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Vocational Equipment Technician
Contra Costa Community College District in Martinez, CA, California
 
 
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Date Posted 01/04/2019
Category
Admin-Facilities Management
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Recruitment Type:

Open (Internal and External applicants)

Special Instructions to Applicants

NOTE: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $ 2,030.50 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $2,473.50 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Position Title

Vocational Equipment Technician (50% Position)

Location

Diablo Valley College

Posting Number

0001224

# of Openings

1

Range

56

Salary

$2,030.50 - $2,473.50/month

Position Status

Permanent

Overtime Status

Non-Exempt (eligible)

Position

Part-Time

If temporary, employment duration:

 

# of Hours Scheduled Per Week

20

Work Schedule By Day and Work Hours

4pm – 10pm either Monday and Wednesday OR Tuesday and Thursday, depending on the class schedule
8am – 5pm Saturdays
(schedule is somewhat flexible; to be determined by finalist and manager)

Shift Differential %

n/a

# of Months

11

Non-work Periods:

n/a

EEO Job Category

Technical/Paraprofessional

Employee Group

Classified

Department

D4105-Arch./Engineering

Position Definition

To perform work involving the maintenance, installation and repair of assigned vocational department equipment and/or facilities; to serve as a technical assistant to students and faculty; and to maintain inventory and coordinate laboratory operation.

Distinguishing Characteristics

 

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 
Collaborates with faculty to arrange and assist with laboratory assignments/teaching aids, exercises and exams. 
Provides technical support when needed to students and faculty.
Coordinates, maintains, inspects, tests, and repairs laboratory equipment for assigned department(s).
Designs and maintains inventory control systems and orders tools and supplies; maintains records of supplies used.
Ensures safety and maintains general cleanliness in assigned areas including signage and assisting maintenance personnel.
Implements and maintains departmental health and safety policies and procedures to comply with District, federal, state and local health and safety and hazardous waste regulations.
Monitors and controls expenditures through the District’s online system to ensure compliance within established budget. 
Collaborates with faculty to submit purchase orders, complete budget transfers and journal entries, prepare cost estimates for budget recommendation, and submit justifications for budget items.
Recruits, trains, supervises and evaluates student assistants.
Safely operates laboratory equipment.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Three (3) years of experience performing equipment operation, repair and maintenance in areas relevant to assigned department.
EDUCATION/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE
Possession of a high school diploma/GED or the equivalent, supplemented by college level coursework in relevant equipment technology program.
Possession of, or ability to acquire, a Class B driver’s license with airbrake endorsements.

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of

Theory and techniques of operation and maintenance of department equipment and tools.
Equipment, materials and supplies used in assigned department.
Vendors and suppliers of equipment for assigned department.
Safe work practices, safe operation of equipment and safety precautions for the maintenance of equipment.
Methods and procedures of inventory control to order and stock parts.
Basic record-keeping and purchasing principles.
Basic mathematical principles.
Modern software applications (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
Principles and practices of supervision and training.
Policies and procedures regarding laboratory and related facilities and systems.

Minimum Qualification-Skill To

 

Minimum Qualification-Ability To

Use, repair and maintain laboratory equipment, tools and machines for assigned department(s).
Serve students, staff and colleagues in a helpful, empathetic, professional manner.
Read and interpret electrical schematics.
Troubleshoot and maintain assigned equipment.
Maintain records and inventory of necessary supplies and order replenishments.
Perform heavy physical labor; lift and move equipment.
Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.

Desirable Qualifications

General Shop Support
Ability to work with manual lathes, mills, and other machine tool equipment
Knowledge of supporting machine tools such as drill presses, band saws and grinding equipment

CNC Area
Ability to work with CNC Mills and Lathes, specifically Haas machines or a similar skill set.
Ability to check G-Code, tooling configurations and setups with students on CNCmachines
Coordinating with instruction for CNC operation for student projects in evening hours

Maintenance
Ability to maintain shop equipment with regular scheduled maintenance including coolant changes, oil changes, simple repairs and minor mechanical adjustment.

