Jun 07, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Ohlone College


Position Description:
Ideal Candidate Statement:

The ideal candidate should have a solid foundation in building and auto trades (electric, HVAC, plumbing, painting, carpentry, automotive, plumbing, etc…). The candidate should have experience leading a crew of up to 10 union employees, should have experience working for a community college district or state college or university, should be able to coordinate and communicate effectively with stakeholders, contractors, construction managers, vendors, service providers, faculty and students. The candidate should have experience assigning and auditing the work of others, demonstrate safe work habits, be able to prioritize work assignments, work well under pressure, estimate project costs, represent the Facilities Department in a professional manner and prioritize the needs of students in order to promote a safe and healthy learning environment.

Ohlone prides itself as a Learning College with the motto of “A World of Cultures United in Learning” and we are looking for staff who embrace diversity in serving students of varied backgrounds and learning styles, highly ethical, trustworthy, credible, loyal and is respectful of diverse views and opinions.
The college has a firm commitment to environmental sustainability and looks to all employees to support this important goal.

Job Description Summary:
This is a 12 month, 100%, Classified Position


Under the direction of the Manager- Maintenance and Operations, lead and participate in a variety of skilled activities in the maintenance and repair of assigned facilities, utilities and equipment including tasks in carpentry, electrical work, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), locksmithing, construction, plumbing and painting; monitor, oversee and coordinate activities of contracted work crews.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Methods, materials, tools, terminology and equipment used in the building maintenance trades including electrical work, HVAC, locksmithing, carpentry, plumbing and painting.
Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
EMS computers.
Requirements of maintaining facilities, utilities and equipment in good repair.
Operation of a wide variety of hand and power tools and equipment.
Shop math applicable to the building trades.
Applicable building codes, ordinances, fire regulations and safety precautions.
Technical aspects of the building maintenance trades.
Preventive maintenance principles and practices.
Health and safety regulations and procedures.
Record-keeping techniques.
Oral and written communication skills.
Proper lifting techniques.

Lead and participate in a variety of skilled activities in the maintenance and repair of facilities, utilities and equipment including tasks in carpentry, electrical work, HVAC, construction, plumbing and painting.
Operate a wide variety of hand and power tools and equipment related to the building trades.
Receive, prioritize and respond to work orders in a timely and efficient manner.
Organize and lay out work.
Inspect, diagnose, maintain, repair or replace a variety of parts and equipment.
Work from sketches, diagrams, blueprints, plans and specifications.
Work independently with little direction.
Estimate material and supply needs.
Observe health and safety regulations.
Maintain records related to work performed.
Interpret, apply and explain applicable building codes, ordinances, fire regulations and safety precautions.
Understand and follow written and oral instructions.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Perform heavy physical labor.

Essential Duties:
Lead and participate in a variety of skilled activities in the maintenance and repair of designated facilities, utilities and equipment including tasks in electrical work, HVAC, locksmithing, construction, plumbing and painting; receive, prioritize and respond to work orders in a timely and efficient manner.

Perform skilled locksmith work in the installation, maintenance, repair and alteration of locks on doors and cabinets; maintain organizational master key systems as required; re-key plugs and locks as needed; troubleshoot, repair and rebuild various types of locks; replace various lock components as appropriate; install and adjust closures and other parts; change lock combinations; utilize key-cutting machines to make or duplicate new keys as required; code keys and maintain related records.

Maintain blueprint database; update and input data utilizing assigned software; assure the accuracy of data.

Repair or fabricate articles and structures of wood or related materials such as doors, partitions, counters and furniture; repair and replace hardware; repair floors, walls, ceilings, roofs and windows; repair and install locks and security devices; repair wall board, stucco and sheetrock as needed.

Perform troubleshooting and repair to electrical fixtures, equipment, systems and other installations; replace light bulbs, ballasts, fuses and other electrical accessories; perform diagnostic tests on system components and replace defective wires and parts.

Perform a variety of skilled plumbing duties in the maintenance and repair of pools; inspect and repair leaks, obstructions and general system failures; test pool water chemistry and pH levels; add necessary chemicals to balance and filter water.

Maintain, troubleshoot and repair heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems and equipment; make routine adjustments and perform preventive maintenance on HVAC equipment, AC units, boilers, cooling towers, server room units, exhaust fans, ice machines and other equipment; diagnose malfunctions and determine repair needs; maintain and replace filters as necessary.

Service vehicles; refuel, clean, change fluids, change tires, perform tune-ups, brake replacements and other general repairs; prepare necessary documentation for smog checking vehicles for Directorial approval.

Perform regular safety checks of facilities to assure compliance with established laws, codes and regulations; identify and resolve safety hazards; respond to and resolve emergency situations as required.

Prepare surfaces for painting; apply paint or other protective or decorative material on a variety of surfaces; paint over graffiti as needed; operate a brush, roller or spray gun to apply a variety of surface coverings to various surfaces; clean brushes, tools and other equipment.

Organize and lay out maintenance, repair, installation and construction tasks; interpret plans, diagrams, blue prints, sketches and specifications; estimate time, material and equipment requirements for assigned projects.

Oversee and operate the College below grade water extraction and infiltration system.

Operate and maintain a variety of hand and power tools and equipment such as drills, saws, presses, grinders and pallet jacks.

Perform maintenance on the fire alarm system; clear and diagnose issues; disable devices for service and construction.

Monitor inventory levels of maintenance supplies and equipment; order, receive and maintain appropriate inventory levels of supplies and equipment.

Communicate with personnel and various outside agencies to exchange information, coordinate activities and resolve issues or concerns.

Maintain various records related to safety, expenses, work orders, project status and assigned activities; oversee access control and key order databases as assigned.

Perform preventive maintenance on equipment and utilities including replacing and servicing parts and components.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by specialized training in building maintenance or a related field and three years journey-level experience in the maintenance trades.

Preferred Qualifications:

Salary Range:
Range 49: $64,944 - $82,887

Posting Detail Information:
Posting Number: S073-14

Number of Vacancies: 1

Desired Start Date:

Position End Date (if temporary):

Close Date: 6/28/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Benefits Statement:

1. Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, EAP and LTD
2. Membership in Public Employees’ Retirement System Candidates hired on or after January 1, 2013 are subject to restrictions imposed by PEPRA)
3. Contribution to O.A.S.D.I. (Social Security)
4. Paid vacation
5. Paid sick leave
6. Paid holidays and district-paid floating personal days
7. Summer 4/10 schedule (Fridays off)
8. Longevity pay step increase based on your years of service
9. IRS Section 125 Flexible Medical Spending Plan
10. 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan (employee contributes)
11. 403(b) Tax Shelter Annuity Plan (employee contributes)

*Benefits will be prorated for positions less than 100%

Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986:
Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.”

District Statement:
A multi-campus single community college district, Ohlone College is located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California; serving 12,000 students per year. The District has a main campus in the City of Fremont and a newly constructed campus in the City of Newark. Ohlone College is an ethnically diverse institution that promotes innovation and continuous improvement in departments and divisions. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is located just south of the historical Mission. The Newark Campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.

EEO Statement Summary:
The District is strongly committed to the principles of equal opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, military and veteran status, pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants.

If you have a disability and are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.

Conditions of Employment:
Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts and proof of freedom from tuberculosis. In addition you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.” Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance.

To apply, visit: https://employment.ohlone.edu


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