Building Engineering Assistant

Fullerton, California, United States | Full-time


Position Title: Building Engineering Assistant

Hourly Compensation: $15.50

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 building 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 an enrolled student at California State University, Fullerton


  • Prior related experience preferred.
  • Must have experience in utilizing hand tools.
  • Must be timely and dependable.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • 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.
  • works effectively with coworkers, customers, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others; keeping commitments; keeping others informed of work progress, timetables and issues; addressing problems and issues constructively to find mutually accceptable and pratical business solutions; addressing others by name, title or respectful identifier and respecting the diversity of our workforce in actions, words, and deeds

Additional Requirements:

Typical Physical Requirements:

  • 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 lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Frequently required to sit, talk, listen and walk; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; clear verbal communication.