Auto/Equipment Mechanic (505608)

  • California Polytechnic State University
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades

Job Description

Description:

Job Summary

The Auto/Equipment Mechanic works within the Fleet Services shop of the Facilities Operation Department of FMD which is responsible for providing quality maintenance and minor repair and renovation services that meet or exceed our customers' expectations. The purpose of Fleet Services is to maintain a fleet of approximately 700 vehicles and equipment. The campus fleet consists of vans, trucks, sedans, generators, grounds equipment, aerial lifts, golf carts, and other miscellaneous vehicles.

Under general supervision Assistant Director, Facility Operations the Auto/Equipment Mechanic performs journey-level automotive and/or heavy equipment mechanical work for preventative maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification of automotive, maintenance, construction and/or other power-driven equipment for the campus, including university vehicles and generators; cleans and maintains materials, tools and equipment used in the performance of duties; performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures; maintains a safe and clean work environment; and consults and works with other trades workers.

Department Summary

Facilities Management and Development (FMD), a unit within the Administration and Finance Division (AFD), is responsible for the planning, design, construction, operations, maintenance, and repair of university facilities, grounds, and infrastructure. FMD consists of five critical and interdependent support departments, including Customer & Business Services; Energy, Utilities, & Sustainability; Environmental Health & Safety; Facilities Planning & Capital Projects; and Facilities Operations. In support of the Cal Poly mission, the Facilities Management and Development department is committed to sustainability, responsible stewardship of natural resources, and promoting an inclusive culture that values individual and organizational integrity, civility, equity, and diversity.

Key Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge of automotive and/or equipment mechanics including electrical systems, 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.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulic systems
  • Working knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations pertaining to automotive and other power-driven equipment, including applicable smog regulations.

Education and Experience

EDUCATION AND 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.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, CREDENTIALS: Possession of a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain by date of hire.

Salary

Anticipated Hiring Range: $64,824 - $70,000 Per Year

Classification Range: $64,824 - $82,848 Per Year

Cal Poly

Known for its Learn by Doing pedagogy, Cal Poly is the flagship of the world-renowned California State University system. Annually recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation, Cal Poly continues to offer an academic curriculum based on learned experience gained through real-world practice. Located in San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly is nestled comfortably among the coastal foothills, minutes from the Pacific Ocean and equidistant to the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Poly is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Supplemental Information

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy and any questions you have may be submitted to hr@campus.edu. Additionally, prior to, or on your first day of employment, you must submit your completed vaccination documentation via the Employee Self-Service Module in Peoplesoft, the university's secure online portal. As soon as you are onboarded, you will have access to Peoplesoft and you can find instructions for submitting your vaccination information at: COVID-19 Vaccination Submission Instructions.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

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.

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.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H1-B visas).

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Luis Obispo, California 93405 United States View Map