Maintenance Mechanic

Posting Number: 0001767

Location: Diablo Valley College

Salary: $73,692-$89,772 per year (see special instructions for step placement)

Position Definition:

To repair and maintain a wide variety of heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, electrical and motorized equipment; and to inspect and ensure preventative maintenance work is completed properly.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Positions in this classification are task focused and require general understanding of a wide variety of heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, electrical and motorized equipment.

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions:

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Inspects, tests, maintains and repairs air conditioning units, low pressure boilers, hot air furnaces and heat pumps, including the thermostatic controls, regulators, valves, switches and motors.
Maintains a lubrication schedule on moving parts.
Replaces and adjusts thermostats; changes filters and belts.
Maintains, programs and schedules the operation of exterior lights.
Inspects and repairs plumbing systems, including fixtures, valves and drains.
Responds to calls on breakdowns in electrical systems; diagnoses trouble and either makes necessary repairs or, if major, notifies supervisor to call licensed electrician.
Makes scheduled inspections of refrigerators and freezers; performs necessary lubrication, cleaning, minor adjustments and repair.
Inspects, maintains, and repairs fire alarm system, master clock system, automatic irrigation controls and swimming pool circulating and filter equipment.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:


Three (3) years of experience in performing skilled repair and maintenance work on air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, electrical and ventilating equipment.
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.

Knowledge Of:

Tools, equipment and procedures used in the maintenance and repair of air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, ventilating, plumbing and mechanical equipment.
Operation of Direct Digital Control systems (DDC), (e.g. Andover).
Basic principles of electrical system design.
Use and maintenance of a variety of power and hand tools.
Modern software applications (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
Safe work practices.

Skill To:


Ability To:

Inspect, maintain and repair electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, ventilating and other mechanical equipment.
Perform mechanical maintenance and repair on motors and pumps.
Work effectively without immediate supervision.
Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
Use and maintenance of a variety of hand tools.
Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Perform heavy physical labor, including lifting and moving items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.

Desirable Qualifications:

• · Thorough understanding of Building Automated systems.

• · Possession of a contractor’s license in Electrical or HVAC.

• · Possession of a certificate of CFC Qualification.

• · Possession of a pool operator’s certificate.

• · Keep records on computerized work order system and prepare basic reports.

• Describe your experience in the operation of fire alarm systems

Special Instructions:

The Maintenance Mechanic position at Diablo Valley College reports to the Director of Maintenance and Operations. The successful candidate will possess an electrical contractor’s license or have journeyman level experience as an electrician.

Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $73,692 per year, second step $77,424 per year or third step at $81,348 per year (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 $89,772 per year is reached on the salary schedule.

Job Close Date: 6/12/2023

Open Until Filled: No

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