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Maintenance Mechanic, Lead
Contra Costa Community College District in Pittsburg, California
 
 
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Date Posted 11/08/2021
Category
Admin-Mechanical Service
Salary $6,054 - $7,373/month (Please see special instructions for initial salary placement) -  
Employment Type Full-Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Position Title

Maintenance Mechanic, Lead

Special Instructions to Applicants

Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $6,054 per month, second step $6,359 per month or third step at $6,681 per month (depending upon experience). Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on annual basis, until the maximum step of $7,373 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Contra Costa Community College District is returning to some in-person activities in a gradual, responsive process following all relevant local, state, federal, and CDC guidance related to COVID-19. Job applicants are advised that the Contra Costa Community College District has mandated that District employees will need to be vaccinated or obtain a waiver for religious or medical reasons. Employees who receive a waiver will be required to wear a mask and test regularly. If this employment condition is unacceptable to a job applicant, they should not apply for consideration. 

Our Vision for Social Justice

We are seeking people who recognize the critical role community colleges play in social justice, who have ability in this space, enthusiasm for this work, ideas and vision to improve our approaches, and a commitment to achieving equitable academic success for the 50,000+ students attending our five beautiful colleges and centers. Our social justice work calls for employees who have a sense of social responsibility, interest in our community and world in which we live.

 
 
The intention of social justice work is to strengthen humanity by understanding that every person deserves the benefits of fully participating in our society and institutions.

 
 
Academic researchers have illustrated that crucial social justice principles are a compilation of equality, equity, diversity, inclusion, engagement, environmental sustainability and human rights. These complex principles are challenging to operationalize in higher education; yet, we are steadfast in our diligence to forge ahead to advance this vital mission.

 
 
Community colleges are uniquely positioned to lead higher education in the work of social justice. Many of our students come from historically underserved and underrepresented backgrounds; students of color, students with recent immigrant histories, students from cycles of low income if not poverty, students from indigenous communities, and students from first-generation families.

 
The idea of promoting social mobility through education is unconditionally and uncompromisingly embraced by community colleges. This is an exciting role, and it comes with a heavy responsibility. Simply put, we need to create environments where our students achieve greater academic success, so much so that we close our persistent equity/opportunity gaps.

 
 
If you are committed to social and racial justice and if you are interested in joining a community dedicated to solving these inequities through education, please apply.

Recruitment Type:

Open (Internal and External applicants)

Location

Los Medanos College

Posting Number

0001563

# of Openings

1

Range

69

Salary

$6,054 - $7,373/month (Please see special instructions for initial salary placement)

Position Status

Permanent

Overtime Status

Non-Exempt (eligible)

Position

Full-Time

If temporary, employment duration:

N/A

# of Hours Scheduled Per Week

40

Work Schedule By Day and Work Hours

Monday – Friday, 6am-3:00pm 

Shift Differential %

N/A

# of Months

12

Non-work Periods:

N/A

EEO Job Category

Service/Maintenance

Employee Group

Classified

Department

L2010-LMC Buildings & Grounds Dept

Position Definition

To perform skilled and lead maintenance and repair work of heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems of buildings and facilities.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Positions in this classification act as a lead and provide direction to other assigned staff in general maintenance. Has skilled knowledge of a wide variety of heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, electrical and motorized equipment and provides guidance and instruction on techniques, methods and procedures for accomplishing assigned tasks and solving problems.

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 
Performs skilled electrical, plumbing and mechanical maintenance on buildings and facilities. 
Organizes, assigns, coordinates, schedules and reviews work of assigned maintenance personnel. 
Evaluates maintenance and repairs needs; responds to emergencies; determines the need for outside contractors and coordinates work schedules with contractors. 
Troubleshoots HVAC control systems; recommends replacement or modifications on HVAC equipment. 
Maintains and repairs cooling towers, air handling equipment, pneumatic control systems, electronic control systems, electro-mechanical control systems, hydronic pump systems and gas heating systems. 
Maintains and repairs low pressure steam boilers and respective plumbing and pumps. 
Inspects and repair plumbing including valves, fixtures and drains; maintains irrigation controls, valves and sprinklers. 
Oversees preventive maintenance schedule, work order system, pool maintenance and exterior lighting and scheduling. 
Troubleshoots fire alarm systems and master clock system; inspects and maintains emergency lighting system. 
Replaces and adjusts thermostats; changes filters and belts. 
Locates and orders parts and materials as needed for repair. 
Welds and fabricates steel and aluminum devices. 
Troubleshoots and repairs refrigeration equipment; runs, purges and inspects refrigeration chillers. 
Performs related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING 
Five (5) years of experience performing skilled building maintenance work involving any combination of plumbing, HVAC, electrical or mechanical maintenance work, including at least one year of lead supervisory experience. 
EDUCATION / LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE 
Possession of a high school diploma/GED or the equivalent. 
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver’s license. 
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid refrigerant handling certificate. 
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid HVAC journeymen’s card. 
Certified pool operator or data cabling and fiber optic installation certification may be required depending upon position work assignment.

