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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Pullman, WA 99163

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories seeks a professional Facilities Maintenance Technician who has experience with methods, practices and equipment used in facilities management and activities including a variety of building trades work. Successful candidates will have expertise in performing preventative maintenance on buildings, including but not limited to; skilled electrical, painting, plumbing and mechanical work, door hardware, exit and emergency lighting. In addition, a high level of customer service, quality effort and building of respectful working relationships is expected in this role.

We look forward to talking with you more about this opportunity on our Pullman, Washington campus! This position will work Monday through Friday, swing shift (2:00pm -10:30pm).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply previous experience to complete complex facilities services and repairs including custodial, furniture set-ups, personnel moves, event set-ups, engravings, and grounds work.
  • Perform skilled repairs, equipment installations, painting, and carpentry work and interface with specified contractors and vendors to ensure work is completed to SEL standards.
  • Coach and train employees in routine and technical duties, techniques, while working collaboratively to achieve department goals.
  • Ensure proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; plan and perform routine maintenance.
  • Follow and continuously improve workplace safety, environmental practices, area processes, and waste reduction opportunities.
  • Follow and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles.
  • Understand. Create. Simplify.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to independently operate custodial related equipment and use applicable chemicals, supplies, hand, and power tools.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform complex repairs including carpentry, painting, and equipment installation.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently complete projects and tasks in cross functional teams.
  • Read, understand, follow, and strictly enforce safety procedures.
  • Work various shifts, hours, and days depending on workload.
  • Possess a valid drivers license.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
  • Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Background check results satisfactory to SEL
  • Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications

6 years of experience in commercial facility maintenance and operations.

Experience with building mechanics, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting.

WSDA Private Commercial Applicator pesticide license as applicable.

High School Diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements

Lift and maneuver 40 pounds frequently

Pull weight from high/low shelves

Ability to safely ascend and descend ladders




Stand for at least 8 hours

Location Information

Pullman, WA- SELs corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

Communication with Applicants

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of rsum or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Our mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.


Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-09

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