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Location:Seaside, CA
Company:California State University, Monterey Bay
First posted:May 10, 2017

Open Date04/07/2017Working TitleFacility Worker - TemporaryClassificationFacility Worker IIDepartment NamePlant OperationsJob NumberMB2017-SA2303Status

This is a temporary, project-based appointment through August 31, 2017
Open and Continuous/Pool recruitment.

Priority Screening Date04/12/2017Recruitment StatusOpen and Continuous/Pool Recruitment.Position Description

Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Facilities Services & Operations and the daily work direction of a facilities lead, the Facilities Worker II is responsible for performing a range of semiskilled and basic skilled facilities and systems maintenance, repair and renovation work. The Facility Worker II will be responsible for analyzing and troubleshooting problems across multiple trade functions; and performing necessary repairs independently.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Installs faucets, flush valves and other basic plumbing devices; running DWV piping, soldering pipe and clearing drains; installs outlets and switches; replaces ballasts and fixtures (non-energized systems); pulls wire; installs and adjusts door hardware; installs Venetian blinds and fasteners; builds basic formwork; installs and replaces windows; sands, patches, masks and cleans-up; sets and pours concrete; performs basic painting; performs skilled laborer work; and performs routine mechanical maintenance.
  2. Assists or works independently in the installation of facility and systems materials, fixtures and mechanical equipment; electrical work; maintenance and repair of electrical lines and fixtures; the installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing and HVAC systems; facilities renovations and new construction; painting buildings and equipment.
  3. Participates 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.
  4. Responds to daily service calls within the prescribed timeline; performs routine preventive maintenance functions for facilities and systems; set-ups jobs and performs the manual labor preparation; clean, maintain and repair fixtures, equipment and appliances.
  5. Maintains a safe and clean work environment, to include assigned tools, equipment, and vehicle in good working order; performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Maintains records and retrieves data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems; enters equipment and service information into computer maintenance management system. Prepares standard reports; and consults and works with other trades workers.

Other Functions:

  • Communicates through computer e-mail, central computer calendar system, telephone voice mail systems, and two way radio systems.
  • Works under the direction of a skilled crafts worker on the more complex, trade-related assignments.
  • Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Knowledge 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.

Abilities - 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; and demonstrate the ability to learn maintenance and repair functions. All positions require the performance of strenuous manual labor.

Minimum Qualifications

These abilities normally would be acquired through any combination of experience and training equivalent to six months of experience as a trades assistant or laborer, or six months of hands-on experience in general facilities and systems maintenance and repair work

Required/Specialized SkillsPreferred Qualifications

Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the Universitys liability coverage.

Special Conditions of Employment

  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with CSUMB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
  • 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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095
  • This position has been designated as a sensitive position with:
    • responsibility for the care, safety and security of people (including children and minors), animals andCSU property;
    • access to controlled or hazardous substances;
    • responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access; and
    • responsibility for operating commercial vehicles, machinery or equipment that could pose environmental hazards or cause injury, illness, or death.
  • Due to the nature of the work, this position requires the ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, on a regular basis.


    Required to work indoors and outdoors in University buildings and grounds year-round, including inclement weather. May include working in the presence of loud noise, vibration, dark and/or confined spaces, moving mechanical parts, automobile exhaust, dust, chemical, and paint fumes. Required to work in high, precarious places. Work may involve the risk of being exposed to fire and electrical shock. Position required full range of motion, and a variety of movements necessary to perform strenuous manual labor, including but not limited to lifting and moving moderate sized equipment up to 10 to 50 pounds (moving up to 100 pounds is required rarely). Position requires bending, climbing, reaching, moving heavy objects and equipment, and applying force. Standard vision requirements with/without corrective aides: Close (clear vision at 20 inches or less); Distance (clear vision at 20 feet or more); Color (ability to identify and distinguish colors); Peripheral; Depth Perception; Ability to adjust focus. Requires travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.

    Compensation and Benefits

    Anticipated hiring salary in the low $4,000s/month. For salary range info see: CSU Salary Schedule. CSUMB offers an attractive employee benefits package, CSU Benefits R06. The University Corporation atCSU Monterey Bay also providesaccess to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.

    How to Apply

    This is an open and continuous/pool recruitment. For full consideration, submit the required documents today; summer project work is tentatively scheduled to begin May 2017. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map). Please check the links provided for the respective hours.

    CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.

    All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.

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