• Facilities Lead

    Job Locations US-WA-Everett
    Opening Date 2 weeks ago(10/9/2018 11:50 AM)
    Job ID
    Close Date
    Bargaining Unit
    Min Hiring Range
    USD $34.62/Yr.
  • Overview

    Open to Current Community Transit Employees Only:  $34.62/ First year - $35.59/ Second year


    The Facilities Maintenance Lead, under the general direction of the Manager of Facilities or designee, is responsible for directing, prioritizing and overseeing the daily activity of  facility crew members as may be assigned.  Their duties and responsibilities will include coordination of work with Community Transit internal customers,  third party contractors, vendors and/or suppliers as directed by the Manager of Facilities or designee. The Facilities Maintenance Lead shall function as a “working position” with the expectation that as necessary, they will lead and/or assist in the fulfillment of work assignments in order to complete department work orders and projects to meet company goals and objectives

    Essential Duties

    1. Prioritize, plan and schedule the department work orders, project and other assignments, ensuring that all assigned staff are correctly and properly trained, equipped and able to complete each assigned task in a safe, efficient and timely manner. Answer staff questions, solve problems and report the need for corrective action.
    2. Coordinate and communicate with customers regarding the status of approved requested work orders for clarifications, completeness, execution, quality of work, and close out, making certain that all work orders are properly closed out with both labor and materials costs recorded, all the while maintaining an elevated level of professional conduct.
    3. Monitor staff work performance for quality and productivity, providing the Facility Manager with data related to performing corrective and preventative maintenance in a timely manner, utilization of labor and materials and the status of mission critical systems and equipment.
    4. Monitor and ensure safe practices are used by employees and vendors/suppliers and/or sub-contractors.
    5. Monitor the activity of service providers, vendors, suppliers and contractors, ensuring that services are performed in a manner consistent with contract requirements and company expectations.
    6. Review staff time cards, vacation and absence requests and other company forms for completeness and accuracy for final Facility Manager approval.
    7. Create and maintain an inventory of all operating equipment and parts maintained by the department as well as create a preventative maintenance program, using equipment manufactures guidelines, for all equipment used and maintained by the department in addition to any equipment assigned by other departments for maintenance and upkeep, ensuring that corrective and preventive maintenance schedules are met.
    8. As directed, obtain, assess and prepare for review with the Facility Manager, from external vendors, suppliers and service providers, quotes and/or estimates for department equipment, services, repairs and/or projects as may be assigned to the department.
    9. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.



    1. A high school education or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
    2. Demonstrate a functional understanding of hardware, mechanical equipment, electrical & HVAC systems and controls, compressors, pumps, hoists and environmental treatment equipment.
    3. Four (4) years of facilities and/or maintenance experience is required. Must have experience in facility specialty areas, such as: HVAC, electrical, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, welding, or painting.
    4. Must possess and maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license at the time of hire.
    5. Willingness and ability to work any shift assigned to meet the needs of the agency, including nights, weekends, & holidays.


    Graduation from a state approved apprenticeship program or trade school.


    Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:

    1.  Principles, practices, materials and operating procedures pertinent to facilities maintenance.
    2. Health and safety hazards related to maintenance of facilities and road maintenance.
    3. Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).
    4. Basic principles related to vendor contracts, negotiations and executions.
    5. Personal computers and software packages (Word, Excel, email).


    Qualification to enter this position requires skill in:

    1. Prioritizing and assigning work.
    2. Planning, organizing, and coordinating activities.
    3. Working collaboratively with other departments.
    4. Using and caring for all types of hand tools and equipment.
    5. Diagnosing malfunctions, testing, adjusting, repairing and replacing complete or integral parts of facilities systems.
    6. Maintaining inventory control systems. Respond and analyze operating problems, develop and implement appropriate corrective actions.
    7. Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships.
    8. Read and understand equipment operational manuals, data sheets, specifications, blue prints, electrical schematics, mechanical drawings and O & M manuals.
    9. Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.
    10. Oversee the work of Facilities Maintenance.
    11. Ability to be available to work overtime and respond to emergencies as needed.
    12. Perform all related maintenance repairs and work with limited supervision.
    13. Be available for overtime and respond to emergencies as needed.



    Medium – Heavy Work:  Exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 15 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


    Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing, repetitive motions, carrying and driving.


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