Facilities Worker II

Cal State East Bay
Hayward, California


Salary Range: $4,852.00/month and $6,098.00/month. PLEASE NOTE: The starting salary will be between $4,852.00/month and $5,475.00/month.

Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.

For more information on the benefits program, please visit https://www.csueastbay.edu/hr/benefits/index.html


Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.


Under general supervision, the Facilities Worker II independently performs a wide range of complex semiskilled and basic skilled facilities and systems maintenance, repair and renovation work; however, the work of a Facilities Worker II does not require full journey-level skills. Incumbents typically respond to daily service calls; perform routine preventive maintenance functions for facilities and systems; set up jobs and perform the manual labor preparation; clean, maintain and repair fixtures, equipment and appliances; assist in the installation of facility and systems materials, fixtures and mechanical equipment; assist in electrical work; assist in maintenance and repair of electrical lines and fixtures; assist in the installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing and HVAC systems; assist in facilities renovations and new construction; assist in painting buildings and equipment; participate in construction site/remodel tear down and set up; make simple interior and exterior repairs; make standard furniture and carpet repairs; and perform related facilities and systems support functions. 

Incumbents must be able to perform basic trade work in three or more trades; analyze and troubleshoot problems across multiple trade functions; and perform necessary repairs independently. The Facilities Worker II is trained in specific trade tasks which require a broad knowledge in several trades and a basic knowledge of theories, codes, procedures and general trade practices in applicable trade areas. Incumbents work under the direction of a skilled crafts worker on the more complex, trade-related assignments. 


This position is a major contributor to the maintenance shop within facilities responding to routine, urgent and emergency service calls.

Incumbent is responsible for the repair and replacement of campus lighting.  This work includes the changing of bulbs, replacing ballasts, preventive maintenance and ordering of material.

Incumbent will also be responsible for the following work:

  • Repair/replace restroom fixtures
  • Repair/replace blinds
  • Repair/replace shades
  • Repair/replace screens
  • On a de-minus basis clean pools/ponds
  • Install/remove boards/pictures
  • Repair/assemble furniture
  • Assist electrical shop
  • Assist plumping shop
  • Assist paint shop
  • Assist lock shop
  • Assist engineering shop
  • Assist sign shop
  • Install/remove/modify work stations

Training, inspections shop, clean-up

Time keeping, inventory, ordering material 


Employee must successfully complete hazardous materials, lead and asbestos training courses offered by the university.

Must possess a valid California Driver’s License and will be required to obtain a State of California Defensive Driving Permit.


  • Work requires working knowledge of the common terminology, methods, practices, tools and procedures related to building and facilities services, maintenance and repair and/or a base knowledge of a building/construction or mechanical trade.
  • Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of specific methods, practices and tools related to facilities and systems maintenance and repair in areas such as plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry, painting and mechanical systems
  • Possess semi-skilled and basic skilled knowledge across multiple trades
  • General knowledge of applicable trade safety practices
  • Working knowledge of building codes
  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory and mechanical principles.


  • Must be able to perform proficiently a variety of semi-skilled facilities maintenance and repair tasks
  • Operate all applicable tools, equipment and systems
  • Follow standard written instructions and procedures
  • Read and write at a level appropriate to the position
  • Perform simple arithmetic calculations as required by the position
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn maintenance and repair functions.
  • Requires the performance of strenuous manual labor.
  • Must demonstrate semi-skilled and basic trade proficiency in multiple trade and maintenance tasks.

Specific physical and/or environmental working conditions that relate to the essential requirements of the position:

  • Employee must be able to work in high locations on ladders, scaffolds, motorized equipment, etc.
  • Employee must be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Employee must be able to work in varying climatic conditions, to include inclement weather.
  • Employee must be able to wear a respirator.
  • Some work on weekends and holidays may be required, and the workweek will be adjusted accordingly.
  • May be required to work alone if working conditions dictates.
  • Position maybe needed during campus emergencies such as power outages, minor and major natural disasters, pandemics, etc.


In addition to the experience required of the Facilities Worker I, the abilities of the Facilities Worker II normally would be acquired through 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.


Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment.  Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.

All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.


All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free.  For more information, please visit our website at http://www.csueastbay.edu/smokeandtobaccofree/

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at: http://www.csueastbay.edu/upd/safety-and-security-reports.html


Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions.


The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


To view this job announcement and to apply to the position, please visit www.csueastbay.edu/jobs.   Under “New Employment Site”, please click on Faculty, Staff and Management Employment Opportunities.

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