Building Trades Manager (Administrator I)

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Sacramento
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Trades

Working Title: Building Trades Manager

Classification Title: Administrator I

Posting Details 

Priority Application Deadline - Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 11:55 p.m. - Posting will remain open until filled.

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

Supports a cooperative and collaborative environment working with members of the Operations division and all other Facilities divisions such as Administrative and Customer Services; Facilities Planning & Construction Services; Custodial and Grounds Services; and others as appropriate.  Evaluates work in conjunction with the Zone Managers to prioritize tasks, and communicates those priorities to the appropriate staff.  Responds to campus emergencies to assesses the situation and establishes a plan to minimize risk to the campus community, damage to campus facilities, and the financial impact to the University.  Serves as a customer service liaison to the campus community, and coaches supervisors and staff to aid their professional development.  Works with campus students, faculty, and staff, as well as vendors in the completion of assignments; must consider the needs of each in the completion of assignments. 

Operations: Evaluates the use of resources and assists shop supervisors with improving efficiencies.  Helps define priorities of work and communicates this information to all staff involved. Schedules, assigns, and makes periodic inspections of work completed by Building Trades staff.  Monitors work progress and completion using a computerized maintenance management system.

FLSA: Exempt (not eligible for overtime compensation under FLSA). This position is benefits-eligible.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3750.00 - $10,417.00 per month 

Hiring Range: $3,750.00 - $10,417 per month

Salary Grade/Range:  RANGE A-Grade-1

Recruitment TypeRegular (At-Will)

Time BaseFull-Time  

Pay Plan  12 month 

Work Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with other hours as required. This is an on-site position.

Department Information 

Facilities Management takes pride in being the stewards of Sacramento State Campus capital assets.  Our operations consist of highly qualified technicians, trades workers, and specialists that support the Redefine the Possible initiative. Through this initiative, we continue to refine our operational efficiency by providing industry-leading customer service and cost-effective solutions to our campus constituents.

Required Qualifications 


  1. Knowledge of Cal-OSHA, Injury Illness Prevention Programs, and/or other appropriate regulatory agencies/requirement


  1. Ability to discover, evaluate, and assimilate complex information in the process of establishing priorities, timelines, and necessary resources for various emergencies, tasks, and projects
  2. Physical and mental abilities and tolerance for a demanding work environment
  3. Valid driver's license and maintenance of good driving record


  1. Organizational, time management, project development, and oversight skills, with the ability to support multiple projects and tasks at various stages while meeting milestones and deadlines
  2. Expertise with computers and software such as Excel, Word, Access, Outlook etc., as well as computerized maintenance management software
  3. Proficiency in written and verbal communications
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a team member and foster positive work relationships with individuals at all levels of a diverse organization


  1. Experience working in or with one or more of the building trades such as plumbing, carpentry, locksmith, sheet metal, or painting
  2. Experience supervising maintenance operations in a large facility or institution
  3. Experience supervising employees and thorough knowledge of supervisory techniques
  4. Experience developing and administering budgets


Ability to pass background check.

Preferred Qualifications

13. Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, Industrial Technology, or Management; or documented experience overseeing trades work that would equate to a Bachelor’s degree.

14. Minimum of two years of experience managing maintenance operations for a large facility or institution.

15. Experience managing a workforce in a union environment.

16. Experience with asbestos mitigation.

Required Licenses/Certifications 

Valid drivers license and maintenance of good driving record.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, cover letter. Failure to upload these documents to the online application may result in disqualification. Three professional references are required as part of the online application.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit 

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification: 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification  

Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Conflict of Interest:

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.


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