Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Feb 19, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Job Opening ID: 15630

Reports To: Skilled Crafts Trades Supervisor I

Working Title: Building Maintenance Mechanic

Department: Facilities Management

Bargaining Unit: K9

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 008123

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8am-4:30pm, M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

The Division of Finance and Administration (DFA) provides services and support to over 50,000 students, faculty, and staff with the mission of advancing UCI's brilliant future and the vision of becoming world-class campus partners. DFA serves the university as planning partners, problem solvers, and solution providers—striving to make it as easy as possible for people to get the services they need, when they need them. Facilities Management is proud to support the campus mission of advancing UCI's brilliant future by creating a physical environment that allows our students, faculty and staff to thrive. Our goal is to provide safe, reliable and clean spaces through high quality maintenance, operation, planning and renovation services for our 1,475-acre main campus. We accomplish this with our dedicated skilled staff who strive to provide excellent customer service and responsiveness.

Performs general maintenance and repairs in assigned buildings including window blinds, window screens, projection screens and window glass. Also repairs stair treads and installs soap, towel, and toilet paper dispensers, hangs chalkboards, whiteboards and bulletin boards. Replaces sheet-rock paneling and repairs plaster walls including preparation and painting. Repairs ceilings, sub-floors, ceramic tiles and vinyl tiles. Replaces lights and ballasts. Repairs and/or replaces damaged interior concrete. Assists with the repairs to various roofing systems and performs other routine maintenance duties. Incumbent is required to communicate with academic building managers daily. Works effectively as a team member by using positive communication techniques, bringing talent to the team, and supporting teammates by fulfilling responsibilities, helping teammates when called upon, and contributing to the overall success of the team.

Compensation Range:


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Five years building maintenance experience.

Must have working knowledge of the use of power tools. Must be able to repair/replace bathroom fixtures including partitions, soap dispensers, and toilet seats. Must have ability to texture walls and spray acoustic ceilings. Must have ability to remove and replace drywall, tape and finish walls, and repair plaster walls. Must have ability to repair/replace floor tile and carpet, and cove base. Must be able to apply paints and finishes. Must have the ability to repair/replace window blinds, window covering systems. Must have previous experience in commercial ballast retrofit. Must be able to cut and replace window glass.


California B driver license.

Ability to read blueprints and drawings. Prior knowledge working in an institutional or university setting.

Special Conditions Required:

Must possess a valid California driver license and participate in the DMV Pull Notice Program. Must be available for on-call assignments or alternate work schedule. Must be willing to work weekends, and after hours. Must be able and willing to wear a respirator and PPE.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 2/19/2033
Work Type: Full Time