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Facility Technician

April 17, 2019


Facilitate and maintain Cascade Public Media Operations in an efficient, cost-effective and safe manner to reach more people, build a great organization and inspire a smarter world

Key Job Responsibilities

I. Assist VP of Engineering and Technology Planning

  1. Operate, maintain and repair HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Lighting and Fire/Life Safety equipment
  2. Add, modify, delete AMAG card access and security system data 
  3. Move and reconfigure department furnishings and modular office systems
  4. Patch/paint and cosmetically repair interior and exterior of the building
  5. Pick-up and deliver parts and materials
  6. Provide set-up and take down for productions and special events as needed

II. Maintain a Safe and Secure Environment

  1. Maintain and secure the building and outside perimeter and communicate any safety issues to Exec. Dir. of Engineering and Technology
  2. Maintain and inspect fire suppression systems weekly to ensure sprinklers and fire extinguishers are operational at all times
  3. Maintain and order station medical/first aid kits and supplies
  4. Serve as member of Safety Committee
  5. Comply with OSHA and WISHA requirements; stay current with regulations

III. Collaborate

  1. Act as a liaison between Cascade Public Media departments and vendors to facilitate effective operations
  2. Move and change Network/Phone lines in collaboration with IT
  3. Work with Front Desk to maintain ID badges and key cards process
  4. Perform shipping and receiving processes as needed
  5. Conduct research for new vendors and supplies as needed
  6. Engage outside vendors to ensure office and mail machines operate properly

IV. Administer

  1. Maintain inventory of building janitorial, landscape and maintenance supplies
  2. Deliver incoming and outgoing freight to and from the warehouse
  3. Maintain and repair station vehicles to include basic car maintenance such as checking oil, replacing wipers, putting air in tires, etc.
  4. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice

Education and Experience

  1. High school graduate or GED required
  2. Two years’ experience in building maintenance and repair, including experience with all aspects of facility maintenance (plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, fire systems) and safety regulations
  3. Communications equipment and building automation experience preferred
  4. Strong organizational and customer service skills required
  5. Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and MS Office applications

Physical Requirements

  1. Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Washington State driver’s license and must possess a safe driving record
  2. Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds unassisted
  3. Ability to climb, twist, bend, kneel, crawl and reach above head required
  4. Ability to safely use a variety of hand tools, power tools and various machines
  5. Ability to work in a confined space, noisy and a wide variety of environments
  6. Ability to work some evenings, weekends, holidays and on-call shifts and to respond to emergencies when necessary

This is a full time, regular, bargaining unit position

Cascade Public Media is committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background

About the Department


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