Skilled Trade Crafts Worker

Mt. San Antonio College
Walnut, CA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Position Title:

Skilled Trade Crafts Worker

Posting Number:



Facilities Planning and Management

Position Classification:

Classified Unit B

Time (Percent Time)::


Term (months/year)::

12 months/year

Current Work Schedule (days, hours)::

Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 3:30pm

Salary Range::



Steps 1 - 6: $5,028 - $6,408 Monthly

Shift Differential::

Shift differential eligibility based on the current collective bargaining agreement.

Open Date::


Initial Screening Date::


Open Until Filled::


Application Procedure::

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PT) on the listed Initial Screening Date are assured consideration.

Applicants must submit all of the following materials online, unless otherwise noted, at Mt.SAC Employment Website to be considered for this position:

1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.
2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.
3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.
4. If applicable, College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.
5. Optional – Three letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation). Confidential letters of recommendation are not allowed for this position.

Health & Welfare::

The College contributes an annual premium up to the family coverage amount for Kaiser Permanente $15 office visit medical, DeltaCare HMO dental, VSP vision and life insurance plans. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees.

The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and National Benefit Services.

*Note: Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change.

Basic Function/Overview::

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of building maintenance, repair, and installation tasks involving carpentry, roofing, masonry, flooring, fencing, repairing, patching, stucco of walls, repairing district furnishings to improve, maintain, and renovate District buildings and facilities.

Receives general supervision from the Assistant Director of Facilities Planning & Management.

This is a journey-level position that performs general skilled trades work. Incumbents are responsible for performing maintenance and alterations on District buildings and facilities, and perform general installation and repairs. This class is distinguished from other skilled maintenance trade classifications by the performance of duties in all skilled trades, rather than primarily performing duties in one area.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities::

1. Performs maintenance and alterations on District buildings and facilities; identifies and evaluates construction-related problems; repairs and/or renovates structures; adds and demolishes walls; repairs cabinets and counters; repairs stairs; builds storage units; installs and repairs ceiling tiles, floor and wall tiles, linoleum and/or carpet; repair doors; repairs and replaces sheet rock, installs and repairs concrete and masonry; repairs and patches roofs, paints and/or stains as necessary; and performs other related tasks.
2. Repairs block/brick structures, replaces grout and repairs cracks; patches cement, constructs forms, and pours concrete for small jobs such as walkways or slab repair.
3. Inspects structures; recommends special work required or necessary facility maintenance; trains temporary employees in work methods, use of tools and equipment, and relevant safety precautions; oversees and assigns work.
4. Orders needed supplies; ensures maintenance of an adequate inventory to accomplish assigned jobs.
5. Responds to emergency situations as necessary.
6. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Other Duties::

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of::

1. Practices, methods, equipment, tools and materials used in maintaining, repairing, constructing, and installing buildings and facilities, including carpentry, plumbing, painting, masonry, and mechanical and electrical work.
2. The operation and maintenance of a variety of hand and power tools, vehicles, and power equipment, including forklift, aerial lifts, backhoe, tractors, jackhammer, and trucks.
3. Applicable federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, regulations, and guidelines relevant to assigned duties.
4. Shop arithmetic.
5. Safe work methods and safety practices pertaining to the work, including the handling of hazardous chemicals.
6. Safe driving rules and practices.
7. Basic record keeping principles and procedures.
8. Basic computer applications related to the work.
9. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
10. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and District staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic and ethnic groups.

Skills and Abilities::

1. Perform a variety of complex technical tasks in the construction, maintenance, renovation, and repair of District buildings and facilities.
2. Perform welding, lathe and metal fabrication duties as directed; utilizing oxyacetylene and electric arc welding, soldering and brazing processes; assure compliance with established safety guidelines and regulations.
3. Skillfully and safely operate a variety of power and hand tools used in carpentry, electrical, painting, plumbing, and construction work.
4. Read and understand blueprints, construction drawings, and schematics.
5. Coordinate work assignments with other divisions and departments.
6. Conduct safety inspections and establishing safe procedures.
7. Estimate needed materials and labor and secure sufficient quantities.
8. Inspect the work of others and maintaining established quality control standards.
9. Practice safe work habits; training others in proper and safe work procedures.
10. Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties.
11. Work with contractors on District approved projects.
12. Maintain records and prepare work and time reports in building and facility maintenance areas.
13. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
14. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
15. Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
16. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
17. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications:

Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, supplemented by specialized training or college-level courses from a regionally accredited college or university in building construction, maintenance, or a related experience in building/facilities maintenance field, and two (2) years of journey level work in one or more of the building trades. Or equivalent of (5) years’ experience in buildings/facilities maintenance and or journey level work.


Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications is listed in the Minimum Qualifications section.

License(s) & Other Requirements::

Possession of and ability to maintain a valid California Driver’s License.

Working Environment::

Employees work in buildings and facilities and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands::

Must possess mobility to work in various District buildings and facilities; strength, stamina and mobility to perform medium physical work, operate varied hand and power tools and related equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, color vision to identify electrical wires, pipes, engine and motor parts etc., and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb to perform work and inspect work sites; lift, move, and carry materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds and heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

Conditions of Employment::

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees – The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: Mt. SAC Annual Security Report.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Special Notes::

A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected].

DO NOT include photographs or any personal information (e.g. D.O.B, place of birth, etc.) on your application or supporting documents.

TRAVEL POLICY : Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to a $500 maximum (per position recruitment). Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.


Foreign Transcripts::

Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline. Accredited evaluation agencies can be found on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services Website.


Human Resources
1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399.
Phone: (909) 274-4225
E-mail: [email protected]

Selection Procedure::

A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The start date will be following Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.

Special Instructions to Applicants::

To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at Mt. SAC Employment Website to complete and submit your application for this position.

EEO Policy::

The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest:

Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College’s Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

Cancel RTF Policy::

We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

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Mt. San Antonio College provides the full college experience without the full college debt. As a nonprofit California Community College, Mt. SAC is known for providing a top-tier education and extensive student services while keeping classes at just $46 a unit.


The campus sits on 420 rolling acres in Walnut, California, located on the eastern edge of the Greater Los Angeles Area. The city of Walnut is considered one of the Best Small Towns to Live In by Money Magazine, which highlighted only one other California town. A diverse suburb just 25 miles from Downtown Los Angeles, Walnut is known for its nationally reknowned schools and equestrian community. The city combines the charms of rural living with the benefits of being located just 25 miles from Downtown Los Angeles.

Mt. San Antonio College serves everyone, from residents to working professionals and international students. Its local College District boundaries encompass the communities of Baldwin Park, Bassett, Charter Oak, Covina, Diamond Bar, the southern portion of Glendora, Hacienda Heights, City of Industry, Irwindale, La Puente, La Verne, Pomona, Rowland Heights, San Dimas, Valinda, Walnut, and West Covina. Learn about our district and trustees.

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At Mt. San Antonio College, diversity is what brings our campus to life. Our students come from unique backgrounds and are all at different places in their lives. Some are here straight from high school, while others have families and full-time jobs, but they are all here for the same reason: to achieve their goals through education. We proudly serve more than 50,000 students from all walks of life. About half of our students are seeking degrees and certificates. The other half are enjoying community programs, workforce development classes and other non-credit courses. Learn more about demographics on our Facts and Stats page.

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