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WORKING TITLE
  • Maintenance Worker
  • PERCENT OF FULL
  • 100
  • DEPARTMENT/PROJECT OVERVIEW
    POSITION OVERVIEW
  • Perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance, alteration, and repair of the UCSD Aquatics facilities and their related equipment. Provide work direction to student maintenance employees. May work independently or assist journey-level Maintenance Mechanics with the operation, maintenance and repair of buildings, equipment, systems and components.
  • SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
  • * Background check required.
    * Must be willing to work irregular hours.
    * Must be able to swim, enough to save own life. SCUBA certification preferred.
    * Must have a valid CA driver license (or be willing to get within 10 days of hire). Must maintain good driving record and participate in DMV pull notice program throughout duration of employment.
  • EMPLOYEES DIRECTLY SUPERVISED: Name, Payroll Title, Job Description #, Status (career, casual, student), %Time
  • None
  • EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED THROUGH OTHERS: Name, Payroll Title
  • None
  • For use only by Department HR Contact
    IS BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED
  • Yes
  • IS C.O.I. DISCLOSURE REQUIRED
  • No
  • IS PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL REQUIRED
  • No
  • (Dept only) REQUESTED HEERA
  • All Others, not Confidential
  • (Central HR only) APPROVED HEERA
  • All Others, not Confidential
  • FUNCTIONS WITH CORRESPONDING TASKS
    FUNCTION NAME
    (1.)  POOL & BUILDING SYSTEMS
    %TIME
    75%
    ESSENTIAL
    True
    TASKS
    PLUMBING AND PIPE-FITTING:
    - Monitor, maintain, alter and repair building, locker room, bathroom, and pool/spa plumbing systems. This includes all domestic hot and cold water copper pipe plumbing, floor drain plumbing, urinal, toilet, sink, shower related hardware, and any pool/spa related plumbing systems such as filtration, heating, and chemical plumbing systems.

    SHEET METAL:
    - Perform welding and soldering as needed in the maintenance, repair, alteration and replacement of designated building and facility components. This includes scoreboard mounting framework, building awning framework, metal outdoor furniture, etc.

    AIR CONTROL, FILTRATION SYSTEMS, EXHAUST AND SUPPLY FANS:
    - Maintain and repair building HVAC systems. This includes replacing motors, switches, etc.

    POOL AND SPA FILTRATION / WATER CHEMISTRY CONTROL SYSTEMS:
    - Assist with monitoring, maintaining, repairing and altering swimming pool and spa filtration, water chemistry, and heating equipment.

    CARPENTRY:
    - Monitor, maintain, alter and repair building walls, ceilings and floors. This includes locker rooms, restrooms, offices, doors, gates, fences, etc. Perform drywall repairs and renovations. Prep and paint a variety of walls and surfaces. Repair and replace existing tile; install new tile.

    MASONRY:
    - Perform concrete demolition and repair as needed in the course of various repair jobs. This includes footings for building trellis posts, pool deck concrete work as part of underground filter plumbing repairs, etc. Construct, maintain and repair walks, walls and floors.

    ELECTRICAL:
    - Spa Electrical Systems: Assist with maintaining, altering and repairing spa electrical equipment. This includes pump motors, water chemistry controllers, and related equipment.
    - Building Electrical Systems: Assist with monitoring, maintaining, altering and repairing building electrical equipment. This includes troubleshooting, repairing and replacing conduit, wiring and GFCI outlets. Install new conduit, pull-string, wires, etc.
    - Indoor/Outdoor/Underwater Lighting Systems: Monitor, maintain, alter, repair and replace indoor, outdoor and underwater lighting systems. This includes re-lamping, ballasts, light fixtures, conduit and wiring associated with underwater pool lights, ceiling lights, Climbing Gym light systems, office and locker room fluorescent light systems, outdoor building-mounted and pole-mounted lighting systems.
    - Aquatic Competition Scoring Systems: Monitor, maintain, alter and repair pool deck competition swimming and water polo electronic scoring equipment. This includes in-ground and building surface mounted conduit and wiring, scoreboard mounted modules, and associated electrical and signal wiring.

