Maintenance Air Filter Technician

Southwestern Community College District

Maintenance Air Filter Technician
Southwestern Community College District
Work Site: Main Campus: 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910
Department: Maintenance
District Values
Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, and employees, including those with physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, provide installation and maintenance service of air filters for the District’s air conditioning, heating and air handling equipment; perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance, repair, and construction duties; assist District skilled trade workers with major campus projects as necessary. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
• Install appropriate air filters according to an established schedule in a variety of air conditioning, heating and other air handling equipment; remove and dispose of used filters.
• Maintain a variety of records such as damaged units, materials used, routes covered, and service time required per job; maintain filter inventory; determine the number and types of filters and miscellaneous items to order and prepare requisitions.
• Assist with HVAC preventive maintenance functions such as belts and hoses, lubing motors and dampers and cleaning and/or painting units or condensers.
• Perform semi-skilled maintenance, repair, and construction work in assigned trade area such as carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, roofing, and welding/sheet metal.
• Assist in the construction, installation, and maintenance of roofs, furniture, fences, cabinets, shelving, chalkboards, and bulletin boards.
• Assist in installation, repair, and maintenance of gas and water lines.
• Assist in the installation, adjustment, repair, and maintenance of electrical equipment and a variety of apparatus.
• Operate a variety of power equipment including table saws, drills, skill saws, compressors, trucks, tractors, forklifts, chipping hammers, and other maintenance tools and equipment.
• Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Knowledge and Abilities:
• Basic mechanical skill.
• Knowledge of heating and air conditioning systems and methods, materials and equipment used.
• Materials, methods, and procedures used in semi-skilled maintenance work.
• Operating characteristics of a variety of equipment and tools related to area of assignment.
• Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
• Record-keeping techniques.
• Basic technical aspects of the field of specialty.
• Basic oral and written communication skills.
• Perform general maintenance, construction, or repair duties within the area of assignment.
• Perform heavy manual labor within the area of assignment.
• Work from blueprints, shop drawings, and sketches.
• Safely and effectively perform assigned duties with limited supervision.
• Operate a variety of equipment and tools related to area of assignment.
• Operate a truck, observing legal and defensive driving practices.
• Maintain records and prepare reports.
• Make basic arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately.
• Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
• Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
• Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural populations of community college students.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to: two (2) years of general maintenance experience.
Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator Positions Only)
Desirable Qualifications:
R. 20, Step 1-7, $4,713.17-$5,962.81 (approximately). Initial placement for external applicants is Step 1. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.
An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.
Start Date
As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.
Screening Deadline
All application materials must be received on-line at Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 24, 2023 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.
Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department.Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).
Additional Information:
A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Human Resources Office at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619) 482-6395 or e-mail to [email protected].
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the review deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for. All materials included in your application packet become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.
Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions (only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA Community College Credential.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report – Southwestern College is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report is available on the SWCPD website at
If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (619) 482-6390.
The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention; public safety authority; crime reporting policies; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking; the procedures the College will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.
This information is required by law and is provided by the SWC College Police Department.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan (DAAPP) – More information about the DAAPP, including the Drug Free Environment and Drug Prevention Program Policy and Procedure and Biennial report can be found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer Information page (
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