California Public Utilities Commission - Alameda County, CA
$4,999 - $5,760 a month

Job details Salary $4,999 - $5,760 a month Job Type Full-time Full Job Description

Job Description and Duties

Under general direction of the Chief Engineer II, the Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for independently performing a wide variety of skilled maintenance tasks to maintain, improve, and repair the buildings, occupied spaces, mechanical systems and equipment in accordance with Department of General Services (DGS) and Facilities Management Division (FMD) policies, procedures, and guidelines.

The Post & Bid form can be obtained by clicking on the Duty Statement Link.

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Effective July 1, 2020, State employees are subject to salary reductions and the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) or Furlough Program based on specific Bargaining Unit agreements.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

  • Job Application Package Checklist
  • Duty Statement

Position Details

Job Code #: JC-269498 Position #(s): 308-600-6940-002 Working Title: MAINTENANCE MECHANIC Classification: MAINTENANCE MECHANIC $4,999.00 - $5,760.00 A # of Positions: 1 Work Location: Alameda County Job Type: Permanent, Full Time Work Shift: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Work Week: Monday - Friday

Department Information

The Department of General Services (DGS) Core Values and Employee Expectations are key to the success of the Department’s Mission. That mission is to “Deliver results by providing timely, cost-effective services and products that support our customers.” DGS employees are to adhere to the Core Values and Employee Expectations, and to perform their duties in a way that exhibits and promotes those values and expectations.

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Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired.
  • Individuals who are new to state service must have list eligibility in order to gain employment with any state agency. Click here to learn more about examinations administered by DGS and examinations available online.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 10/1/2021

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of General Services Attn: DGS-OHR/Certification Unit P.O. Box 989052 West Sacramento, CA 95798-9052

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Department of General Services Office of Human Resources-Reception Office of Human Resources 707 3rd Street, Suite 7-130 West Sacramento, CA 95605 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.


There are many benefits to joining our team! The State of California has a generous benefits package, some benefits include:
  • Medical Benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid Holidays and leave
  • Defined benefit retirement program
  • Savings Plus Program (401(k), 457)
  • Commute Program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Medical/Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts

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Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:

Hiring Unit Contact:
Ramon Aranzamendez
(510) 622-2564
[email protected]

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Main line
(916) 376-5127
[email protected]

California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Post and Bid

Bidders (DGS employees) will be considered first and must file their bid requests for this position by the “Final Filing Date” with the contact person listed above, using the Post and Bid Request form, DGS OHR 56 (Rev 03/2020). The employee with the greatest amount of continuous permanent full-time statewide seniority in the class (regardless of department) shall be selected over other employees and notified of start date. If no eligible bidders accept the job offer, then the selection criteria above in “Who May Apply” will be utilized.

Reporting Location

Elihu Harris Management Unit 1515 Clay Street, Room 113 Oakland, CA 94612
Please specify RPA 17097-FMD and JC-269498 on your state application.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

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