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Building Maintenance and Custodian | California Institute of Technology - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Building Maintenance and Custodian Caltech Job Category: Fulltime Regular Exempt Overtime Eligible: Overtime Eligible Benefits Eligible: Benefit Based Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community. Job Summary Under general supervision, this position will provide support and maintenance to various Athenaeum facilities and grounds and will perform miscellaneous custodial duties as required. This is an Organizational Critical position. An employee designated as organizational critical is expected to report to Campus as soon as possible to assist in division/department response and recovery efforts. Essential Job Duties Provides maintenance services, repairs, rehabilitation, renovation, preventative maintenance, and responds to service/repair calls in a swift and timely manner; performs planned maintenance on various dining and hotel operations equipment. Responds to customer service requests; trouble shoots and diagnoses plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning problems. Determines appropriate corrective action, escalates more complex problems to the Hotel Operations Manager and/or Physical Plant. Performs minor plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning repairs including faucets, toilets, drain work, garbage disposal, minor carpentry, carpet and furniture repair, door locks, minor interior and exterior painting, minor electrical repairs, replace light bulbs and fixtures and reset circuit breakers. May assist Physical Plant staff in facilities repairs and services. Performs custodial duties in club public areas such as banquet and dining facilities, restrooms, offices and meeting rooms; cleans and polishes floors and carpet, cleans fixtures, cabinets, counters, wash windows. Performs cleaning, sweeping and other tasks in outside common areas and grounds surrounding facility. Performs cleaning tasks in all assigned areas according to prescribed standards of cleanliness and in accordance with Institute and regulatory agencies safety standards and practices. Performs other duties as assigned by the Hotel Operations Manager. Basic Qualifications High school graduate or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years' experience working in an environment involving facilities or general maintenance, and/or custodial/grounds maintenance. Applicant must be able to read, write and speak English; valid California driver's license required. Experience and knowledge of basic maintenance services along with exposure and familiarity with one or more skilled trades. Ability to apply general knowledge of basic hand/power tools and equipment. Ability to solve both routine and semi-routine problems. Effective communications skills and the ability to interact with members, guests and other Athenaeum staff. Must be in good health, without physical limitations to perform all duties and responsibilities of the job. Must be able to stand, sit, reach, grasp, squat and bend for extended periods of time; must be able to lift at least 80 pounds on a daily basis such as: lifting and moving tables; maintenance tools; electrical and plumbing supplies. Applicant must be available to work various shifts, weekends and holidays. Assists in providing information to members and guests. Required Documents Resume To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Copyright 2022 Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-50ea276e7a31134da8eea50284cf0a16

Pasadena, CA

HERC - Southern California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

While there are certainly wonderful opportunities to teach and conduct research at HERC campuses, of the 42,000 jobs on, over 24,000 (or 57%) are non-teaching positions. You will find jobs in healthcare, administration, software, information technology, finance, technical and trades, social work, student affairs, and much, much more.

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