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State Center Community College District
  • Position Number: 1131787
  • Location: Fresno, CA
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Building Generalist - Continuous


$57,025.00 Annually

Districtwide, CA

Job Type

Districtwide Operations

Job Number


Under direction performs skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of buildings, equipment and related structures, maintains services, and repairs boiler, plumbing, heating ventilation, air conditioning systems, and equipment.

Examples of Duties/ Essential Job Functions

Duties include monitoring, service, repair, and preventive maintenance of HVAC equipment, package units, air handling equipment, refrigeration equipment, chillers, pumps, controls, gauges, water systems, and related equipment, boilers, electrical wiring, plumbing, painting, carpentry, building and building systems. Perform general maintenance and repairs, including maintenance of physical plant equipment, treat and administer chemicals to cooling systems and boilers, calibration and replacement of control equipment, inspection, retrofit and air balance adjustments to air handling systems, arc welding, and gas welding. Perform preventive maintenance, maintain shop area and tools. Determine initial estimates of needed repairs, labor and materials costs for projects. Price out projects according to descriptions provided in discussion with staff, purchase and control inventory of hardware, tools, and supplies. Assigns and reviews the work of other employees and students assigned to the department. This is a district-wide position and involves the responsibility for all district facilities. Perform other related duties as needed.

Employment Standards/ Minimum Qualifications


Formal or informal education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

Journeyman experience in heating/air conditioning. Progressively responsible experience (3 years or more) in electrical, boilers, or attained regular status as a Maintenance Specialist within the district. Experience in plumbing and mechanical maintenance preferred.

  • Valid Driver's License is required
  • EPA Universal refrigerant Certified

  • Knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in all phases of the building maintenance trades; including sheetrock repair, glazing, locksmithing, painting, carpentry, flooring repair, roof repair and associated building maintenance and repair.
  • Knowledge of repair methods, materials and equipment involved with the repair of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, boilers, and all other mechanical equipment such as pumps, VFD's piping, controls and Freon.
  • Knowledge of hazards and applicable safety rules by understanding Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) and chemical mixing instructions to prevent injuries.
  • Knowledge of welding and soldering techniques.
  • Knowledge of applicable building codes, ordinances, requirements and regulations.
  • Knowledge of skillful use and care of the tools and equipment.

  • Skill to read and understand sketches, blueprints, or written instructions.
  • Skill and ability to perform general building maintenance work, basic plumbing, boiler repair and other mechanical repairs involving air conditioning and heating equipment including pumps, motors, controls and associated equipment.
  • Skill and ability to develop and follow project time lines, material cost estimating and monitor staff and resources in a manner that allows for the appropriate completion of each project.
  • Skill to analyze problems and develop required solutions and improvements.
  • Skill to perform welding work.
  • Skill to perform maintenance work effectively to produce needed result.
  • Skill to use and maintain supplies and equipment in a safe manner.
  • Skill to perform mathematical calculations.

  • Ability to inspect facilities for maintenance and repair needs.
  • Ability to write and use the English language at a level and in a manner that will allow effective written communications with management staff and contractors.
  • Ability to remain current with technical developments in the area of school maintenance and make recommended changes to keep current.
  • Ability to receive and follow instructions in order to build and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to assign, monitor and review the work of others.
  • Ability to learn and apply college and district policies and procedures.
  • Ability to appropriately interact with students, staff, faculty, and public.
  • Ability to operate computers and their peripherals.
  • Ability to use current common software applications in order to accurately enter and retrieve data.
  • Ability to maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
  • Ability to lift and carry office supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to properly climb a ladder.

    Examples of physical ability requirements necessary to perform the above job duties:
  • Have muscular effort (or strength) needed to lift, push, pull or carry objects. (Muscular Tension).
  • Have strength to resist fatigue such as being able to repeatedly push or pull items. (Muscular Endurance)
  • Have the ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms and/or legs. (Flexibility)
  • Have coordinated movements of the arms, legs and torso while the whole body is in motion such as when climbing a ladder. (Whole Body Coordination)
  • Keep balanced and stay upright when in an unstable position such as when walking on slippery surfaces. (Whole Body Equilibrium)
  • Have precise positioning and movement of the arm and hand such as cutting a pipe. (Arm-Hand Steadiness)
  • Have coordination of two or more limbs (arms and legs) while seated or standing in one place such as driving a car. (Multi-Limb Coordination)
  • Have coordinated, precise movement of the fingers, hand or hand and arm together such as assembling parts or using various hand-held tools. (Manual & Finger Dexterity)
  • See clearly objects and close surroundings that are 36 inches or closer to perform tasks such as looking at computer monitors. (Near Visual Acuity)
  • See clearly objects and close surroundings that are six feet or further away such as being able to see other vehicles while driving. (Far Visual Acuity)
  • Distinguish between shades of one color or the difference between two or more colors such as working with electrical cables or wires. (Color Discrimination)
  • Tell from what direction a sound is coming from such source of an air leak. (Sound Localization)

    Examples of mental ability requirements necessary to perform the above job duties:
  • Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. (Oral Comprehension)
  • Come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem. (Originality)
  • Arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern, according to a specific rule or set of rules such as patterns of numbers, letters, words, or pictures. (Information Ordering)
  • Identify or detect a known pattern, such as a figure, object, word, or sound that is hidden in other distracting material. (Flexibility of Closure)
  • Generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. (Category Flexibility)
  • Focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds. (Auditory Attention)
  • Quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns. (Speed of Closure)
  • Concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. (Selective Attention)
  • Shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information; multi-task to work on different projects simultaneously. (Time Sharing)
  • Remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures. (Memorization)
  • Clearly communicate information and ideas through spoken words so others will understand. (Oral Expression)
  • Identify and understand the speech of another person. (Speech Recognition)
  • Recognize when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. (Problem Sensitivity)
  • Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions such as finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events. (Inductive Reasoning)
  • Apply general rule, a premise, which is known to be true to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. (Deductive Reasoning)
  • Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. (Written Comprehension)
  • Communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. (Written Expression)

    Working Conditions
  • Work outside exposed to the weather and varying temperatures.
  • Work on surfaces that vary in stability.
  • Work at varying heights and on top of building structures.
  • Work effectively in a demanding environment.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Contact with electrical hazards
  • Contact with paint, varnish, lacquer or resins.
  • Exposed to nuisance dusts.
  • Noise exposure may be up to 90 decibels, roughly that of a power lawn mower.
  • Some overtime and/or schedule changes may occur.
  • May be required to travel to locations other than assigned site.

    Examination Process

    The examination process will include screening to ensure applications are complete and meet all minimum qualifications. The application requires the completion of Supplemental Questions to evaluate your education, training and experience relative to the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position. Answers should be as complete as possible, as no additional information will be accepted from applicants once the application has been submitted. Responses to the supplemental questions will be reviewed and scored in a Competitive Rating evaluation process based on pre-determined rating criteria (pass/fail). The examination process will also include a competency test (pass/fail) and a performance examination (pass/fail). Passing score is 75% out of 100% on each testing section.

    To move forward in the selection process, you must complete an online application through this web site. Resumes may be uploaded but cannot be used in lieu of a completed application.

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