Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$23.43 - $30.30 / Hourly
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Eves, 8 hrs/day, Please refer to additional comments for schedule


Filing Deadline: Wed 6/19/2024

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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/20/2024 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/29/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Work Schedule: Sunday - Thursday, 12:30pm-9:00pm (NOTE: Employee will be required to work on holidays that fall on scheduled work days.)


UC San Diego Housing, Dining and Hospitality (HDH) provides housing and dining services for approximately 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students and their families in more than 400 buildings, covering nearly 10 million square feet. Consisting of eight divisions, HDH has more than 1,000 career employees, 1,200 to 1,300 student employees, and an annual operating budget greater than $250 million.

HDH is a self-supporting department that operates without any federal, state or campus funding. The department receives nearly 90% of its funding from housing and dining services. It also secures revenue from conference and catering services. The goal is to break even.

HDH commits to facilitating an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment, fostering a sense of belonging for our students and staff. As HDH we understand, each unique individual with their varied thoughts and experiences is what makes our department strong. Aligning with UC San Diego’s Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion strategic goals, Housing/Dining/Hospitality is proud to promote and create opportunities for greater equity, diversity and inclusiveness within our division.

To visit the Housing, Dining and Hospitality website, please click on the link below


Performs semi-skilled tasks independently or as part of a regular maintenance crew. Responsible for the maintenance and repair of buildings and related facilities and equipment using tools of the trade. Tasks include, but are not limited to, repairing appliances, disposals, pumps, heating systems, interior lighting, soldering and pipefitting, furniture and window treatment repair, installation and replacement, e- electronic lock installation, general maintenance, and repairs. Responsible for trouble shooting residential maintenance problems and for preventive maintenance work. Responsible for managing and documenting all work performed in a computerized maintenance work order systems via MAXIMO and handheld technologies (including asset and part management). Provide customer service to residents and guests through the year. Will be assigned to cover campus housing and dining buildings and grounds Work may be dispatched by Customer Service Center dispatcher and/or maintenance supervisor.


  • Ability to read technical instruction manuals and drawings.

  • Ability to perform maintenance and repair on natural gas heaters. water heaters, and residential hydronic heating systems.

  • Ability to maintain and repair domestic appliances, such as electrical ranges, garbage disposals, ventilation fans, including repair of refrigerator door switches, defrost timers, and freezer fans.

  • Ability to install, maintain and repair interior and exterior lighting systems including transformers and ballast used in fluorescent lighting. Ability to repair free-standing light fixtures.

  • Knowledge and ability to use soft soldering equipment (propane/MAPP/acetyle gas hand torch).

  • Knowledge in sizing pipe, piping materials, types and schedules.

  • Ability to use hand tools and utilize all equipment common to the building maintenance trades.

  • Technical ability to learn and use a computer and handle device to communicate via email and complete MAXIMO work order.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Physical ability to perform indicated tasks.

  • Ability to work well in a team or alone.

  • Ability to effectively interact with diverse groups of people.

  • Ability to work effectively in an environment subject to frequentchanging priorities.

  • Must have the ability to function effectively as a team member, including working cooperatively and positively with co-workers to achieve unit and area goals.

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service, including greeting the customers, completing work in a professional, cooperative manner, providing a solution or an estimated time when you can get back to them, and following up till the job is completed.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with people of many diverse backgrounds, including students, staff, faculty, and guests.

  • Ability to read, write, and perform basic arithmetic calculations; two years of experience in the performance of semi-skilled building maintenance work, or one year as a Building Maintenance Worker; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Valid California driver’s license required to drive University vehicle and must participate in the DMV Pull program.

  • Background check required.

  • Available for overtime and call-ins

  • Available for shift work, including rotating and permanent - may need to work five 8-hour or four 10-hour shifts, including day shift, evening shift and night shift. Proper notice will be given.

CANRA Mandated Reporter: This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and requires immediate reporting of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect of anyone under the age of 18.

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.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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