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Facilities Maintenance Technician
Posted January 24, 2024
The Ellison Institute of Technology is seeking a talented and passionate Facilities Maintenance Technician (FMT) to join its team. As part of EIT, the FMT is responsible for ensuring the efficient operation and maintenance of all facilities, overseeing routine inspections, and promptly addressing any issues to create a safe and optimal working environment for staff and visitors.
The Facilities Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing the following job duties:
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum Experience: 1 year experience
Minimum Field of Expertise: 1 year experience
Preferred Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Preferred Experience: 2 years
Preferred Field of Expertise: Entry level
Hourly Rate: $20.23-$27.19, DOE
For the safety and health of employees, guests, and patients, the Ellison Institute of Technology may mandate vaccination requirements for employment. The Ellison Institute of Technology's policies are always subject to review and change to ensure they are appropriate under the circumstances.
The Ellison Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that an inclusive, collaborative team environment is just as important to our mission as stethoscopes and microscopes. We strive to always provide employees a supportive atmosphere, so they feel confident taking creative risks toward innovation. The Ellison Institute of Technology values emotional intelligence and communication with empathy and respect for others. We seek to build a diverse group of people who are curious, have a deep sense of responsibility, and the grit needed to achieve excellence.
Skilled Maintenance Technician
Posted December 26, 2023
Cerritos College is ranked 14th among the top 100 schools with the highest Hispanic enrollment in the United States by the United States Department of Education. Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. The Facilities department is dedicated to the maintenance of the campus's physical environment. As the stewards of the buildings and grounds on our campus, Facilities is the single point of contact for all service and maintenance requests. Dedicated to providing superior service to our clients (students, faculty, staff, and the neighboring community), our staff evaluates and prioritizes customer service requests and works to ensure the highest standards of care and concern for the campus.
Performs a variety of electrical construction, installation, repair, service, alteration, and maintenance tasks on electrical distribution systems, connections, and equipment. Participates in, and is capable of performing related work at this level of skill by assisting or participating with other trades in their specialty.
Distinguishing Career Features
The Electrician is a multi-skilled maintenance specialist, requiring journey level experience, competency, and physical abilities in connection with commercial electrical systems and generalist skills in additional related trades areas.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Education and Experience
The position requires a High School diploma or equivalent plus specialized training and 4 years of experience as a journey commercial electrician and generalist experience in related trades such as carpentry, plumbing, painting, locksmith, or mechanical.
Knowledge and Skills
The position requires in-depth working knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, techniques, materials, tools, equipment, layouts and set-ups used in electrical installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance Requires a working knowledge of the uses and purposes of hand and power tools and equipment used in electrical work, construction, and general maintenance. Requires knowledge of the assembly and operation of labor saving devices such as scaffolding and personnel and material handling equipment. Requires basic knowledge of the operating characteristics and maintenance procedures for fire prevention systems, elevators, and swimming pools. Requires knowledge of safe work practices and the safety orders of the California OSHA related to area of specialty. Requires sufficient math skills to make measurements and estimate costs. Requires sufficient communications skills to convey information to co-workers and contractors. Requires sufficient math skills to make measurements and estimate costs.
Requires the ability to perform journeyman commercial electrical work skillfully and in a timely manner and participate/assist in the work of other trades. Requires the ability to promptly respond to District emergencies. Requires the ability to operate vehicles and labor saving devices such as chain hoists and electric high-lift equipment, maintenance equipment, and hand and power tools used to perform construction, carpentry, electrical and mechanical services. Requires the ability to perform welding and glazing. Requires the ability to read and interpret drawings, sketches, blueprints, schematics, and building and fire codes. Requires the ability to maintain records and activity logs. Requires the ability to estimate materials and labor for assignments. Requires the ability to observe safe work practices and handle hazardous materials according to accepted procedures. Requires the ability to complete projects on a timely basis and support special events. Requires the ability to complete training within a reasonable time in handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials, asbestos awareness, OSHA standards, and blood borne pathogens. Requires the ability to maintain productive and cooperative working relationships with others.
Requires the ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk up to 400 yards, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to heavy weights of up to 75 pounds on a regular basis. Requires the ability to push, pull, and guide materials over 75 pounds. Requires the ability to climb (e.g. ladders), stoop, kneel, and crouch on a regular basis. Requires sufficient hand-eye coordination, hand and finger dexterity including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to operate specialized equipment and read technical (including blueprints) and safety information. Requires auditory ability to hear machinery sounds and alarms. Requires near and far visual acuity to read printed materials, moving objects, and observe work-in-progress. Requires speaking ability to carry on ordinary conversations. Requires the ability to work in extreme temperature conditions.
Licenses and Certificates
Requires a valid Driver's License.
Work is performed indoors and outdoors in extreme weather conditions where significant safety considerations exist from risk of electrical shock full-body physical labor and handling of medium-to-heavy weight materials.
Grade 40 on District Classified Salary Schedule ($6,431.19 - $7,733.68 /month).
Health and welfare benefits include District contribution for medical/dental/vision benefits and employee life insurance ($50,000). (Cash in lieu option available on medical insurance.)
Participation in the Public Employee's Retirement System that is also integrated with Social Security.
Selection ProcedureAfter the application closing date, a search committee will review and invite the most qualified applicants for an interview. As these are highly competitive positions, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. If you have questions or would like to follow-up regarding your application, please contact Human Resources at mailto:HR@Cerritos.edu as search committee members are unable to discuss specific recruitments.
Conditions of Employment
This is a full-time, 12-calendar month classified position.
Hours of employment are: Monday thru Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm
Initial placement of employees on Classified Salary schedule is at Step 1. After six months of successful probationary employment, employee is placed at Step 2.
Employment is to be effective as soon as possible following completion of the selection process.
Individual who is offered employment shall be required to obtain fingerprints for a criminal history clearance through the State Department of Justice and remit the required fee for processing the fingerprints, Federal Bureau of Investigation (no fee if obtained at Cerritos College Campus Police Station), produce an original social security card, and submit negative TB test results (must be within the past four years or within the last 60 days if not previously employed in a school district in California) before employment.
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-3109.
Candidates must be able to provide proof of California residency prior to employment.
Board Policy 2905 requires mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of employment. The District requires all employees to submit proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, as defined by the CDC. Full policy details can be found on the website; Cerritos College - Chapter 2 - Board of Trustees. Employees may submit requests for medical or religious exemptions to the vaccine mandate for consideration. Details are available on the District's COVID-19 webpage
** Please note - the District does not provide for immigration sponsorships such as H1B Visas.
TO APPLY: Application materials must be submitted by 1/26/2024 11:59 PM Pacific. Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.