General Services Journeyman – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The University of Southern California (USC) department of Facilities Planning & Management (FPM) is seeking a General Services Journeyman to join its team.

The Work You Will Do

The General Services Journeyman: Moves, picks up, delivers, and/or installs equipment, furniture, and/or other materials, as assigned. Hang banners and signs. Assists with remodeling projects, including demolition. Assists with event set-up and breakdown. Assists other trades, as needed.

General Services Journeyman

  • Moves, picks up and delivers equipment, supplies and/or other materials. Arranges access for furniture moves, as needed. Relocates office furniture, equipment, machines, lab materials, etc., as needed. Installs modular furniture and objects such as framed art on walls, as appropriate. Delivers and installs rental equipment and furniture, as assigned. Repairs custom equipment, as needed.

  • Assists with event set-up and break-down.

  • Assists with remodeling projects, including demolition. Disposes of furniture and materials, as needed, according to university and state standards and guidelines.

  • Hangs banners and signs from buildings and trees, as assigned. Fixes plexiglass maps, as needed.

  • 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 a 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

  • The hourly rate range for this position is $ 18.08 – 23.92. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the position General Service of meets the following preferred qualifications:

  • 1-year experience

All candidates for the position of must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Less than high school. Combined work experience and education as equivalent.

  • Less than one year of experience in moving furniture and general maintenance.

  • 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 workplace safety.

About USC FPM

FPM (formerly named Capital Construction & Development / Facilities Management Services) is responsible for planning, developing, and maintaining the breadth of the facilities at USC, and is also dedicated to creating a safe environment for our USC community. Woven into every service, safety is of upmost importance. As FPM, this diverse group of innovative and talented professionals provide high quality facilities construction, operations and maintenance services at USC and serve as dedicated stewards of USC and FPM core values. FPM values employee recognition, accountability, collaboration, respect, and trust.

Come and join the FPM team – a team that works as trusted partners shaping an environment of innovation and excellence. Apply today!

Minimum Education:
Less Than High School
Combined work experience and education as equivalent.

Minimum Experience:
0 – 6 Months

Minimum Field of Expertise:
Less than one year of experience in moving furniture and general maintenance.
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.

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