The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking a full-time Central Plant Operator in the Facilities Services division. The ideal candidate will share our college’s commitment to educating the more than 32,000 racially and socioeconomically diverse students we enroll each year. Currently, our student body is approximately 45.4 percent Latinx/Hispanic, 32.2 percent White, 6.3 percent Asian, 5.5 percent African-American, 4.5 percent Pacific Islander, 2 percent multi-ethnic, and less than 1 percent Native American. The college was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2015, reflecting our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve. As one of 20 community colleges in the state selected for the California Guided Pathways Project, we are focused on enhancing equity and implementing policies and practices that help all students achieve successful academic outcomes.
College of the Canyons is pleased to announce the following:
Central Plant Operator
A Full-Time Classified Represented Position
Review Date: February 6, 2020
Under the supervision of the Vice President, Facilities Planning, Operations and Construction, under work direction of the Facilities Coordinator (Central Energy Services), performs skilled journey-level air conditioning and heating work in the construction, installation, trouble shooting, repair alteration and maintenance of a variety of air conditioning and heating systems. Provides hands-on maintenance, operation and troubleshooting of all Central Plant related equipment and pneumatic and direct digital controls. Performs other semi-skilled and skilled maintenance, repair and construction tasks in the upkeep of District facilities. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Six (6) years of full-time experience as a journeyman in the air conditioning and heating field to include hands-on experience in the operation and maintenance of a central plant. Experience as a building maintenance mechanic or as a skilled worker in one or more building maintenance trades. Experience with energy management systems and refrigeration equipment.
High school diploma or the equivalent completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by the completion of an approved apprenticeship program in the air conditioning and heating trade.
Possession and maintenance of a valid California driver’s license. Possession and renewal of any professional certificates or licenses required to perform the duties of the position.
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Application Process: Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day in the Human Resources Offices on February 6, 2020. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online. Please visit our website at:
If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources Office at (661)362-3427 or our TTY Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4-5 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.
The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.
Applicants who have disabilities who need accommodation in order to complete the selection process should contact the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.