Building Maintenance Worker

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Maintenance
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs.  These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).  We are currently seeking a Building Maintenance Worker.
Description of Position:  
The Facilities unit provides daily maintenance and operational support to coaches, staff, and participants in athletic programming.  Additionally, the Facilities unit maintains a variety of sports venues and spectator facilities. The IA Facilities unit is seeking a Building Maintenance Worker (BMW) to perform maintenance and related functions in support of Athletic Department programs and activities. 
Under supervisor, the BMW position scope includes traditional maintenance and repairs to facilities and equipment as well as preventive maintenance at Athletic Department buildings and sports venues.  The BMW also provides significant support for student-athletes, coaches, and spectators through a variety of general tasks related to home events, athletic equipment, and fan amenities. 
Under supervision, the BMW performs minor repairs and maintenance to athletic facilities and equipment.   Examples include, but are not limited to: 
  • Install dry erase boards, bulletin boards, hang pictures.
  • Replace ceiling tile, rubber base.
  • Caulking and grouting.
  • Replace light bulbs, scoreboard lamps.
  • Set timers.
  • Repair timing systems, scoring systems.
  • Clear drains, sinks toilets.
  • Prep & paint limited areas.
  • Replace carpet squares, thresholds, safety strips.
  • Move & store furniture.
  • Repair sports equipment.
  • Operate equipment and hand tools.
The BMW also provides special event and program support tasks including set up / take down of practice and game equipment such as baskets, nets, goals, timing systems, banners, tables, chairs, public address systems, etc.  
Required Qualifications:   
  • Flexible work schedule to include weekend and evening work.
  • Building maintenance experience including methods, processes, materials used in performing building maintenance work.
  • Basic understanding of maintenance practices, methods, procedures, roles, equipment, tools, materials, sources for obtaining specialized materials and services, time required to perform work, and proper sequencing of the required steps in structuring and completing maintenance work and assigned projects.
  • Ability to operate machines and equipment used for maintenance and repair.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in person, by telephone, radio, and in writing with customers, supervisors and co-workers.
  • Able to work safely at heights; able to gain access to work in small/tight areas and be able to gain access to work or maneuver around obstacles that requires stairs and ladders, able to safely maneuver supplies and objects up to 75 lbs; sets up and uses scaffolding and/or ladders to perform tasks above ground level.
  • Knowledge of applicable NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Any combination of education, technical training, and work experience in construction or building maintenance.
  • Troubleshooting and repair knowledge, work experience repairing household appliances.
  • Experience working with sports programs.
For more information on our department, please visit  The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.  
It is mandatory that you apply for this position on the Berkeley Jobs Website, the job number for this position is #24101.  If you click “Apply Now” at the bottom of this listing, you will be asked to sign in through Teamwork Online. Once you have logged in to their site, you will be rerouted to Berkeley Jobs to submit your application. Please include a cover letter, resume, and three references submitted as a single attachment with your application. 

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