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Lead Cement Mason (8282C), Facilities Services

Company: University of California-Berkeley
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: November 17, 2023

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At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit OverviewFacilities Services works to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the University community to ensure that classrooms, laboratories, and offices support teaching, learning and research. Through the efforts of over 400 dedicated staff members and serving over 10M building square feet and 1100 acres, Facilities Services includes the asset management program, custodial services, maintenance operations, engineering and technical services, environmental services, grounds operations, the Cal Zero Waste program.Application Review DateThe First Review Date for this job is: September 14, 2023ResponsibilitiesA. TRADE EXPERTISE AND PROBLEM SOLVING

The Lead Cement Mason must have in-depth knowledge of all aspects of concrete work which includes, but is not limited to: excavation, fill, forming, curing and disposal.Must also have knowledge of shoring, including class training with certified instructors.Must be well organized, able to multi-task, and have excellent customer service skills.Should be a creative problem solver who can create and maintain a team environment.Should be very familiar with maps, blueprints and schematics in regard to the utility infrastructure and other buildings and systems.Assist other crafts in a variety of tasks, as assigned.Coordinate with other leads and journeymen on multi-task jobs.Act as training resource and establish training for tradespersons.May be required to be trained in the management of hazardous waste materials.B. ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
Interact with UC shop personnel. Balance MOP and recharge responsibilities as directed by management.Duties include using the Work Order Scheduling Program to schedule and dispatch work requests.Checks completed jobs for accuracy and performs timekeeping duties.Consult supervisor/or project superintendents who administer requirements and standards for modification projects.Keep accurate work records and complete paperwork in a neat and timely manner.Define and describe materials, tools and/or equipment, work methods and task sequences.Serve as liaison with clients, relaying their needs and requirements to the appropriate department or superintendent.Obtain materials and equipment when requested.Maintain records of materials ordered, utilized and billed to others.C. SAFETY
Adhere to all university and departmental safety guidelines.Attend job-related and safety training as required.Schedule and document monthly shop safety and craft meetings.D. OTHER
Perform other duties as assigned.Required Qualifications
Must have completed a five-year apprenticeship program or equivalent.Education and training in cement masonry can be through documented experience and/or industrial/vocational or an accredited college or university.Employee must possess five years journeyman experience in a comparable position or related experience in a university, hospital or large building complex.Experience using a variety of craft techniques and all tools pertaining to the trade, including place and finish of concrete.Ability to gain access to small/tight areas and is able to work or maneuver around obstacles that requires stairs and ladders; ability to lift up to 75 lbs.Ability to place and finish color concrete surfaces; expose aggregate (small stones) in walls and sidewalks; fabricate concrete beams, columns, and panels, mix and finish cement, lay brick and flagstone, sets barriers and signs; make forms for small cement jobs.Ability to operate concrete saw, heavy and light equipment, bobcat, trucks, back hoe, trenching machines and related earthmoving equipment for maintenance and moving activities.Assist all crafts as necessary in a variety of other tasks, as assigned.Ability to operate air compressors, jackhammers, rotary-operated sump pumps, and tampers, including all hand tools. Service and make minor repairs in the maintenance of equipment.Ability to clear and level ground; transport and hoist, load and unload earth, equipment and supplies. Level roadways and paths which include the application of hot asphalt for minor road repair.Assist in underground excavation digging, building fences, walls and partitions, hauling wet concrete and finishing concrete.Ability to set up and use scaffolding and perform tasks above ground level.Act as training resource and establish training for tradespersons.Knowledge of and/or ability to conform to Facilities Services, University, state, and federal policies and procedures including safety policies such as the EPA, IIPP, Hazardous Materials Communications Program, and The Health and Safety Manual.Ability to work with a fitted respirator as required.Must possess excellent communication skills and ability to interact in a positive manner with campus community, including students, building managers, academic personnel, and craft personnel, in a multi-cultural environment.Ability to track jobs to completion and prioritize requirements; able to work and support project schedules to minimize interference with others.Must be able to read information from equipment manufacturers' manuals, service requests, layout sketches, blueprints, appropriate state and local government codes, trade-specific manuals and practices, and to determine how the fixture or equipment should perform.Knowledge of relevant building codes and regulations.Ability to communicate clearly over the telephone and two-way radio.Ability to execute all job assignments in a timely manner.Must be available to respond to emergencies, work on-call, weekend on call, rotating swing shift, watch and holidays.Must adhere to Facilities Services' work rules and Code of Conduct.Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines/instructions.Must be able to work in confined spaces.Must be able to safely move supplies and objects up to 75 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation.Salary & BenefitsFor information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's Compensation & Benefits website.Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $45.42 (step 3.0).
This is a 100% full-time (40 hours per week), career position that is eligible for full UC benefits.This position is non-exempt and paid bi-weekly.How to ApplyTo apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.Driving RequiredA valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.Other InformationThis position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Skilled Crafts Unit (KB) between the University of California and the Alameda County Building and Construction Trades Council (ACBCTC). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: History BackgroundThis is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.Physical ExamEmployment is contingent upon passing a physical exam.Equal Employment OpportunityThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant, please see the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission poster.For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, please see the University of California Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action in the Workplace policy.
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