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#109428 Facilities Systems Operator

Filing Deadline: Wed 6/16/2021

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/17/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/27/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The System Operator will maintain medical and conventional building equipment: boiler, steam system, diesel generators, air compressors and vacuum pumps, Chillers, heat exchangers, circulation pumps, plumbing, medical gas system, elevators, low voltage electrical systems, air handlers and exhaust systems, all associated HVAC equipment including the operation of the energy management system and calibration of direct digital controls. Responds to fire alarms and any building or utility related emergencies. First responder for all minor building and systems repair calls. Other related duties as assigned.


  • Must have valid California Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.

  • Environmental Protection Agency Certification (EPA) or commitment to get certified within six (6) months of hire.

  • Relevant systems operator experience.


  • Healthcare Environment Experience.
  • Hands-on industrial Plumbing, Industrial Electrical and Industrial Mechanical Experience.
  • Climatec and Metasys Digital Control Systems experience.
  • Ability to Maintain DI and Soft water Systems.
  • Experience and ability to maintain industrial belts and motors.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
Thornton Facilities Engineering
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
K6 Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Eves, 8 hrs/day, Tuesday - Saturday


As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.