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of

District policies, procedures and practices in building maintenance and purchasing. 
Electrical and plumbing maintenance repair techniques and related state and city codes. 
Operation of Direct Digital Control systems (DDC), (e.g. Andover). 
Materials, tools and equipment used in general building maintenance. 
Advanced knowledge of automation controls, fire systems, air conditioning systems, refrigeration, ventilation, plumbing, thermostats, boiler, phone infrastructure, data infrastructure and related equipment. 
Use and maintenance of a variety of power and hand tools. 
Safe work practices. 
Principles and practices of supervision and training. 
Modern software applications (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).

Desirable Qualifications

• Journey level work experience in maintenance and repair of large commercial HVAC systems, plumbing, electrical, pump and other motorized equipment.

• Demonstrated experience utilizing computer based building management and equipment control systems.

• Demonstrated experience with providing training and direction to other assigned staff. 

Job Open Date:

10/12/2021

Job Close Date:

11/19/2021

Open Until Filled

No

Foreign Degree and Credit Statement:

In accordance with the Human Resources Procedure 3050.05, all foreign degrees and credits used to meet the minimum qualifications must be evaluated by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency www.naces.org prior to the implementation of the equivalency process. You must upload your evaluation with your application when you apply for this position to be considered. We cannot accept foreign degree evaluations after the closing date. The candidate bears all responsibility and costs associated with obtaining the evaluation.

About Us

About the District

The mission of the Contra Costa Community College District is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all students to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable student success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understands that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves.



Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1 million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges.



As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 50,354 students a year, in 2019-20 fiscal year the demographic make-up of the students was 9% Black/African American; 17% Asian/Pacific Islander; 35% Hispanic/Latino; 26% White/Caucasian; and 13% Other.



The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse.



Contra Costa College

Contra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college with a diverse student population. The institution has served the communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 69 years. Most of the 10,500-plus students who attend the college come from local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities and from countries throughout the world. The college offers certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for educating students to live and work in a diverse global environment.



Diablo Valley College

DVC is committed to increasing student success. The college has distinguished itself as one of the nation’s most successful community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities and exceptional career-technical programs. In both Pleasant Hill and San Ramon, a diverse student body engages with high-quality instruction and support services designed for excellence and equity in student learning. DVC’s career-technical programs keep pace with emerging technologies and skill requirements, while unparalleled transfer programs prepare students to be successful in four-year colleges and universities. DVC continuously ranks among the top transfer pathways to UC Berkeley.



Los Medanos College

Los Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares students to excel and succeed economically, socially and intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its transferable general education program and career technical programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The college serves approximately 10,000 students.

Employee Benefits:

Insurance: The District offers health, vision, dental and life insurance for monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors and their eligible dependents. Monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors covered by another health medical plan may waive District coverage and receive a monthly cash stipend.

 
 
Retirement: Most employees are members of the PERS (Public Employees Retirement System). Faculty employees and Academic Managers are members of the STRS (State Teachers Retirement System). Police Service employers are members of Safety Public Employees Retirement System.

 
 
Deferred Compensation: The District offers two optional deferred compensation plans. Eligible employees have a choice of the 457, 403b plans and a selection of savings and investment options.

 
 
Leave Allowance: The District offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors a generous vacation and sick leave benefits as well as 20 paid holidays annually (which can vary based on length of winter break).

 
 
Additional Benefits: The District also offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors educational reimbursements, employee assistance programs, a travel assistance plan, longevity compensation, retiree benefits, employee discounts on health memberships and a comprehensive wellness program.

 
 
Newly hired employees may notify the respective union (Local 1 or United Faculty) if they opt to join and/or authorize payment to the union. If the newly hired employee authorizes payment to the union then the following fees apply: Local 1 has a one-time initiation fee of $45.00 and monthly contribution of 1% of gross pay +$1. United Faculty has an agency fee of .55% of gross pay plus $2.50. (All confidential, supervisory and management positions are exempt from union membership)

 
 
For further information regarding benefits eligibility and details please refer to the following documents available on the 4CD website:
 
Classified Employees Local 1 Contract (Article 20-Benefits):
 
http://www.4cd.edu/hr/localonecontract/2015-2018%20Local%201%20Contract.pdf


Managers/Supervisors/Confidential Personnel Manual (Section 8-Insurance Benefits):

http://www.4cd.edu/gb/policies_procedures/MANUALS/MSC_08.pdf

POST OFFER PRE-PLACEMENT EVALUATION PROGRAM (PEP)

All job offers of employment are conditional upon the applicant’s satisfactory results of the Post Offer Pre-Placement Evaluation Program. This involves a physical strength test to demonstrate a minimum level of strength to perform the essential duties of the job. There is no charge for this service. Please do not make an appointment for testing until you have received notification from the Human Resources Department after a job offer is extended. The positions we currently evaluate are: Building Maintenance Worker, Custodian I and II, Lead Custodian, Cook, Food Services Assistant, Food Services Supervisor, Food Services Supply Clerk, Food Services Coordinator, Grounds Worker/ Gardener I and II, Senior/ Lead Grounds Worker/Gardener, Lead Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Equipment Maintenance Worker. If you are not hired in a listed classification, you may disregard this notification.

ADA Accommodations:

In conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to (925) 229-1000 ext. 1298 or slever@4cd.edu. For administrative purposes, requests must be made at the time of application.

Quicklink

https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/7887

Diversity Statement

It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
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