Maintenance Mechanic 4 - Seattle, WA

Employer: WSDOT

Job Description:
The Opportunity:
The Washington State Department of Transportation has a great opportunity to join our Maintenance Team at one of our most high profile facilities; the new SR-99 Tunnel. This position functions as the Senior Expert Technician of the mechanical group and is responsible for field supervision of a crew of 7 ensuring the daily work schedules are being carried out and completed. This position will primarily lead and direct work performed on the mechanical and fire life safety equipment of the SR99 Tunnel. This position also coordinates the use of staff and equipment with other crew leaders both internally externally to accomplish their tasks.

At WSDOT, we value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees feel respected, included, and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. To learn more, please watch the following video: Why WSDOT?

This position will perform the following work:
Provides expert level guidance and direction to journey level and lower Maintenance Mechanics and Utility Workers in the maintenance, repair and testing of the mechanical and fire life safety systems in the SR99 Tunnel.
Performs maintenance, testing and repairs on fire suppression systems, ventilation fans, housings, bearings and motors, isolation and balancing dampers, emergency generator, HVAC and building automation systems, diesel engines & pumps for water removal.
Responsible for ensuring facility upkeep and repairs.
Communicates daily with supervisor and other crew leaders, keeping them abreast of work progress and assisting in work schedule preparation.
Utilizes computerized maintenance management system to issue, track and record job accomplishments.
Reads and interprets plans, drawings, and blue prints to ensure documents are kept updated. Works with external partners to perform repair work on equipment.

Minimum Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Valid WA State Driver's License with CDL Class B endorsement or able to obtain within six (6) months of employment.
Two (2) years' experience performing maintenance, repairs, and testing on Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Building Automation Systems (BAS), or Tunnel Fire and Ventilation Systems.
Backflow Assembly Tester certification or ability to obtain one within 12 months of employment.
Ability to work in various weather conditions.
Ability to climb stairs and walk various distances carrying up to 50lbs of tools and materials with or without reasonable accommodation.
Ability to climb stairs and ladders and work at heights up to 50 feet performing maintenance repairs.

Preferred Qualifications:
Five (5) or more years of experience performing maintenance in the field of fire deluge systems, diesel engines, generators, pumps, pipe fitting, or millwright.

How to Apply:
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Please hit the large apply button at the top of this announcement, you may need to set up an account profile. To be considered for this position, you will need to answer the supplemental questions. Be prepared to provide references at the time of interview.

Contact us:
For inquiries about this position, please contact Eric Saniatan at Please reference recruitment number 19DOT-NWR-12724e.

WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed recruiter. WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit

Contact Person:
Location: Seattle, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: $57,948 - $77,335 YR

Posted on November 05, 2019
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