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Maintenance Program Assistant

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The Maintenance Program Assistant is responsible for assisting the MBAC Marine Maintenance Supervisor in training, scheduling, and supervising staff; completing administrative tasks related to the repair and maintenance of equipment/facility; and completing assigned maintenance tasks that may require a high level of skill or technical expertise. This position will focus on the safety and operations of the MBAC Maintenance department by providing additional support and supervision for Maintenance Assistants and Dockmaster staff. The Maintenance Program Assistant is responsible for upholding the MBAC mission and values of Wellness, Integrity, Safety, Service, Professionalism, Excellence, and Respect.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the MBAC Marine Maintenance Supervisor in training and supervising the Maintenance Assistants and Dockmasters (when Dockmasters are working on the repair or maintenance of the facility or equipment).
  • Assist in the assigning and supervision of Maintenance Assistants and Dockmasters tasks and projects
  • Complete maintenance or repair tasks that require high level of skill or technical expertise
  • In the absence of the MBAC Marine Maintenance Supervisor, maintain supervision and safety of the shop and work areas
  • Assign and supervise repair and maintenance tasks to staff appropriate to their level of skill and experience
  • Responsible for assisting with hiring, training, scheduling, coaching and evaluating Maintenance Assistants and Dockmasters; Plan and implement department trainings and in-service trainings for the Maintenance and Dockmaster staff.
  • Assist the MBAC Maintenance Supervisor with supervision of MBAC contractors including but not limited to: custodial services, plumbing, inboard boat repair services, outboard engine repair services, fiberglass repair, and facility repair services
  • Assist with administrative tasks including but not limited to: scheduling staff, logging maintenance/repairs, data entry, reports, filing, and reporting
  • Responsible for ensuring completion of regular facility and equipment inspections
  • Ensure the implementation of appropriate risk management plan; prepare required injury/incident reports; Report any facility hazards; Proactively take steps to eliminate future risk
  • Ensure that shop area is clean and organized
  • Knowledgeable of departmental and facility procedures and emergency policies; stay current on issues/changes in operations
  • Propose future efficiencies and establish protocols and procedures for maintenance operations; Ongoing assessment of equipment and facility maintenance and repair
  • Maintain strong communication with MBAC full time staff
  • Assist with opening/closing MBAC facility
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess current certifications in CPR, AED, and First Aid (or ability to obtain prior to position start date)
  • Completion of the MBAC Powerboat Safety training course
  • Demonstrated experience with repair and maintenance including outboard and inboard engines, fiberglass repair, and facility maintenance
  • Must be available and willing to work long and unusual hours including some weekends.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with MBAC staff. Able to communicate well in verbal and written form
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as a team player
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other program areas, and supervisors; Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Able to interact effectively with a wide diversity of people and support San Diego State University Associated Students’ values and mission
  • Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs repetitively and be able to stand for long periods
  • The work environment will involve exposure to water, salt water, dust, grease, sand, sun, wind, rain, weather, seaweed, sea grass, hazardous chemicals, and other industrial hazards. Physical requirements include but are not limited to: walking, bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying loads, and working in narrow or tight spaces

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Recreation, Engineering, Materials Science, Physical Education, or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Training certification in outboard or inboard engine repair
  • Two years supervisory experience in repair and maintenance or related field
  • Demonstrated ability of working in stressful situations and making appropriate decisions
  • Experience with work order systems, logging work completed, and When to Work staff scheduling program
  • Ability to multi task, work in a fast paced environment, and focus on attention to detail

Position details:

  • Compensation – $15.00 per hour
  • Work schedule consists of long and unusual hours including some weekends, will not exceed 30 hours per week average
  • Position reports to MBAC Marine Maintenance Supervisor

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