Maintenance Engineer (2 Positions Available)

San Mateo County Community College District

Maintenance Engineer (2 Positions Available)

Posting Number: 2014449S

Department: Facilities / Public Safety DIST (DEPT)

Location: District Office

Position Number: 1C0095 and 1C0097

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $65,448 (annual) - $80,364 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

The Maintenance Engineer performs journeyman-level work involved in complex installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical, plumbing, electrical, vertical transportation, telecom/datacom, roofing and building envelope, structural, access control, interior floor/wall/ceiling, building monitoring, control, swimming pools and water features/fountains, and other support systems for community college facilities. Under general supervision, the Maintenance Engineer works individually or as a team member to plan and implement major and minor installations, modifications and repairs to buildings, vehicles, equipment and grounds. Public contact is extensive, primarily involving department and outside staff, vendors, and contractors for the purpose of exchanging information pertaining to project assessment, procedures, materials and timelines. A moderate to high degree of independent judgment and creativity is required to follow and modify standard, prescribed trade techniques to troubleshoot, complete given assignments, and to resolve minor and some major problems that arise. Consequences of errors in judgment can be costly in materials, public relations and in employee time. A Maintenance Engineer can direct the work of student assistants and other staff as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Graduation from high school and completion of a recognized apprenticeship program in building maintenance or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Successful experience of increasing responsibility that has included work with a variety of building and infrastructure systems, tools, vehicles, equipment, maintenance and repair
• Skill in communicating effectively with people of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities
• Demonstrated skill in reading, comprehending, and following complex oral and written instructions
• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one) and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on campus and to off-campus locations
• Possession of a forklift certification or successful completion of a forklift certification course within six months of assuming position
• Possession of Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator Certification may be required
• Possession of First Aid and AED certifications may be required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of maintenance trade procedures, equipment, tools, and supplies commonly used to support the installation, maintenance and repair of building and campus infrastructure systems, tools, vehicles, and equipment
2. Knowledge of the safety procedures, terminology, equipment, and supplies applicable to installation, maintenance, and repair operations
3. Knowledge of energy efficiency measures and ability to appropriately escalate opportunities for improvement
4. Skill in assessing conditions and standards of building and infrastructure systems, tools, vehicles and equipment, and completed work
5. Skill in working cooperatively as part of a customer service team; interacting with individuals and small groups
6. Skill in reading and comprehending complex written and oral instructions, blueprints, and directions; Materials Safety Data Sheets
7. Skill in using a computer, telephone system, radio communication system, and standard office equipment to enter, modify, and retrieve data
8. Skill in safe operation and handling of tools, equipment and supplies, including driving a motor vehicle
9. Ability to obtain forklift relevant certifications, including but not limited to forklift, Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator, and Building Operator Levels 1 &2
10. Ability to perform moderate to heavy physical labor on a sustained basis
11. Skill in setting up, maintaining, and evaluating detailed records; attention to detail
12. Ability to communicate effectively with people at various levels within the organization who are diverse in their cultures, language groups and abilities
13. Ability to be flexible and adapt

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 06/28/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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