Are you looking for a change? Consider this new position for the City of Bothell as a Building Operator Specialist. Ready to apply? Click here for more info and the application.

The City of Bothell is looking for an experienced Building Operator Specialist, who can help modify and maintain City buildings, to join our team in our Public Works Department in the Facilities division.

This position works a regular schedule; however, employees may be called in to work at irregular times in emergency situations.

What will you do in this position? 

  • Perform regular building maintenance and repairs
  • Identify and prepare to work for repairs/upgrades
  • Knowledge in Building Automation Systems (BAS)
  • Work independently to diagnose and repair complex building maintenance problems
  • Collaborate with outside vendors on construction and repair projects for City facilities as well as vendor contracts and operations.

This is the specialist classification in the Building Operator series. This class differs from the senior and lead classifications in that this classification specializes in a particular area or particular areas of a body of work.

Minimum Qualifications

Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines:
Five (5) years of journey level experience in building maintenance or skilled building trades; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Local building codes and regulations.
  • Repair and maintenance standards for commercial facilities, components and systems.
  • Performing a full range of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance work; using methods, tools and equipment used in facilities maintenance, such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and electronic control systems.
  • Operating hand tools, equipment, and power tools in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Working independently and using initiative within established procedural guidelines to identify maintenance needs and take corrective actions.
  • Reading and interpreting sketches, drawings, diagrams, schematics, and blueprints.
  • Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands.
  • Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures.
  • Following and maintaining safety standards.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Operating a personal computer utilizing specialized software.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

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