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Facilities Technician

Mukilteo, WA · Construction/Facilities
Zap Energy is expanding and growing our footprint of facilities enabling our teams to successfully develop low cost, compact, and scalable fusion energy. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated Facilities Technician with detailed knowledge and experience maintaining facility equipment and infrastructure to be part of this effort.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Monitors, maintains, and performs standard repairs to office, warehouse, and lab facility equipment, workstations and grounds.
  • Monitors performance of heating, ventilation, and cooling systems for facilities; performs standard repair/replacement of components, as appropriate, and non-technical maintenance tasks such as changing filters and adjustment of system controls.
  • Monitors and performs non-technical maintenance of plumbing systems, to include standard repair of leaking fixtures, cleaning obstructed waste lines, and/or performing non-technical modifications to plumbing and water supply systems.
  • Performs carpentry maintenance tasks including routine sheetrock/drywall repair, patching and painting, and door hardware installation, as appropriate.
  • Perform as contact point for outside vendors and contractors.
  • May perform general custodial and trash removal tasks.
  • Performs routine daily inspections of assigned buildings and spaces.
  • Monitors and actively manages requests and activities through the Facilities work order system.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Documents facilities maintenance requirements and maintains appropriate records of work performed in a timely manner.
  • Promotes continuous improvement of and adhere to workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Responds to site emergencies and off-hour call-ins if needed.
  • Performs snow removal, as required.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • 5 years of verifiable experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Experience with repairs of HVAC, electrical and plumbing equipment.
  • Ability to use basic carpentry, plumbing, and electrical hand and power tools
  • Can follow oral and written instructions; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population.
  • Keep computerized records and prepare reports. Access and employ job related computer software (email, work planning & timekeeping) at an effective proficiency level.
  • Work independently with limited supervision.
  • Continuing education or vocational training.
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management System.
  • Forklift training or certification
  • Exposure to laboratory, engineering, or similar environments
 Opportunity & Zap Values
While doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, Zap Energy also offers the following:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Matching retirement contributions
  • Premium health insurance
  • Flexible vacation and paid company holidays

Zap Energy is building a low-cost, compact and scalable fusion energy platform that confines and compresses plasma without the need for expensive and complex magnetic coils. Zap’s sheared-flow-stabilized Z-pinch technology offers the shortest potential path to commercially viable fusion and requires orders of magnitude less capital than traditional approaches. Zap Energy has over 60 employees in two facilities near Seattle and is backed by leading financial and strategic investors.   Zap Energy is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations. 

Please contact careers@zapenergyinc.com with any questions.

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