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General Services Lead

Operations Special Services Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC) department of Facilities Management Services (FMS) – General Services  is seeking a General Services Journeyman Lead to join its team.

FMS is a diverse group of innovative and talented professionals who provide high quality facilities maintenance and management services in support of education and research at USC. FMS is committed to being fully responsive to the needs of faculty, students, staff and public, who are our customers. FMS strives to cooperate fully with all campus constituents to provide a functional and efficient facilities operation for the university. FMS values quality, transparency, dedication, collaboration, innovation, integrity and accountability. Learn more about FMS at:

Job Accountabilities:

  • Leads general services staff or others who move, pick up and/or deliver equipment, supplies and other materials. Arranges Access for furniture moves. Leads relocation of office furniture, equipment, lab materials, etc. Installs modular furniture and objects such as framed art on walls. Delivers and installs rental equipment furniture. Repairs custom equipment, as needed. Makes recommendation regarding rental agreement needs, as appropriate.
  • Assists supervisor, as needed, with scheduling, supervision and management of department.
  • Hangs banners and signs from buildings and trees, as assigned. Fixes plexi-glass, maps, as needed.
  • Assists with remodeling projects, including demolition. Disposes of furniture and materials, as needed, according to university and state standards and guidelines.
  • Leads others setting up and breaking-down event equipment and furniture.
  • Operates forklifts and other heavy moving equipment. Operates specialized tools

(e.g., jackhammers, pallet-jacks, etc.) as required.

  • Assists other trades such as carpenters, painters, etc. with variety of duties related to trade, under supervision.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

This position requires working on both campuses UPC & HSC, primary reporting campus will be UPC. Schedule is Mon.-Fri. 7:00 am- 3:30 pm. Schedule can be subject to change based on business needs.

Come and join the FMS team – a team that works as trusted partners shaping an environment of innovation and excellence.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

Minimum Education: High school or equivalent, Combined work experience and education as equivalent Minimum Experience: 3 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Three years of experience in moving furniture and general maintenance and guiding the work of others. Experience driving 1 ½ ton trucks. Demonstrated ability to learn city and state building codes, OSHA rules and regulations, university standards and other requirements for work place safety.

REQ20066273 Posted Date: 10/11/2018

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