FAC MGT SPEC 2 (Field Facilities Specialist) - 12917
Company: University of California - Davis
Posted on: November 20, 2020
Under the general direction of the OWCN's Senior Manager Field
Operations, oversee and maintain field equipment and stabilization
facilities for the Wildlife Health Center (WHC) and Oiled Wildlife
Care Network (OWCN). Ensure that OWCN equipment is maintained in a
constant state of readiness for oil spill response. Travel to field
stabilization facilities in various California locations to inspect
and evaluate systems and make recommendations for repairs and
maintenance. As a key member of the OWCN's spill response team,
transport various types specialized response equipment to the spill
site and lead field deployment. Act as the lead safety officer at
field sites (e.g., recovery, hazing, field stabilization field
staging areas and stabilization facilities) during oil spill
response. In coordination with the Care Operations Facilities
Specialist, serve as the liaison with the Center's Facilities
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Travel for extended periods of time during spill response.
Interpret fine print.
Climb ladders, maneuver in confined areas and operate power
machinery, hand tools, and spill response vehicles.
Travel to facilities throughout California for inspections and
repairs. Occasional travel for meetings, conferences and spill
Obtain 24 hour HAZWOPER certification within 30 days of employment.
Wear protective clothing.
Lift and maneuver supplies and equipment weighing up to 75 lbs.
This position is subject to completion of a Pre-Placement Medical
Exam provided by Employee Health Services, at no charge to the
applicant. This position is subject to Medical Surveillance
procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and
Regulations and University Policy.
Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety
Work outside in inclement very hot or cold, wet conditions.
Work occasional evenings, weekends and holidays and respond to
Work area is designated non-smoking area.
Work involves potential exposure to hazardous materials. Maintain
valid California Driver's License.
Participate in the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
Pull Notice System Program.
A copy of DMV record will be required as a condition of employment.
Work in an environment with distressed wildlife.
Work in an environment where animals are used in research.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1,
2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use
of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly
prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and
outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Combination of education and/or experience in engineering,
architecture, industrial technology or related field.
Skills in physical plant/facility operating requirements,
preventive maintenance procedures, design and facility
modifications to make repairs. Skills to design and manufacture
"quick fixes" for repairs or facility expansion in emergency
Skills to act as liaison between construction and design personnel
and University personnel.
Skills to operate ATVs/UTVs and boats and to tow trailers.
Knowledge of and skills in construction practices, including
plumbing, framing, roofing, electrical work and the installation of
Problem solving skills to anticipate and analyze problems, devise a
solution, and implement change.
Record keeping skills to maintain accurate records.
Knowledge of employee health and safety rules and regulations to
comply with university policy and instruct employees/spill response
volunteers in facility guidelines.
General knowledge of animal handling, husbandry and health care
requirements and practices. Ability to work around/with animals who
are distressed due to oil contamination.
Ability to understand instruction manuals, blueprints and/or
general written or verbal instructions. Skills to perform detailed
repair of highly sophisticated medical and laboratory
Management and supervisory skills to act as lead safety officer,
oversee ongoing operations and maintenance and lead facility
deployment. Skills to interact effectively and professionally with
University and response staff and volunteers, contractors, and the
general public. Written and oral communication skills.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background
check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of
background investigation including criminal history and identity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or
other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination
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