Job Details

Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District
  • Position Number: 1418339
  • Location: El Cajon, CA
  • Position Type: Facilities Management


San Diego County - Cuyamaca College

Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective.

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens.

The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.

Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!

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Job Summary
Application Deadline: April 5, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Department: Maintenance

Months worked out of the Year: 12 months

FTE: 1.0

Work hours: Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Shift Differential: None

Starting Salary Range:
Range: 39; $4,588 (Step A) or $4,852 (Step B) Monthly
Based on education and experience

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
Job Description
  • Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of skilled activities in one or more of the building trades. Included are rough, and finished carpentry; the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment; the repair and servicing of heating, refrigeration and air conditioning systems; the maintaining and repairing of plumbing fixtures and systems and perform related work as required. Provide technical and work direction and training to general maintenance workers.

  • Perform a variety of skilled construction, installation, repair and maintenance work activities in the building trades.
  • Estimate materials and supplies needed to complete assignments.
  • Operate a variety of tools and equipment.
  • Work from sketches, plans drawings, blueprints and specifications.
  • Assist in ordering, receiving and storing supplies; assist in contacting vendors to order or obtain information concerning materials, supplies, parts and equipment.
  • Schooling in HVAC theory, HVAC controls and DDC controls, combined with a minimum of five years working experience with HVACR mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • In depth knowledge of electrical control circuits to 480 volts, building automation and energy management systems in combination with a full understanding of the operation of chillers, boilers, AC units and air handler systems with the ability to service and repair.
  • Provide technical information and recommendations to various district departments, and personnel concerning buildings and maintenance equipment.
  • Perform programming of energy management and conservation of heating and air conditioning equipment and systems as required; check equipment and systems for proper operations and efficient energy use.
  • Remain current on development of HVARC and DDC controls.
  • Repair and maintain heating, refrigeration, air conditioning units and air compressors.
  • Train and provide work direction to maintenance personnel and student workers as assigned
  • Repair and replace defective parts in plumbing fixtures, repair boilers, hot water heaters and special appliances, repair and clean out drains.
  • Inspect refrigeration, air conditioning units and air compressors.
  • Perform other skilled maintenance duties as assigned, including:
  • Perform carpentry work, repairing and constructing cabinets, bookcases, window frames, chairs, tables and shelves.
  • Install, maintain and repair a variety of electrical systems, parts and equipment including electrical circuits, conduits, light fixtures, fans, pumps, appliances, repair and clean out drains.
  • Install and repair roofs, windows, doors and locks.

  • Maintain a variety of records.
  • Observe and comply with applicable codes, regulations and safety procedures.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Assist the Vice President of Administrative Services or designee in monitoring department budget.


  • Methods, equipment and materials used in the building trades.
  • Standard practices and procedures of the building trades.
  • Hand and power tools and equipment used in the building trades.
  • Applicable Building Codes and fire regulations.
  • Technical aspects of field of specialty.
  • Health and safety regulations and procedures.
  • Basic record keeping techniques.
  • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Digital Control (Automated controls for air conditioning CEMS)

  • Perform a variety of skilled work in the specialty area of assignment.
  • Make arithmetic calculations related to specialty quickly and accurately.
  • Work from blueprints, shop drawings and sketches.
  • Use a variety of tools and equipment utilized in the basic trades.
  • Maintain routine records and logs.
  • Work independently with little direction; plan and organize work to meet schedules and time lines.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Lift objects weighing up to 80 pounds.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Train and provide work direction to others.
  • Observe legal and defensive driving practices.

  • Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school, sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities listed above and five years of responsible experience in the building trade specialty area of assignment.

  • Valid California driver's license and ability to qualify for district vehicle insurance coverage. EPA certified for air conditioning and refrigeration.

  • Work involves indoor and outdoor environment, subject to inclement weather conditions, heavy lifting, climbing and exposure to high voltage, fumes, and noise.

Additional Information

Application must be completed in one sitting. Incomplete or unsubmitted applications cannot be saved.

Applicants may find it helpful to refer back to the job posting, specifically the special instructions, while applying. Consider saving the job description or opening a new browser window.
Be sure you have the following materials prepared and ready to attach BEFORE beginning your application.

Position specific required documents:
  • Complete and current resume/C.V.
  • 1-2 page cover letter addressing how you meet the qualifications for this position.
  • EPA Certification for air conditioning and refrigeration.

Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing should notify the Human Resources Department by calling (619) 644-7679.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.

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The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and alumni.

The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.

The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture, Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology programs.

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