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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Seattle, WA, USA Req #521
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Formerly Puget Sound Blood Center and Lane Blood Center, Bloodworks is backed by more than 70 years of Northwest history and 250,000 donors. A national leader in transfusion medicine, Bloodworks has been chosen to serve more than 90 hospitals in Washington, Oregon and Alaska – partnering closely with local hospitals to deliver the highest level of patient care. Patients with traumatic injuries, undergoing surgeries or organ transplantation, or receiving treatment for cancer and blood disorders all depend on our services, expertise, laboratories and research. We are local, nonprofit, independent, volunteer-supported and community-based.

Bloodworks has an exciting opening for a Facilities Maintenance Technician. In this role, under general supervision, you will provide overall building and facility maintenance, perform basic repairs and preventive equipment maintenance, furniture and supply delivery, selected grounds maintenance, light construction, carpentry electrical and housekeeping that’s required in a health care facility.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Complete weekly building rounds
  • Maintain pool car cleanliness
  • Collect and restock bio-waste containers/supplies on a daily basis
  • Assist in keeping the loading dock/maintenance area clean and organized
  • Light replacements
  • Complete monthly fire extinguishers checks
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Deliver and pick up materials, supplies, parts and equipment, as needed.
  • Assist other Facilities staff as assigned with maintenance  
  • Document maintenance, repairs and completed work for inclusion in the equipment database.
  • Follow all safety procedures and other regulatory requirements.
  • Rotate on-call responsibility, and generally be available on short notice, twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week.
  • Perform other duties as required.  

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Education & Experience:

  • One year general building and/or facility maintenance experience OR experience in semi-skilled work in one or more of the following areas: Electrical, painting/drywall, pipe fitting/plumbing, carpentry/cabinetry, controls, mechanics, vehicle repair, grounds keeping.           
  • Vocational training, High School graduate or G.E.D preferred.
  • Possess and maintain a driver's license for at least 3 years.
  • Valid State Driver's License with acceptable driving record in State of residence.
  • To obtain access to some equipment and client facilities, incumbent may be required to obtain additional credentialing (e.g. background checks, drug testing, etc).   

Specific Job Skills

  • Must meet MVR standards required by Bloodworks Vehicle Safety and Training Policy.
  • Use of a company or personal vehicle for company business requires an acceptable driver's record as defined by the vehicle policy.    

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Position requires on-call status, after-hours response, heavy lifting (frequently), local travel, occasional overtime, constant standing, and computer use (occasionally).
  • As this is an essential position with direct responsibility to donors and/or patients, incumbent should be prepared to work extended and/or consecutive shifts and/or possibly at a different location during periods of inclement weather or other emergencies. 
  • Ability to work scheduled on-call, holidays and weekends.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather.


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Bloodworks Northwest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
  • Seattle, WA, USA