WSDOT: Maintenance Mechanic 2 (In Training) - Shoreline, WA

Employer: Washington State Department of Transportation

Job Description:
About WSDOT
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world's longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world's widest tunneling project.

The Opportunity
WSDOT is currently seeking multiple Maintenance Mechanic 2's (MM2) to join Northwest Region’s Facilities Maintenance team in Shoreline, WA. The top candidate will be responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, and performing preventive maintenance on a variety of building systems including electrical, structural, exterior, and especially heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. This position is expected to consider personal, co-worker and public safety as the first and foremost objective during the planning and performance of all activities in connection with work assignments.

What to Expect
Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, the MM2 (In-Training) will:

Inspect, maintain, and repair heating system components and related equipment.
Conduct checks on equipment, change filters, clean equipment, maintain duct work, dampers, air flow balance, verify efficient operation, document discrepancies and service performed.
Use hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
Work from ladders, motor vehicles, trucks, scissor lifts, scaffolds, forklifts and manlifts.
Use small hand tools, large power tools, carpet machines, small gas engine equipment. Use applicable safety devices required to perform the task.
Assemble, install, or repair plumbing.
Maintain, trouble shoot and make repairs, adjustments, and modifications to restore or improve function of the systems.
Perform electrical, carpentry, and painting work and repairs.

Qualifications
This is a Maintenance Mechanic 2 position. However, the hiring manager reserves the right to fill the position at a lower level (Maintenance Mechanic 1) depending on the qualifications, providing an opportunity for an individual to gain the required experience on the job as part of a formal “in-training” plan.

To be considered for this opportunity at the Maintenance Mechanic 1 level, the following are required:
Two (2) years' experience in commercial building maintenance or construction trade.

To be considered for this opportunity at the Maintenance Mechanic 2 level, the following are required:
Four (4) years' experience in commercial building maintenance or construction trade.

To be considered at any level, the following are required:
Graduation from High school or equivalency.
Valid driver's license.
Ability to work from ladders, motor vehicles, trucks, scissor lifts, scaffolds, forklifts and manlifts.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
Graduation from an accredited trade school.
Building operators certification level 1.
Experience reading blueprints.
Experience as an equipment operator.
Experience performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

Important Notes
This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.
This position is not eligible for remote work.
This position performs physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling materials.
This position requires work from ladders, motor vehicles, trucks, scissor lifts, scaffolds, forklifts and manlifts.
The salary listed includes the legislative approved 5% salary premium for positions in King County.
In addition to base salary, employees may be entitled to other forms of compensation depending on the type, duties, or location of the position. For union-represented positions, more information on other forms of compensation can be found in the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements. Information on other compensation types for non-represented positions can be found in Chapter 357-28 of the Washington Administrative Code.

This is a Maintenance Mechanic 2 (MM2) position. However, the hiring manager reserves the right to fill the position at a lower level – Maintenance Mechanic 1 (MM1) – depending on qualifications, providing an opportunity for an individual to gain the required experience on the job as part of a formal “in-training” plan.
MM1: $53,953 – $62,596
MM2: $57,985 – $67,296
WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit www.uscis.gov

Why WSDOT
Work-Life Balance – We are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals’ lifestyle.
Paid Leave – In addition to 12 paid holidays, full-time employees may earn up to 25 paid vacation days per year!
Tuition Assistance – Permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
Plan For Your Future – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information.

Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT?

How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.
In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
An attached Resume outlining (in reverse chronological order) your experience to date.
An attached Cover Letter that further explains your qualifications and indicates why you believe you are a viable candidate for this role.
Contact details for a minimum three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competencies. This information can be entered in the “References” section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment.

Please click the "APPLY" button to proceed. Note that you will be prompted to either sign in, or create an account. This step is required in order to submit an application to this opportunity.

WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. All persons, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and/ or gender identity, 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 www.uscis.gov

Contact us
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, Amanda Strebeck, at [email protected] . Please be sure to reference 23DOT-NWR-13076e in the subject line.

Contact Person: Amanda Strebeck
Email: [email protected]
Location: • Shoreline, WA
Application Method: Apply online https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/wsdot/jobs/4287332/maintenance-mechanic-2-in-training
Base Pay: $53,953.00 - $67,296.00 Annually


Posted on November 20, 2023

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