Working at the District

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A career with us is more than just a job. It is an opportunity to serve the public, protect and preserve public health, and enhance the quality of life of our ratepayers. We offer challenging and fulfilling careers for talented individuals who are passionate about their work, committed to making a difference, and interested in working in a team environment.

From our competitive benefits program and comprehensive training program to a Health and Safety program whose goal is zero workplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find a career with us to be the best opportunity of your life.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

Application Process

Employment applications are accepted for current openings only. Interested applicants should submit a completed application, cover letter, and resume. Failure to submit a completed application may lead to disqualification from the selection process. All applications will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited to interview for the position. All employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check and drug screening (safety-sensitive positions).

Click on the link below to access our employment application.

 All positions are open until filled unless indicated otherwise. Please submit your application materials to:

Email:   HRA@nud.net

Mail:     6830 NE 185th Street, Kenmore WA 98028

FAX:     425-398-4433 

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

  • Type:Regular Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$4,761 to $6,380 per month
  • Posted Date:04/27/2018
  • Deadline to Apply:05/31/2018

Email cover letter, resume, and application to:  HRA@nud.net 

SPECIFIC AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Maintains the District's buildings and grounds under supervision by performing repairs and routine upkeep.  Sets up for meeting room usage and rental as directed

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Grounds mowing, trimming, weed control, general clean up and repair.
  • General maintenance of buildings at the headquarters site and other facilities.
  • Meeting rooms rental and setup.
  • Perform finish carpentry work, construction work and general maintenance on items such as building and paneling walls and partitions, counter tops, cabinets and bookcases, office furniture, suspended ceilings, drywall, door frames, etc.
  • Research and obtain price quotes for purchasing parts needed for maintenance and repair work.
  • Perform plumbing repairs such as repairing leaks and unplugging drains and fixtures, replacing valves, and installing or maintaining fixtures such as sinks, urinals, toilets, and other plumbing jobs.
  • Works with contractors and vendors to coordinate and complete contracted out work related to buildings and/or ground maintenance; responds to inquiries from the public and confers with property owners who may be impacted by grounds and/or building maintenance work.
  • Determines required equipment and materials to complete buildings and grounds related work orders and ensures that the appropriate equipment, materials and staff are assembled to complete assigned work.
  • Perform rough carpentry, masonry and electrical duties as required. 
  • Competently read and interpret blue prints, construction drawings, and mechanical drawings.
  • Diagnoses, troubleshoots, modifies, repairs and works with vendors, electricians, and other staff to perform corrective and/or preventative maintenance tasks as assigned on various District buildings and related equipment including fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems, plumbing systems, HVAC systems, security systems.
  • Maintain a regular inspection schedule of assigned areas and a clean work area.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficient use of electric, gas, propane, pneumatic, hydraulic tools and equipment (i.e. pumps, shovels, mowers, chainsaws, trimmers, multi-meter, blowers, etc.).   
  • Thorough understanding of safety rules and work practices.
  • Proficient use of computers and software programs necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Ability to properly identify facility equipment problems and take appropriate corrective action.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently with minimum supervision.
  • Accurately read and follow complex directions and interpret blueprints, construction drawings, and maps.
  • Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time during inclement weather  
  • Strong communication, both written and oral, and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the District security systems equipment, operations and components.
  • Proficient use of electrical multi-meter.

Experience / Education:

  • Two years landscape maintenance experience. 
  • Three years of building maintenance experience.
  • One-year experience with woodworking tools and use.
  • Pesticide applicator certification within the first year of employment.
  • Arborist, Master Gardener or similar certification is preferred. 

Licensing Requirements:

  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License 
  • Commercial Driver’s License Class A with Tanker and Air Brake Endorsements
  • First Aid Card and CPR Card
  • Forklift Certification

Other Requirements:

  • Reliable and regular attendance, and the ability to work harmoniously with other employees.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Most work is performed outdoors.  Some work will be performed at high elevation or height, or deep underground in utility vaults.  Nights and odd hours in response to emergencies may be required.  This position typically requires: fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.  Exerting up to 90 pounds of force occasionally to move objects.

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