Revised on
11/10/15 10:12am

Pre-Placement Medical Exam Program

For reasons of employee safety/well-being and business necessity, mandatory pre-placement medical exams are required prior to making a hiring decision for certain job titles (listed below). Medical testing is based on essential job functions and is performed by the medical staff at Occupational Health Services.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam Procedure

Exceptions to Pre-Placement Medical Exams

All new hires in affected job titles at UCD require a mandatory exam. Such titles include:

  • Automotive Equipment Operator Titles
  • Building Maintenance Worker Titles
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Carpenter
  • Cement Mason/Floorer
  • Cogen Operator
  • Custodian Titles
  • Electrician
  • Elevator Mechanic
  • Equipment Operator
  • Fire Captain
  • Fire Chief, Assistant
  • Fire Fighter
  • Fire Specialist
  • Glazier
  • Grounds Equipment Operator
  • Groundskeeper
  • Groundskeeper Gardener
  • Heavy Off-Road Equipment Mechanic
  • High Voltage Electrician
  • HVAC Control Technician
  • Irrigation Specialist
  • Laborer
  • Locksmith
  • Painter
  • Physical Plant Mechanic Titles
  • Plumber
  • Police Dispatcher
  • Police Officer (must also have preplacement psychological exam)
  • Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Roofer
  • Sheetmetal Mechanic/Machinist
  • Tree Trimmer
  • Ventilation Mechanic
  • Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator lll