|Under general direction, the Maintenance Mechanic 3 performs skilled work in more than one trade or craft. Maintenance Mechanics typically specialize in one trade or craft but perform journey-level and semi-skilled work in a variety of disciplines. Responsibilities include performing construction, maintenance, repair and modification of buildings, facilities, mechanical equipment, machinery and specific apparatus and utilizing a working knowledge of several related skill fields such as plumbing, electrical, HVACR, welding, carpentry, and machinist work. This position is the senior/specialist worker level of the series. |
| Essential Functions: |
|Electrical Equipment and Systems: At a senior level will operate, monitor, maintain, repair, replace, install, modify, construct and/or fabricate the electrical distribution equipment and systems, lighting equipment and systems, electric motors, electrical resistance equipment and systems, security equipment and systems, fire detection equipment and systems, control equipment and systems and various other electrical equipment and systems. AC and DC, single and 3 phase that is less than 600 volts. |
HVACR Equipment and Systems: At a journey level will operate, monitor, maintain, repair, replace, install, modify, construct and/or fabricate the conditioned air generation and distribution equipment and systems, heating water generation and distribution equipment and systems, cooling water generation and distribution equipment and systems, compressed air generation and distribution equipment and systems, vacuum generation and distribution equipment and systems, pressure vessels, refrigeration equipment and systems, gas fired equipment and systems, ventilation equipment and systems and various other HVACR equipment and systems.
Plumbing Equipment and Systems: At a journey level will operate, monitor, maintain, repair, replace, install, modify, construct and/or fabricate the potable cold water distribution equipment and systems, potable hot water generation and distribution equipment and systems, drain, waste, vent (DWV) equipment and systems, sewer equipment and systems, drainage equipment and systems and various other plumbing equipment and systems.
Other Duties: At a skilled work level will operate and maintain utility carts, forklifts and various other vehicles. Operate two-way radios, cell phones, computers and various other electronic devices. Remove snow and ice from building entrances, walkways and parking lots. Respond to and perform emergency functions, as required. Observe and report suspicious activity. Be accountable for assigned keys, tools, equipment and supplies. Maintain inventories and submit requisitions for tools, supplies and equipment to supervisor. May be required to perform custodial, grounds or other duties, as assigned.
Equipment and Systems: At a journey level will operate, monitor, maintain, repair, replace, install, modify, construct and/or fabricate structures, fixtures, furniture, appliances and various other equipment and systems.
| Qualifications: |
|Required Qualifications: |
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- High School Diploma or GED.
- Two (2) years of journey level experience in the building trade industry maintaining, repairing and diagnosing building electrical, HVAC and plumbing systems.
- Two (2) years of skilled level experience building mechanical systems.
- Ability to work independently to identify and resolve building system problems with minimal guidance or supervision.
- Knowledge and skill in the maintenance, repair and diagnostics of sealed systems and building control systems.
- Knowledge and skill in welding, soldering, and sheet metal fabrication.
- Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with little oversight.
- Earns other's trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions, maintains confidentiality when appropriate.
- Ability to work effectively and positively with individuals of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and educationally diverse populations
- Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables by knowing and supporting teammate's work, helping, encouraging, working together, supporting and listening and respecting the talents and contributions of co-workers.
- Ability to build constructive working relationships by maintaining an open, approachable manner and treating others fairly and respectfully by demonstrating a balance between building rapport and completing work in a timely manner.
- Adheres to all workplace and trade safety laws, regulations, standards, and practices while maintaining and inspecting PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
- Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities by recovering quickly from setbacks and finding alternative ways to reach goals and objectives.
- Maintains composure in stressful or adverse situations with a positive attitude; handles challenging or intense interpersonal situations appropriately, exercises appropriate tact and discretion in conversations and sharing information with others.
- Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks.
- Builds and maintains customer satisfaction with Facilities & Operation services.
Conditions of Employment:
- Completion of trade school program in electrical, HVAC, Direct Digital Control (DDC) Systems, and/or plumbing.
- Current Washington State general journeyman electrical (01) license OR ability to obtain by the time of hire.
- EPA Type I & II or universal refrigerant handlers certification OR ability to obtain within six months of hire.
- A valid Driver's license is required.
- Consent to and pass a drivers and criminal records background check.
| Application Process: |
|Application Requirements: |
To be considered for this position, you must:
Special Note: All application materials must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the deadline date.
- Meet the required qualifications as outlined in this announcement.
- Complete the online application profile at http://www.pierce.ctc.edu/dist/hr/.
- Apply for the specific job opening.
- Upload (attach) a cover letter that addresses how you meet the required and desired qualifications as outlined in this announcement. Be sure to provide specific examples to support your experience, training and/or skills. (Cover Letter)
- Upload (attach) a detailed resume. (Resume)
- Upload (attach) a list of at least two current professional references with names, addresses, and telephone numbers. Letters of recommendation will not be accepted in lieu of a list of references. (References)
Terms of Employment:
This is a full-time (40 hours per week) overtime eligible District classified position with Pierce College. The primary work location will be at the Pierce College Fort Steilacoom campus. Work hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with occasional evenings and weekends as required. All positions may be subject to reassignment between campuses or sites.
Salary and Benefits:
The starting salary range of this position is $4,005 - $4,313 per month (dependent upon qualifications), with annual periodic increments to $4,532. However, your paycheck is just part of the total compensation package. There is an outstanding benefits package which is worth an additional value equivalent to about 30% of your salary. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, reduced tuition, and retirement benefits are also provided.
Physical Work Environment:
This position is required to work indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions. This position is exposed to noise, electricity, lifting, hand and power tools, rotating and reciprocating machinery, welding, extreme temperatures, working at heights, using ladders, confined spaces, compressed gas, pressure vessels, airborne contaminants, hazardous materials and waste, and blood borne pathogens. Requires the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), fall protection, MSDS, lock-out/tag-out procedures, First Aid/CPR/AED, RCW and WAC compliance.
Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible. Requests should be made to the District Human Resources Office by calling 253-964-7342. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may dial 711 to place a call through Washington Relay, the state's free telecommunication access service.
Screening & Interview Process:
Only those candidates who have complied with the application process and meet the required qualifications will be considered. The most desirable candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Conditions of Employment:
- Agency Shop: As a condition of employment, all classified employees are required to become a member of the Washington Public Employees Association and pay membership dues, or as a non-member pay an agency shop, non-association or representation fee within thirty calendar days after the date of hire.
- In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
- Pierce College has adopted a Drug Free Workplace policy. As a condition of employment, employees must agree to abide by the requirements established in that policy.
The Pierce College District is an equal opportunity employer. The Board of Trustees and Pierce College District are committed to providing equal opportunity and will not discriminate in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. Decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal.
For more information about this position or assistance regarding your application, contact Human Resources at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions regarding equal employment opportunities or discrimination may be directed to the following:
Holly Gorski, Vice President for Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
9401 Farwest Drive SW
Lakewood, Washington 98498
Paula Henson-Williams, District Affirmative Action Officer