Pre-Placement Medical Exam Program

To ensure employee safety and well-being, 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.

All new hires in listed job titles at UC Davis require a mandatory exam:

  • 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 pre-placement psychological exam)
  • Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Roofer
  • Sheetmetal Mechanic/Machinist
  • Tree Trimmer
  • Ventilation Mechanic
  • Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator lll