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Senior Building Maintenance Worker

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
29532454 Full Time 8:00 am - 4:30 pm $47,502 - $62,661

Position Information

UC Riverside's Auxiliary Facilities Services is recruiting for multiple, full-time Senior Building Maintenance Workers. Under the supervision of a Skilled Trades Supervisor, the Senior Building Maintenance Worker (SBMW) assists with the performance of maintenance services or project work within Auxiliary Services. Performs a wide variety of special projects including furniture and equipment moves, reconfiguration of office furniture, set-up of storage facilities including shelving installation, student room furniture installations, dis-assembly and reconfiguration of student room furniture, installation of playground equipment, and similar projects. Performs repairs on equipment such as gasoline powered pressure washers, similar power equipment. Functions as service providers to other inhouse project management staff performing selected portions of the overall larger project work scope. Provides assistance to Skilled Crafts staff to move mechanical equipment, change filters, performs other non-trades level support functions. Performs and assists with performing preventive maintenance work. Troubleshoots, diagnoses, repairs, reconditions tools and equipment used in the performance of maintenance and special projects work. Performs hands-on maintenance work on facilities and equipment at SBMW level. Performs work according to unit priorities as established by the supervisor. Performs, assists with performing, and coordinates preventive maintenance work. Assists with responding to emergency situations to mitigate and/or resolve immediate building maintenance concerns or safety issues. Performs all job duties in adherence with University and departmental safety guidelines. Maintains a positive attitude and communicates effectively with colleagues, supervisors, staff, residents and guests.

The full salary range for the Senior Building Maintenance Worker is $22.75 - $30.01 per hour. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

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 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 ten weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
High School Diploma Preferred


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


Experience Requirement
2 years of experience in the performance of semi-skilled building maintenance work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required
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
Experience and/or certification of training in forklifts, lifts and/or boom truck operations. Preferred

Special Conditions

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

Minimum Requirements

Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public, and provide exceptional customer service.
Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Ability to work independently, as a part of a regular maintenance crew, or as an assistant to skilled tradesmen.
Skill in operating shop equipment and tools common to the various skilled trade.
Ability to perform minor routine maintenance including taking meter readings, changing out filters, lamps, and other tasks as assigned.
Knowledge in safe and proper procedures when hazardous materials are suspected.
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.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to record information accurately as is necessary to perform the job responsibilities.
Ability to effectively communicate and understand safety regulations and hazards.
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 support other trades in 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of UC/UCR policies and systems.

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

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

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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