Facility Engineer
YMCA of Snohomish
Monroe, WA

Position Summary:

Maintain assigned areas, preform day-to day facility and equipment maintenance including corrective / preventative maintenance and repair, asset management, work with outside contractors and vendors, and provide training for assigned staff. Manage pool and pool equipment, manage Net Facilities work order system, HVAC system maintenance, oversee facility and grounds ensuring safety for members, staff and visitors, and other related responsibilities.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

· Completes all duties listed on the daily schedule and maintains upkeep of assigned area and assist in coordination of facility maintenance, including planning and developing preventative maintenance procedures

· Ensure the proper operation of all mechanical systems

· Complete repair work and projects in a timely manner

· Assist in overseeing contracted services that perform repairs to all related equipment

· Completes all duties listed on the daily schedule and maintains upkeep of assigned area and equipment

· Takes primary responsibility for corrective / preventive maintenance of major / minor repairs of equipment

· Assist with outside agencies such as fire, health, building depts., etc. to ensure compliance with all local, state and federal regulations related to facilities and grounds

· Assist with budget supporting preventative and annual maintenance plans and monitor expenditures

· Assist in review and evaluation of performance and assist to develop strategies to motivate staff and achieve intended goals

· Participate in the YMCA’s Campaigns to support program development

· Advise supervisor on potential maintenance issues and projects as requested

· Ensure that assigned vehicles (and other equipment) are well maintained and operated in accordance with the policies and procedures of the YMCA

· Directs and trains staff in the proper preventative maintenance of workout equipment, including providing leadership and guidance for the preventative maintenance program.

· Operates related motorized and non-motorized equipment

· Record and report all needed repairs; repairs as directed

· Ensure YMCA building and property is secure during shift and report incidents and hazardous conditions to supervisor

· Lead and promote efforts to ensure that YMCA services & programs are welcoming and inclusive to all individual and that staff and volunteers are reflective of the community’s diversity

· Develop and promote a learning organization culture among staff

· Completion of YMCA specific training/certifications as directed

· May set up furniture for events

· Works to support other team members on special projects throughout the county

· Performs other duties as assigned


· Three+ years maintenance experience and practical knowledge of commercial building operations including Grounds, HVAC, mechanical, electrical, carpentry, low pressure boilers and pool / spa system operations

· Able to work effectively with the public, our membership and other staff members

· Able to work effectively with all outside contractors and vendors that support us

· Able to work effectively with from a variety of different maintenance activities including, but not limited to managed property assets, corrective and preventative building repairs and fitness equipment overhaul of all for a continued high level of quality

· Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, blueprints / plans and other documents pertinent to the day-to-day operations

· Ability to report, track and record all maintenance requests, both on the maintenance PC and tablet

· Ability to understand the safe use and handling of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and continue to compile new acquired SDS information for its safe operation

Physical Demands:

· Sufficient physical strength and agility to carry out essential duties

· Able to lift/carry 50 pounds

· Ability to erect and stand on ladders and platforms at heights up to 32 feet

· Ability to work with paint, cleaning equipment, chemical compounds, solvents, cleaners, and solutions in dry, liquid, powder, spray, and aerosol forms

· Ability to paint, clean equipment, and operate motorized equipment as needed

· Ability to work in conditions that will create dirt and dust

· Ability to perform essential maintenance to facility or equipment which may involve, but not limited to the following activities: semi- to full-reaching overhead; crouching; kneeling; shoveling; carrying, working in narrow and/or confining spaces: underground, overhead, and at ground level; twisting of the waist, shoulders, and legs; and lying on stomach and/or back

Y Culture:

· Build relationships with a diverse membership base in culturally responsive ways, connect members with one another and to the YMCA

· Exhibit Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility

· Complete required training and certifications within established guidelines

· Arrive on time ready for shift, clock in/out within timekeeping system

Embrace Team Leader Core Competencies:

· Mission Advancement:

· Models and teaches the Y’s values

· Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to improving lives

· Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition

· Cultivates relationships to support fundraising


· Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives

· Builds relationships to create small communities

· Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict

· Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience

· Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support

Operational Effectiveness:

· Provides others with frameworks for making decisions

· Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities

· Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team

· Effectively creates and manages budgets

· Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress

Personal Growth:

· Shares new insights

· Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change

· Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance

· Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology

Physical and Mental Demands: The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex problems; may use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with members, staff, volunteers, and others encountered in the course of work, some of whom may be dissatisfied individuals.

Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Typically interaction with others is busy, constant and occasionally interruptive. Work may be demanding at times. May require ability to work irregular hours or swifts when asked. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job descriptions represent a general outline of job duties, functions and qualifications. They are not intended to be comprehensive in nature. In addition, jobs evolve over time and therefore their description may not reflect the precise nature of the position at a given point in time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.30 to $22.00 /hour

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave