Building Maintenance Coordinator

$65,833 - $83,420 yearly
  • Clackamas County
  • Oregon City, OR, USA
  • May 29, 2024
Full time Utilities

Job Description

Building Maintenance Coordinator

Job ID: 107443

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.

Clackamas County is committed to building a community where people thrive, have a sense of safety, connection, and belonging, so that everyone is honored and celebrated for the richness in diversity they bring.
We encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and lived experience to apply.


This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, May 29, 2024.


Annual Pay Range: $65,833.47 - $83,420.32

Hourly Pay Range: $31.650705 - $40.105921

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.

Clackamas County proudly offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including competitive wages, cost-of-living adjustments, merit increases (for eligible employees), and a robust sick and vacation plan for regular status employees.

We encourage and support employee health and wellness by offering, health and wellness classes and events, and alternative care benefits, so you can customize your wellness needs to fit your lifestyle. Employee benefits become effective the first of the month following an employee's date of hire.

Attractive benefits package and incentives for employees in regular status positions are detailed below.

Generous paid time off package, including:

• 12 hours of vacation accrued per month

• Eligible newly hired employees will have the one-time option to frontload their first year of vacation accruals! This means you have access to vacation time at time of hire.

• 8 hours of sick accrued per month
• 10 paid holidays and 1 personal day per year

Other Benefits:

• Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP):

• Employer paid 6% PERS retirement contribution (The county currently pays the employee's share of the retirement contribution.)

• A Choice of Medical Plans that include chiropractic coverage, alternative care, vision, and prescription drug coverage
• A Choice of Dental Plans
• Robust EAP and wellness programs, including gym discounts and wellness education classes
• Longevity pay
• Other retirement Savings Options that allow for additional retirement funds savings, including an option to contribute a portion of employee earnings on a pre or post-tax basis to a 457b Deferred Compensation Plan
• A variety of additional optional benefits (see links below for additional information)

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


Clackamas County Facilities Management seeks a skilled, experienced Building Maintenance Coordinator to join our team.

In this position, you will be responsible for planning and monitoring programs for facility operations support, preventive maintenance, and emergency and corrective repairs on plumbing and structural systems at county-owned and leased facilities. This role will involve scheduling and overseeing building maintenance staff and service contractors, responding to service requests and complaints, and managing routine capital improvement projects.

As the Building Maintenance Coordinator, you will not only oversee preventive maintenance programs and conduct inspections and minor repairs on plumbing, roofing, and structural systems, but also have the opportunity to lead building maintenance staff, assign projects, evaluate performance, and assist in budget preparation and administration. Your focus on safety will be instrumental in implementing compliant safety techniques and training, conducting equipment inspections, and managing safety supply inventory. Furthermore, your expertise will be utilized to perform semi-skilled carpentry, plumbing, and painting tasks as needed, contributing to the overall maintenance efforts of the County's facilities.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience performing skilled trades work and leading assigned staff or contractors on maintenance, construction, repair, and/or remodeling projects
• Experience managing budgets and preparing cost estimates for maintenance and construction projects
• Knowledge of engineering and architectural terms applicable to facilities construction, remodeling and renovation
• Knowledge, demonstrated through work history, of codes, regulations and laws pertaining to construction, ADA, hazardous material, wage/hour requirements, and procurement
• Ability to read, interpret, and understand commercial Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing drawings, schematics, blueprints and specifications
• Ability to perform after-hours emergency response on a call-out basis

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• Possession of a Limited Maintenance Electrician (LME) or Limited Building Maintenance Electrician (LBME) issued by the State of Oregon
• Experience planning and preparing cost estimates, organize, coordinate and functionally supervise construction, remodeling and equipment installation projects
• Experience preparing and administering construction project budgeting, cost control, and reporting
• Journeyman level knowledge of finish and rough carpentry including trade practices
• Journeyman level knowledge of finish cabinetry and mill work construction and installation
• Working knowledge of various maintenance, remodeling and construction practices and procedures

