Building Service Engineer - Mechanical Shop (505069)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Sep 25, 2021
Full Time Engineering

Job Description


Position Summary

SDSU Facilities Services is a customer service based organization providing facility maintenance activities through a transparent and deliberate process. It is responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair, renovation, remodel and alteration activities in support of the academic and research mission of the university. Facilities Services employs over 220 employees (full time and students) and supports approximately eight million square feet of buildings (including residence halls and parking structures) and 280 acres of improved and unimproved land with an operating budget of approximately forty million dollars.

The Building Service Engineer (BSE) works in the Mechanical shop and performs the full range of skilled building service engineer work. This work includes work necessary to operate, maintain, inspect, diagnose and repair campus HVAC systems and equipment. This position is responsible to test, adjust, and calibrate boiler and air-conditioning machinery; test, adjust, and calibrate mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and/or microprocessor control instruments; test and chemically treat boiler, condenser, and cooling tower water; make repairs to steam, natural gas, water, refrigerant, air and oil distribution systems. t repairs/replaces bearings, shafts, seals, rings, and electrical wiring and installs central system parts, gauges, valves and pipes.

For more information regarding the Facilities Services department, click here.

Full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) positions. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard work hours are Monday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Education and Experience

Two years of journey-level experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of boiler, heating, ventilating, refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and systems or the equivalent combination of formal course work in mechanical technology and hands-on experience.

Licenses Required

California Driver's License is required within 10 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Valid California Driver's License
  • EPA approved certification in refrigerant recovery may be required.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $6,020 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,742 - $7,414 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on October 8, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by October 7, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

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.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at 619-594-1139.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map