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San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 15, 2022


San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

Close/First Review Date: 11/06/2022

Campus Location: District Office

Position Description:

The Maintenance Manager reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor, Physical Plant Development and Operations at the District Office. This is a full time, 12 months per year, management position.
Under the general direction of assigned administrator, the Maintenance Manager plans, directs, and implements all facilities maintenance projects and non-bond construction projects. The position oversees daily operations of maintenance workers and various contractors, and is responsible for preventive maintenance and repairs of all District buildings, vehicles and equipment.
The Maintenance Manager plans, organizes and manages various District-wide maintenance activities; assures proper maintenance and optimal working environment and conditions; trains, supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. Assignments will also include the coordination of renovation projects in a variety of areas including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, hardware, and miscellaneous repair tasks. This position requires extensive knowledge of trades associated with building and facility maintenance.


1. Plan, organize and manage various District-wide maintenance activities; assure proper maintenance of buildings and optimal working environment and conditions; participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities regarding facilities and maintenance.
2. Establish schedules and methods for providing repair and preventive maintenance services including such factors as time estimates and constraints, project urgency, availability of staff, supply needs as well as equipment availability.
3. Review work orders, prepare sketches and diagrams, and establish priorities for work to be done.
4. Inspect the work of staff in progress and upon completion; provide advice and assistance to staff; ensure maintenance procedures are completed in a satisfactory and thorough manner and in compliance with District safety policies and procedures.
5. Participate in the development of specifications for maintenance and repair contractual services; administer contracts; purchase supplies and materials.
6. Supervise, inspect, and approve small construction and installation projects of outside contractors. Assist with contractors to ensure work in guidelines established.
7. Oversee small construction projects assigned by supervisor.
8. Assist with complex construction projects including review design document, resolve technical problems with input from staff and designers, and make comments on specifications for mechanical, plumbing, electrical and other trade infrastructure details.
9. Communicate with administrators, personnel and outside organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information.
10. Assist in the preparation of the maintenance budget; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
11. Prepare and maintain a variety of reports, records and files related to assigned activities and personnel.
12. Serve as the primary contact for emergencies and make decisions to resolve and mitigate emergency situations or conditions resulting from the malfunction of operational building systems and after hours work demands.
13. Ensure adherence to effective work methods and safety requirements including the district Injury and Illness Prevention Program, Hazardous Materials Business Plans, and other campus safety and environmental regulations. Participate and support programs of campus safety, OSHA requirements, and chemical and hazardous materials operations to comply with state and federal regulations.
14. Assure compliance with applicable safety regulations such as OSHA; provide training in various aspects of the maintenance department including safety.
15. Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and participate in selecting employees; train, counsel, and discipline personnel according to established policies and procedures.
16. Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of facilities maintenance.
17. Perform other related duties as assigned.
1. Planning, organization, and management of various maintenance activities.
2. Practices, standards, methods, tools, equipment and materials used in various building trades.
3. Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures related to construction and maintenance activities.
4. Basic principles and practices in the areas of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, hardware, vehicles and equipment.
5. Safe work practices including applicable OSHA guidelines.
6. Computerized work order systems and record keeping and reporting.
7. Budget preparation and control.
8. Oral and written communication skills.
9. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
10. Principles and practices of supervision and training.
11. Operation of maintenance equipment.
Skills and Abilities to:

1. Prepare and maintain reports and reports related to assigned activities.
2. Read and understand design drawings, specifications, blue prints and technical manuals.
3. Schedule a variety of jobs and maximize use of resources.
4. Prepare and develop plans, specifications and cost estimates.
5. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
6. Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
7. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
8. Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
9. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
10. Work independently with little direction.

11. Plan and organize work to meet schedules and time lines.

Required Qualifications:

1. Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent.
2. Four years of increasingly responsible experience in skilled building maintenance or in one of the building trades requiring installation, maintenance, or repair of plumbing, electrical, heating and air-conditioning systems and equipment at the journeyman level.
3. Two years’ experience in a supervisory or lead capacity in facilities or maintenance team or equivalent experience.
Licenses and Requirements:

1. A valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s vehicle insurance policy.

2. OSHA-30 Hour Certified (preferred).

Desired Qualifications:
1. Bilingual abilities, desirable.

District’s Diversity Requirements
  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.
  • Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District’s hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

    Salary Range:
    $119,650 - $145,435 Annual Salary (Range M20 Management 2022-2023 Salary Schedule). Starting salary placement is generally at Step 1.

    Excellent fringe benefit package includes District paid medical, dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection. Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts. Management and Supervisor positions also include 22 vacation days, 19 holidays, 12 sick leave days and 6 administrative leave days per year.

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

    About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
    The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

    As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian 11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% - AA Degree and Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District’s emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State.

    The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors and confidential staff consisting of 29 % Hispanic/Latino, 13% Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 23% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.


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