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Assistant Chief Engineer

Company: Seattle Art Museum
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

ASSISTANT CHIEF ENGINEER -OVERVIEW: - - - - - - - - - -The Assistant Chief Engineer is responsible for the maintenance, repair and operation of the mechanical, electrical, and control systems for Seattle Art Museum, Asian Art Museum and Olympic Sculpture Park. - SAM is dedicated to racial equity and strives for employees, volunteers, and interns who are passionate, qualified, and offer diverse perspectives. SAM prioritizes racial equity in the workplace because we know that people of color are the most impacted when it comes to inequities. We are particularly interested in engaging with historically under-represented groups in the museum field as we strive to be inclusive and equitable. SAM is responsive to cultural communities and experiences, and our strategic plan goals address the role art plays in empowering social justice and structural change to promote equity in our society. FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt - - - - - - - - - - - - - - REPORTS TO: Chief EngineerCOMPENSATION: - - - - - - $40.86-$43.27 hourly pay rangeBENEFITS: - - - - - - Full time employees are covered by medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance/LTD/AD&D. Employees are able to enroll in our company's 403b plan. Employees will also receive ten days of sick leave and ten days of vacation leave every year, twelve paid holidays and one floating holiday throughout the calendar year. Additional benefits include subsidized transportation (ORCA business passport) and museum membership. - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Assists with the supervision of the Facilities Engineering team.Supports the engineering team in performing duties as needed.Monitors and ensures the proper operation of all mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) systems as well as their general maintenance.Determines work procedures and expedites workflow. Assigns duties and examines completed work for quality and alignment with the high standards of the team.Ensures that all work conforms to policies and procedures and fire and life safety standards.Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of the team.Maintains the Engineering library and infrastructure records.Assures as-built records of projects and documents necessary changes for the operation and maintenance programs.Assists with responses to public or other inquiries relative to engineering procedures on specific projects and other information after consultation with Chief Engineer.Maintains orderliness and cleanliness in all mechanical and electrical spaces.Performs regular inventory process on spare parts and tools in order to clearly identify and account for the items and assure proper functionality and quantity.Assists with the requisitioning of materials, supplies, parts and tools and maintains control over their inventory, storage and use. Maintains procedures manual for daily operations, and compiles and maintains service logs.Performs other work as requested or required.QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:AA OE, refrigerant, electrical, other. - Candidate will be responsible for those systems, OE 1, 2, or 3 is required, OE 1 desired. - - BA ME or EE is preferred.5 years' work experience in operating essential buildings or critical environments. Working knowledge of direct digital control HVAC systems, Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical (MPE) Safety procedures. Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical system optimization programs and servicing. Working knowledge of basic building systems such as mechanical, plumbing, electrical, painting, etc.Working knowledge of CMMS asset management programsAbility to successfully pass a Security Background and DMV check.Understanding of basic WISHA/DOSH requirements and basic First Aid procedures. - Excellent written and oral communication skills. - Ability to write clear and understandable maintenance task proceduresDemonstrated ability to use MS Office products, including WORD, Excel, and SharePoint.Experience in managing vendors and out sourced relationships.Ability to work with close attention to detail, and to maintain confidentiality. - Ability to assess priorities and work well under pressure; excellent time management, problem solving, and analytical skills. Flexibility to provide fluid services to support special events and exhibits as they arise.Ability to exercise sound judgment and common sense in handling emergencies. Ability to work with members, the public, and co-workers professionally and tactfully, follow museum policy and support management decisions in a positive, professional manner.WORKING CONDITIONS:Exposure: Work areas are inside and outside of Museum facility and have light-to-moderate background noise. - Position involves working with hazardous chemicals and cleaning agents. Position may also include occasional work in tight or confined spaces.PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES REQUIRED FOR ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Stationary Work: - Virtually 100% of time is spent standing or moving around the work areas.Communication: - Clear and effective communication with volunteers, donors, members, the public, and co-workers is necessary.Moving/Lifting/Carrying: - Ability to lift and carry up to fifty pounds when using heavy tools or parts. Must be able to regularly position self to access files, tools, materials and supplies.Climbing/Balancing: - Ability to climb and maintain balance when working on ladders and lifts. Stooping/Kneeling/Crouching: - Ability to stoop, kneel, and crouch when working on motors or troubleshooting work areas. Reaching/Handling: - Ability to retrieve and work with appropriate equipment and supplies. Centering equity, diversity, and inclusion as an organization, and as individuals, Seattle Art Museum (SAM) is committed to ensuring that all employees and volunteers enjoy a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming workplace. SAM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or any other protected class. - Please contact the Human Resources Department at (206) 654-3188 or for additional information or to request reasonable accommodations for the application or interview process.Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof that the applicant is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualifies for a testing exemption or accommodation. -TO APPLY: Please visit to submit SAM employment application, cover letter and resume.Deadline: Until Filled*If you already applied in 2023, please DO NOT reapply as we already have your application - thank you!* -Powered by JazzHR

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