PDX Building Maintenance Mechanic

Port of Portland

November 17, 2021

7200 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR


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Job Summary:

From water treatment systems to passenger loading bridges, the Building Maintenance Mechanic team keeps facilities at Portland International Airport (PDX) in tip-top shape. If you enjoy a challenging work environment where you are working on a variety of equipment and projects throughout the week, then you may have found your dream job! As a Building Maintenance Mechanic at the Portland International Airport (PDX), you will provide skilled labor to maintain PDX facilities and systems. You will also participate in training required to support maintenance activities to Port Aviation facilities as identified by PDX Management. We're looking for someone that will share the Port's commitment to valuing differences among individuals, has a passion for being inclusive and advancing practices, strategies and behaviors that promote inclusion, equity and opportunity for all. NOTE: Per labor agreement, hours are bid by seniority. Selected candidate must be available for all shifts.

Job Responsibilities:

Contribute to the organization's success by successfully performing repairs and/or replacements in the following major job functions:

  • Passenger Loading Bridges
  • Backflow Preventers
  • Deicing Systems
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Door Security Systems (doors & locks)
  • Compressed Natural Gas
  • Revolving, Sliding and Overhead Doors
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Sanitary and Storm Lift Stations
  • Trash Compaction Systems
  • Carpet, Glazing, and Finishes
  • Sign Fabrication (all applications)
  • Car Wash System
  • Dock Levelers
  • Roofing and Roof Drainage Systems
  • Other duties as assigned by PDX Management in accordance with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Compensation: $40.63 per hour

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or an equivalent is required.
  • Journeyman-level experience in one or more the following trades is required. A combination of the following trade skills is preferred:
    • Plumbing
    • Millwright
    • Fire systems maintenance
    • Piping and pumps
    • Welding and fabrication
    • Carpentry (paint finishes, sheetrock repair and installation and interior repairs and finishes. Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and basic algebra) are required.
  • Experience working at an industrial facility is preferred.
  • Valid driver's license is required.
  • Ability to obtain Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within the probationary period is required.
  • Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) at time of hire is preferred.

How to Apply: 

To view complete job bulletin and to apply online, visit: https://portofportland.com/Careers

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