Facilities Worker II

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: San Jose, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: Open Until Filled; Closing Date: Open until filled
San Jose
Job ID: 503609
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Date Posted:
September 8, 2021
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Benefits Link:
Skilled Crafts (Unit 6)
Link to Apply Online:
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Job Summary

The Facilities Worker II under general supervision independently performs a wide range of semi-skilled and basic skilled facilities and systems maintenance, repair and renovation work which does not require journey-level skills. This position must be able to perform basic trade work in three or more trades; analyze and troubleshoot problems across multiple trade functions; perform necessary repairs independently; and perform other related facilities and systems support functions as assigned.


Key Responsibilities

  • Performs and assists with basic and advanced level maintenance and minor repair work for various trades including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, custodial, grounds keeping, and HVAC as assigned
  • Performs various types of preventive maintenance including: starting/stopping equipment, general cleaning, removing/installing serviceable parts, and painting and lubricating. Identifies problems and needed repairs
  • Uses hand and power tools for the completion of various types of preventive maintenance and related repairs
  • Maintains clean work areas, tools, equipment and associated structures
  • Inspects various types of equipment, systems, and areas to identify problems and needed repairs
  • Disables and clearly identifies (lock out and tag out) unsafe equipment, and immediately notifies appropriate personnel
  • Reports problems and needed repairs to be documented and scheduled
  • Records work details in log sheets, and keeps time records to assists in completion of documentation
  • Operates radio or cellular phone for communication of urgent needs, critical information and status updates
  • Drives a state vehicle; operates powered equipment, operates utility cart, scissor lift, and forklift (as certified) to access transport personnel, equipment, or waste material
  • Responds promptly to and assists with urgent needs in order to prevent injury, damage or further incident
  • Attends and participates in departmental meetings, trainings and functions
  • Uses protective equipment as required for personal safety
  • The incumbent maintains records and retrieves data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems
  • Keeps time records to assist in completion of documentation
  • Emergency Service Calls during both normal and after hours - provides response to Service Desk to responds to facility services related emergency situations around campus and miscellaneous trouble calls as assigned


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of specific methods, practices, and tools related to facilities and systems maintenance and repair and semi-skilled and basic skilled knowledge across multiple trades
  • General knowledge of applicable trade safety practices
  • Working knowledge of building codes and basic knowledge of electrical theory and mechanical principles
  • Ability to operate all applicable tools, equipment and systems
  • Ability to follow standard written instructions and procedures, read and write at a level appropriate to the position, and perform simple arithmetic calculations as required by the position
  • Ability to plan and schedule work according to weather, time and material
  • Ability to determine whether or not an item or fixture is repairable and to estimate type and quantity of material needed for project
  • Ability to use plastering and roofing equipment
  • Ability to accommodate a work schedule that varies according to operational needs and may include evening and weekend hours


Required Qualifications

Any combination of experience and training equivalent to three years of hands-on experience in general facilities and systems maintenance and repair, or comparable experience as a trades assistant or laborer with demonstrated proficiency in the required duties. Requires the possession of a valid California Driver's License for the operation of any vehicle or equipment required for the position and in any emergency situation. Must participate in all OSHA required physicals and examinations.



A valid driver's license is required for this position. Out of state candidates selected for the position must obtain a State of California driver's license within 10 days of hire in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles regulations.

Once hired the employee must successfully complete the Defensive Driver Training Program provided by the State of California for California State University campuses.


Preferred Qualifications

Six years of hands-on experience in general facilities and systems maintenance and repair, or comparable experience as a trades assistant or laborer with demonstrated proficiency in the required duties.



Classification: Facilities Worker II
Anticipated Hiring Range: up to $4,852
Salary Range: $4,852/month - $6,098/month
San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary .


Application Procedure

Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest

All applicants must apply within the specified application period: September 8, 2021 through September 22, 2021. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.


Contact Information

University Personnel


Additional Information

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.
The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.
All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


Equal Employment Statement

San José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).


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