CL7698 - Maintenance Crew Lead

Kennewick School District Kennewick, WA
POSITION #7698: MAINTENANCE CREW LEAD – 2 positions -This is a bargaining unit position.

POSTING DATES: 5/16/2018 - 5/23/2018 (or until filled)


SALARY RANGE: $26.69-27.20 DOE

Summary: The person in this position will act as a Liaison between Building Staff, Maintenance Rotation Crews, and Building and Grounds Manager, to ensure requested and required work in buildings is identified, communicated, and completed in a professional and timely manner. They will also work with the Building and Grounds Manager and Project Coordinator to complete small construction projects completed by Contractors, Maintenance Staff, or the combination of the two, as required.


* Must pass a background check which includes employee paid fingerprinting.

* Must have High School Diploma or equivalent.

* Must provide transcripts of highest level of education within 30 days of employment.

* Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

* Must be able to meet the Physical Demands of the position.

* May be required to pass a physical capacity exam, post-offer.

* Must pass a basic skills test.

* Completion of Safe Schools Web Based Training must be completed within 30 days of employment and yearly thereafter.

* Must hold a current CDL or be willing to obtain within 6 months of employment.


* Minimum three years of previous and successful experience working as a Maintenance employee in a school District environment or equivalent experience as approved by the Kennewick School District.

* Minimum five years' experience performing as a successful Journeyman craftsperson.

* Demonstrate the high degree of skill and knowledge expected of a Crew Lead in the responsibilities listed under the headings "Essential Duties and Responsibilities", General Requirements", "Physical Demands", and "Work Environment".

* Willingness to comply with district board policies and established programs.

* Evidence of ability to operate computers and a Computerized Maintenance Management System. (CMMS)

* Evidence of ability to be a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to problem-solve.

* The ability to assess and correct issues involving safety.

* Physically able to do the required work, including: heavy and sustained lifting of more than 35 lbs., squatting, bending, stooping, carrying, climbing of ladders, and other functions that are physically difficult and demanding.

* Show a history of dependability and punctuality, along with positive evaluations and recommendations.

* Evidence of ability to organize and prioritize in order to meet the district's needs and deadlines.

* Evidence of ability to establish and maintain a tactful, cooperative, and effective relationship with fellow employees, other lead persons, district staff, and administrator.

* Demonstrated ability to provide professional leadership to other employees.

* Evidence of ability to approach assigned work in a professional manner, working toward the common goal of teamwork, pride in service delivery and continuous improvement.


* Work closely, and communicate with, Building Administrator, Building and Grounds Manager, school staff, and others as required to complete needed work.

* Ensure crew is on location at assigned building promptly each day.

* Perform craft work duties as required meeting work quality and quantity expectations.

* Perform routine safety inspections as required.

* Make recommendations to the Building and Grounds Manager regarding equipment and tools common to the trades.

* Coordinate with other crew lead to ensure proper coverage of all crafts when employees are absent.

* Ensure school requested and maintenance work orders are completed.

* Work with Building and Grounds Manager and Project Coordinator to ensure school requested projects are identified and completed in a timely manner.

* Perform all duties of the position within the scope of Kennewick School District policies and procedures, including regular attendance and punctuality.

* Assist in the creation and implementation of a calendar-based preventative maintenance/Asset Preservation system.

* Generate work orders in the School Dude work order system for preventative maintenance and other needed work.

* Attend meetings as required.

* Interact with vendors, inspectors, Contractors, etc. as required.

* Performs other related jobs and duties as assigned.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability to perform the essential functions.

* Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical manuals, product labels, and procedures. Ability to write effectively, and use e-mail correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.

* Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimal numbers. Ability to calculate percentages, discounts, proportions, area, circumference, and volume.

* Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions. Ability to interpret variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Mobility: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is sometimes required to sit, and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

* Senses: The employee is often required to listen to slight variations in pitch, amplitude, and frequency. The employee must be able to communicate effectively in person, over the telephone, and by using the district radio communications system. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

* Lifting: The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds; occasionally lift and/or move over 100 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Physical Hazards: While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts; in outside weather conditions; and may be exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee will occasionally be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may on occasion be loud and require hearing protection.

Kennewick School District's Non-Discrimination Policy

The Kennewick School District provides equal access to all programs and services without discrimination based on sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or use of trained dog, guide or service animal by a person with a disability, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Civil Rights & Equity: Douglas Christensen- (509) 222-5010 (

Section 504, Title IX: Jack Anderson- (509) 222-5004 (

This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in all education programs and/or extra-curricular school activities in the Kennewick School District.

Applicants: Inquiries regarding compliance procedures or requests for reasonable accommodation may be directed to the School District's Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources or the Classified Human Resources Manager.

Doug Christensen, Asst. Supt of Human Resources


Certificated ADA

Betsy Dickinson, Classified Human Resources Manager


Classified ADA


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