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Building Maintenance Technician

Posted on August 17, 2021

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IUOE Local 302
Climate Pledge Arena
Not disclosed
Seattle, WA
Applications accepted until position filled

Position Summary:
The Building Maintenance Tech (BMT) is responsible for the overall maintenance, repair, and improvement of Climate Pledge Arena, and other locations as needed. In coordination with the Director of Engineering and under the supervision of the Chief Engineer, this position includes the areas of plumbing, carpentry, tile, patching, dry wall, painting, furniture assembly, door locks, managing keys and locks. Additionally, this job also includes the functions of vendor and subcontractor coordination, subcontractor bid solicitation, and subcontractor monitoring of the scope and quality of the work. The BMT job description entails fielding, prioritizing, and carrying out service support requests by in-person inspections and from an online work order system.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure building systems are in proper working condition, ADA entry and garage doors, roll up doors, loading dock levelers, lifts, and entrance/exit gates to ensure safety and general functionality.
  • Refresh spaces with patch and paint for new staff prior to their start date.
  • Repair and install drywall, painting and glazing.
  • Assist in major repairs and upgrades and participating in large-scale maintenance duties as part of the operations team.
  • Documenting procedures, processes, and best practices in on-plan sets and end-user manuals or modifying what has previously been documented.
  • Performing preventative maintenance and scheduled predictive maintenance checks following manufacturers’ recommendation and/or as assigned.
  • Provide on-site support during special events as well as during off hours, holidays, and weekends.
  • Install and repair restroom partitions, carpet, tiles, doors & frames and concrete repair.
  • Carry out periodic inspection, cleaning, and equipment servicing
  • Log into the work order management system to find, accept, and complete the work requests
  • Carry out installation of new equipment; perform repairs on leaks.
  • Collaborate with other workers, company’s officials, and staff to effectively provide solutions to maintenance problems
  • Attend quickly to emergency call on equipment repair issues, as well as to after work hour calls
  • Work in conjunction with the Chief Engineer & Director of Engineering to help implement an effective P.M. program for all equipment and systems.
  • Support the successful completion of 50 NHL games, 20 WNBA games, 80 major music/entertainment events, and 25 miscellaneous events each year.
  • Assist in required daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual, and annual required building inspections, and institute required corrections and/or Preventative Maintenance systems and schedules as needed.
  • Work with subcontractors and vendors as required to carry out the various responsibilities of such 3rd party services.
  • Manage work request and preventative maintenance requirements through an on-line work order system including, responding to all service calls, and verifying completion.
  • Promote a safe working environment for all employees by following the life safety and emergency program as needed.
  • Coordinate the operations activities with other building departments and show-related contractors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and as needed to assist in the management of responsibilities associated with the facility.
About the employer: Climate Pledge Arena

We are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community and business partners through world class sports and entertainment. We believe that Winning Matters, our Fans come first, with risk comes reward, great teams can achieve unimaginable results, honoring the Pacific Northwest is our duty and driving the business is our responsibility.

Climate Pledge Arena, a $1 Billion redevelopment of the facility formerly known as Key Arena and built originally for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, will be transformed into a world class, state-of-the-art City jewel and destination. Located at Seattle Center in the heart of Seattle’s Uptown Neighborhood, the new venue will offer a truly unique and intimate experience for the NHL, WNBA, concerts, and other entertainment events, while preserving the historic nature of Seattle Center and its surroundings. This project will be a completely new arena beneath its existing historic-landmark roof that will remain in place. Climate Pledge Arena is under construction now, projected opening 2021. The 32nd NHL franchise, the Seattle Kraken will begin play in the 2021-2022 season.

Possibility of joining IUOE Local 302:

This job is not currently unionized. Some opportunities indexed in our database are union-eligible jobs. You can learn more about forming a union at: mlklabor.org/join-a-union

About your union: IUOE Local 302

The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) is a progressive, diversified trade union that primarily represents operating engineers, who work as heavy equipment operators, mechanics, and surveyors in the construction industry, and stationary engineers, who work in operations and maintenance in building and industrial complexes, and in the service industries.


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