Senior Building Maintenance Worker - Rec Sports (8212C) 44174
University of California Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, California
Internal Number: 3548326
Senior Building Maintenance Worker - Rec Sports (8212C) 44174
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Recreational Sports is part of the Division of Student Affairs under the direction of the Director of Recreational Sports and Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs. Recreational Sports provides sports, fitness, and wellness facilities for undergraduates, graduates, staff, faculty, and community; operating outdoor fields, tennis court complex, swimming pool complexes, indoor recreation gyms, specialty sport gymnasium, locker rooms, weight rooms, and associated specialty equipment.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 10/28/2022
Incumbents work independently and as a part of a regular maintenance crew, or as assistants to skilled tradesmen performing hands-on maintenance work on facilities and equipment at SBMW level; assists with purchasing for self-performed projects and for projects performed by others; performs and assists with performing, and coordinated preventative maintenance work; operate and maintain a variety of power and hand tools of the various trades; and may drive a truck or other light vehicle in the course of duties.
General (Repairs, enhancements to buildings, structures, and equipment): Recreational Sports facilities including Golden Bear Rec Area, Strawberry Canyon Rec Area, Rec Sports Facility, Spieker Pool, Hearst Pool; fields, courts, gyms.
Project Leader: Review and execute project plans, designs and specifications. Coordinate maintenance work crews and projects. Act as work leader during daily maintenance operations and projects. Oversee work methods and quality of work. Ensure safe working conditions and implement health and safety and appropriate personnel policies. Maintain safety standards to assure compliance with University, State and Federal codes and regulations.
As appropriate, provide feedback to supervisor and clientele about maintenance issues. Oversee student maintenance workers and work crews. Provide leadership to student work groups in completing work. Ensure safe working conditions and implement health and safety policies, and as appropriate, personnel policies in the daily work setting. Perform cleaning, housekeeping and general custodial as required. Communicate with other staff and the general public in a professional manner, and be a positive public relations influence for the unit and the entire department.
OTHER: Preventative Maintenance (PM): Establish timelines and perform PM work in all areas of SBMW duties, including changing filters on mechanical systems as required or requested. Under the direction of the supervisor, train and schedule student and limited term assistants, inspect their work, and provide input for evaluations.
Carpentry (Repair, replace, adjust and/or conduct installations of): Ceiling tile; molding and trim; furniture, fences, gates, door jambs, railings, and similar items. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
Electrical (Test, reset, clean, change batteries, repair, replace and/or conduct installations of): Light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, ballasts and starters, breakers (reset only, as directed), timers, battery operated items including: door alarms, battery powered smoke detectors; bathroom ventilation fans, vacuum cleaners, appliances and related food service equipment. With the exception of ballasts and breaker resets, incumbent must not work with live electricity. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
Plumbing (Repair, replace, adjust, unclog, clean-out and/or conduct installations of): Aerators, faucet washers, hoses and shower heads, drains in sinks/showers/floors (non-powered auger). Repair, adjust, unclog, clean-out, clean: Faucets and valve stems, garbage disposals, toilets, dish machines, showers, patios, floors. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner. Wall/ceiling treatment (prepare, clean): Walls for painting. For areas under 16' X 16': Patch and repair damages as necessary; texture, touch up/repaint surfaces. Paint and/or match existing paint using brushes, rollers, and spray cans. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
Doors (Repair, clean, adjust, lubricate, or replace): Closers, latches, hinges, partitions, pilasters and similar items. Repair, clean, adjust, lubricate, crash hardware. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
Windows, mirrors, glass (board-up/tape): Broken windows and tape cracks for safety prior to replacement. Take accurate measurements. (Repair, replace, adjust and/or install): Rollers and glass (not to exceed 9 sq. ft.) where appropriate. Install and replace residential mirrors. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
Flooring (Repair, replace, adjust and/or conduct installations of): Tile (VC and ceramic), baseboard, linoleum, carpet, carpet squares, thresholds, safety strips, etc. Install carpet/linoleum under 9 square feet. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
Vehicles: -Responsible for: any citations relating to the operation of the vehicle, operating vehicle on UC business with valid CA driver's license while observing traffic laws, parking vehicle in proper locations, maintaining vehicles according to fleet services. -Maintain records on mileage and upkeep of University assigned vehicle (if applicable).
Maintenance Operations Coordination: -Source and/or purchase: materials, supplies, equipment, specialized services for specific projects. -Exercise care and follow the manufacturer's instruction in the use of UC equipment, supplies, and power/hand tools. -Maintain the shop, storage, and various work areas in clean orderly and safe condition. Participate in: shop set-up, clean-up, improvement and oversight. -Maintain, secure, and inventory all tools, equipment and supplies. Follow the established priority repair system in performance of duties. At the end of each work day delivers completed work orders to the Unit office. -Maintain files to include, but not limited to, paint charts, supplier information, warranties, specifications, inventory, plan/blue prints, detailed floor plans.
Administrative Functions: -Administer or complete: work requests/orders, work order management/ TMA assignment and closeout (when available), open tag reporting, daily log sheets, departmental purchasing procedures and forms. -Participate in process development and departmental committees as assigned.
Perform other related duties as assigned
One year experience as a Building Maintenance Worker, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, write, and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Strong mechanical aptitude.
Demonstrated ability to perform semi-skilled building maintenance work.
Possesses understanding of buildings, building systems, construction terminology, maintenance practices, methods, procedures, roles, equipment, tools, materials, sources for obtaining specialized materials and services, time required to perform work, and proper sequencing of the required steps in structuring and completing maintenance work and assigned projects.
A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
Salary & Benefits
This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $24.80 hour - $28.51 hour.
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This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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