Maintenance Technician - Yakima, WA

Employer: Perry Technical Institute

Job Description:
Maintenance Technician
Main Campus - Yakima, WA

Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, a Maintenance Technician must possess a variety of skills encompassing most of the construction trades. Maintenance Technicians may paint one day, fix a broken garbage disposal the next, then repair an irrigation failure later in the day. Maintenance Technicians handle repairs that require basic skills as an electrician, carpenter, plumber, mechanic, painter, HVAC technician, roofer and floor installer. The job may involve replacing a broken doorknob, performing preventative maintenance on facility systems, or replacing damaged flooring. Other tasks may include replacing light bulbs, small equipment maintenance, or unloading a delivery with a forklift. However, Maintenance Technicians must always remain aware of their limitations and request the services of their supervisor, or a licensed professional when they lack expertise or local ordinances require it.

Duties are performed on campus and off-site as needed. Working effectively and collaboratively in a team environment is a must. Working conditions are as follows:

Working indoors and outdoors is required. When working outdoors, may be subject to inclement weather. The work may be strenuous at times and may include lifting heavy objects, and standing, stooping, and kneeling for long periods. Risks include injury from falls, burns, cuts, and exposure to inclement weather. Workers must follow strict safety procedures to avoid injuries.

This is a nonexempt, full-time, regular position. Anticipated schedule is 40 hours, Monday through Thursday. Schedule may vary depending on department needs. Overtime may be required as necessary.

SALARY RANGE: $17.00 - $19.00 per hour

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, prescription, 401(k) with profit share and matching, life and disability insurance, flexible spending plan, employee assistance plan, paid sick leave, vacation, 11 paid holidays, 4-day work weeks and more.

- High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).
- Must have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.
- Must be willing to consent to a drug test.

- One year of assignment-related maintenance experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed herein.
- Documented experience using a variety of manual and power tools.
- Documented experience with Microsoft Outlook and Word and computerized database programs.
- Demonstrated experience with carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction.
- Demonstrated experience with irrigation installation, operation, and repair.
- Demonstrated experience with basic electrical, mechanical, and plumbing.
- Pesticide license and forklift operator license.
- Have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.

- Follow oral and or written instructions and carryout assigned tasks to complete construction, landscaping, and facility improvement projects.
- Communicate and interact effectively with employees, students, vendors, and visitors.
- Understand and apply basic math and accurately read a ruler and tape measure to perform job duties.
- Complete maintenance work requests using computer and mobile based FMX.
- Follow operating procedures and work standards to ensure safety in all aspects of maintenance duties.
- Perform all aspects of grounds maintenance including the application of pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers pruning, trimming, mowing, edging, picking up yard waste and debris, pulling weeds, irrigation system install, repair, and maintenance, and operation of grounds equipment.
- Perform a wide variety of building preventative maintenance, repairs, and services. Subjects include but are not limited to: asphalt, flooring, painting, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, roofing, masonry, and mechanical. - Operate, maintain, and repair a wide variety of manual and power tools and equipment in a safe manner.
- Maintain facilities, grounds, shop, and storage sites in a clean and orderly condition.
- Assemble, disassemble, repair, move, and install a variety of furnishings.
- Load, unload, and deliver shipments using a pallet jack, hand truck, and forklift.
- Read floor plans and technical diagrams to properly maintain building and grounds operating systems.
- Perform event set-up and clean-up.
- Strip, wax, and burnish floors.
- Remove snow and ice from parking lots, sidewalks, and buildings, during and after business hours.
- Secure facilities, equipment, and property as required.
- Respond to maintenance requests in a prompt and courteous manner.
- Identify and report needed repairs, malfunctions, and improvements around campus to keep operations and appearance top notch.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Medium to heavy work requiring prolonged or repeated use of hands and wrists, standing, walking, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and frequent lifting and carrying of 50lbs.

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $17 - $19 HR

Posted on February 10, 2021

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