Facilities Technician I

Thurston County
Full Time $4,317 - $5,742 Per month HI Hawaii, USA


Thurston County is seeking highly motivated and qualified individuals to fill two (2) Facilities Technician Ipositions with the Facilities Services Division of the Central Services Department.
A Facilities Technician I will perform a wide variety of skilled tasks related to the maintenance of county buildings and equipment. Areas of responsibility may include electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), generators, carpentry, building component systems, locksmithing, and other related work in the maintenance and repair of commercial buildings.Essential functions may include, but are not limited to the following: 
  • Performing carpentry work for remodeling and installation of fixtures. Reviewing and utilizing blueprints, sketches, and specifications. 
  • Working with electrical circuitry to repair, troubleshoot, and install 120, 208, 277, and 480-volt circuits. 
  • Performing routine battery testing and replacement for building automation computers, fire alarm panels, UPS systems, and generators. 
  • Identifying facilities/equipment problems and recommending solutions. 
  • Routine and preventive maintenance on building systems (HVAC, lighting, emergency systems, security, alarms, electrical, and electronic locking devices). 
  • Maintaining detailed logs; entering data into maintenance management information system. 
  • Assisting contractors and vendors as assigned; may oversee the work of volunteers, inmates, or other workers. 
  • Selecting and purchasing supplies, recommending tools and equipment, and maintaining proper inventory control and accurate records.
  • May perform landscaping duties and repairs to irrigation systems.
Working conditions:Work is typically performed in different locations around the county and can include high-security areas such as detention facilities and on building rooftops. Technicians routinely use a variety of equipment including hand and power tools, ladders, and work in confined areas. Facilities Technicians regularly lift 75 pounds and are required to bend, stoop, crouch, push, pull, and reach above the shoulders in the performance of duties. Long periods of standing may be necessary, and work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather and temperatures. Position is exposed to noisy machinery and alarms, dust, liquid, epoxy chemicals, smoke, noxious odors, fumes, and solvents. This position requires driving to county properties and various vendor locations.  


  • High School Diploma/GED. Completion of vocational training program(s) in a building maintenance field is preferred.
  • Two years of experience performing a wide variety of tasks in building maintenance operations.
  • Current Washington State Driver's License or have requested and obtained an appropriate accommodation.
  • Must pass background security check.

Desired Skills

  • Proficient in data entry and use of software including email, maintenance management information systems, and online timekeeping. 
  • Strong customer service orientation and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.