Job Requisition Number: 25907. Residential and Student Service Programs (RSSP) is part of the Division of Student Affairs under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor of RSSP. RSSP provides student housing, residential life programs, self-operated dining services for undergraduate and graduate students and their families, and child care services for students, faculty, and staff; it also conducts a year-round conference business, operates eleven campus restaurants, and manages twenty-six faculty apartments. The Central Maintenance, Design, and Minor Capital Projects units provide a comprehensive group of services to all units within RSSP. These services include performing or managing all building trades and related maintenance services, performing interior design services, space planning, renovation project planning and management services, major maintenance, minor capital planning and project management for RSSP.
Lead Building Maintenance Worker (LBWW) must demonstrate full competency in performance of all the responsibilities of a Senior Building Maintenance Worker (SBMW) plus have demonstrated competency in accurately troubleshooting and performing quality repairs to household appliances including stoves, refrigerators, microwave ovens, washers, dryers, and similar items.
Function as working Senior Building Maintenance Worker (SBMW): •Performs all functions of a SBMW (see below) •Performs facilities maintenance and repairs within the SBMW work scope •Performs equipment trouble shooting, repairs, replacement •Performs preventive maintenance work
SBMW Responsibilities: General (Repair, replace, adjust and/or conduct installations of): Screens, dry erase boards, chalk and bulletin boards, toilet paper dispensers, food service equipment and similar items.
Carpentry (Repair, replace, adjust and/or conduct installations of): Ceiling tile; molding and trim; furniture, fences, gates, door jambs, railings, and similar items. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
Electrical (Test, reset, clean, change batteries, repair, replace and/or conduct installations of): Light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, ballasts and starters, breakers (reset only, as directed), timers, battery operated items including: battery powered smoke detectors; bathroom ventilation fans, vacuum cleaners, appliances. With the exception of ballasts and breaker resets, incumbent must not work with live electricity. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
Plumbing (Repair, replace, adjust, unclog, clean-out and/or conduct installations of): Aerators, faucet washers, hoses and shower heads, drains in sinks/showers/floors (non-powered auger). Repair, adjust, unclog, clean-out, clean: Faucets and valve stems, garbage disposals, toilets, dish machines, showers, patios, floors. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner. Wall/ceiling treatment (prepare, clean): Walls for painting. For areas under 16” X 16”: Patch and repair damages as necessary; texture, touch up/repaint surfaces. Paint and/or match existing paint using brushes, rollers, and spray cans. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
Doors (Repair, clean, adjust, lubricate, or replace): Closers, latches, hinges, partitions, pilasters and similar items. Repair, clean, adjust, lubricate, crash hardware. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
Windows, mirrors, glass (board-up/tape): Broken windows and tape cracks for safety prior to replacement. Take accurate measurements. (Repair, replace, adjust and/or install): Rollers and glass (not to exceed 9 sq. ft.) where appropriate. Install and replace residential mirrors. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
Flooring (Repair, replace, adjust and/or conduct installations of): Tile (VC and ceramic), baseboard, linoleum, carpet, carpet squares, thresholds, safety strips, etc. Install carpet/linoleum under 9 square feet. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
Furniture: Assemble/disassemble and move and store as needed. Tear down/set up bunk beds and lofts.
Function as a Lead, Performing Project and Contract services planning and coordination: •Function as the “go-to” point of contact for managers, other maintenance staff, clients for all maintenance issues within assigned facilities. •Assign work, provide direction and oversight for the work of SBMW, student workers, limited appointment staff and contract staff assigned to perform work within the facilities group. •Scheduling preventive maintenance work in accordance with established PM schedules. Performing/coordinating work related to performance of PM’s. •Assist in the coordination and execution of shutdowns, barricade work sites, provide access, power, related items. •Coordinate and oversee on-site contract service providers including specialized equipment repairs, providing parts, materials where applicable, related coordination issues. •Coordination, on-site direction for special projects including furniture moves, furniture assembly or reconfiguration, special equipment moves, support work for emergency repairs, related work. •Ensure adherence to safe work practices for work performed either individually or by a crew.
