Education and Experience:
High School Diploma/GED with at least two years of college coursework/technical school certification in facilities management, building trades, electrical trade, mechanical trades, or closely related field and five years of experience performing skilled maintenance at the journeyman level and project management duties that include two years of supervisory/lead experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Licenses or Certifications:
• Possession of a valid Washington State Driver's License.
• Must be able to pass BNSF Maintenance of Way operating rules training/flagger certification provided by the Agency within the first year of employment.
Preferred Licenses or Certifications (Electrical focus positions only):
• Fire Alarm Technicians License • Seattle FA-1 certification
• NICET Level II certification in Fire Alarm • Electrician EL01
Required Knowledge of:
• Operational characteristics, services, and activities related to facilities management.
• Senior professional and/or technical expert knowledge of business/industry principles and practices related to facilities management.
• Building construction principles and practices including familiarity with building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and site work trades.
• Project management techniques and principles including project control systems and principles.
• Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
• Interacting with other departments, agencies, municipalities, vendors, and the public.
• Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
• Methods and techniques of basic report preparation, data collection and analysis of relevant information.
• Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
• Techniques to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities.
• Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
• English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
• Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers, mobile devices, and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases at an intermediate level of proficiency.
Required Skill in:
• Building construction principles and practices including familiarity with building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and site work trades including knowledge of NEC, IBC, IMC, IPC, NFPA, IEEC, LEED, EPA, and WAC as needed for the position.
• Utilizing personal computer software programs affecting assigned work and in compiling and preparing spreadsheets and reports.
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups and the general public.
• Interpreting and applying applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.
• Reading and interpreting construction and shop fabrication drawings.
• Analyzing cost and inventory control data.
• Coordinating and tracking multiple maintenance work orders.
• Assisting in the development and maintenance of project schedules, processes, checklists, timelines and other methods for organizing and coordinating work on a variety of maintenance tasks.
• Researching, analyzing, and evaluating new service delivery methods and techniques.
• Applying project management techniques and principles.
• Monitoring and tracking departmental and program/project operating budgets, costs, and schedules.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Work is performed indoors and out-of-doors throughout the service area in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties.
• Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 50 pounds; may occasionally be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, physical harm, hazardous chemicals, and extreme noise when working in the field.
• Work near/adjacent to active rail and bus lines.
• Required to be on-call on a rotating basis, work off hours during special projects and support recovery efforts during severe weather and natural disaster events.
The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required. It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.
Apply online: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value workplace diversity. We seek to create an environment and culture that embraces the differences of our employees. You will find an exceptionally diverse group of people at Sound Transit with regard to culture, beliefs, communication styles, and life and work experiences. All qualified applicants are considered in accordance with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran status or any another legally protected status.