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Automotive-Equipment Mechanic / Facilities Management - Automotive

California State University, San Bernardino
California, United States
Salary Not specified
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Jun 30, 2021

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Automotive-Equipment Mechanic / Facilities Management - Automotive
California State University, San Bernardino

Job No: 500770
Work type: Staff
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time


California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.

At CSUSB, you can:

  • Build your future

  • Work with the best

  • Be your authentic self

  • Focus on you

  • Make a lasting impact

  • Work for a purpose that is greater than your own

  • Bring everything you are, become everything you want

    Department Summary

    Facilities Planning & Management is here to provide, maintain, and enhance the campus community in support of the University's mission. Facilities Planning & Management consists of two divisions whose combined scope encompasses all aspects of Facilities at California State University, San Bernardino: Facilities Management and Facilities Planning, Design & Construction.

    Job Summary
  • To provide preventive maintenance, repair and modification of a wide range of automotive, maintenance, construction and/or other power-driven equipment.
  • Performs skilled work in the overhaul, repair, maintenance, service and adjustment of campus automotive, heavy maintenance, heavy construction and farm equipment.
  • Requires the independent performance of skilled, journey-level automotive and/or heavy equipment mechanical work.
  • Service riding lawnmowers, blowers, weed eaters, and gasoline-powered tractors, generators, air compressors, dump trucks, and other Grounds equipment.
  • Perform P/PM on all Grounds equipment as scheduled, following written instructions for oil changes, lubrication, and general maintenance.
  • Under supervision of the Supervisor, make repairs to Grounds equipment.
  • Maintain accurate work records. Complete all work orders, including all times and materials used.
  • Be familiar with basic replacement parts.
  • Maintain shop, tools, and equipment in a clean, neat, and safe manner.
  • Other work as assigned.

Employment Status: Full-time, probationary, "non-exempt" position (with the possibility of converting to permanent).

Multiple Vacancies: This recruitment is to fill multiple vacancies.

*The initial review of applications will begin on July 13, 2021.

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.

Key Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of automotive and/or equipment mechanics including electrical systems and brake and engine overhaul.
  • Thorough knowledge of methods, tools, materials, equipment and computerized systems used in the maintenance, adjustment and repair of engines, equipment and accessories.
  • Working knowledge of wiring and electrical theory and engine principles and of hydraulic systems.
  • Working knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations pertaining to automotive and other power-driven equipment, including applicable smog regulations.
  • Ability to make skilled repairs to applicable automotive, maintenance and/or construction equipment.
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical and electrical malfunctions and perform a variety of skilled repairs on equipment.
  • Ability to work from blueprints, drawings and sketches to fabricate parts.
  • Ability to perform required welding; inspect vehicles and equipment and determine extent of repairs.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain more complex reports and record and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems and prepare standard reports.
  • Ability to provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.
  • Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the position and perform arithmetic calculations required by the position.
  • Ability to analyze and respond appropriate to emergency situations.
  • Must possess a California Driver's License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to maintain and operate.

    Education and Experience

    Experience: Any combination of progressively responsible training and experience as an automotive and/or equipment mechanic which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a standard apprenticeship program.

    License: Must possess a California Driver's License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to maintain and operate.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to lift, move, or carry 50lbs or more.


Anticipated Hiring Range: $5,402 per month

Classification Salary Range: $5,402 - $6,904 per month

Statement of Commitment to Diversity

In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs which further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values which discourage intolerance and discrimination.

The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.

Dimensions of diversity shall include, but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.

The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to implement effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.

Supplemental Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

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