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Regional Project Assistant - Pest Control Specialist

Company: Sprague
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

When was the last time you were excited to go to work? Make every day an adventure as a Regional Project Assistant at Sprague Pest Solutions. Sprague Pest Solutions is one of the fastest-growing commercial pest control companies in the West, headquartered in Tacoma, WA. We are seeking a mechanically-inclined problem-solver to join our Cascadia team. As a Regional Project Assistant, you will install bird deterrent systems and work with clients to address large-scale pest challenges. You will travel throughout Puget Sound and northern Oregon to survey job sites, perform fumigations, and assist technical teams with general pest control services. This position requires flexibility in scheduling and the ability to perform physically demanding construction labor tasks. What you'll do:Build and install wildlife deterrent systemsTrap and remove wildlife found in commercial structuresWork with other technicians to solve pest problemsUse math to calculate structural dimensions and chemical needsUse hand and power toolsOperate a motor vehicle, lifts, and other construction equipmentSurvey job sites and write proposalsBuild professional relationships with customers and the communityWhat you bring to this role:Attention to detail and high standards of work qualityHunger for knowledge and professional developmentCompetitive approach to both individual and team performance2+ years' experience in one or more of these areas: o Construction labor, pest control, maintenance, or related industries o Working on lifts, scaffolds, and elevated structures o Estimating, bidding, and/or writing proposalsHigh school diploma or equivalentDriver's License with satisfactory Motor Vehicle RecordCovid-19 VaccinationWhat you'll get working here:Salary: $25/hr to start (depending on experience) plus performance incentives (Estimated annual $52,000-$55,000)Pride in your work and the Sprague missionA supportive team environment based on family valuesUnlimited growth opportunities, with tuition assistance and leadership trainingCompany-provided phone and service vehicleBenefits: o Health, Vision, Dental Insurance within 30 days of hire o 401K after 1 year, with 100% match up to 3% plus 50% match up to 6% o Paid time off: Personal time available day 1, holiday and vacation time after 90 days o Childcare assistance and college savings plan.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Familiarity with basic hand and power toolsAbility to use measuring tools, calculate distance, size, and volumeKnowledge of machines, materials, and tools used in commercial constructionKnowledge of OSHA safety regulations and ability to adhere to federal, state, industry, and company protocols Knowledge of mechanical and chemical pest control techniquesAttention to detail and ability to recognize and correct errors and inconsistenciesAbility to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with customers, peers, and managersAbility to recognize problems, recommend options, and facilitate solutions that best serve the customer and the company's objectives and valuesAbility to set priorities and manage time to accomplish work goals according to quality standards and deadlinesAbility to perform effectively with minimal direction, self-direct work, and escalate problems to manager where appropriateProficiency in computer software and systems including, but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), scheduling and mapping software, mobile applications; ability to learn new software quickly Qualifications:2+ years' experience in construction labor, pest control, maintenance, or related industries2+ years' experience working on lifts, scaffolds, and elevated structures2+ years' experience estimating, bidding, and/or writing proposalsHigh school diploma or equivalentDriver's License with satisfactory Motor Vehicle RecordCovid-19 VaccinationPI160804616

Keywords: Sprague, Seattle , Regional Project Assistant - Pest Control Specialist, Other , Seattle, Washington

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