Site Maintenance & Operations Specialist
Company: Kern Community College District
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Site Maintenance & Operations Specialist
Kern Community College District
Salary: $4,227.69 - $5,973.61 Monthly
Job Number: FY22-2300516
Location: Porterville, CA
Department: Maintenance & Operations
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
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.
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
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
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
Construct and paint signs; install and remove signs.
Paint curbs and parking stripes and numbers.
Perform related duties as assigned.
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
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's
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
Methods, practices, equipment and tools used in general grounds
Operation of energy management systems.
Record keeping techniques.
Safe work practices.
Computer software systems.
Perform a full range of assigned skilled maintenance work including
carpentry, plumbing, painting, light construction and electrical
Perform general grounds maintenance duties.
Use and care for tools and equipment used in performing assigned
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Operate software programs relative to the Energy Management System
(EMS) and other software programs utilized in facilities
Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, sketches and
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
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
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
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
Emails will not be accepted.
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