Facilities Maintenance Tech (Open Positions: 1)

Facilities Maintenance Tech (Open Positions: 1)

Closes On: January 3, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: Facilities Building, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Administrative Services – Facilities
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
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Job Summary
The Whatcom County Administrative Services – Division on Facilities is hiring a two full-time Facilities Maintenance Technicians to assist with general maintenance and repair at a variety of County buildings.
These positions will perform routine, semi-skilled, and specialized tasks related to general maintenance, operation, and repair of facilities, systems, and equipment, including electrical, plumbing, mechanical and carpentry repairs  They will assists Facilities Technical Specialists in performing complex tasks.  They will balance team and individual responsibilities with minimal supervision and within scope of established guidelines and practices.  These positions comply with codes, ordinances, rules, regulations, standards, and requirements.  Answers questions pertaining to departmental functions and technical matters and provides technical assistance and information, as authorized.  Establishes and maintains effective interpersonal relationships and communications.  Coordinates work with other staff.
For the full scope of the job view the job description.
Supervisor: Facilities Manager
Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Requires high school diploma or GED and four years of increasingly responsible building maintenance and repair experience, including basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, mechanical repair, and painting.
Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
Background check must meet County criteria for security sensitive positions.
Must be eligible to cross between the United States and Canada.
Must pass a pre-employment physical capacities test.

Master Collective Bargaining Agreement
Range 112.2
Salary: $20.18 – $29.89 per hour, DOQ