This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by November 19 at 4:30 p.m.
The King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is a national leader in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper. Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing. KCHA is the largest landlord in the county, and annually, the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals.
We transform lives through housing.
We are currently recruiting for an experienced and skilled maintenance professional to maintain, service and repair to energy savings products installed through KCHA's Energy Performance Contracts (EPC). This position is based at the central office and will be working throughout the Housing Management portfolio with properties all over King County.
KCHA has a reputation for excellence in affordable housing and this individual will ensure that the portfolio of energy saving products are kept in great condition through regular preventative maintenance. Another important aspect of this role is the need for excellent customer service in working with a richly diverse group of tenants. This position requires the individual to work independently and to be flexible as to what they will be doing on a day to day basis.
The individual selected for this role will be relied on for broad knowledge and experience in the field of maintenance. Additional training may be required and will be provided as necessary. The housing portfolio will require regular maintenance to include the upkeep, cleaning, repair and replacement of ductless heat pumps, energy recovery ventilators, low flow toilets and aerators, LED lighting to maintain the performance requirements of the EPC. Work will be in an around residential units in our communities.
The Site-Based Maintenance Mechanic will manage the regular service program for EPC units to include set up of maintenance schedules, determine routine maintenance performed by site staff (e.g. clean DHP filters), maintain maintenance records, perform diagnostic and repair of equipment and address warranty issues with manufacturers. Basic maintenance skills may be necessary for repairs on and around equipment including painting, carpentry, minor plumbing and electrical work. This individual may need to respond to over-time emergency calls and is an essential employee. This position is represented by the Seattle King County Building Trades Council.
Qualifications and Competencies
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Work requires knowledge of:•Building methods, materials, tools and equipment.
Work requires the ability to:•Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, appliances, plumbing problems and determine most cost effective method for repair.
Special Requirements: •Consent to and pass a driver's and criminal records background check.
Position Information and Application Process
To be considered for this opportunity, you must:
Salary & Benefits:
A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits are available.
Physical Work Environment:
Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. •Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments with exposure to dirt and dust, noise, fumes and odors, in darkness or in areas with poor lighting.
Equal Opportunity: King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.