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Facilities Worker I

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego - Imperial Valley
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Custodial/Facilities, Temporary, Full Time

Position Summary


The employing unit is the Facilities Services at SDSU Imperial Valley, located 120 miles east of the San Diego campus. The Physical Plant employs 2 employees and consists of approximately  8 acres, with 15 buildings. The campus is open 12 months a year. There are approximately  900 students, 19 full-time faculty members, 90 part-time faculty, and 35 staff members. There is also the Brawley site that has one building falling within the scope of this position. 

The IV Campus Facilities Services is responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair, and renovation, remodel, and alteration activities of all campus facilities in support of the academic mission of the university. 

Under general supervision from the Assistant Director for Facilities Services & Projects, and lead directly from the  Maintenance Mechanic, and in accordance with schedules or instruction, the incumbent performs proficiently a variety of semi-skilled facilities and repair tasks and provides routine preventive maintenance for facilities and systems at SDSU Imperial Valley (Calexico and Brawley). 

Expectations – Properly functioning facilities and systems on campus. Thorough and accurate accounting of time and materials. Completion of routine work assignments and performance of additional duties as assigned. Consistent meeting of university needs in a timely and professional manner with increasingly improved skill. Follow-up on every project or task to ensure that all items are completed to the satisfaction of the supervisor/manager. A responsible attendance record, punctuality, and consistent meeting of deadlines. Performance of work in a  manner that supports and facilitates the work of others in the Facilities Services and the university community. A positive and cooperative working relationship with members of the department  and campus community 

For more information regarding the Imperial Valley Campus, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits-eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before May 31, 2022. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The individual hired into this role will work on-campus at the SDSU Imperial Valley campus. 

Education and Experience

Any combination of experience and training equivalent to six months of experience as a trades assistant or laborer, or six months of hands-on experience in general facilities and systems maintenance and repair work.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • At least one year of experience in the preventive maintenance of HVAC systems.

  • Experience working in an academic or public setting.

  • Knowledge of PPE.

  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Licenses and/or Certifications Required:

Valid California Driver’s License

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 $4,408 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: $4,408 - $5,544 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

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on November 9, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by November 8, 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 the 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 Noemi Bravo-Rojas at 

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