Facilities Maintenance Mechanic

San Francisco State University - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)4.2

Working Title

Facilities Maintenance Mechanic

Positions Available

14 Positions Available

SF State University

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

The person holding this position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


Facilities Services

Appointment Type*

Temporary: Position will end on or before August 31, 2018. Permanent status cannot be earned in this position.

Time Base*

This is an hourly position with an anticipated 40 hour work week.

Work Schedule*

Date and Time to be arranged at time of hire

Anticipated Hiring Range*

$28.29 per hour with an anticipated 40 hour work week.

Position Summary*

Under the direct supervision of the Facilities Project Supervisor, it is the primary responsibility of the Facilities Maintenance Mechanic to perform a variety of skilled preventive and general maintenance, repair, construction, and renovation work on the properties managed by University Property Management.

Minimum Qualifications*

Four years of increasingly responsible experience leading to journey-level skills in a mechanical or facilities/building trade, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Must have a thorough knowledge of methods, materials, and tools and equipment used in building and construction trades with at least one year journey-level experience in a mechanical or facilities/building trade. Thorough knowledge of trade safety practices and working knowledge of building codes. Ability to read/write English and perform arithmetic calculations at a level appropriate for the duties of the position. Ability to read, interpret and work from plans, drawings and specifications; ability to estimate time and materials needed; ability to keep record; ability to follow procedural oral and written directions. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working on single-family apartment complexes.

License/Certification Required

Fingerprinting is required for this position in compliance with Practice Directive 201.

Successful candidate must have a valid state driver's license. Position may require the use of state vehicle to interact with employees in satellite locations.


May be required to work on weekends, some evening, overtime, call back and/or holidays. Position requires the use of a uniform that will be provided by the department and the ability to carry a department provided mobile phone and answer calls during the work schedule. Work schedule may change depending on the needs of the organization.

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.


Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees.

How To Apply

Submit an online application and upload in one file attachment your resume and cover letter (optional), describing your specific qualifications for each position. The online recruitment system will allow one file attachment for each submission.


The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

SF State is Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act employer and has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity.

Application Deadline

Open until filled.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.