Effective December 1, 2021, the King County Housing Authority has instituted a COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Policy that requires all regular, part-time, and temporary employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the health and safety of its workplace and community. Newly hired employees must provide proof to KCHA Human Resources after an offer of employment has been made and before their first day of employment that they are fully vaccinated. Individuals with a qualifying medical or religious reason may submit a request for exemption and reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualifying individuals if the accommodations do not present an undue hardship.
This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by August 11, 2022.
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.
This is journey level electrical work primarily upgrading and repairing individual apartment units in a variety of residential housing including mid-rise (3-5 stories), townhome and single family homes. Work is on a renovation team of tradesmen refurbishing apartment units to “like new” condition.
Electrical work includes rewiring circuits and panel upgrades to support arc fault breakers, GFI circuits, cove type heaters, inter-connected smoke detectors, etc. Work is primarily single phase within individual units; however, may require work on building panels and meter packs, community exterior/interior lighting, diagnosis of building HVAC and equipment systems and appliances, etc. Knowledge and experience with other trades is helpful to move overall project objectives including:
The Regional Maintenance Mechanic-Electrician will:
Qualifications and Competencies
Equivalent combination of education and experience will be substituted on a year for year basis for experience qualification.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Work requires knowledge of:
Work requires the ability to:
Position Information and Application Process
To be considered for this opportunity an applicant should:
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 primarily in both indoor and outdoor environments with exposure to dirt and dust, noise, fumes and odors, darkness or poor lighting in performing maintenance work. Incumbent(s) frequently use power and hand tools and machinery and requires bending, lifting, kneeling, climbing as well as working on ladders and tight spaces. Work may occasionally expose incumbent to electrical, chemical and mechanical hazards natural to maintenance work performed.
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.