OTHER: •Preventative Maintenance (PM): Establish timelines and perform PM work in all areas of SBMW duties. •Under the direction of the supervisor, train and schedule student and limited term assistants, inspect their work, and provide input for evaluations.
Vehicles: •Maintain records on the upkeep of University assigned vehicle (if applicable). •Log-in mileage. •Maintain vehicles according to fleet services. •Operate vehicle on UC business with valid CA driver’s license while observing traffic laws. •Park vehicle in proper locations. •Responsible for any citations relating to the operation of the vehicle.
Maintenance Operations Coordination: •Purchasing materials, supplies, equipment •Sourcing parts and materials for projects •Sourcing of specialized services for specific projects •Exercise care and follow the manufacturer’s instruction in the use of UC equipment, supplies, and power/hand tools. •Maintain the shop, storage, and various work areas in clean orderly and safe condition. •Maintain, secure, and inventory all tools, equipment and supplies. •Participate in: Maintenance shop set-up, clean-up, improvement and oversight •Follow the established priority repair system in performance of duties. At the end of each work day delivers completed work orders to the Unit office. •Maintain files to include, but not limited to, paint charts, supplier information, warranties, specifications, inventory, plan/blue prints, detailed floor plans
Administrative Functions (administer or complete): •Work requests/orders •Work order management/ TMA assignment and closeout (when available) •Open tag reporting •Daily log sheets •Departmental purchasing procedures •Process development participation •Departmental committees as assigned •Perform other related duties as assigned•Possesses understanding of buildings, building systems, construction terminology, maintenance practices, methods, procedures, roles, equipment, tools, materials, sources for obtaining specialized materials and services, time required to perform work, and proper sequencing of the required steps in structuring and completing maintenance work and assigned projects. •Demonstrated leadership skills. • . Knowledge and demonstrated ability to self-perform troubleshooting and quality, timely repairs on household-type appliances and equipment •Knowledge of parts and materials sources, vendors, including location of obscure or obsolete parts or materials. •Knowledge of specialty services providers – metal, glass fabrication services, specialty welding services, custom machining services, related services. •Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in person, by telephone, radio, and in writing with customers, supervisors and co-workers. •Knowledge of safe work practices. •Understanding of University environment, its mission, and operational needs. •Knowledge and experience coordinating, troubleshooting and responding to customer service requests. •Basic understanding or knowledge of the University environment, its mission, and operational needs. •Strong customer service skills. •Ability to perform all maintenance work performed at the Senior Building Maintenance Worker level. •Ability to evaluate, trouble-shoot inquiries and resolve concerns of staff, contractors, outside consultants, and members of the campus community in an objective and constructive manner. •Skill to establish priorities, follow plans and complete goals/objectives. •Skill to contribute as a team player in a respectful and professional environment. •Skill to appropriately address inappropriate or unprofessional behavior. •Skill to perform basic record keeping functions, organize material and equipment purchase documents - receipts, packing slips. •Skill to perform basic mathematical calculations required in construction work. •Ability to exercise integrity and discretion in all matters and to protect confidential information as dictated by assignment or policy. •Ability to demonstrate and encourage the values of collegiality, and respect among supervisors and peers. •Ability to directly resolve problems through informal consultations and discussions at the lowest level possible. •Ability to understand, interpret, and apply University rules, regulations, and policies •Ability, detail orientation and initiative to make independent decisions in solving issues while adhering to the University of California and Berkeley campus policies. •Ability to organize and maintain records and work documents. •Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with staff, co-workers, campus staff in English (Bilingual a plus). •Ability to manage numerous details simultaneously. •Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative relationships with co-workers, managers and supervisors, clients, contractors and consultants, and members of the campus community. •Able to work safely at heights; able to gain access to work in small/tight areas and be able to gain access to work or maneuver around obstacles that requires stairs and ladders, able to safely maneuver supplies and objects up to 75 lbs; sets up and uses scaffolding and/or ladders to perform tasks above ground level. •Understands preventive maintenance and its role in a comprehensive maintenance program. Assists with the development of and performs preventive maintenance work as directed.
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