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Maintenance Mechanic 3 (Electrician)

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time, permanent classified Maintenance Mechanic 3 (licensed Journeyman Electrician) position to support the Facilities Services Department.
At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees. All staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community.


  • Maintain and repair primary electrical distribution system, motor controls centers, switches, electrical panels, and control systems.
  • Installing conduit, wiring, electrical devices, panel boards, variable frequency drives, and programmable logic controllers.
  • Using diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment and control systems
  • Remodeling and constructing facilities in accordance with project requirements.
  • Developing plans, cost estimates, material specifications.
  • Operating tools, equipment and machinery to fabricate, construct, and install materials and equipment.
  • May assist and operate vehicles and equipment in snow removal process during winter months.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and schedule required inspections.
  • Reads and interprets plans, blueprints and sketches.
  • Develops methods to repair and maintenance problems.
  • Lead and instruct helpers and other trade workers as needed.
  • Assisting, coordinating and/or working with other trade workers as needed.
  • Enter data on Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) as required.
  • Perform related duties as required.
Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:
  • Four (4) years of electrician experience OR a current Journeyman Electrician license.
  • Must possess a current valid driver’s license and current auto insurance.
  • Knowledge of Washington state electrical codes.
  • Ability to use various tools required of an electrician.
  • Ability to work from blueprints, plans, and sketches; estimate materials and time needed to complete jobs; use and maintain hand and power tools, specialty electrician tools.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people including students, staff, faculty, peers, vendors, contractors, etc.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more if needed.
  • Ability and willingness to understand and follow laws, regulations and other standards established to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime and respond to after-hour emergencies as needed.
  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • The initial appointment will include a 6-month probationary period and the employee will earn permanent status after successfully completing probation. 
  • This position is represented by Washington Public Employees Association.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
  • A healthy work/life balance for our employees with the opportunity for flexible work schedules and remote work depending on position and college needs. 
  • McClaskey Culinary Institute offers fast, fresh, and healthy dining options for students, faculty, staff, and the community. The space, located in Gaiser Hall, features three kiosks, a full-service retail bakery and barista bar, grab-and-go items, and a student-run restaurant.  
  • Coffee Lounge in Hannah Hall and Clark Café in Joan Stout Hall. 
  • Campus bookstore offers snacks, apparel, and specialty supplies. 
  • On-campus early childhood education care program (pending registration and availability).
  • Gym and recreation facilities available for membership. 
  • Clark promotes wellness with a variety of different workshops and events.



Salary Range: $4,968 - $5,576/month | Step G-M (commensurate with qualifications and experience) | Range: 50G | Code: 626L
Successful candidates typically start at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases.
Clark College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes vacation/sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled.
  • Clark College online application
  • Current resume, with a minimum of three (3) references listed
  • Cover letter describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process
Please apply online at
To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.
Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.
The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:
If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.                                                            
Clark College’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.

Clark College Human Resources
April 3, 2023 (updated)