ZAP ENERGY: Facilities Mechanic - Everett, WA

Employer: Zap Energy

Job Description:
Zap Energy is expanding and growing our footprint of facilities enabling our teams to successfully develop low cost, compact, and scalable fusion energy. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated Facilities Mechanic with detailed knowledge and experience maintaining facility and manufacturing mechanical equipment and infrastructure to be part of this effort.

Responsibilities:
Monitors performance of HVAC and compressed air units; performs troubleshooting/repair/replacement of components, as appropriate, and maintenance tasks such as changing filters and adjustment of system controls. Also develops and performs preventative maintenance of equipment.
Maintains reliability of manufacturing equipment.
Monitors and performs non-technical maintenance of plumbing systems, to include standard repair of leaking fixtures, cleaning obstructed waste lines, and/or performing modifications to plumbing and water supply systems.
Monitors, maintains, and performs standard repairs to office, warehouse, and lab facility equipment, workstations and grounds.
Performs carpentry maintenance tasks including routine sheetrock/drywall repair, patching and painting, and door hardware installation, as appropriate.
Performs as contact point for outside vendors and contractors.
May perform general custodial and trash removal tasks.
Performs routine daily inspections of assigned buildings and spaces.
Monitors and actively manages requests and activities through the Facilities work order system, including non-maintenance requests.
Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
Documents facilities maintenance requirements and maintains appropriate records of work performed in a timely manner.
Promotes continuous improvement of and adheres to workplace safety and environmental practices.
Responds to site emergencies and off-hour call-ins if needed.
Performs snow removal, as required.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Required:
High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
5 years of verifiable experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Experience with repairs of HVAC, compressed air, electrical and plumbing equipment.
Ability to use basic carpentry, plumbing, and electrical hand and power tools
Can follow oral and written instructions; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population.
Keep computerized records and prepare reports. Access and employ job related computer software (email, work planning & timekeeping) at an effective proficiency level.
Work independently with limited supervision.

Preferred:
HVAC Technician Certification
Continuing education or vocational training.
Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management System.
Forklift training or certification
Exposure to laboratory, engineering, or similar environments
Benefits of joining Zap Energy - While doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, we also offer the following programs and benefits for all employees:

Competitive salary and benefits
Premium medical / dental / vision insurance
Flexible vacation and paid company holidays
The estimated salary range for this position is $30-40/hour. Candidates may be considered for other positions at Zap Energy and actual salary will be based on relevant education, experience, and other qualifications. Range is published in accordance with the Washington Equal Pay and Opportunity Act.

Zap Energy is building a low-cost, compact, and scalable fusion energy platform that confines and compresses plasma without the need for expensive and complex magnetic coils. Zap’s sheared-flow-stabilized Z-pinch technology provides compelling fusion economics and requires orders of magnitude less capital than conventional approaches. Zap Energy has over one hundred team members in two facilities near Seattle and is backed by leading financial and strategic investors.

As a high-growth company in the emerging fusion energy industry, we are in the early stages of building a technology that could change history. But no one says fusion will be easy and helping people understand our work, support our mission, and build the foundation for a new industry will require clear communication, smart messaging, and a strong brand.

Zap Energy Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations.

Contact Person: Sam Crumley
Phone: 425-321-1446
Email: [email protected]
Location: 2300 Merrill Creek Pkwy • Everett, WA
Application Method: Resume [email protected]
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Posted on September 27, 2023

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