Job Description

Payroll Title:
Full Salary Range
$19.47 - $24.71/Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, Various

#117453 Building Maintenance Worker - Building Services

Extended Deadline: Mon 12/5/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/25/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/03/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under supervision, perform a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled building maintenance tasks to include repairing, remounting, replacing or installing restroom/showering accessories and fixtures; repairing or replacing belts, hoses, clamps, vacuum bags, and squeegees on vacuum cleaners, wet/dry extractors and floor waxing machines; and operating power and hand tools such as drills, and high pressure washers. Provide customer service in an efficient, effective and professional manner to students, staff, faculty and guests. Complete work orders received in MAXIMO (via computer or hand held technologies) by the Customer Service Center. Shift duties include completing all routine work orders with urgent work taking priority. Complete all work orders in timely manner. Work with computerized work management systems (MAXIMO), including mobile work management on handheld devices in the field, and timekeeping system (HBS).

  • May be required to work overtime.

Possible Shifts:

  • Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday - Monday, 1:00pm - 8:30pm


  • Demonstrated experience performing semi-skilled and unskilled building maintenance tasks in an environment similar to a commercial, university or municipality atmosphere.

  • Proven experience in the proper and safe use of power and hand tools, and equipment common to the building maintenance trades.

  • Thorough knowledge of proper and safe use of custodial equipment, cleaning chemicals, tools, etc.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude. Proven ability to read, write, and perform basic math calculations. Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions and simple diagrams.

  • Experience safeguarding keys issued for assigned areas.

  • Demonstrated experience using standard computer systems and applications such as word processing, electronic mail, time and attendance systems, and internet browsers.

  • Proven ability to use problem-solving skills and sound judgment.

  • Ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities. Ability to follow through and carry out assignments.

  • Ability to effectively interact with diverse groups of people. Ability to communicate effectively with people of many diverse backgrounds, including students, staff, faculty, and guests. Ability to effectively work individually or in teams as well as with diverse groups.


  • DOJ, FBI, and DMV background checks and clearances required prior to hire.

  • Must possess and maintain valid California Driver License and participate in the DMV Pull Notice Program.

  • Must be able to work in morgues/gross anatomy/pathological laboratories where human/animal bodies or parts thereof may be exposed to view of the worker.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit for more information.

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