Maintenance Mechanic

Job description

Position Definition

To repair and maintain a wide variety of heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, electrical and motorized equipment; and to inspect and ensure preventative maintenance work is completed properly.

Position Title
Maintenance Mechanic

Diablo Valley College

Posting Number

$4,923 per month (first step)

Distinguishing Characteristics

Positions in this classification are task focused and require general understanding of a wide variety of heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, electrical and motorized equipment.

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Inspects, tests, maintains and repairs air conditioning units, low pressure boilers, hot air furnaces and heat pumps, including the thermostatic controls, regulators, valves, switches and motors.
Maintains a lubrication schedule on moving parts.
Replaces and adjusts thermostats; changes filters and belts.
Maintains, programs and schedules the operation of exterior lights.
Inspects and repairs plumbing systems, including fixtures, valves and drains.
Responds to calls on breakdowns in electrical systems; diagnoses trouble and either makes necessary repairs or, if major, notifies supervisor to call licensed electrician.
Makes scheduled inspections of refrigerators and freezers; performs necessary lubrication, cleaning, minor adjustments and repair.
Inspects, maintains, and repairs fire alarm system, master clock system, automatic irrigation controls and swimming pool circulating and filter equipment.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Three (3) years of experience in performing skilled repair and maintenance work on air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, electrical and ventilating equipment.
Possession of a high school diploma/GED or the equivalent.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver€™s license.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid refrigerant handling certificate.

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
Tools, equipment and procedures used in the maintenance and repair of air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, ventilating, plumbing and mechanical equipment.
Operation of Direct Digital Control systems (DDC), (e.g. Andover).
Basic principles of electrical system design.
Use and maintenance of a variety of power and hand tools.
Modern software applications (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
Safe work practices.

Minimum Qualification-Ability To
Inspect, maintain and repair electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, ventilating and other mechanical equipment.
Perform mechanical maintenance and repair on motors and pumps.
Work effectively without immediate supervision.
Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
Use and maintenance of a variety of hand tools.
Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Perform heavy physical labor, including lifting and moving items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.

Desirable Qualifications
General understanding of Building Automated systems.

Possession of a contractor€™s license in HVAC, electrical or plumbing.

Possession of a certificate of CFC Qualification (ability to re-claim refrigerants).

Possession of a pool operator€™s certificate.

Keep records on computerized work order system and prepare basic reports.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $4,923 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $5,997 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.





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Posted: 4/4/2018
Application Due: 5/9/2018
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