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Facilities Maintenance Mechanic, Building Maintenance

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Bernardino - San Bernardino Campus
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Probationary, Full Time, Trades, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the appropriate Administrator, the Facilities Maintenance Mechanic is a skilled generalist, performing at a journey-level in one trade with strong skills in other trades. Incumbents independently perform a variety of skilled preventive and general maintenance, repair, construction, and renovation work on facilities and systems.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform all work under established safety procedures.
  • Clean and maintain materials, tools, and equipment used in performing duties.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Maintains records and retrieves data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems. Use computerized maintenance systems to ensure preventive maintenance program objectives are met.
  • Prepare standard reports and consult and work with other trades workers.
  • Independently perform various skilled preventive and general maintenance, repair, construction, and renovation work on facilities and systems.
  • Ability to operate, test, install, repair, and perform corrective and preventive maintenance on aquatic & mechanical facilities equipment and systems, including HVAC and plumbing systems. May perform welding to make repairs, fabricate and construct parts.
  • Perform electrical maintenance and repair work, including work on low-voltage control systems.
  • Perform a wide range of facilities renovation, maintenance, and repair work.
  • Estimate costs of materials and labor. Determine the priority for requisitioning materials and supplies. May perform welding to make repairs and fabricate and construct parts.
  • May monitor contractor performance and work progress.
  • Respond to routine maintenance and service requests.
  • Perform at a journey level in one trade with strong skills in other trades. Provide instruction and direction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.
  • Perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position.
  • Investigate & repair water leaks, including on roof systems.
  • Have a working knowledge of applicable building and safety codes and regulations related to facilities, systems, and renovations.
  • Use considerable judgment and discretion in performing duties.
  • Read, interpret, and work from blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications; make rough sketches; estimate cost, time, and materials of maintenance, repair, and renovation work.
  • Ability to analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Read and write at a level appropriate to the position.
  • Work may involve exposure to hazardous materials.
  • Demonstrate initiative and willingness to perform all other duties professionally.
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License for the operation of any vehicle or equipment you are required to maintain and operate.
  • Possess a valid CSUSB Defensive Driver’s Training certificate.
  • Demonstrate ability to operate all applicable building tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with staff, students, and faculty from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work harmoniously with various individuals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Required Education and Experience

  • These abilities normally would be acquired through four years of increasingly responsible experience leading to journey-level skills in a mechanical or facilities/building trade, or any equivalent combination of training and experience as a facilities and systems mechanic which demonstrates the achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of an applicable apprenticeship program.

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge: Work requires a thorough understanding of the methods, materials, equipment, and tools used in one skilled trade area; working knowledge of materials, methods, equipment, and tools in related trade areas of facilities, systems, construction, and renovation; thorough understanding of generally accepted trade practices in trade specialty; working knowledge of computerized maintenance and building automation systems; working knowledge of applicable building and safety codes and regulations related to facilities, systems, and renovations.
  • Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate journey-level skill in one trade and strong skills in other applicable trades; operate construction and related equipment; use considerable judgment and discretion in performing duties; read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications; make rough sketches; estimate cost, time and materials of maintenance, repair, and renovation work; maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems; prepare standard reports; provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants; analyze and respond to emergencies; read and write at a level appropriate to the position, and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the job.

Compensation and Benefits:

Anticipated Hiring Range: $5,787 - $6,258 per month

Classification Salary Range: $5,787 - $7,396 per month

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.


Position Information:

Work status: Full-time/Non-Exempt/Probationary

Schedule: Monday through Friday from 1:30 pm to 10:00 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.

The application deadline is Wednesday, February 1, 2023.


Conditions of Employment

Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Driver’s License Check

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required.  Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

Physical Exam

Employment is contingent upon a candidate passing a pre-employment physical exam with the ability to lift in excess of 50 lbs.

Mandated Reporter

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.


CSUSB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.  See Form I-9 Acceptable Documents at

COVID-19 Vaccination

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who physically access campus facilities or programs to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes obtaining a COVID-19 booster dose, or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. See policy at

Statement of Commitment to Diversity

In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. We welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. We will create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.

California State University, San Bernardino is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, hire, train, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, caste, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) For more information about Diversity & Inclusion at CSUSB, please visit


Closing Statement:

Reasonable Accommodation

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact the ADA Coordinator by email at


CSUSB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.  See policy at

Clery Act

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, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State San Bernardino Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:

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