Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Maintenance Mechanic 2 to perform skilled work in the operation, maintenance, repair, remodeling, installation and construction of buildings, grounds, machinery, facilities and equipment. This position will maintain physical facilities requiring skilled mechanical and trades work. The Maintenance Mechanic 2 must have a good working knowledge of several related skill fields such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, welding and machinist work. This position reports to the Maintenance Mechanic 4.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled (First consideration ends June 25, 2017 @ 11:59 pm Pacific Time.)
Construct, remodel, repair, or alter buildings and other structures from plans, sketches, or instructions; may construct new facilities from blueprints and specifications; may participate in surveying;
Operate a variety of power tools and equipment; sharpen and set saws and other tools;
Adjust, repair or replace various College equipment and fixtures;
Estimate amount of materials, preliminary costs and time needed for installation and repairs;
Perform maintenance, operation, and repair of electrical, mechanical and structural systems of buildings; work with electrical connections, switches, circuits, electrical equipment, thermostats and valves;
Use standard practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment of carpentry trade; standard lumber types and grades; utilize proper safety precautions;
Repair windows, doors, floors and stairs, furniture fixtures, painted surfaces and cupboards;
Build and install cabinets, furniture, and other fixtures;
Drive service trucks as required; load and unload materials, tools and supplies;
Assist in the preparation of engineering data under the direction of an engineer;
May perform minor maintenance on automobiles and equipment;
Repair various roofing systems;
May instruct helpers or other maintenance workers as required; and
Perform other duties as assigned.
Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a journey worker or full-journey status in a union; or four (4) years applicable work experience and/or vocational training or a combination thereof;
Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for year basis; and
Possess and maintain a valid Washington State motor vehicle operator's license.
Skills & Abilities:
Safety and Security: Observe safety and security procedures; determine appropriate action beyond guidelines; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment and materials properly;
Technical Skills: Assess own strengths and weaknesses; pursue training and development opportunities; strive to continuously build knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools, equipment of carpentry trade and lumber types and grades; exercise skills with knowledge of electrical systems, brazing, soldering and plumbing;
Quality: Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; look for ways to improve and promote quality; apply feedback to improve performance; monitor own work to ensure quality; ability to perform skilled work in the operation, maintenance, repair, remodeling and construction of buildings, machinery, facilities and equipment;
Customer Service Skills: Manage difficult or emotional customer situations; respond promptly to customer needs; solicit customer feedback to improve service; respond to requests for service and assistance; meet commitments;
Oral Communication: Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; demonstrate group presentation skills; participate in meetings;
Written Communication: Write clearly and informatively; edit work for spelling and grammar; vary writing style to meet needs; present numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information; and
Computer Skills: Basic computer skills.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position is a twelve month (12) month full-time represented classified staff position. The typical work hours for this position are Tuesday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., however, working hours may vary due to work demands and some evening and weekend as required. This is an overtime eligible position.
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.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
In the interest of providing a healthy, safe and secure educational and work environment, and in order to meet the requirements of federal legislation, it is the policy of Columbia Basin College to maintain an alcohol and drug-free workplace for our employees and students.
If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of identity and documentation of U.S. citizenship or appropriate authorization to work in this position as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986.
Columbia Basin College operates under an approved affirmative action plan and encourages applications from persons of color, women, veterans and persons of disability. The Human Resources Office is accessible to those with disabilities. If you need accommodation in application or employment, contact the Human Resources Office at (509) 542-4833.
Ability to perform demanding physical labor;
Must be able to lift 80+ pounds; crawl, bend, stoop, stand, walk for long periods of time; use extra exertion when tightening or loosening using various tools;
Climb stairs and ladders and endure heights of varying degrees; and
Must be able to cope with working indoors and outdoors in extreme hot or cold weather as well as under rainy and windy conditions.
This is a bargaining unit position. Pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement, the successful applicant must (1) become a member of the Washington Public Employees Association (WPEA), (2) pay a representative fee, or (3) pay a non-association fee within 30 days of employment.
CBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates under an Affirmative Action Plan, in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. CBC reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran. This policy applies to all programs and facilities, including, but not limited to, admissions, educational programs, and employment. Discrimination is prohibited by state and federal laws and regulations, as well as the College policy. Coordination of the compliance efforts of CBC with respect to equal opportunity and disability accommodation regulations is under the direction of Camilla Glatt, Vice President of Human Resources and Legal Affairs, telephone 509-542-5548.
CBC complies with the American with Disabilities Act and Washington's Law Against Discrimination. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may contact 509-542-4740 or leave a TYY/TDD message at 509-546-0400 by the application closing date.
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin... College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin College continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.