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Facilities Technician II

Company: Alaska Sea Life
Location: Seward
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


This position is responsible for assisting with operation, maintenance and repair of the life support, building, and mechanical systems at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

Education/Training Requirements:

High school diploma or GED with training or certification as a building controls technician, electrician, refrigeration mechanic or other recognized trade or the equivalent.

Essential Duties:

  • Follows scheduled routine for life support systems (LSS) rounds and mechanical checks.
  • Maintains familiarity with all aspects of LSS including electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems.
  • Visually monitors water quality in habitats and aquarium systems.
  • Assists with maintenance animal life support systems (LSS).
  • Demonstrates an excellent working knowledge of the safe and proper use of hand tools, power tools and test equipment used in daily activities.
  • Assists in the fabrication and repair of exhibits.
  • Assists with the maintenance, repair and overhaul of major plant equipment.
  • Must be fully capable of reading technical drawings, technical specification and written repair/maintenance procedures with minimum supervision.
  • Works a rotating shift, an on-call schedule, and/or overtime as needed.
  • Supports the routine preventive and breakdown maintenance on all aspects of the ASLC building and its operating systems. Including but not limited to electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and building construction.
  • Supports the maintenance of the grounds, roof, sidewalks, and pier in safe and clean condition.
  • Works with other relevant departments to ensure that exhibit galleries are always clean, and well maintained.
  • Works with the entire maintenance team to ensure that all outside trafficable areas are safe and free from snow and ice. Shovels snow and dispenses ice melt and/or grit as required.
  • With supervisors approval, assists Research Departments with mechanical tasks.
  • Keeps proper records in accordance with ASLC policies and permits.
  • Maintains familiarity with SDS system and hazardous communications
  • Maintains a valid drivers license.
  • Fosters good relations with visitors, volunteers, community leaders, contractors, and fellow staff members by promoting positive attitudes, good will, cooperation, and providing high standards of service.
  • Complies with all Alaska SeaLife Center policies, procedures, and programs.

Other Duties:

  • May be asked to assist with operation of pickup based snow plow.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Ability to be organized and self-motivated.

Physical Requirements:

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

Ability to see and hear; move about; stoop, kneel, and crouch; use arms and hands; handle objects, tools, and controls; and sit. Ability to lift and move 50 pounds.

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Start Date: ASAP

Full Time with Benefits

Pay Rate: $17.25 to $19.50


Keywords: Alaska Sea Life, Anchorage , Facilities Technician II, Other , Seward, Alaska

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