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Site Maintenance & Operations Specialist

Company: Kern Community College District
Location: Porterville
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Site Maintenance & Operations Specialist
Kern Community College District

Salary: $4,227.69 - $5,973.61 Monthly

Job Type:

Job Number: FY22-2300516

Location: Porterville, CA

Department: Maintenance & Operations

Basic Function
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties related to the operations of small campus site facilities including carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical and general building maintenance; operate and monitor the energy management system at the small campus site; perform a variety of general grounds maintenance duties.

Positions in this classification demonstrate and apply a broad skill set related to the maintenance and operations of buildings and grounds; work with greater independence than positions in the Maintenance Worker classification; and refer more complex problems to more highly skilled workers.

Representative Duties
Perform maintenance to campus site facilities, furnishings, and equipment including replacement and repairs to plumbing and fixtures; replacement of air conditioning and heating filters and belts, and minor repairs to desks, tables, chairs, cabinets, shelves, windows and doors. Repair carpeting, light fixtures, tiles, fan motors, drapes, window screens, sinks and toilets; install venetian blinds, drapes and shades. Perform minor maintenance related to electrical components including troubleshooting and repair of outlets and batteries.

Schedule the usage of College air conditioning, heating and lighting systems. Using the College Energy Management System (EMS); troubleshoot, repair, and coordinate with Plant Engineer for additional support as needed systems; coordinate maintenance and repair of College EMS facilities with campus Plant Engineer.

Open and secure classrooms and buildings, including programming of automatic door locks; set and disengage alarm system; move and arrange furniture and equipment and prepare rooms; replace lights and ballasts; adjust shades and blinds.

Perform a variety of duties in the maintenance and repair of the irrigation system; change and adjust sprinkler heads; maintain controllers and assist in irrigation system installation and maintenance projects. Plant, water and maintain landscaped areas; water, mow, weed, trim and fertilize lawns; trim and prune bushes, trees and shrubs; stake trees. Rake leaves and clear debris and snow from doorways, walkways, parking lots and other related facilities; apply herbicides, fungicides and pesticides.

Operate and maintain power tools including mowers, edgers and blowers; maintain hand tools and assigned equipment; perform small engine maintenance and repair to lawn equipment. Clean shop vehicle; monitor fuel, oil and water usage; log maintenance record; arrange for servicing as required with campus automotive technician.

Work with faculty, staff, students and the public in coordinating preparations for special college events; coordinate large set-ups and moving of furniture and equipment.

Clean and sanitize restroom facilities and fixtures; replenish supplies in restrooms and related facilities.

Pickup and deliver supplies, materials and mail from main campus; purchase supplies as needed.

Operate a magnetic card system.

Operate work order request computer program to log work orders, notify staff of work scheduled, and notify staff of completion.

Install partitions, walls to increase or decrease the size of rooms.

Construct and install forms; pour and finish cement for forms and walks; inspect and repair roof leaks.

Repair other equipment involving the application of plumbing, electrical, locksmithing and a variety of the trades.

Repair exterior and interior door locks; repair desk and file locks; strip, sand, varnish and refinish.

Mount projector screens, chalk/white boards, pictures and tack boards.

Construct and paint signs; install and remove signs.

Paint curbs and parking stripes and numbers.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination equivalent to: Graduation from high school supplemented by formal training in one of the skilled crafts and two years of journey-level skilled crafts working and maintenance experience.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license.
Satisfactory completion of pre-employment physical assessment.
Satisfactory completion of pre-employment drug testing.

Knowledge and Abilities
Methods, practices, equipment and tools used in building construction, including carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical work, facilities management, locksmith, and concrete construction.
Methods, practices, equipment and tools used in general grounds maintenance.
Operation of energy management systems.
Record keeping techniques.
Basic math.
Safe work practices.
Computer software systems.

Perform a full range of assigned skilled maintenance work including carpentry, plumbing, painting, light construction and electrical work.
Perform general grounds maintenance duties.
Use and care for tools and equipment used in performing assigned duties.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Operate software programs relative to the Energy Management System (EMS) and other software programs utilized in facilities management.
Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, sketches and drawings.
Maintain a variety of work records.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

SALARY RANGE $4,227.69 - $ 5,973.61 hourlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $4,441.72 hourly
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by August 21, 2023 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:

  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
  • List of five (5) professional references - Listed on application form
    It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.

    Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

    Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices. Discrimination Free Work Environment
    The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

    All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/4153287/site-maintenance-operations-specialist. Emails will not be accepted.


Keywords: Kern Community College District, Porterville , Site Maintenance & Operations Specialist, Professions , Porterville, California

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