Description: Job Summary
Under general supervision of the Manager of Mechanical Trades, the Building Service Engineer performs preventive and general maintenance and repair work on a wide range of heating, ventilating, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, refrigeration, air conditioning, and water systems. In addition, the Building Service Engineer performs less sophisticated and comprehensive work on complex refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Department Summary
Facilities Management and Development (FMD), a unit within the Administration and Finance Division (AFD), is responsible for the planning, design, construction, operations, maintenance, and repair of university facilities and grounds. FMD consists of five critical and interdependent support departments, including Facilities Customer & Business Services; Energy, Utilities, & Sustainability; Environmental Health & Safety; Facilities Planning & Capital Projects; and Facility Operations. In support of the Cal Poly mission, the Facilities and Management and Development department is committed to promoting a culture that values individual and organizational integrity, civility, and diversity. Key Qualifications
Education and Experience
- Thorough knowledge of high and low pressure boilers, and heating, pneumatic, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, pumping and cooling towers, and other mechanical equipment as well as the methods, tools and materials used in the operation, maintenance and repair of such equipment.
- Demonstrated experience in the installation, operation, and repair of HVAC equipment and systems.
- General knowledge of ventilation principles, thermal dynamics, water chemistry, and closed water systems.
- Working knowledge of energy management systems including the ability to understand and use system features.
- General knowledge of the applicable state and federal safety codes and regulations pertaining to mechanical and HVAC systems.
Two years of journey-level experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of boiler, heating, ventilating, refrigeration, cooling towers, and air conditioning equipment and systems or the equivalent combination of formal course work in mechanical technology and hands-on experience.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, CREDENTIALS: Possession of a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain by date of hire. This position may require the ability to obtain AHERA Supervisor certification for asbestos related work and Cal/OSHA Lead training. Salary:
Anticipated Hiring Range: $68,904 - $76,800 Per Year
Classification Range: $68,904 - $88,968 Per Year Cal Poly
Known for its Learn by Doing pedagogy, Cal Poly is the flagship of the world-renowned California State University system. Annually recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation, Cal Poly continues to offer an academic curriculum based on learned experience gained through real-world practice. Located in San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly is nestled comfortably among the coastal foothills, minutes from the Pacific Ocean and equidistant to the Bay Area and Los Angeles.
Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website
for additional information. Diversity Statement
At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Poly is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Supplemental Information
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.
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.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas). Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled