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Facilities Worker II – Multi Craft

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Probationary, Full Time, Trades, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Description

Job Summary

Under general supervision of the University Housing Maintenance Manager, the Facilities Worker II independently performs a wide range of complex semi-skilled and basic skilled facilities and systems maintenance, repair and renovation work which does not require full journey-level skills.  The Facilities Worker II performs basic trade work in three or more trades, analyzes, and troubleshoots problems across multiple trade functions, and performs necessary repairs independently.  This position is trained in specific trade tasks which require a broad knowledge in several trades and a basic knowledge of theories, codes, procedures and general trade practices in applicable trade areas.  Incumbents work under the direction of a skilled crafts worker on the more complex, trade-related assignments.

Department Summary

Facilities Management and Development (FMD), a unit within the Administration and Finance Division (AFD), is responsible for the planning, design, construction, operations, maintenance, and repair of university facilities, grounds, and infrastructure. FMD consists of five critical and interdependent support departments, including Customer & Business Services; Energy, Utilities, & Sustainability; Environmental Health & Safety; Facilities Planning & Capital Projects; and Facilities Operations. In support of the Cal Poly mission, the Facilities Management and Development department is committed to sustainability, responsible stewardship of natural resources, and promoting an inclusive culture that values individual and organizational integrity, civility, equity, and diversity.

Key Qualifications

  • Comprehensive knowledge of specific methods, practices and tools related to facilities and systems maintenance and repair in such areas as carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and mechanical systems.
  • General knowledge and skill across multiple trades and maintenance tasks including a working knowledge of building codes and basic knowledge of electrical theory and mechanical principles.
  • Ability to perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures, maintain a safe and clean working environment and follow standard written instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to perform proficiently a variety of semi-skilled facilities maintenance and repair tasks and operate all applicable tools, equipment and systems.
  • Ability to perform strenuous manual labor. Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation and the ability to read, write and perform arithmetic calculations at a level appropriate for the position.

Education and Experience

  • 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.

Salary and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Range: $ 65,483 - $73,894 per year

Classification Range: $62,364 - $78,384

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information. 

Cal Poly

Cal Poly is a nationally-ranked public university located in San Luis Obispo, California, and known for its Learn by Doing philosophy. Each year more than 20,000 top-tier students come to San Luis Obispo to put knowledge into action, taking their learning outside the classroom as they prepare for careers in engineering, agriculture, science, business, humanities and the built environment. Cal Poly’s hands-on philosophy, small class sizes and close student-faculty mentorships result in graduates ready from day one to impact their communities, California and the world. For more information, visit

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer. 

Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

The person holding this position is 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.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

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