Position Description / Details
This position is a journey level specialist that performs skilled work in more than one trade or craft. Incumbents typically specialize in one trade or craft but perform journey-level and semi skilled work in a variety of disciplines. Performs construction, maintenance, repair and modification of buildings, facilities, mechanical equipment, machinery and specific apparatus and utilize a working knowledge of several related skill fields such as, Electrical, HVAC, DDC controls, Control Wiring, Equipment Diagnostics, and computerized maintenance management programs.
- Electrical: Skilled level maintenance and repair of lighting, switches, circuits, receptacles, disconnects, electric drive motors, electrical systems, and magnetic motor starters, and knowledge of low volt systems.
- HVAC: Journey level maintenance and repair or, heat pumps, multi-zone units, air handlers, exhaust fans, water and air filters, and refrigeration units.
- Building Systems: Monitor and operate interior and exterior lighting controls, electric thermostats, energy management systems, fire alarm and suppression systems, HVAC controls, and mechanical controls.
- Carpentry: General knowledge building framing, remodel and repair.
- Performs preventative maintenance and repair on all types of mechanical equipment such as laundry, kitchen, air-conditioning equipment; clean or change filters, change oil, grease, adjust drive belts; inspect sprockets, shafts and bearings to ensure proper operations;
- Emergency Response: Assist with campus emergency situations; may be required to remain on-site during emergencies and provide communication and support to internal and external first responders.
- Operates Class A equipment in snow and ice removal;
- Assures adherence to safety rules and precautions by assigned personnel;
- Performs related duties or special projects as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
- Ability to follow written and/or oral instructions.
- Ability to speak clearly and comprehend written and spoken English.
- Ability to:
- Develop solutions to repair and maintenance problems;
- Read and interpret plans, blueprints and sketches;
- Follow safety practices,
- Use and maintain equipment in good working order.
- Work independently to identify and resolve building system problems with minimum guidance or supervision.
- Valid driver's license
- Completion of a trade school program, or equivalent on the job experience in Electrical, HVAC, Direct Digital Control (DDC) Systems, and/or refrigeration.
- Maintains and reciprocates effective communications with faculty, staff, community members and the student population.
- Presents and displays a professional image providing tact, good judgment and skill while representing the college
- Performs assigned tasks consistently and professionally
- Delivers a product that can support and uphold a satisfactory evaluation at all times.
Required work schedule and physical abilities:
- Working hours: 6 a.m. - 3 p.m.
- Able and willing to work at heights, move and relocate objects up to 60 pounds, work in adverse weather conditions such as rain, snow, and ice. Positions typically require the ability to perform heavy, outside work in inclement weather;
- Demonstrated experience and skill in building maintenance, repair, general plumbing and diagnostics.
- Knowledge of and skill in the maintenance, repair, and diagnostics of building control systems.
- Knowledge of building electrical systems and skill in equipment maintenance, repair and diagnostics.
- Knowledge of and skill in low voltage maintenance, repair, and diagnostics
Journeyman Certificate in support of building systems.
Four (4) years' experience in building trade industry at the journey level maintaining and repairing Electrical, HVAC, DDC, and building mechanical systems.
- Employment Terms:
Annual full time, classified position.
- Salary: $4,085 per month.
- This position is in a union bargaining unit. As a condition of employment you must, within 30 days after appointment, become a member of the Washington State Federation of State Employees, or pay non-associate fees. Non-payment of such fee is grounds for dismissal.
- Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; retirement plan options; optional credit union and tax deferred annuity programs. Peninsula College contributes $913 per month towards the cost of the Washington State employee insurance programs. The college also supports professional development.
- In compliance with the Immigration and Naturalization Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
- Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
Link to: Online Application
Please upload the additional application documents on the last page of your application form prior to submission
- college employment application,
- resume, and
- cover letter
Application materials may be submitted by mail or email to:
1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (link sends e-mail)
Application forms submitted electronically will be accepted without signatures.
Peninsula College is an equal opportunity employer.