Maintenance Mechanic- Snoqualmie

State of Washington
Full Time, Permanent WA Department of Children, Youth and Families, 805 156th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98007, United States


Our vision is to ensure that “Washington state’s children and youth grow up safe and healthy—thriving physically, emotionally and academically, nurtured by family and community."

Job Class: Maintenance Mechanic 3 (Temporary)
Location: Snoqualmie, WA
Closes: Open until filled
Salary: $4,968.00 - $5,756.00 Monthly - The salary does not include an additional 5% premium pay for employees working in King County or an on-site 24/7 facility 5% premium.
The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) is accepting applications for a Maintenance Mechanic 3 to perform preventative maintenance and repairs at Echo Glen Children's Center (EGCC), a Juvenile Rehabilitation medium/maximum security facility that provides treatment services for younger offenders.

The Opportunity:
You will perform a variety of journey-level maintenance, repair, and construction of the core facility, storage, and work buildings, grounds, machinery, and equipment. Your work utilizes a general knowledge of several related skill fields such as plumbing, electrical, welding, carpentry, HVAC, and machinist work.

Some of what you will do: 
  • Maintenance, repair, remodeling, construction, and renovation work.
  • Lead Maintenance Mechanic's and Utility Workers.
  • Perform lead work on the maintenance and repair of key and lock systems for all doors, hardware, and access systems for all buildings on campus.
  • Maintain, modify, alter, and repair commercial pool equipment and associated equipment including filtration and pump systems, and develop and supervise other Maintenance Mechanics and Utility Workers on basic pool maintenance.
  • Assist with installing, maintaining, modifying, altering, and repairing plumbing systems, HVAC systems control systems commercial appliances and laundry equipment.
  • Operate hand tools, power tools and other shop equipment in conducting the work above.
  • Plan, schedule, and estimate time and materials needed to complete jobs.
  • Perform building and condition assessments related to building and pool maintenance and recommend work as needed.
  • Record and keep records of jobs completed and materials used.
  • Lead, supervise, and ensure correct safety standards are being maintained.

Required qualifications:
High school diploma/GED. AND three years of experience as a Maintenance Mechanic 2 or equivalent journey-level trades experience.

In addition to those required qualifications, our ideal applicant will also have some or all of the following: 
  • Demonstrated experience in facility maintenance, including operating a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Demonstrated experience providing preventative maintenance and repairs on mechanical equipment.
  • Demonstrated experience performing maintenance, operation, and repair of electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Demonstrated experience performing maintenance and repairs of plumbing issues.
  • Demonstrated experience performing locksmith activities.
  • Demonstrated experience with blueprints, plans, and sketches; estimate materials and time needed to complete jobs.

How do I apply? 
Complete and submit your applicant profile.

The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) is committed to Washington’s children and youth growing up safe, healthy, and thriving. We invite all candidates to join us in our mission to create a diverse and equitable workplace that reflects the communities we serve.  If you are excited about this role but you believe that your education and/or experience might not align perfectly with every qualification in the job posting, we encourage you to apply anyway.The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained service animal by a person with a disability.Applicants selected for an interview are required to pass a national fingerprint background check and complete a questionnaire mandated by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) inquiring about any sexual misconduct. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but is considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job.This position requires a valid unrestricted (other than corrective lenses) driver's license.This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.This position is in a bargaining unit represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE). For more information: .If you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment or if you would like to request an accommodation throughout the application/interview process, contact David Ozment (Talent Acquisition Specialist) at If you're experiencing technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application, call NEOGOV toll-free at (855)524-5627 or email .Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388.01206