a person who values teamwork, collaboration, and customer service. Ability to work effectively in a multi-task environment; establish effective working relationships; the ability to interact professionally with fellow employees and customers. A physical examination is required along with a fingerprint background check of the successful candidate.

Preferred Qualification Previous experience in a residence hall setting is preferred. Previous HVAC work experience is preferred.

Supplemental Information

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.

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.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 2016-00539

Department: Student Affairs

Closing: Continuous

Agency: California State University, San Bernardino

Address: 5500 University Parkway San Bernardino, California, 92407.

Phone: (909) 537-5138


Salary: $56,004.00 - $71,556.00 Annually

Location: San Bernardino, CA