Building Maintenance Assistant (Construction)

$19.08 - $24.01 hourly
  • Clackamas County
  • Oregon City, OR, USA
  • Aug 03, 2022
Full time Other (Please Specify)

Job Description

Building Maintenance Assistant (Construction)

Job ID: 106032

Location: Oregon City, Oregon

Full/Part Time: Full Time



Clackamas County employees work to serve the public and enrich our community. In that spirit, we pledge to hold ourselves to these standards at all times in our interactions with customers and one another:

• Service

• Professionalism

• Integrity

• Respect

• Individual accountability

• Trust

By incorporating these values into our daily routines, we can better serve our customers, ourselves and our projects. We're always looking to improve. That's the Clackamas County SPIRIT.


This position will remain open until filled. The next application review will be Monday, August 15, 2022. We reserve the right to close this recruitment at any time on or after that date.


Annual Pay Range: $ 39,693.66 - $ 49,955.82

Hourly Pay Range: $ 19.083492 - $ 24.017222

Salary offers will be made within the posted pay range and will be based on a candidate's experience (paid or unpaid) that is directly relevant to the position.

In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.

This is a full time County position represented by the Employees' Association.


Clackamas County's Facilities Management Division seeks a candidate able to perform various construction and maintenance work to join our team as a Building Maintenance Assistant.

This position will assist with construction and remodeling projects of county-owned and leased building structures and related systems. Competitive candidates will have experience, education, and training in construction or related building maintenance experience.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the core of everything we do. Clackamas County is committed to building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. In that spirit, we encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• Any combination of relevant experience, education and/or training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills required to perform building maintenance or construction

• Knowledge of construction concepts and principles

• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with County staff, service contractors, vendors, customers and the public

• State of Oregon DEQ/OSHA approved Class III Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) Worker course/training certificate required within six (6) months of hire

• CPR/First Aid/AED certification required within six (6) months of hire

• Incumbents are required to perform after-hours emergency response on a call-out basis

• Must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

• Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check

• Must pass a post-offer physical assessment; accommodation requests will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation

• Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.

• Driving may be necessary for County business. For position(s) with occasional/incidental driving, incumbents must possess a valid driver's license. Accommodation requests for an acceptable alternative method of transportation will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation. For position(s) with regular driving, incumbent(s) must also possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• Experience in construction, carpentry, drywalls, and finish work

• Experience working in a commercial environment

• Experience working with wood and metal framing

• Experience working with sheetrock installation

• Experience in installation of carpeting

• Experience working with drop ceilings

• Experience working with a variety of power tools

*For Veterans qualified for Veteran's Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.


Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

• Performs minor building maintenance and repair tasks; patches and paints interior and exterior surfaces; lubricates locks and hinges.

• Performs a variety of building maintenance and facilities support functions; moves furniture; loads and unloads trucks; picks up, delivers and stores supplies and materials; cleans and services vehicles and equipment. Remove snow and other debris from County facilities.

• Assists in the repair and maintenance of building systems, equipment and structures; Transports laborers and equipment in a light truck or van; Works with temporary or court assigned workers.

• Assist in the remodeling and construction of County facilities. Tasks include cleaning work site; staging construction materials; demolition; installation of drywall, carpet, floor tile, ceiling tile; painting and siding; builds or modifies cubical furniture or office furniture; concrete demo, cutting, and installation.

• Cleans and maintains a safe work environment; sweeps and scrubs floors; scrubs walls, clean ceilings and plumbing fixtures; removes garbage and litter; collects and transports recycling materials;

• Coordinates and monitors the work of contracted services for plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilation and cooling, janitorial and other maintenance and repair work; requisitions and maintains an inventory of janitorial, landscape maintenance and repair supplies, materials and parts; maintains routine maintenance records.


Working knowledge of: Construction and building maintenance methods and practices; safety and accident prevention practices; customer and public service techniques; basic record keeping and reporting methods.

Skill to: Operate hand tools, small and large construction power tools, forklifts, bobcats, other construction equipment; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with County and temporary staff, service contractors, vendors, customers and the public; and basic use of computers and computer software including Microsoft Office Suite.


Incumbents perform after hours emergency response on a call-out basis.

Duties require frequent walking, climbing, bending, kneeling and the ability to lift and carry objects. Incumbents are exposed to a variety of environmental elements including wind, rain, snow, dust, fumes and other irritants.

Duties require squatting, kneeling, bending, twisting, balancing, climbing, fine motor control, and the ability to lift and carry up to 75 pounds, and push/pull 100 pounds. Duties involve frequent exposure to confined spaces, loud noises, slippery and/or uneven surfaces, working at heights, and adverse weather conditions.


This position is included in the County's alternate workweek program working 40 hours during a four (4) day workweek. The standard work week is Tuesday through Friday, with occasional required evening and weekend work. Specific hours and work schedules will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended. This position is designated as on-site/in-person. It is expected that the selected candidate will perform duties at the specified on-site work location.


Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 420,000 residents.






The Department of Finance centers its mission on the values of accountability, customer service and integrity. Our team serves the public and internal customers by providing timely and accurate fiscal information, evaluating financial alternatives and coordinating among departments to meet the county's public service goals. We also manage the acquisition of county goods and services, and we maintain sound, healthy and accessible county buildings and other facilities, protecting the county's investment in our public spaces.

The Finance Division provides accounts payable and accounts receivable, budget support, grants management, payroll services, and procurement and contract services to County departments and agencies.

The Facilities Management Division provides accessible public buildings, maintains a healthful working environment in County facilities, and protect the County's investment in buildings and property.


Clackamas County only accepts online applications.

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If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).





Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.


Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.

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