King County Water District #90
15606 SE 128th Street
Renton, WA 98059
425-255-9600 Office
425-277-4128 Fax
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Employment Opportunities

Field Office
TitleFACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
Salary$19.30 - $21.25/hour, DOE
ClosesFriday, August 7, 2020
Summary

The Facilities Maintenance Technician is a union position which performs a variety of manual labor tasks in maintenance of District facilities. Position requires the safe use of trucks, trailers, mowers, hand tools, power tools, and the ability to lift over 60 pounds. Work may be performed in inclement weather for extended periods of time and hazardous locations, such as street areas, ditches, high elevations, and confined spaces.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities: 

  • Perform landscape and building maintenance of District facilities.
  • Perform construction, maintenance, and repair operations.
  • Safely operate trucks, mowers, trimmers, chainsaw, jackhammer, hand tools, and other construction and maintenance equipment.
  • Safely operate, maintain, and back trailers.
  • Shovel dirt and gravel, break asphalt/concrete and load debris.
  • Develop safe work habits and contribute to the safety of self, co-workers, and the general public.
  • Set-up traffic control for crew work sites and perform flagging functions as necessary.
  • Clean and maintain District facilities, vehicles, and equipment.
  • Accurately record daily work activities, maintenance information, material usage and other information using District forms. 
  • Work as a member of the crew in support of installation, maintenance, and repair of District facilities.
  • Respond effectively and courteously with customers, co-workers, contractors, and others in normal, crisis and stressful situations.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

Perform all other duties as assigned. 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This is a physically demanding job. Candidates must be physically fit and have the ability to bend, crawl, and work in restricted areas — ability to enter and work in confined spaces, trenches and can climb to high elevations such as on top of water reservoirs and District buildings. Have the ability to work in adverse weather conditions.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: 

General experience within a landscape and construction environment preferably with knowledge of general repair and maintenance, landscaping, street maintenance, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities described below.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 

Knowledge of basic types of tools, their appropriate usage and knowledge of standard safety procedures. Skilled in the safe use of various landscaping/construction equipment and tools; ability to maintain accurate records and forms; ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing; ability to use a computer and preferably possess typing ability, and the ability to work effectively with employees and the general public.

BENEFITS:

Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Medical, Dental, Vision, Deferred Compensation, 11 Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Compensatory Time, Aflac, Communication Workers of America (CWA) Union.

REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of a valid driver’s license. Obtain a Flagging Certification within six months. Driving Abstract, drug screening and criminal background check will be performed by the District before offer of employment.

Applications are available online here. 

Submit completed applications to Info@kcwd90.com. Resumes may be attached to the application. The position will remain open until filled. Please, no phone calls.

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The statements contained in these job descriptions reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise balance the workload. KCWD NO. 90 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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