Facilities Worker II - Temporary

San Jose, CA
Mar 29, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 24418
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Job Code: 6251
Department: Maintenance & Operations


Classification: Facilities Worker II
Salary Range: $4,404/month to $5,535/month
FLSA status: Non-Exempt

San Jose State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on programs available, please visit http://www.sjsu.edu/hr/benefits/

About the Position

***This is a Temporary 1 year appointment with benefits (reappointment up to 3 years)***

The Facilities Worker II works independently and under direction of a journey level person to make repairs to building systems, performs semi-skilled duties using hand tools, power tools and equipment associated with the trades; this includes the troubleshooting, maintenance, minor repair, and adjustments of various hardware; performs minor semi-skilled duties; Operational needs vary daily and are based on individual assignments on a given date which is determined by available staffing, campus needs, and customer expectations. Other duties listed in the Classification and Qualification Standards of the CSU system may be assigned as non-essential functions in order to meet customer and campus needs.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

-Performs and assists with basic and advanced level maintenance and minor repair work for various trades including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, custodial, grounds keeping, and HVAC as assigned.

-Performs various types of preventive maintenance including: starting/stopping equipment, general cleaning, removing/installing serviceable parts, and painting and lubricating. Identifies problems and needed repairs.

-Uses hand and power tools for the completion of various types of preventive maintenance and related repairs.

-Works with other trade workers, as needed, for completion of repairs and maintenance work.

-Maintains clean work areas, tools, equipment and associated structures.

-Inspects various types of equipment, systems, and areas to identify problems and needed repairs.

-Disables and clearly identifies (lock out and tag out) unsafe equipment, and immediately notifies appropriate personnel.

-Reports problems and needed repairs to be documented and scheduled.

-Records work details in log sheets, and keeps time records to assists in completion of documentation.

-Operates radio or cellular phone for communication of urgent needs, critical information and status updates.

-Drives a state vehicle; operates powered equipment, operates utility cart, scissor lift, and forklift (as certified) to access transport personnel, equipment, or waste material.

-Responds promptly to and assists with urgent needs in order to prevent injury, damage or further incident.

-Attends and participates in departmental meetings, trainings and functions.

-Uses protective equipment as required for personal safety.

-The incumbent maintains records and retrieves data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems. Keeps time records to assist in completion of documentation.

-Emergency Service Calls during both normal and after hours.

-Provides response to Service Desk to responds to facility services related emergency situations around campus and miscellaneous trouble calls as assigned.

Education and Experience

-Any combination of experience and training equivalent to three years of hands-on experience in general facilities and systems maintenance and repair, or comparable experience as a trades assistant or laborer with demonstrated proficiency in the required duties.

-Requires the possession and the ability to maintain a valid California Driver's License for the operation of any vehicle or equipment required for position and in any emergency situation.

-Must participate in all OSHA required physicals and examinations.

Preferred Qualifications

-Certification in any Trade
-Previous experience in a school/college setting

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

-Comprehensive knowledge of specific methods, practices, and tools related to facilities and systems maintenance and repair and semi-skilled and basic skilled knowledge across multiple trades.
-General knowledge of applicable trade safety practices.
-Working knowledge of building codes and basic knowledge of electrical theory and mechanical principles.
-Ability to operate all applicable tools, equipment and systems.
-Ability to follow standard written instructions and procedures, read and write at a level appropriate to the position, and perform simple arithmetic calculations as required by the position.
-Ability to plan and schedule work according to weather, time and material.
-Ability to determine whether or not an item or fixture is repairable and to estimate type and quantity of material needed for project.
-Ability to use plastering and roofing equipment.
-Ability to accommodate a work schedule that varies according to operational needs and may include evening and weekend hours.

Posting Date

February 2, 2018

Application Screening

Application Screening begins February 17, 2018
Applications received before that date will receive first consideration.

This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

Required Application Material:

Letter of interest

Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.

Note To Applicant

Every applicant who reaches the final level of interviews will be required to complete a background check. The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San Jos State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Statement

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

Contact Information

One Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0046
Phone: 408-924-2250


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