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29 Oct 2021

Full-Time Maintenance Mechanic 2

Clark College – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time, permanent classified Maintenance Mechanic 2 to support the Facilities Services department. Hours are Monday- Friday, 8am-5pm.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees. Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision, and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Yaju Dharmarajah, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 012, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Independently perform semi-skilled work in all areas of the commercial building industry.
  • Perform routine plumbing repairs such as unstopping toilets, sink or urinals, repairing leaks, as well as rebuilding of plumbing faucets and valves.
  • Replace bulbs, lighting ballasts, emergency batteries, perform testing on emergency lights and exit signs.
  • Under the technical direction of a Maintenance Mechanic 3, 4, or Manager, assist in performing skilled work in carpentry, furniture assembly, plumbing, and electrical work.
  • Replace filters and perform preventive maintenance tasks on HVAC systems.
  • Operate hand tools, power tools and other shop equipment as needed.
  • Operate snow removal equipment if necessary during winter months.
  • Operate vehicles, scissor and snorkel lifts, and forklifts with proper training.
  • Enter work data in computerized work management software.
  • Enter hours in payroll software.
  • Assist in the fabrication of equipment and materials constructed in shops according to project requirements.
  • Clean and maintain roofs and downspouts.
  • Respond to trouble calls for minor repairs as needed.
  • Estimate time and materials needed for work assigned if necessary.
  • Perform related duties as required.

Position Requirements and Competencies:

Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:

  • Demonstrated experience in various trades such as: commercial building HVAC and controls, paint, drywall, carpentry and plumbing (experience in all trades is not necessary to apply).
  • Knowledge of safe work practices and proper use of personal protective equipment.
  • Experience using standard plumbing pipe cleaning snakes and power jet pipe cleaning tools.
  • Operate computers to enter data into work orders and manipulate campus automation systems.
  • Must exhibit good attendance.
  • Physical ability to do work.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Good general knowledge of the commercial construction and maintenance professions.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, or have the ability to obtain within one month of hire date.
  • Vaccination requirement: Per Washington State Proclamation 21-14.1: college employees must be fully vaccinated. Your COVID-19 vaccine status must be validated by the Human Resources office prior to the commencement of work. Requesting a disability or religious exemption would be done through the Human Resources office.

Job Readiness/Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and other Maintenance team members.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, work at heights, work in tight spaces and at varying temperatures.
  • Willingness to work various shifts, and occasionally be on-call. Occasional hours offered (not required) outside of regular shift to avoid interruption to instruction. Willingness to work overtime or respond to after-hours emergencies if needed.
  • Willingness to learn campus HVAC control system and fire alarm control system.
  • The initial appointment will include a 6-month probationary period and the employee will earn permanent status after successfully completing probation.
  • This position is represented by Washington Public Employees Association.  As a condition of employment, employees are required to become a member of WPEA or pay a representation fee.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.



Starting Salary: $4,286/month                    Range:  47G                        Code:  626K

Benefits package includes insurance, retirement, annual and sick leave, disability, flexible spending account, and tuition waiver.


Application Deadline: 

Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., December 2, 2021.



  • Clark College online application
  • Current resume, with a minimum of three references listed
  • Cover letter describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process


Please apply online at

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.



Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.



The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:


If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.



Clark College Human Resources

November 18, 2021 (updated)





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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Facilities, Maintenance, mechanic, and trades.

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