Facilities Maintenance Mechanic (Electrical Shop) (506510)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • May 08, 2022
Full Time Facilities Management

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.

Under general supervision, the Facilities Maintenance Mechanic performs a variety of complex skilled maintenance, repair and renovation work; provides a thorough and accurate accounting of time and materials; completes all routine work assignments and performs additional duties as assigned. Incumbent maintains equipment and a safe and clean working environment; consistently meets university needs in a timely and professional manner with increasingly improved skill; and builds and maintains internal and external customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization.

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.

Facilities Services has two Facilities Maintenance Mechanic positions available for the following shifts:
  • Monday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday - Friday, 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

The individual hired into this role will work on-campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Education and Experience

Four years of increasingly responsible experience leading to journey-level skills in a mechanical or facilities/building trade, or any equivalent combination of training and experience as a facilities and systems mechanic which demonstrates the achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of an applicable apprenticeship program.

Licenses and/or Certifications Required
  • Valid California Driver's License or the ability to obtain one within 10 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Five years of verifiable employment experience performing work in one or more of the Electrical trade, or closely related field; technical trade school certification may substitute for one year of work experience.
  • Prior experience, within three years, at a similar higher education environment, government or a large multi-building facility environment.
  • Experience using a computerized maintenance management system.

Compensation and Benefits

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. Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $5,402 per month.

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.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,402 - $6,904 per month.

SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.

The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.

Supplemental Information

Review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on October 12, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by October 11, 2021.

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 mcothron@sdsu.edu or 619-594-1139.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map