Facilities, Purchasing and Inventory
Maintaining lists of consumables, raw materials, purchases and replacement tooling
Ability to perform tool inventory and tool purchasing for replacement tooling
Waste management and recycling of shop materials and chemicals

Safety
Maintenance and updating of a safety plan and procedures
Adherence to all safety protocols and procedures

Job Open Date:

12/18/2018

Job Close Date:

01/18/2019

Open Until Filled

No

Diversity Statement

It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Foreign Degree and Credit Statement:

In accordance with the Human Resources Procedure 3050.05, all foreign degrees and credits used to meet the minimum qualifications must be evaluated by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency www.naces.orgprior to the implementation of the equivalency process. You must upload your evaluation with your application when you apply for this position to be considered. We cannot accept foreign degree evaluations after the closing date. The candidate bears all responsibility and costs associated with obtaining the evaluation.

About Us

About the District
The mission of the Contra Costa Community College District is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all students to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable student success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understands that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves.

 

Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1 million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges.
 

As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 52,088 students a year, in 2017-18 fiscal year the demographic make-up of the students was 10% Black/African American; 17% Asian/Pacific Islander; 33% Hispanic/Latino; 29% White/Caucasian; and 11% Other.
 

The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse. 
 

Contra Costa College
Contra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college with a diverse student population. The institution has served the communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 69 years. Most of the 10,500-plus students who attend the college come from local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities and from countries throughout the world. The college offers certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for educating students to live and work in a diverse global environment.

 

Diablo Valley College
DVC is committed to increasing student success. The college has distinguished itself as one of the nation’s most successful community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities and exceptional career-technical programs. In both Pleasant Hill and San Ramon, a diverse student body engages with high-quality instruction and support services designed for excellence and equity in student learning. DVC’s career-technical programs keep pace with emerging technologies and skill requirements, while unparalleled transfer programs prepare students to be successful in four-year colleges and universities. DVC continuously ranks among the top transfer pathways to UC Berkeley.

 

Los Medanos College
Los Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares students to excel and succeed economically, socially and intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its transferable general education program and career technical programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The college serves approximately 10,000 students.

Employee Benefits:

Insurance: The District offers health, vision, dental and life insurance for monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors and their eligible dependents. Monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors covered by another health medical plan may waive District coverage and receive a monthly cash stipend. 
 

Retirement: Most employees are members of the PERS (Public Employees Retirement System). Faculty employees and Academic Managers are members of the STRS (State Teachers Retirement System). Police Service employers are members of Safety Public Employees Retirement System.
 

Deferred Compensation: The District offers two optional deferred compensation plans. Eligible employees have a choice of the 457, 403b plans and a selection of savings and investment options.
 

Leave Allowance: The District offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors a generous vacation and sick leave benefits as well as 20 paid holidays annually (which can vary based on length of winter break).
 

Additional Benefits: The District also offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors educational reimbursements, employee assistance programs, a travel assistance plan, longevity compensation, retiree benefits, employee discounts on health memberships and a comprehensive wellness program.
 

Agency Shop: Local One Classified positions are within a collective bargaining unit. Local One employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. This is a one-time initiation fee of $45.00 and monthly contributions of 1% of gross pay + $1. The United Faculty positions are also within a collective bargaining unit. United Faculty employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. The monthly contribution is an agency fee of .55 % of gross pay + $2.50.
 

For further information regarding benefits eligibility and details please refer to the following documents available on the 4CD website:
Classified Employees Local 1 Contract (Article 20-Benefits):
http://www.4cd.edu/hr/localonecontract/2015-2018%20Local%201%20Contract.pdf

Managers/Supervisors/Confidential Personnel Manual (Section 8-Insurance Benefits):

http://www.4cd.edu/gb/policies_procedures/MANUALS/MSC_08.pdf

POST OFFER PRE-PLACEMENT EVALUATION PROGRAM (PEP)

All job offers of employment are conditional upon the applicant’s satisfactory results of the Post Offer Pre-Placement Evaluation Program. This involves a physical strength test to demonstrate a minimum level of strength to perform the essential duties of the job. There is no charge for this service. Please do not make an appointment for testing until you have received notification from the Human Resources Department after a job offer is extended. The positions we currently evaluate are: Building Maintenance Worker, Custodian I and II, Lead Custodian, Cook, Food Services Assistant, Food Services Supervisor, Food Services Supply Clerk, Food Services Coordinator, Grounds Worker/ Gardener I and II, Senior/ Lead Grounds Worker/Gardener, Lead Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Equipment Maintenance Worker. If you are not hired in a listed classification, you may disregard this notification.

ADA Accommodations

In conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to slever@4cd.edu. For administrative purposes, requests must be made at the time of application.

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