Senior Maintenance Engineer

Job description

Senior Maintenance Engineer

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014573S

Department: Facilities / Public Safety DIST (DEPT)

Location: District Office

Position Number: 1C0313

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $70,476 (annual) - $90,000 (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 Senior Maintenance Engineer performs journey-level lead work, involved in the 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 Senior Maintenance Engineer schedules and coordinates work teams or 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 are required to follow and modify standard, prescribed trade techniques to troubleshoot, complete given assignments, plan, schedule, and monitor the work of staff, 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 Senior Maintenance Engineer can direct the work of maintenance and other staff, student assistants and other staff as assigned. A Senior Maintenance Engineer can be assigned to work at an individual campus or at all campuses under the direction of higher level engineers and/or management, and in accordance with established schedules and needs.

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 academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds
• Skill in training and directing the work of others
• 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 trade procedures, equipment, tools, supplies, and staffing commonly used to support the installation, maintenance, and repair of building and campus infrastructure systems, tools, vehicles, and equipment
2. Knowledge of 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
5. Skill in working cooperatively as part of a customer service team
6. Skill in reading and comprehending complex instructions, blueprints and directions, and Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
7. Ability to follow complex oral and written instructions
8. Skill in assessing, directing, scheduling, and monitoring the work of others, as well as developing and delivering training
9. Skill in using a computer, telephone system, radio communication system, and standard office equipment to enter, modify, and retrieve data
10. Skill in safe operation and handling of tools, equipment, and supplies, including driving a motor vehicle
11. Ability to obtain forklift certification
12. Ability to perform moderate to heavy physical labor on a sustained basis
13. Skill in setting up, maintaining, and evaluating detailed records
14. Ability to communicate effectively with people at various levels within the organization who are diverse in their academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds

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: 04/30/2018

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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Posted: 3/23/2018
Application Due: 5/17/2018
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