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Equipment Repair Technician - Half time

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 3/03/23

Job Description

Equipment Repair Technician - Half time

Job No: 525329
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Temporary, Part Time, Theatre Arts

Job Summary

The purpose of the Equipment Repair Technician is to maintain the equipment and tools for the Department of Design in support of its three Design majors: BFA in Interior Design, BS in Industrial Design, and the BA in Design.
Key Responsibilities

  • Handle the repair, adjustments, and routine maintenance of the Department of Design shops and lab facilities.
  • Provide special technical assistance to faculty of students working with department equipment as needed and requested.
  • Provide scheduled preventative maintenance for all department equipment.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of common methods and practices used in equipment maintenance, servicing, and repair.
  • Knowledge of operating CNC equipment.
  • Knowledge of hand tools used in electrical and mechanical repair.
  • Familiarity with the characteristics, terms, and operation of electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to repair and service equipment.
  • Ability to repair specialized equipment used in the Department of Design shops.
  • Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position, including mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to do basic arithmetic computation.
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions.
  • General knowledge of hand tools and their common uses in equipment repair.
  • Manual dexterity for handling equipment parts.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

Equivalent to one year of journey-level experience in the maintenance, repair, and operation of scientific or technical mechanical equipment requiring construction and fabrication skills, some precision work, and trade or craft skills working with a variety of unique materials, or specialized knowledge and skill related to unusual equipment required.


Equipment Technician I, Mechanical

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

Hiring Range: $1,829 - $2,440 per month commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training

CSU Classification Salary Range: $1,829 - $3,310 per month

Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base

Part-time temporary position for two (2) years with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.


It is important that all sections of the on-line application are filled out completely and accurately. Please include all relevant education and experience. Your application will be used to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.
Additional Information

CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
CSU Vaccination Policy

The 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 as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon 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.

Application Closes: Mar 15, 2023 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.