ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university.
INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD) UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
Initial Review Date (IRD): 10-11-2021
APPOINTMENT INFORMATION Salary Information: $24.00 - $27.03 / Hourly. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
Job Code Classification: 8212 BLDG MAINT WORKER SR
JOB DUTIES Under the supervision and direction of the Electric Shop Supervisor, perform trouble shooting, diagnosis and repair on 120/208 and 277/480 volt interior and exterior lighting circuits and lighting controllers utilizing various test instruments (i.e. amp meter, continuity tester, multimeter, etc.) Lighting problems include office, building interiors and exteriors, accent, street and path lighting. Perform preventative maintenance and repair on interior and exterior lighting systems and lighting controllers. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Replace lamps, ballasts, LEDs, drivers, adjust lighting controllers and perform interior and exterior lighting preventative maintenance work on various lighting PM routes throughout campus. Receive and respond to light out complaints. Adjust lighting time clocks and controls. Tag devices needing repair by journeyman electricians. Clean lighting fixtures and diffusers.
Carry out assigned preventative maintenance programs and advise of changes or modifications to procedures that may be needed. Maintains records of work performed, by accurately documenting time and material charges on work repair orders. Assist with the shops periodic lamp recycling program by organizing, packaging, counting, labeling and readying for pick-up campus lamps.
Perform troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair on 120/208 and 277/480 building interior and exterior lighting systems and lighting controls. Using independent judgment, diagnose source of problems, acquire parts and make repairs. Diagnose and repair tripped breakers, switches, open or shorted ballast windings, faulty wire connections, lamp holders (tombstones'), open or shorted lamps, LEDs and drivers.
Maintain cleanliness of building machine and electrical rooms. Perform sweeping, vacuuming or washing down mechanical room floors; degreases equipment, preps and paints equipment and piping as directed.
Assist the campus electricians in the installation of electrical circuits, conduit and related apparatus. Assist the campus electricians in the cleaning of high voltage gear during routine PM's as directed.
Coordinate student staff (1-4) who change building lights (incandescent/fluorescent/LED) and advise students of safety procedures and equipment.
Perform safety inspections and routine maintenance on tools and equipment used. Attend safety and training classes and performs job related tasks in a safe manner. Follow all product and university specific safety procedures when using tools and equipment. Write and maintains a weekly timesheet. Effectively employs good interpersonal skills when interacting with members of the campus community. Help supervisor maintain an inventory of shop materials, supplies and tools by informing him of specific needs.
Respond to campus lighting callouts after normal hours, weekends and holidays.
Perform other related duties, as assigned by Electric Shop Supervisor and Cogen/Fire/Security/Electrical Sr. Superintendent.
Knowledge, experience and/or skills in preventative maintenance and repair of various types of interior and exterior lighting systems including fluorescent, incandescent and LED.
Knowledge, experience and/or skills in preventative maintenance and repair of various types of lighting controls and lighting time clocks.
Knowledge of the basic electrical theory, AC and DC, OHMS law, series and parallel circuits, inductance, capacitance, magnetism, transformers, relays, and other electrical lighting devices.
Experience and/or skills in using basic electrical testing equipment such as multi-meters.
Knowledge of lamp recycling requirements and processes, as well as of safe working methods.
Ability to work from a schedule and organized preventative maintenance programs, work orders.
Good record keeping skills sufficient to document and report repairs needed, locations, preventative maintenance needs, and stock requirements, with attention to detail.
Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions, and perform mathematical computations required in the electrical lighting trade.
Good oral communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with campus personnel, which include staff, students, and faculty.
Ability to follow procedures, instruction manuals and operation and maintenance manuals.
Knowledge of ASME (state), local codes and safety standards.
Ability to operationalize and incorporate the concepts of sustainability into daily work efforts.
California Department of Industrial Relations Non-residential lighting technician certification.
SAFETY STATEMENT All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
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EEO/AA The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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