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Sr. Building Maintenance Worker

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
27275396 Full Time 7 AM - 4 PM $47,502 - $62,661

Position Information

Under the supervision of a Skilled Trades Supervisor, the Sr. Building Maintenance Worker works independently, as a part of a regular maintenance crew, or as an assistant to skilled tradesmen. Performs a variety of semi-skilled and/or planned maintenance tasks, projects, and assignments, such as replacing HVAC filters, replacing lamps, performing repairs on fixed furniture, breaking and removal of concrete and asphalt, and other tasks as assigned. Will support other trades in the Maintenance Services unit by performing semi-skilled building maintenance tasks, including Access Control, Carpentry/Sheetmetal/Regulated Materials, Electrical, Building Mechanical/HVAC, Plumbing, Paint/Signage, Fire & Life Safety. Will perform tasks on a regular, continuing, or as needed basis in one or more of the trades. Supports the inspection and response to requests for repairs or installations on campus. Performs the assigned preventative maintenance on equipment and systems. Maintains clear and accurate documentation of all inspections, testing and maintenance (corrective and/or preventative) performed. Updates equipment documentation, specifications and drawings, as needed. Reviews and updates all shop logs, both paper and electronic according to updates and changes. Assists with responding to emergency situations to mitigate and/or resolve immediate building maintenance concerns or safety issues. Reviews blueprints/drawings, and specifications for new construction and retrofit/renovation projects according to building code requirements. Assists with responding to emergency situations during or after hours for the purposes of resolving immediate safety concerns. Performs all job duties in adherence with University and departmental safety guidelines. Maintains a positive attitude and communicates effectively with colleagues, supervisors, staff, faculty and students.

This job posting is for multiple openings.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. **

Education

Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
High School Diploma. Preferred
Completion of a certified apprenticeship program. Preferred

Licenses

License Requirement
Valid Driver License. Required

Certifications

Certification Requirement
Certification in one or more of the skilled trades. Preferred

Experience

Experience Requirement
2 years of experience in the performance of semi-skilled building maintenance work; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Required
Experience in maintenance, operation, repair, calibration, installation, diagnosis and inspection of industrial/commercial Building Mechanical/HVAC, Electric, and Plumbing systems. Preferred
Experience in performing maintenance in various trades, including Access Control, Carpentry/Sheetmetal/Regulated Materials, Electrical, Building Mechanical/HVAC, Plumbing, Paint/Signage, Fire & Life Safety. Preferred
Experience in the proper and safe usage of a variety of power and hand tools and equipment used in the various skilled trades. Required
Experience and/or certification of training in forklifts, lifts and/or boom truck operations. Preferred
Experience and ability to prioritize work orders, routine work, emergency requests and ability to choose the proper materials or equipment to accomplish work in the most expeditious and safe manner. Preferred
Experience working with a diverse student, staff, faculty and visitor population and ability to provide exemplary customer service. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI prior to appointment start date. Required
Must successfully complete a pre-employment physical examination prior to appointment start date. Required
Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Required
Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours). Required
Must wear University issued ID badge and uniform. Required
Public Driving Record. Required
Overtime. Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays. Ability to work occasional scheduled and unscheduled overtime, emergency call-back, and a flexible schedule as needed.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public, and provide exceptional customer service.
Ability to perform minor routine maintenance including taking meter readings, changing out filters, lamps, and other tasks as assigned.
Ability to work independently, as a part of a regular maintenance crew, or as an assistant to skilled tradesmen.
Ability to support other trades in the Maintenance Services unit by performing semi-skilled building maintenance tasks, including Access Control, Carpentry/Sheetmetal/Regulated Materials, Electrical, Building Mechanical/HVAC, Plumbing, Paint/Signage, Fire & Life Safety.
Ability to perform a variety of semi-skilled and/or planned maintenance tasks, projects, and assignments, such as replacing filters, lamps, framing, concrete, furniture repairs, hardware repairs and maintenance.
Skill in operating shop equipment and tools common to the various skilled trade.
Knowledge in safe and proper procedures when hazardous materials are suspected.
Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Ability to effectively communicate and understand safety regulations and hazards.
Ability to record information accurately as is necessary to perform the job responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of UC/UCR policies and systems.

Ability to estimate time, methods and materials needed from construction documents. Ability to read and understanding documents such as complex technical procedures, work instructions, blue prints, plans, manuals, specifications, and diagrams.

Basic knowledge and technical skills with computer programs and applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Design Cad 2, etc.).

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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