Job Description
Facilities Maintenance & Construction
Lighting And Filter Maintenance Technician
Job Code: 8823 – Contract Classified
Department Introduction:
Facilities Maintenance and Facilities Construction are responsible for general maintenance, repair, alterations, and
renovations of all campus facilities including building interiors, exteriors, and grounds.
Job Purpose:
Perform work of a semi-skilled nature in the maintenance and repair of interior and exterior lighting fixtures, such as
retrofitting fixtures and replacing fuses, ballasts, and lamp sockets.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 Repair and maintain interior and exterior fluorescent, incandescent, and high intensity discharge building light
 Replace fuses, ballasts and lamp sockets
 Retrofit fixtures, including converting/modifying existing fixtures to be more energy efficient by replacing ballasts,
lamps and optics or installing a variety of manufactured UL Listed retrofit kits
 Operate motor vehicles and equipment such as trucks, forklifts, and personnel lifts
 Operate power tools and equipment such as drill motors and power screwdrivers
 Operate electrical testing equipment such as voltmeters, ammeters, multimeters, and light meters
 Set up workstations from a variety of elevated positions using ladders, personnel lifts, and scaffolding
 Replace filters in a variety of air-handling systems
 Assist journey-level sheet metal mechanics and electricians
 Clean and maintain shop areas, work site, and storage areas
 Load and unload supplies and materials
 Keep leads and supervisors informed of project status/work progress, and needed materials and equipment
 Communicate and coordinate with other Facilities Services’ shops and Engineering Services to facilitate work
 Know and comply with occupational health and safety regulations that apply to work actions and conduct on the
job, including Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) instructions, and the use of personal protective equipment
whenever required
 Follow all University and Facilities Services’ policies and procedures
 Interact with clients, coworkers, management, staff and students in a courteous and professional manner, with
particular attention to excellent customer service
 Operate vehicles and machinery such as vans, trucks, fork-lifts, scissor-lifts, and high rangers
 Attend all required meetings and trainings
 May instruct semiskilled workers
 Perform other duties as assigned
 Regular and predictable attendance is required
Core Competencies:
 Demonstrate personal integrity and trustworthiness
 Manage stressful situations and changing priorities effectively
 Anticipate, recognize and resolve problems
 Be responsible and accountable
 Use organizational skills and provide attention to details
 Maintain a positive, optimistic and success-oriented attitude
 Exercise professional demeanor, which includes being tactful and courteous
 Exhibit a professional work ethic
 Continuously promote a safe work environment
Required Skills, Experience and Knowledge:
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Washington State Nonresidential Lighting Maintenance Technician Certificate, OR two years (4000 hours) of
experience as a certified trainee performing work in this category under the direct supervision of a journey-level
electrician, nonresidential maintenance electrician, or lighting specialist electrician, OR equivalent
Possession of a valid Washington State Driver’s License may be required
Demonstrated ability to take direction, work well with others and as a member of a team, and in providing
excellent customer services
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
Have knowledge and understand of safe work practices and policies
Must be able to wear all proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required
Must be able to follow written and/or verbal instructions and communicate in English regarding the use of
chemicals, supplies, and equipment; comply with safety policies and procedures
Desirable Skills, Experience and Knowledge:
 Knowledge and practical experience with WISHA (Washington Industrial Safety & Health Act) and OSHA
(Occupational Safety & Health Act) regulations
Conditions of Employment:
 Valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Washington
 May be required to accept variable work shift
 Regular and predictable attendance is required
 Must be able to work in a smoke-free work environment
 Approved footwear must be provided at the employee's expense and worn on the job
 Must be able to be fitted for and wear a respirator on the job
 Ability to lift and move heavy material is required
 A tuberculosis (TB) test is required for work assignments in nonhuman primate areas and in the Medical Center
 A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire
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