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Lead Building Service Engineer

Apply now Job no: 540112
Work type: Staff
Location: Chico
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Temporary, Full Time, Trades, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Description

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.

Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

Job/Department Summary:

Working independently, under general supervision, the Lead Building Service Engineer provides leadership in all facets to the Building Services Engineer(s) and Refrigeration Mechanic(s); giving work direction and training for the BSE/Refrigeration Mechanic staff and student employee staff, including the installation, operation, preventive maintenance and repair of mechanical systems related to heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, energy management, electronic controls, power, water and sewer systems and equipment as related to HVAC and/or Mechanical systems throughout University Housing. The Lead BSE is distinguished by the additional responsibilities of providing lead work direction to multiple and diverse journey-level crafts workers and semiskilled assistants, laying out and coordinating the work flow for jobs, and preparing materials lists and ordering supplies for jobs. The Lead BSE spends the majority of time working as a Building Service Engineer or in related HVAC trade while performing lead work coordination and project planning responsibilities for a work crew and typically is not overseeing the work of multiple work crews.

Incumbents typically prioritize and coordinate the work of a small work group or crew including providing direction for work sequencing and technical expertise and leadership; ensure necessary materials, supplies and equipment are available to complete assigned work orders and perform preventive maintenance; instruct staff on work and safety rules and ensure that they are observed; inspect work to ensure it meets quality requirements and specifications; provide input on performance evaluations; establish and maintain effective working relationships; and maintain computerized maintenance management systems, including accounting for labor, materials and purchasing, as well as prepare reports. On specific projects, work may involve coordinating with other departments and coordinating the work of other skilled crafts workers.

University Housing (UH) is a complex department consisting of approximately 60 employees working various shifts and providing diverse administrative and operational services across 6 residential halls and a 25 building apartment community.

Required Education and Experience:

Two or more years of experience as a journey-level Building Service Engineer or Refrigeration Mechanic that includes some work or project coordination responsibilities and lead experience.

Preferences:

Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they may be considered specialized skills: 

  • Bilingual
  • 2 years of Recent, relevant experience working as a Building Service Engineer.
  • Recent, relevant experience installing and maintaining commercial HVAC Systems.
  • Recent, relevant experience operating energy management systems related to HVAC equipment.

Time Base: Full-time- 1.0

Pay Plan: 12/12

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 7:00am-3:30pm, Summer - Mon-Thurs 6:00am-4:30pm. 

CSU Classification Salary Range:  $81,444 - $103,272 per year. 

Benefits: This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).

CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance).  For more information please visit https://www.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-benefits-summary.pdf

Additional Information:

California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check, sexual offender registry check, and/or fingerprinting) prior to assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offer or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive. This position is considered a sensitive position based on CSU guidelines.

This position as set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017 is not designated as a required mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act.

Current certification as an EPA Universal Technician must be maintained throughout employment in this position, for the use and disposal of compressed refrigerants.

Throughout employment in this position incumbent must maintain a valid California Driver's License as well as continued completion and compliance of the CSU Defensive Driver's Training course.

The successful candidate might be required to pass a post-hire respiratory Medical Evaluation.

About Chico State:

Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century. 

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that Chico State stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land, the flora, the fauna, and the waters that run through campus.  We are humbled that our campus resides upon sacred lands that since time immemorial have sustained the Mechoopda people and continue to do so today.

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Chico State is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 06/18/24. Applications received after that date may be considered.)

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