San Diego, California 92161

Job Description

Position Title: Facilities Assistant

Position posting date: 8/28/20

Position start date: ASAP or until filled

Salary/Range: DOE (Depending on Experience)

Status: Casual, Part-time or Full-time (19 - 40 hours per/week), may be benefits eligible

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, variable hours between 8am to 4:30 pm

Service/Division: VMRF CORE Administration/Facilities

Work Location: VMRF

Job Code: MS 1169


Assists Facilities Manager in a variety of tasks in the construction trades to include electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, carpentry, painting, masonry and drywall where essential soundness, code compliance and appearance are important. Responsibilities generally include repairing and maintaining utilities and building service equipment including plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems; building structures including roofs, interior and exterior walls, windows and doors. Provides support to the VA Research Service at Building 1, Building 23, and the Stein Building on the UCSD campus in repairs, alterations and maintenance of those facilities.

Responsibilities may include but not limited to, based on general instruction, to plan and lay out projects. Builds partitions insuring plumb and level, installs door/frame assemblies; finishes drywall installations including taping joints, spot patching fasteners, matches existing textures and finishes with proper sealer and paint. Installs and replaces electric circuits, conduit, receptacles, light switches, and fuses. Installs plumbing fixtures including sinks, faucets, water closets, valves, flushometers and drains. Troubleshoots HVAC problems including controls, motors, thermostats, dampers and filter replacement. Repairs office furniture including chairs, work surfaces, drawers, file cabinets, and modular partitions. Runs data lines in plenums and walls for IT installations. Performs maintenance and repair on facility roofs, HVAC curbs, roof jacks, and parapets. Repairs and installs mosaic and ceramic tile to floors and walls, including applying adhesives and grout. Repairs and replaces door locks, deadbolts and assists Facilities Manager in maintaining facility master lock system. Must be willing to travel to various locations within San Diego County and use own vehicle. Repairs and installs drywall using joint compound and other patching materials, prepares surfaces for coating and applies finishes insuring that other surfaces are not damaged. Reconfigures work areas by altering office partitions and work surfaces for changes in organizational requirements. May perform additional duties as required.

High school diploma or GED and at least one year of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with basic Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook email) is required. Must possess and maintain a current, valid CA driver's license and current, valid vehicle insurance that meets either of the following personal vehicle insurance coverage limits:

1. A combined single limit of $100,000 OR

2. A split limit with a minimum lower limit of $100,000

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

1 Year(s)

Education Required:

High School

Employment/Position Type:

Part Time


Up to 10% Travel

Job Code:

Date Posted : 10/09/2020