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: Sun 7/21/2024

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.

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Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/21/2024. 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 workdays.)


Residential, Retail and Supply Chain Services (RRSS) is a broad and complex campus department consisting of five key units: Housing, Dining and Hospitality (HDH), Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions (IPPS), the UC San Diego Bookstore, Triton Print & Digital Media, and the Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC). RRSS aims to deliver innovative services to activate the campus and meet the diverse needs of the UC San Diego community.

As one of the largest units in RRSS, HDH is self-funded with more than 900 staff employees, over 1,000 student employees and an annual operating budget of $250 million. HDH provides housing for more than 20,000 undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, staff and their families in over 400 buildings and approximately 10 million square feet.

The housing facilities accommodate more than 13,000 single undergraduate and 5,100 graduate and medical students, 650 faculty and staff for rent housing units, and over 1,000 dependents (more than 400 building and 5,700,000 area square feet of facility space) in a 24-7, 365-day work setting. The dining services facilities provide 33,000 meal transactions per day (over 10 million transactions annually) to students, staff, faculty, visitors and conference attendees. HDH also provides maintenance and repair, contract meals and meal plan management, retail food service, conference services and catering services to student residents, faculty, staff and campus guests. HDH has expanded tremendously to better support the residential population of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students and their families. It is poised to become the largest residential campus in the United States.

IPPS, which is an industry leader in supply chain integration and continues to innovate to serve UC San Diego’s growing student population, supports the procurement, payment and fulfillment of business requirements for UC San Diego. IPPS is an operational and organizational alignment unifying several administrative and service divisions into a single business perspective and is comprised of Disbursements, Mail Services, Logistics, Procurement and Contracts, and Travel. For UC San Diego, IPPS manages the sourcing, ordering, delivery, invoice processing and settlement for all goods and services as a continuous process.

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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.


  • 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.

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

  • Ability to read technical instruction manuals and drawings.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Ability to work well in a team or alone.

  • Ability to work effectively in an environment subject to frequent changing 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 communicate effectively with people of many diverse backgrounds, including students, staff, faculty, and guests.

  • Ability to read, write, and perform basic arithmetic calculations.


  • 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).

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