Building Engineer Assistant

Fullerton, California, United States Part-time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

     Under moderate supervision from the Chief Building Engineer and guidance from the building engineers, the student Building Engineer Assistant  is responsible for assisting  Building Engineers in the maintenance, repair, and alteration of the Titan Student Union, Student Recreation Center and Children Center and building Systems.

  • Assist with the repair and preventative maintenance of various HVAC equipment throughout ASI, such as Air handlers, VAV’s, and central plant equipment.
  • Assist with the repair of commercial kitchen equipment including: stoves; refrigerators; freezers; disposals; drain systems; exhaust hoods; and related equipment.
  • Assist with minor structural repairs and maintenance of wall surfaces, floor coverings, and building fixtures.
  • Assist with weekly inspections of outdoor and indoor lighting systems, conducting re-lamping as needed.
  • Assist with the repair and maintenance of plumbing systems and components as needed.
  • Assist with minor construction projects.
  • Assist with minor structural repairs and maintenance of building fixtures.
  • Assist with scheduled inspections of facilities and report areas requiring maintenance, repair or replacement.
  • Assist with daily inspections to identify/eliminate safety hazards and determine facility maintenance needs.
  • Assist with occasional custodial-related tasks.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

 Other duties as assigned.

Education, Work Experience Requirements and Abilities:


  • Must be a California State University, Fullerton student.


  • Prior related experience preferred.
  • Must have experience in utilizing hand tools.

 Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Must be timely and dependable.
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and interests.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.

Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed

  • routines, and standard accepted practices.
  • Must be able to maintain strict adherence to all policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to keep an accurate record of hours worked by clocking in and out correctly
  • Must be able to be on time, prepared to work and adhere to department dress code
  • Works effectively with coworkers, customers and others by sharing ideas in constructive and positive manner; listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions form others; keeping commitments; keeping others informed of work progress, timetables and issues.

Additional Requirements:

Typical Physical Requirements:

  • Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination, corrected hearing and vision to normal range, clear verbal communication, listening.
  • Depending on job tasks, physical demands will require lifting, pushing, pulling, walking, walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, climbing, and working in confined space, lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying loads.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to safely carry and lift up to 50 lbs.

Special Requirements

  • Required to be a Limited Mandated Reporter and sign ASI Limited Mandated Reporter Form.

Is this a temporary position?     No 

Hourly Rate: $ 12.00