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#TP125823 Building Maintenance Worker Sr

Initial Review Date: Sun 11/19/2023

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.

Position available through UCSD Temporary Employment Services (TES). Employment through TES is an excellent way to gain valuable UCSD experience and get your foot in the door for career positions. TES employment includes medical coverage, paid vacation & sick time, paid holidays, as well as training and development opportunities!


  • Duration: Assignments typically run for approximately 3-6 months.
  • Compensation: $22.75/hour, including paid holidays and vacation/sick leave. Full-medical insurance also available.
  • Schedule: Variable depending on the project team.
  • Location: 100% on site


Job Duties: - Perform maintenance and repair on natural gas furnaces, visually inspect furnace cabinets for fire hazards, soap test all fittings for gas leaks, change furnace filter and clean heater cabinets. - Perform maintenance and repair air handlers, exhaust fans, pumps, heat exchangers, pneumatic and electronic controls, AC&R equipment, and associated building equipment. - Install and repair residential plumbing fixtures, water supply lines, valves, traps, and any associated piping.- Install sinks, disposals, water closets, tanks, and hot water heaters. Maintain and repair interior and exterior lighting systems.- Repair of transformers and ballast used in fluorescent lighting, walkways and driveway lighting standards.


  • Two (2) years of experience in the performance of semi-skilled building maintenance work, or one (1) year as a Building Maintenance Worker; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Demonstrate strong customer service by presenting a professional appearance and effectively communicate with faculty, staff and students in a helpful and respectful manner.

  • Ability to safely lift, carry, move, push and pull 50 lbs.
  • Knowledge of the construction, painting, plumbing and electrical trades and mechanical and electromechanical systems.
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as required by the University's needs.


  • Background checks required.
  • Applicants must be able to travel to various UC San Diego locations as needed.
  • May require a valid CA Drivers License

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and requires immediate reporting of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect of anyone under the age of 18. It is the responsibility of the Mandated Reporter to ensure that they obtain proper training in order to fulfill their reporting responsibilities as required by the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and University policy, and to complete and submit the required reports to the UC San Diego Police Department without delay.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $48,922 - $63,266 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $23.43 - $30.30

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:

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

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