Job Details

Part-Time Equipment Technician

Clark College, Vancouver, WA

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 03/31/2020

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a part-time, temporary Equipment Technician 1. This position supports Facilities Services and reports directly to the Grounds Manager. The work schedule for this position may vary, but will typically include approximately 16 hours per week working early morning and day shifts between 6:00am-2:30 pm.

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, Core themes, and objectives 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. Questions regarding the College's Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to Human Resources, (360) 992-2105

Position Responsibilities
Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Makes minor repairs to cars, pickups, trucks, tractors, utility vehicles, fork lifts, equipment driven by internal combustion engines by replacing door latches, lights, spark plugs, oil filters, wheel bearings, signal lights, distributors, etc.;
Changes oil; installs anti-freeze; refill/replace batteries; repairs and mount tires; adjust brakes, lubricate chassis and other parts and assemblies as required;
Makes repairs to small air-cooled engines and motors;
Pressure wash, wax and clean interiors and exteriors of motorized equipment;
Operates gasoline pumps, car wash equipment, steam cleaners, and electric and air-driven tire changing equipment;
Serves gas customers; make entries to reports; keep fuel records; occasionally perform simple arithmetic computations;
May assist journey level equipment mechanics in performing tear down, over-haul, and in assembly of gasoline engines, transmissions, electrical parts, cooling systems, and other components;
Maintains, services, and repairs vacuum cleaners, floor and wall scrubbers, buffers, and polishers;
Oils motors; pack bearings with grease; replace shaft bearings, motors, and worn and defective parts as necessary;
Repairs plumbing wiring, and exhaust systems;
Receives, uncrates, and prepares new machines for use;
Maintains supply of parts.
Maintains batteries for electric carts including cleaning terminals and refilling distilled water.
Operates motor vehicle equipment as required.
Works as essential personnel during inclement weather.
Cleans work areas.
Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications:

One year of work experience in a garage or service station, OR equivalent experience, OR two years of experience in appliance repair or related mechanical experience.
Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license is required.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with diverse groups and individuals. Bilingual and multi-lingual skills are highly desired.
Commitment to actively contribute to a work environment that embraces equity and inclusion and uses diverse perspectives to enhance the attainment of organizational mission and goals.
Keen attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Ability to consistently deliver work meeting high standards of both quality and precision.
Ability to adapt and effectively respond to dynamic events, even when circumstances are unclear. Ability to adjust to changing needs, requirements and expectations as required.
Ability to remain professional, enthusiastic and committed to service. Ability to deal with difficult people and situations combined with the ability to remain calm in a stressful environment.
Supplemental Information
Job Readiness/Working Conditions:

Ability to work at a computer work station for long periods of time.
Willingness and ability to maintain a positive and professional working relationship with colleagues in a fast-paced, high-energy and high-pressure environment.
Must exhibit consistent work attendance.
Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally and socio-economic diverse backgrounds.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.

$17.11/ hour

Application Deadline:
Open until filled.

Clark College Application
Current Resume
Responses to Supplemental Questions included in the online application

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

The safety and security of all 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 campus, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requests from the Clark College Security & Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or can be accessed online at

If you are hired, you will be required to provide proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work in the United States of America.

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

Any inquiries related to this posting should be submitted to Clark College Human Resources at (360) 992-2105.

Clark College Human Resources
February 3, 2020

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