Building Maintenance Worker II - General

East Bay
10/28/2018 at 5pm
$34.28-$41.66 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


42551 Osgood Road Fremont, 94539



The Maintenance Services Division of the Public Works Department is seeking an experienced Building Maintenance Worker II to provide maintenance support for all public facilities, such as City Hall, Historic Homes, Fire Stations, Police Department, Recreation facilities and Rental Housing.  

This is a full-time (40 hours/week) temporary position.


- Build, assemble, transport, install, and/or repair facility furnishings and fixtures.
- Provide onsite coordination/consultation with and communication to outside contractors regarding the location and repair of systems and structures bordering the area involved in the contract work.
- Perform heavy equipment operation.
- Perform rough and finish maintenance carpentry and plastering on commercial, public, and residential buildings.
- Repair and replace doors, windows, building hardware, fencing and gates.
- Perform construction carpentry and cabinet-making.
- Maintain, repair, and construct roof systems.
- Perform general maintenance and repair work on glazing materials, floor coverings, ceramic tiles, and concrete and masonry work.
- Design, fabricate, and weld steel fixtures.
- Prepare, wash, sand, and patch surfaces to be painted or stained.
- Paint a variety of interior and exterior surfaces using brushes, rollers, and spraying equipment.
- Use stain, varnish, and lacquer in finishing cabinets, countertops, doors, and other wood surfaces.
- Other necessary duties as required.

Ideal Candidate


The successful candidate will have any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be:  High school diploma or equivalent, and four years of progressively responsible experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of building systems and components.  Highly desirable traits: Building Maintenance work experience in a commercial environment,  experience as a lead worker; and computer skills in word processing and database management.

A valid Class C California Driver’s License is required at time of appointment.

The ideal candidate will:

Possess knowledge of: Generally accepted construction and repair procedures and materials in the area of   general building maintenance; building maintenance materials and their characteristics as well as the uniform codes (building, electrical) and technology; first aid and OSHA standards of safe work practices and safety equipment; and mathematics up to and including basic algebra.
Have the ability to: Understand and carry out oral and written instructions; read and interpret plans, specs, blueprints, safety regulations and applicable codes; operate hand held electronic devices and personal computers; evaluate problems or situations and arrive at a logical decision; work independently; work under pressure; prioritize assigned work; identify and correct safety hazards; perform building maintenance work and manual labor; lift and carry objects safely; climb ladders to various heights, learn the operation of a forklift;learn the operation of heavy equipment; work effectively as part of a group; perform tasks in compliance with safe work practices and utilize safety equipment and Personal Protective Equipment as may be required by OSHA standards and the City of Fremont.     

Be skilled to: Properly perform a variety of maintenance and construction activities; operate hand and power tools commonly used in building maintenance; make use of proper lifting techniques; perform work on uneven, sloping, slippery and unpaved surfaces, on ladders, in crawl spaces, indoors and outdoors, with exposure to extremes in noise, temperature, weather and humidity, and in proximity to electricity and  mechanical equipment; provide excellent customer service; operate a motor vehicle and other motorized equipment.


An additional 15% will be added to the hourly rate in lieu of benefits.

Special Instructions


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The first review of applications is September 28, 2018.