Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$20.05 - $25.45/Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Eves, 8 hrs/day, Thursday - Monday, 1:30pm - 10:00pm

#121760 Building Maintenance Worker - Building Services

Extended Deadline: Fri 3/8/2024

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.

This position will remain open until filled

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 3/1/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 3/10/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under supervision, the Building Maintenance Worker will perform a variety of semi-skilled 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. The incumbent will provide customer service in an efficient, effective and professional manner to students, staff, faculty and guests. Additionally, they will complete work orders received in MAXIMO (via computer or hand held technologies) by the Customer Service Center. Shift duties will include completing all routine work orders with urgent work taking priority. The incumbent will 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.


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

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

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

  • Demonstrated knowledge of proper and safe use of custodial equipment, cleaning chemicals, tools, etc. Ability to follow through and carry out assignments.

  • Proven experience safeguarding keys issued for assigned areas.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude. Ability to read, write, and perform basic math calculations.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively individually or in diverse groups. Proven ability to communicate with people of diverse backgrounds, including students, staff, faculty, and guests.

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

  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions and simple diagrams.


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

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

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

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $43,117 - $54,726 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $20.65 - $26.21

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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:

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