Maintenance Worker

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Maintenance Worker
Position Type Classified
Position Code 1CMN45
Pay Rate (or Annual Salary) $4,149.25/month
Job Location Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545
Department Maint. and Operations
Job Summary

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Maintenance Worker for Chabot College in Hayward, California.

Under general supervision, perform a variety of duties in support of the maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, fixtures, and equipment; perform a variety of plumbing, swimming pool, electrical, carpentry, and related building maintenance duties; and operate a variety of hand, power, and shop tools.

Representative Duties

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

1. Perform a variety of building maintenance duties involved in the repair and maintenance of buildings, facilities, fixtures, and equipment; perform and assist in building maintenance tasks involving plumbing, swimming pool, electrical, carpentry, and a variety of other craft work.

2. Perform a variety of minor plumbing repair duties; replace broken fixtures; unclog drains; remove obstructions from water and sewer systems; repair leaks.

3. Perform a variety of swimming pool maintenance duties; check and regulate chemicals used in the pool; vacuum and scrub the swimming pool.

4. Perform a variety of minor electrical work on interior/exterior and parking lot fixtures; repair light fixtures including replacing lights and ballasts; repair minor electrical outlet, switches, wire, and breaker issues.

5. Make routine repairs and adjustments to buildings and facilities including doors, windows, cabinets, walls, and partitions; repair, construct, refinish, and/or install equipment and furnishings; build shelves, cabinets, and other furniture using a variety of tools and equipment; repair and replace locks, doors, and hinges as necessary.

6. Repair and prepare surfaces for painting; paint fixtures and equipment; paint or stain wood structures.

7. Perform minor gas and arc welding.

8. Service and repair master clock system.

9. Monitor and make minor adjustments to building heating systems and equipment.

10. Pour and finish concrete; lay brick and mortar; repair and/or install ceramic tiles.

11. Operate a variety of maintenance related equipment including power and hand tools; perform preventive maintenance and light repairs on equipment.

12. Participate in estimating time, materials, and equipment required for jobs assigned; participate in requisitioning and procuring materials necessary for completion of assignments as required.

13. Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed.

14. Maintain and file a variety of records related to area of assignment.

15. Assist skilled trades staff in performing assigned duties as necessary.

16. Perform related duties as required.

Minimum Education and Experience

Any combination of the following would provide a typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities.


Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.


Two years of experience in semi-skilled general building maintenance work preferably with two or more years of building maintenance trades experience.

License or Certificate:

Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

Minimum Qualifications

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:

1. Methods and techniques of general construction, maintenance, and repair.

2. Basic electrical, plumbing, and carpentry principles and procedures.

3. Operational characteristics of general maintenance and construction equipment and tools.

4. Proper procedures used in the basic maintenance and repair of hand and power tools.

5. Basic welding principles and practices.

6. Principles and practices used in the chemical analysis of water.

7. Proper methods of storing equipment, materials, and supplies.

8. Basic mathematical principles.

9. Principles and procedures of record keeping and filing.

10. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

Ability to:

1. Perform a variety of semi-skilled repair and maintenance work on assigned buildings and facilities including in the areas of electrical, plumbing, and carpentry.

2. Use and operate a variety of tools and equipment required for the work in a safe and efficient manner.

3. Clean and care for assigned areas and equipment.

4. Perform accurate mathematical calculations.

5. Maintain a variety of records.

6. Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.

7. Work independently in the absence of supervision.

8. Understand and follow oral and written directions.

9. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

10. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

11. Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio economic, and disabled populations of community college students.

Desirable Qualifications

Possession of, or the ability to obtain CPO (certified pool operator) license within six months of employment.

Job Work Schedule

40 hours/week, Monday – Thursday, 2:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., Friday 12 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., hours may vary depending on department needs, occasional evening and weekends required as needed, 12 months/year.

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor field environment; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, electrical energy and all types of weather and temperature conditions; work at heights on scaffolding and ladders; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces and rough terrain; work near moving mechanical parts. Positions may be required to work evenings, nights, and weekends.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time; frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, and twist; push, pull, lift, and/or carry moderate to heavy amounts of weights; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate specialized hand and power tools and equipment; operate assigned equipment and vehicles; verbally communicate to exchange information.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS140P
Open Date 02/01/2018
Close Date 03/02/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Shift Differential:

Effective January 1, 2015, for work performed on the graveyard shift by employees regularly assigned to the shift, the differential shall be three percent (3%). For work performed on the swing shift by employees regularly assigned to the shift, the differential shall be two percent (2%).

An employee who receives a shift differential premium on the basis of their regularly assigned shift shall suffer no reduction in pay, including differential, when assigned temporarily to a day shift for twenty (20) working days or less.

Notification to Applicants

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Personal Qualifications Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document