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Lead Maintenance Worker
State Center Community College District

  • Dec. 6, 2017
  • Lead Maintenance Worker
  • N/A
  • State Center Community College District
    Fresno, CA
    United States
  • 12/21/2017
  • Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation
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Lead Maintenance Worker


$65,963.00 Annually


District Operations - Fresno, CA

Job Type



DO Operations & Information Systems

Job Number



12/21/2017 11:59 PM Pacific


Under direction, plans, coordinates, and monitors the work of skilled journey-level workers and other staff assigned to maintain and repair buildings and equipment, and has job site responsibility for various building trades projects.

Examples of Duties/ Essential Job Functions

Duties include leading, training, assignment of work and monitoring employees in their job performance and maintenance duties. Also included are the ability to coordinate and accomplish complex integration of maintenance requirements, equipment use/maintenance and available labor, while ensuring safety and adherence to district policies and procedures.

Auxiliary Job Functions

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this classification.

Employment Standards/ Minimum Qualifications

Education & Experience

Any combination of education and/or experience, which demonstrates that the individual is likely to possess the required knowledge, skills and abilities:

Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND three (3) years of full-time journey-level experience in one or more of the following building trades: carpentry, electrical, air conditioning and heating ventilation, locksmith, paint, or plumbing. Lead experience preferred.

Licenses & Certificates

Valid Driver's License

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of leadership and methods of training others on techniques in one or more of the following trades: carpentry, electrical, air conditioning and heating ventilation, locksmith, painting, and plumbing.
  • Advanced methods, techniques, supplies, materials, tools, and equipment utilized in one or more specialized trade pertaining to facility, building, and equipment maintenance, repair, and construction.
  • Principles and procedures of routine preventative maintenance and inventory techniques.
  • Repair methods, materials and equipment involved with the repair of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, boilers, and all other mechanical equipment such as pumps, VFD's piping, controls and Freon.
  • Hazards and applicable safety rules by understanding Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) and chemical mixing instructions to prevent injuries.
  • Skillful use, safe practice and care of maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Applicable building codes, ordinances, policies, guidelines, requirements and regulations pertaining to the maintenance and repair, of public facilities, office buildings, and equipment.
  • Record keeping and report preparation techniques to ensure information is accurately presented.
  • Basic math including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Proper English usage, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation in order to compose items such as correspondence and/or reports.
  • Customer service principles in order to appropriately interact with students, staff, faculty, and the public.
  • Current computer operating systems, software applications and office productivity software such as word processing, spreadsheets, email, calendaring, presentation, publishing, and database programs.

Skill to:

  • Read, understand and interpret sketches, blueprints, or written instructions.
  • Perform general building maintenance work, basic plumbing, boiler repair and other mechanical repairs involving air conditioning and heating equipment including pumps, motors, controls and associated equipment.
  • Develop and follow project time lines, material cost estimating and monitor staff and resources in a manner that allows for the appropriate completion of each project.
  • Analyze problems and develop required solutions and improvements.
  • Perform maintenance work effectively to produce needed result.
  • Use and maintain tools, supplies and equipment in a safe manner.
  • Perform mathematical calculations.
  • Effectively communicate with individuals for whom English is not a primary language.
  • Exercise tact, diplomacy and confidentiality in dealing with sensitive and complex issues and situations.
  • Plan and organize work to meet established timelines.
  • Operate standard office equipment such as computers, fax machines, copy machines, telephones and others.
  • Utilize word processing, spreadsheets, email, online calendaring and data entry/retrieval from database programs.
  • Rapidly learn and acquire skills in areas and technologies not previously assigned.
  • Type at a sufficient speed to maintain workflow.

Ability to:

  • Plan, organize, and lead skilled and general maintenance personnel in the performance of maintenance, repair, and construction functions.
  • Understand integrated program of facilities planning, design and construction.
  • Travel to multiple work sites to inspect facilities for maintenance and repair needs.
  • Read and understand architectural, mechanical, electrical, structural, and civil drawings, as well as related specifications.
  • Operate a variety of manual and motorized tools.
  • Maintain a data management, storage, and retrieval system.
  • Observe safe work practices and handle hazardous materials according to accepted procedures and guidelines.
  • Write and use the English language at a level and in a manner that will allow effective written communications with management staff and contractors
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with District administrators, management, staff, students, diverse community, business and industry contacts, collaborative partner contacts, independent programs consultant/trainers, and the public.
  • Understand, be sensitive to and respect the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disabilities and sexual orientation of students, parents, teachers, administrators and staff.
  • Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
  • Learn, interpret and apply federal and state laws and regulations, district policies and procedures.
  • Remain current with technical developments in the area of school maintenance and make recommended changes to keep current.
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and records.
  • Receive and follow instructions in order to build and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Assign, monitor, and/or review the work of others.
  • Appropriately interact with students, staff, faculty, and public.
  • Operate computers and their peripherals.
  • Use current common software applications in order to accurately enter and retrieve data.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger to handle maintenance equipment and supplies, computers and standard business equipment; and reach with hands and arms. Use muscular effort (or strength) as needed to lift, push, pull or carry an object or when utilizing maintenance equipment; have strength to resist fatigue in order to be able to repeatedly push and pull items. Must have coordinated movement of the arms, legs and torso while the whole body is motion such as climbing a ladder; keep balanced and stay upright when in an unstable positon or walking on slippery surfaces. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus; see objects clearly that in close surroundings 36 inches or closer OR six feet or further away; must be able to distinguish between shades of color or the difference between two or more colors. Lift and carry maintenance supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. Specific physical abilities required by this job include climbing ladders.

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret complex data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret people and situations; use math and mathematical reasoning; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks with constant interruptions; work under intensive deadlines and interact with District administrators, management, Personnel Commissioners, board members, faculty, staff, representatives of other agencies, and others encountered in the course of work.

Work Conditions

The work conditions characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance; required to frequently travel to locations other than assigned site; schedule changes may frequently occur based on business needs; work inside protected from the weather; work outside exposed to the weather and varying temperatures; work on surfaces that vary in stability; work at varying heights and/or on top of building structures; exposure to fumes, vapors or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, and biological hazards such as cleaning solutions and human waste NOTE: All exposure is under OSHA Permissible Exposure Levels (PEL); noise exposure under 85 decibels, roughly that of a normal conversation or a ringing telephone.

Examination Process

The examination process will include screening to ensure applications are complete and meet all minimum qualifications. The application requires the completion of Supplemental Questions to evaluate your education, training and experience relative to the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position. Answers should be as complete as possible, as no additional information will be accepted from applicants once the application has been submitted. Only the most qualified applicants, who pass the minimum qualifications review, will be invited to the examination process.

The examination process will include a competency exam (40% weight) and an oral interview exam (60% weight). Of those achieving a passing score on the competency exam, only the 15 highest scoring candidates, plus ties, will be invited to the oral interview exam. Passing score is 75% out of 100% on each testing section.


To move forward in the selection process, you must complete an online application through this web site. Resumes may be uploaded but cannot be used in lieu of a completed application.

The eligibility list, which is valid for at least one year, will be used to fill full time and part-time positions at District Operations.

State Center Community College District Disclaimer:

Classification and Compensation Study

State Center Community College District is currently conducting a classification and compensation study through a third party vendor, Reward Strategy Group. A classification and compensation study is primarily designed to focus on the internal and external equity of both the structure by which employees are compensated and the way positions relate and compare to one another across the organization. The Study is expected to be completed by June 2018 and there may be changes to employee's job titles, duties, FLSA status and possibly salary.

State Center Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of State Center Community College District to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, religion or similar factors as defined by law. We are a Title V employer.

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