Facilities Tech Specialist – Journeyman Electrician (Open Positions: 1)
Closes On: June 25, 2020 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. Apply Now
The Whatcom County Administrative Services – Division on Facilities is hiring a full-time Facilities Technical Specialist – Journeyman Electrician.
This position will recommends, develops, and performs skilled tasks related to the maintenance, installation, operation, and upgrading of the County’s mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and hydronic systems and components using standardized practices and technical expertise to install, operate, administer and maintain electrical/electronic systems and equipment.
Essential Job Duties include:
Initiates and performs corrective electrical/electronic maintenance troubleshooting, replacing adjusting, and rebuilding process control instrumentation, distributed control systems, programmable logic controllers (PLC), direct digital controllers (DDC), video and audio systems, security and fire alarm systems, and remote telemetry units..
Plans and performs projects for equipment, instrument, and system upgrades or replacement; conducts project research, planning, and design, working with engineering, vendor or contractor liaison, fabrications, testing, and installations.
Performs preventive maintenance such as inspection, cleaning, lubricating, checking tolerances, and exercising pumps, motors, compressors, instrumentation, telemetering, and metering equipment; also does new installation reviews and inspections, quality control and punch lists.
Assists in establishing and executing energy conservation projects and performance levels. Assists in budgeting and controlling utility costs.
For the full scope of the job view the generic and supplemental job description.
Supervisor: Project and Operations Manager
Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Requires a high school diploma or GED AND five years journey-level work experience in the electrical trades.
Depending on assignment a Journeyman Level Electrician (EL01) or a Limited Energy Electrician Certificate (EL06) is required.
Previous experience working in a correctional facility is desired.
Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
Must possess a Journeyman Level Electrician (EL01) or a Limited Energy Electrician Certificate (EL06) issued by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries and keep current 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
Salary Range: $26.74 – $38.34 per hour