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Maintenance Technician - Facilities - City of Redmond ( Job # 14-0037)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $3,577.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $5,238.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Public Works
Closes: May 09, 2014 at 11:30 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


Under the direction of the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor and Lead Maintenance Technician, this position is responsible for maintenance and repair of the City’s buildings, facilities, structures and equipment; includes carpentry, plumbing, concrete and masonry, general electrical, HVAC, painting, locksmith and general construction.

  • Clean and repair roof surfaces and gutters.
  • Replace, repair and glaze windows.
  • Prepare surface for painting, paint both interior and exterior of buildings and facilities.
  • Install, repair and maintain door lock system.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain general electrical and electronic circuit and systems; pull wires and replace bulbs/GIF.
  • Inspect, drain and clean water boilers and water treatment chemical.
  • Install, repair and maintain plumbing fixtures, including replacing water pipes, toilets, sinks, faucets and drinking fountains.
  • Troubleshoot and clean blocked and/or leaking drains, pipes, faucets and sewer lines.
  • Install, clean and repair carpets; maintain, repair and refinish tile, wood and vinyl flooring.
  • Renovate and remodel City buildings and facilities, including structure change.
  • Read and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings and maintenance manuals.
  • Perform janitorial duties when needed.
  • Maintain necessary records in asset management system.
  • Assist with other maintenance tasks and related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:  general construction practices and techniques; plumbing and electrical systems, heating and air conditioning systems, pneumatic systems and water heating and supply systems. Preventative maintenance practices on mechanical equipment, safety equipment and exterior building surfaces; as well as safety practices in the work place to include protective clothing, electrical safety, chemical safety and equipment safety.


Skill in:  use of power tools and power equipment used in building repair of light-duty construction; basic computer skills for windows-based programs and asset management system.


Ability to:  provide excellent customer service; understand and follow written and verbal instructions; communicate effectively with the public, vendors and all levels of City staff using tact and discretion; plan, organize and perform maintenance work; read and interpret building plans and blueprints; work independently and as part of a team.


Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED and minimum three (3) years building maintenance experience performing installations, renovations and repairs to all types of components in large commercial facilities.

Licenses and Requirements:

Valid Washington State driver's license by date of hire, and a driving record that meets City standards.  Ability to obtain a First Aid/CPR certification within one (1) year of hire. This position is subject to the drug and alcohol testing requirements of the Federal Highway Administration.

Working Conditions:

Respond to general system emergencies as a member of the facilities staff.  Work is performed inside and outside, sometimes in inclement weather and sometimes in confined spaces; exposure to noise and fumes from equipment operation.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb ladders and stairs, bend, twist, squat, stoop, kneel and reach.

Selection Process:

The selection process will include a written test and interview.  Selected candidates will be notified via email of the test date.

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Background Authorization Form.

Union Affiliation:

Fulfillment of bargaining unit membership is required within 30 days of hire.


The City of Redmond provides a generous benefits package including: medical, dental and vision benefits; paid sick leave, vacation and holidays; retirement; and life insurance.

City of Redmond Values:

Integrity:  We demonstrate sound, honest, truthful and consistent actions.

Accountability:  We take ownership of our actions and responsibilities.

Commitment to Service:  We are dedicated to seeking solutions for our community.


Public Works Maintenance
18080 NE 76th Street
Redmond, WA 98052