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Maintenance Technician I (Position closes at 9:00pm on December 18, 2021) 

About the Organization Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) provides Cal Poly students with opportunities to experience life outside of the classroom through the wide variety of programs and services offered at the Cal Poly Recreation Center, Julian A. McPhee University Union, Orfalea Family and ASI Children's Center, and Cal Poly Sports Complex. Cal Poly students and full-time staff members have the opportunity to work on campus to create quality programs and services for all students. Whether you are looking for a position that supports your academic/professional goals, need to support yourself while at Cal Poly, or are looking to develop your leadership skills, ASI offers a unique and fun work experience for all of our employees. Apply to join our team today!
EOE Statement The Associated Students, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Maintenance Technician I  
Open Date 10/19/2021  
Close Date 12/19/2021  

Maintenance Technician I

Definition and Purpose

Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director – Facility Operations (University Union) or the Assistant Director – Facility Operations (Recreation Center), the Maintenance Technician I is responsible for the skilled repair, maintenance, assembly, and installation of a variety of equipment and periodic maintenance projects at ASI facilities. Primary assignments may include general building maintenance or equipment maintenance.

Additionally, all ASI employees are responsible for upholding the core values of the organization including but not limited to exhibiting professional behavior, acting as a role model to others, displaying a positive and cooperative attitude, communicating effectively, developing expert knowledge in area of specialization, and working together as a team.

Educational and Qualifying Experience, Skills, Licenses, Credentials

Educational/License/Credential Requirements

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • Must hold a CA Driver’s License with a driving record acceptable to ASI insurance underwriters.


Experience Requirements

  • Minimum two (2) years' experience, three (3) years preferred maintaining and repairing technical equipment, preferably in a large facility, that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the job.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.
  • General knowledge of office methods, equipment, procedures, and practices.
  • Knowledge of Windows-based computer systems.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and take appropriate action to restore service.
  • General mechanical aptitude and ability to perform a variety of skilled maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Ability to follow simple oral and written directions.
  • Ability to make mathematical computations where required.
  • Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds, specific needs, or limitations.


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Assist Assistant Director – Facility Operations (University Union) or Assistant Director – Facility Operations (Recreation Center) in instructing, scheduling, and assigning work to student assistants.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

General Building Maintenance Responsibilities

  • Assist in preventive and corrective maintenance including general plumbing, electrical, carpentry, mechanical, and furnishings in ASI Facilities as directed by the Assistant Director – Facility Operations (University Union) or Assistant Director – Facility Operations (Recreation Center).
  • Assist with carpentry maintenance such as refinishing, building, and repairing furniture, doors, paneling, bulletin boards, etc.
  • Assist in the maintenance of plumbing systems.
  • Repair, clean, and maintain faucets, sinks drains, and traps to ensure working order on a daily basis.
  • Paint interior and exterior areas as directed.
  • Maintain floor and wall tiles, door closures, air lift, wall patching, etc.
  • Assist in the maintenance of HVAC systems including repairing and making adjustments to the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.
  • Assist with general building maintenance of architectural hardware and finishes.
  • Maintain appropriate certifications, and safely handle hazardous materials including asbestos and lead as necessary.
  • Interpret and implement emergency and accident procedures.
  • Assist with shipping and receiving.
  • Communicate and follow-up with University Facilities Services for ongoing maintenance and custodial needs.
  • Serve as back-up to Maintenance Technician I – Pool Maintenance as needed.
  • Follow up with vendors on orders for building repairs, or specific parts.


Building Set-up

  • Assist in the coordination and set-up of ASI Events.


Equipment Maintenance

  • Ensure all equipment is in safe and proper operating condition.
  • Accomplish daily, weekly, and quarterly preventative maintenance of equipment.
  • Check daily maintenance reports, ensuring that deficiencies are addressed promptly.
  • Follow personal safety procedures for maintaining equipment.
  • Clean, adjust, lubricate, and replace worn or defective parts, overhaul, assemble, and install electrical, electro-mechanical, and mechanical devices and equipment.
  • Repair and maintain highly specialized Recreational Sports equipment.
  • Develop an inventory of supplies, replacement parts, and tools required for equipment maintenance, including follow up with vendors on orders to ensure timely receipt of necessary items.
  • Research, recommend, and assemble equipment.
  • Collaborate with contractors on facility and equipment repairs.
  • Keep records of maintenance actions, procedures, and frequencies.
  • Maintain vehicle fleet and coordinate repairs when necessary as assigned.
  • Orient and train all ASI employees on the safe use of ASI vehicles as assigned.


  • Develop and execute assessment of programs and/or services for areas of responsibility including but not limited to setting and implementing goals, evaluating outcomes and ongoing enhancement.
  • Participate in the overall ASI assessment planning and goal setting.


Diversity and Inclusion

  • Recommend and support practices intended to eliminate racial, gender, or any other form of bias in processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Demonstrate awareness of one’s own biases, comfort levels, and various aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).
  • Demonstrate effort to understand each person’s individual and collective role in creating inclusive environments.
  • Commit to continuous learning/improvement in DEI and cultural competence.
  • Work with director to review department’s policies, procedures, & practices related to DEI and participate in addressing barriers identified.


Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Represent ASI on committees as appropriate.
  • Ensure continuous professional development.
  • The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in ASI policy as a condition of their employment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

NOTE: Some primary assignments for Maintenance Technician I are fluid and are periodically reviewed and revised based on program philosophy, professional development, and staff needs.


Salary Schedule

  • Hourly Rate: $25.01
  • Premium Overtime: Yes
  • Shift Differential: Yes
  • Non-Exempt

Background Check

This position is subject to a background check (including criminal records) as well as National Address Locater (Social Security Number [SSN] Trace), 7-year County Criminal Search in each county and/or state the applicant lived in based on the SSN Trace, National Criminal Database Search, Name Search, Employment Verification (All employers in past 7 years) and Education Verification (Highest Degree). Credit Reports, Motor Vehicle Record Check and Professional License Verification may also be required based upon the essential functions of the position.


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
  • Social Security (FICA)
  • Paid State Holidays
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Leave
  • Personal Holiday
  • Birthday Holiday
  • Worker’s Compensation Insurance
  • Unemployment Insurance


Date of Last Equity Review: 2/14/2020

The Associated Students, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Date revised: 02/01/2021

Number of Openings 1  
Location Operations - Recreational Sports  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Position Requirements

This position may require sitting, standing, walking, bending over, crawling, climbing, reaching overhead, crouchcing, kneeling, pushing or pulling, lifting or carrying up to 75 pounds, repetitive use of hands/arms, repetitive use of legs and and eye/hand coordination.


Environmental factors include walking on uneven ground, working inside, in humid conditions, around hazards, in high places, in hot, cold, dry, wet, change of temperature, dirty, dusty, odors, noisy, working with others, working around others and working alone.

Req Number REG-21-00020  
Shift Details None Specified 

Requires 1-2 hours per day None Specified 

Requires 3-4 hours per day None Specified 

Requires 5-6 hours per day None Specified 

Requires 7+ hours per day None Specified 

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