Pre-Employment Requirements:

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

*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:

• Implements and participates in the preventive maintenance program; oversees and performs regularly scheduled inspections, maintenance and minor repairs of plumbing, roofing and structural systems; identifies maintenance and repair requirements; documents condition and estimates project time and materials. Oversee the performance of elevator maintenance.
• Responds to routine and emergency maintenance and repair service requests; prioritizes and coordinates work orders; assigns work to maintenance personnel and/or contractors; serves as liaison with customers, contractors and suppliers; inspects completed work and resolves complaints.
• Plans, coordinates and reviews the work of building maintenance staff using asset management system, service contractors, temporary employees, community service workers and/or jail trustees; assigns staff to work projects; assists in evaluating employee performance.
• Develops specifications and time and material cost estimates for proposed remodeling projects; assists in development of construction plans; completes and submits building permit applications; requests and evaluates contractor quotations.
• Assists in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost analyses and makes recommendations on the purchase of machinery, equipment, parts, supplies and materials; monitors and controls expenditures.
• Safety coordinator researching available safety techniques, training for Bobcat, forklift, respirator fit and testing, fall protection and other various safety trainings compliant with OSHA; safety equipment inspections and inventory of supplies.
• Performs semiskilled carpentry, plumbing and painting work; fabricates, repairs and installs shelves, doors, windows and locking hardware; replaces or repairs faucets and valves and unplugs drains; patches and seals roofs; mixes, blends and matches paint materials; paints interior and exterior surfaces.


Thorough knowledge of: Service contract and repair procedures and practices; general methods, practices and techniques of structural, plumbing and mechanical maintenance; materials, tools and equipment commonly used in the maintenance and repair of commercial structures; preventive maintenance practices related to HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), hot water boiler and related physical plant systems; mechanical and structural schematics and blueprint terminology; applicable building and landscape maintenance safety practices; commercial janitorial and landscape maintenance practices and procedures; applicable building codes; applicable hazardous code regulations; basic math; record keeping techniques; basic supervisory techniques; public and customer service techniques.

Skill to: Schedule, monitor, coordinate and evaluate the work performed by maintenance personnel and commercial building maintenance and repair contractors; lead and train assigned personnel in building maintenance and customer service practices; maintain and service HVAC and other physical plant systems and associated controls; perform semiskilled carpentry, plumbing and mechanical repair; read and understand mechanical and structural schematics and blueprints; complete and file repair orders; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; complete and maintain accurate records; establish and maintain effective working relationships with County personnel, contractors, vendors and the public.


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

Within Finance Department's Facilities Management Division, 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.

Incumbents may be required to provide after-hours emergency response on a call-out basis.


This position is included in the County's alternate workweek program, working 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Fridays off). Specific hours of work 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.

Facilities Management provides maintenance and management services to facilities housing county departments. County operations currently occupy 570,034 square feet in more than 80 buildings ranging in size from 600 to 59,000 square feet. Services provided include:

• general maintenance
• janitorial and landscape services
• maintenance and repair of:
• HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning)
• plumbing
• electrical
• lighting
• mechanical systems
• fire/safety/code compliance
• project management for construction and remodeling
• utilities management
• leasing of facilities

Staff performs fire/life safety, indoor air quality, water quality, indoor lighting standards, building and electrical code and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) inspections. Tests and analyses are conducted on a routine and special requirement basis for the safety and comfort of the general public and employees and to ensure compliance with codes and legal standards.

The county is involved in a Facilities Master Planning process that will produce a proposed blueprint for siting county offices, clinics and justice services for more efficient and cost-effective operations. This plan will identify opportunities and potential costs for consolidating related functions and reducing the number of county buildings. As a result of this effort, citizens should enjoy better access to county services.


Clackamas County only accepts online applications.

Help With Your Application:


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. Once a job applicant has accepted a position, they will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States prior to their first day.


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.


James Callahan, Recruiter

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