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Community Colleges of Spokane


PO Box 6000, MS 1001
Spokane, WA 992176000

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Job Category: Construction

Employment: Full Time

Salary: $4,577.00 Monthly



Listing Expires: March 29, 2019

Job Description:

Electrician (Maintenance Mechanic 2) - SCC

SALARY: $4,577.00 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 03/08/19

CLOSING DATE: 03/22/19 04:00 PM



Please be aware that this recruitment closes at 4:00 p.m. PST. The application process will not be available after this time. To ensure consideration make sure your application is completed and submitted as soon as possible. Applications will only be accepted prior to 4:00 p.m. on the closing date.

The Community Colleges of Spokane is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Electrician (MM2) in the District Facilities division.

Under general direction, as a member of a team this position is responsible for working on Work Orders, Preventive Maintenance and Building Improvement Request (BIR) projects. This position will perform journey level electrical work for high voltage systems up to 750 volts as well as a variety of other skilled trade work for CCS sites located in Spokane and Northeastern Washington. Work may include projects such as: installing new electrical equipment and services; building office spaces; moving walls, partitions, repair equipment, replace motors, lighting, clocks, fire alarm systems motor controls, internal doors, windows, and etc.; perform minor paint projects; and work with/assist specific journey trade workers when necessary e.g. HVAC, plumbing, etc.



  • As a member of a team, perform skilled work in electrical construction, maintenance, modifying, or repairing buildings via Work Orders, Preventive Maintenance, Building Improvement Requests with an emphasis on Work Order and Preventive Maintenance projects. Initiate layout and job planning; evaluate, diagnose and make repairs or install new equipment and electrical systems up to 750 volts. *
  • Perform other BIR project work such as: building office spaces; moving walls, partitions, internal doors, windows, and etc.; performing minor paint projects; and work with/assist specific journey trade workers when necessary e.g. HVAC, plumbing, etc as required. *
  • Coordinate with administrators, contractors and other trades to implement projects. Assist other trades in completion of maintenance and upgrade projects as needed. *
  • Develop cost estimates for projects; purchase supplies and equipment staying within project cost limits. *
  • Read and evaluate building plans and specifications. Document electrical modifications and completion of projects; maintain files as required. *
  • Clean, service, adjust and store tools and equipment. *
  • Operate motorized equipment such as automobiles, light trucks, small tractors, front-end loaders, dump trucks, forklifts, trenchers, trailers, and snow removal equipment. *
  • Support and advance the CCS strategic plan, and perform other duties as assigned. *

* Indicates this is an Essential duty




  • Washington State Electrician License - EL01 License.
  • Knowledge of electrical and building codes.
  • Experience in general building construction and repair.
  • Knowledge of chemicals and Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
  • Able to read and interpret instructions on SDS.
  • Ability to communicate in English.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to set own work priorities.
  • Ability to work alternate shifts.
  • Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
  • A demonstrable understanding and acceptance of the mission, values, goals and objectives of CCS.
  • The ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution, and community and technical college system.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching, learning and working environment that honors diversity, equity and inclusion.




  • Ability to understand electrical layout and needs in a large commercial setting.
  • Experience working for a government or higher education institution.
  • Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an electrician; OR full journey status as an electrician.
  • Four years of applicable work experience.

Total compensation is an estimate based upon base compensation, current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates and median retirement fund contributions. The actual total will vary depending upon each employee's enrollment choices.

Person hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of U.S. Citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the United States. This is an absolute condition of employment. An offer of employment will not carry with it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the District to sponsor an H1-B visa. In addition, the Community Colleges of Spokane maintains a drug-free work environment and prohibits all smoking in the college buildings and state-owned vehicles. Must be able to successfully work in and promote a multicultural work and education environment. 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.




  • Work is active in nature.
  • Visual focus and strain.
  • Work involves constant interruptions and requirement to answer on demand questions by phone, in person, or electronically.
  • Work in an environment of frequent interruptions and distractions.
  • Move up to 50 lbs frequently and up to 75 lbs occasionally.
  • Operates and controls movement of power tools and/or large mechanized, powered and non-powered equipment.
  • Frequent kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing and twisting.
  • Enters, crouches, twists, works and climbs in and out of confined spaces.
  • Extension of arms overhead for sustained periods.
  • Occasional to frequent change in position from sedentary, standing, stooping and walking.
  • Frequent oral and auditory communication with others.
  • Requires communication ability necessary to understand instructions and recognize hazardous, unsafe or poisonous materials and/or products.
  • Occasional exposure to fumes, dust, odors and/or biohazards.
  • Respiratory equipment used that may require adherence to applicable safety rules and standards.




  • Position is eligible for overtime
  • May be required to work alternate shifts
  • Washington State Electrician License - EL01 License
  • 6 month probationary period; may be extended to 12 months
  • Requires criminal background check
  • Requires a valid drivers' license
  • Ability to travel locally as well as occasional out-of-town travel
  • If using personal vehicle for travel proof of driver's license and car insurance required
  • Position is designated a bargaining unit position

To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:



  • CCS online application.
  • Cover letter addressing your qualifications as applied to the responsibilities of this position. *
  • Comprehensive resume. *
  • Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.*
  • College transcript(s) if applicable - unofficial/copies of transcripts are acceptable for initial application, official copies must be submitted upon acceptance of job offer.

NOTE: All of the above are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The item(s) marked with an asterisk are required attachments to your application prior to submission.

Community Colleges of Spokane does not discriminate in its programs, activities and employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, marital status, pregnancy, parental status or families with children, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, honorably discharged veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with disability, genetic information or any other legally protected category. Please direct all inquiries regarding compliance with access, equal opportunity and/or grievances to the Chief Administration Officer, Community Colleges of Spokane, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., PO Box 6000, MS 1004, Spokane WA 99217-6000 or call 509-434-5037; WA Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS) 1-800-833-6384 or 7-1-1.