    SAFETY:
    - Understand and implement proper safety procedures for handling pool chemicals, and for handling and repairing electrical equipment.
    - Understand applicable pool and building codes; implement and/or correct all aquatic facility procedures and/or conditions to comply with said codes.
    - Understand and implement proper techniques for lifting and/or moving light, medium and heavy weight equipment in the course of daily work activities.
    FUNCTION NAME
    (2.)  BUILDING & GROUNDS EQUIPMENT
    %TIME
    15%
    ESSENTIAL
    True
    TASKS
    BUILDING MAINTENANCE:
    - Perform on-going and preventive maintenance on building equipment and systems. This includes working on air handler belts and filters, building and perimeter fence door and lock hardware, and GFCI outlets. Change engine oil, spark plugs and filters on small gasoline engines. Snake floor drains. Maintain or replace waterless urinal cartridges and associated plumbing, and pool/spa chemical injectors, etc.

    LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE:
    - Perform a variety of tasks in the maintenance and alteration of landscaped areas: mow, weed, trim, check and repair irrigation systems. This includes repair and alteration of sprinklers and related PVC plumbing. Monitor landscape, and correct or report problems, areas of neglect, etc.

    SAFETY:
    - Understand and implement proper safety procedures in all above areas.
    FUNCTION NAME
    (3.)  POOL EQUIPMENT
    %TIME
    5%
    ESSENTIAL
    True
    TASKS
    EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR:
    - Monitor, maintain and repair lane lines, starting blocks, pace clocks, lifeguard equipment, pool cleaning equipment, etc. Monitor, maintain and repair all in-pool equipment such as skimmers, drain covers, etc.

    SAFETY:
    - Understand and implement proper safety procedures in all above areas.
    FUNCTION NAME
    (4.)  GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
    %TIME
    5%
    ESSENTIAL
    False
    TASKS
    a. Assist with training student workers.
    b. Follow established department procedures to order needed supplies (cleaning supplies, lights, etc.).
    c. Run errands on and off campus, operating motor vehicles (both personal and University vehicles).
    d. Complete minor custodial duties.
    e. Attend and participate at departmental staff meetings.
    f. Attend and participate in related workshops, in-service trainings and conferences to stay current on industry standards.
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
    RELATED FUNCS: DESCRIBE KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, ABILITY: IMPORTANCE LVL:
    1 2 3 Knowledge of electrical and plumbing systems; ability to use hand and power tools to perform standard repairs for same; ability to monitor condition of and to develop preventive maintenance schedules for same. Required
    1 3 Knowledge of silver brazing and soldering wrought copper. Ability to apply same. Required
    1 2 Knowledge of a variety of standard welding methods and materials. Ability to apply same. Required
    1 3 Knowledge of PVC pipe, and PVC welding. Ability to apply same. Required
    1 2 3 Ability to comprehend technical manuals and blueprints; ability to apply same. Required
    2 Knowledge of landscape maintenance. Ability to apply same. Required
    2 3 Knowledge of pool cleaning and landscape maintenance tools and equipment, and appropriate use of same. Required
    1 Knowledge of standard HVAC systems; ability to use hand and power tools to perform standard repairs for same (i.e. R&R filters, motors, etc.); ability to monitor condition of and to develop preventive maintenance schedules for same. Required
    1 2 3 Ability to monitor building and facility operations, and implement preventive maintenance schedules. Required
    1 2 3 4 Ability to coordinate work schedules with maintenance crew to meet established deadlines and area needs. Required
    1 2 3 4 Demonstrated ability to function efficiently and productively as a team member, with all the interpersonal skills required to build and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals and work groups. Ability to communicate clearly and accurately, and interact effectively with a diverse University community of students, staff, faculty and general public in a service-otiented environment. Ability to effectively implement the goals and needs of the department while still complying with relevant policy. Required
    1 2 3 Knowledge of construction, repair and maintenance needs for an aquatic facility; ability to apply same. Required
    1 Knowledge of gas and solar pool heating systems. Ability to apply same. Required
    1 2 3 Knowledge of California State Public Health Dept requirements pertaining to public buildings, pools and spas. Ability to apply same. Required
    1 Knowledge of pool and spa water filtration systems (high rate permanent media and diatomaceous earth), recirculating and booster pump operations. Ability to apply same. Required
    1 Knowledge of pool and spa water chemistry as it pertains to eye burn, algae control, scale, corrosion, TDS control. Ability to apply same. Required
    1 Knowledge of properties and methods associated with sodium hypochlorite, muriatic acid, CO2, sodium thiosulphate, sodium bicarbonate, calcium chloride. Knowledge of pool and spa chemical feeder systems. Ability to apply same. Required
    4 Must have a valid CA driver license (or be willing to get within 10 days of hire). Must maintain good driving record and participate in DMV pull notice program throughout duration of employment. Required
    3 Must be able to swim, enough to save own life. Required
    3 SCUBA certification. Preferred
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