Facility Maintenance and Heavy Equipment Operator (8148C) - 27465
About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.
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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: August 20, 2019
Departmental Overview When it comes to the world we live in, no detail is too small to be noticed and connected to something bigger. At UC Berkeley's College of Natural Resources (CNR), we study how all aspects of our environment intersect and support each other so we are able to do more in the world, and do it wisely.
At CNR, we study natural and human systems from biological, ecological, economic, and social science perspectives. With more than 120 faculty and approximately 2,200 undergraduate and 500 graduate students, we engage the issues that shape the complex, interconnected world of the 21st century, from sustainable food systems to obesity, from water policy to energy policy, and from the far-reaching impacts of climate change to the linkages between the human genome, diet, and disease.
Maintains, repairs, and modifies research field station structures including cabins, workshops, meeting building, and storage sheds.
Maintains, repairs, and modifies research field station roads and paths; shaping and grading, snow removal, culvert installation and repair, cattle guards, gates, French drains, retaining walls, sediment ponds.
Maintains. repairs, and modifies research field station infrastructure; water systems, pumps, storage tanks, hydrants, propane supply lines, electrical distribution lines, fences.
Conducts forest cultural operations; site preparation, mastication, other heavy equipment use.
Operates, maintains, and performs minor repairs of heavy motor vehicles including water tender, backhoe, dump truck and excavator.
Operates, maintains, and performs minor repairs of Berkeley Forests equipment including vehicles, chainsaws, pruners, brush-cutters, pesticide mixer, and welder.
Performs forest research measurements and other duties as assigned.
Maintains operational records of equipment and personnel time, services used, etc
Facilities maintenance experience including electrical, plumbing, and carpentry (rough and finish).
Experience operating heavy motorized equipment including loader/backhoe and excavator.
Knowledge of safe working methods and procedures.
Experience operating power tools.
Class A license or ability to obtain within 2 years.
Vehicle and heavy equipment maintenance experience.
Experience with forestry operations such as mastication and site preparation.
Salary & Benefits This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $23.05 - $31.01, Steps 1.0 - 16.0.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.