Caldera -  Arts Center Facilities Director

Position Title: Arts Center Facilities Director

Company Name: Caldera

Position Location: 31500 Blue Lake Drive, Sisters, OR 97759 United States

Company Website:

Position Description: About Caldera
At Caldera, we believe in the power of creativity. Caldera is a catalyst for the transformation of underserved youth through innovative, year-round art and environmental programs. Our Youth Program provides students from Portland and Central Oregon with long-term mentoring that nurtures individual creativity, beginning in sixth grade and continuing into young adulthood. Our Artists in Residence Program awards US-based and international artists the gift of time and space for their creative practice at our Arts Center near Sisters, OR.
Caldera has a $2.4 million dollar budget, a 15-member board, 13 full-time year-round employees, 3 part-time year-round employees, and a range of seasonally contracted artists and mentors (~70). Its administrative office is located in Portland, Oregon, and its Arts Center is located outside of Sisters in Central Oregon, between Suttle Lake and Blue Lake.

Equity & Inclusion

We recognize that Caldera communities face many societal inequities. We recognize the history and ongoing impacts of racism in our country, state, and institutions. We acknowledge that we will always have room to grow as an organization and as individuals in our understanding of racism and oppression.

We commit to continually examining our role in both perpetuating and combating institutional racism. We also commit to ongoing alignment of our policies and practices to advance racial equity, inclusion, and freedom of expression.

We commit to integrating equity and inclusion into all areas of our work to better serve our mission; when we do, we get closer to the world that we want for our youth. To ensure our own accountability, we will 1) seek deeper relationships with and feedback from our larger community; 2) use our Equity Plan to guide ongoing work; and 3) apply our Equity Lens to decision-making. We will also seek inspiration from artistic and cultural traditions.

Caldera is an equal opportunity employer encouraging applicants of all backgrounds and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We encourage people of color and Caldera community members to apply.

Position Title: Arts Center Facilities Director
Supervisor: Executive Director
Full time (~37.5 hrs), 9:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday. On-call Sunday - Thursday nights when the facility is in use. Occasional weekend hours and in-state travel.
Location: Caldera Arts Center, 31500 Blue Lake Dr, Sisters, OR 97759. Our preference is that the person in this position live onsite in Caldera-provided housing.
Compensation: $45,000 - $55,000 (plus housing) annually, exempt. (On-site housing: 2BR/1BA, large garage, utilities included).
Benefits include generous paid time off, health, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement matching, long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.

Position Description
The Arts Center Facilities Director leads the development and implementation of facility and land management strategies to ensure efficient operation and stewardship of Caldera's Arts Center and surrounding land and lakefront. This position plans, directs, and implements repairs and maintenance, manages the facility budget, and supervises the Maintenance Coordinator and Maintenance Assistant. This position works collaboratively with year-round and seasonal staff, Board members and committees, volunteers, and contractors.

The Arts Center Facilities Director is crucial to the fulfillment of Caldera's programs at the Arts Center and to hosting other groups on site. The person in this position will travel to Portland for staff and board meetings (approximately 12 times per year for up to 2 days at a time).

Specific Responsibilities:

Facilities and Budget Management

  • Lead all facilities and land maintenance and stewardship activities at the Arts Center to support Caldera's mission and programs

  • Ensure that Caldera values and commitment to racial equity are embodied in policies and practices at the Arts Center, including vendor vetting and selection

  • Oversee annual facility budget and support budgeting process, insurance renewals, and legal agreements

  • Manage operation and maintenance of all building systems, including HVAC, electrical, lighting, plumbing, boiler systems, sprinkler system, water heaters, air distribution, kitchen & food preparation systems/equipment, trash/pests/debris/snow removal, alarm systems, housekeeping/laundry, etc.

  • Manage contractual relationships including hiring and supervising contractors and negotiating contracts

  • Participate in labor required to accomplish the above work

  • Develop Facilities Master Plan in collaboration with staff and Board using Caldera's Racial Equity Lens

  • Manage relationships with government agencies and contractors

  • Work with maintenance staff to update existing facilities maintenance documents and create a comprehensive Facilities Maintenance Plan

    Security & Safety

  • Direct safety and security efforts at the Arts Center

  • Create staffing and facility coverage schedules to ensure that all facilities and land are inspected daily

  • Manage and oversee use of equipment and vehicles

  • Work with staff to update, maintain, and train on emergency preparedness plans

  • Maintain systems for access to gate codes, key cards, and keys

    Permits & Record Keeping

  • Prioritize environmental stewardship and conservation practices

  • Coordinate and manage facility documents and building plans for safekeeping

  • Ensure compliance with all County, State, and Federal laws, including required inspections

  • Be the primary contact for all land and building permits and reporting, manage relationships with agencies, and ensure permits and reporting are up to date.

    Staff and Department Management

  • Supervise and support the professional development of department staff by setting and overseeing goals and growth opportunities, gathering resources, and providing ongoing feedback and coaching

  • Staff the Board Site & Facilities Committee in collaboration with the Executive Director

  • Participate in Caldera program events and fundraisers as needed


  • Serve as a collaborative member of Caldera Leadership Team and attend board meetings

  • Serve as a collaborative member of Caldera Equity Team to advance organizational racial equity work

  • Support Board management of the Site & Facilities Committee

Position Requirements: 

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience with a majority of the job responsibilities

  • Passion for Caldera's mission, social and environmental justice, and racial equity

  • A willingness to engage in ongoing racial equity work

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills

  • Ability to lead a collaborative team and support professional development of staff

  • Ability to travel to Portland metro area 12 times annually

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and/or Google Apps (G-Suite)

  • Current driver's license, ability to drive trucks and operate plows and machinery

  • The ability to work regular on-call hours

  • The ability to occasionally work flexible hours including nights and weekends

  • The ability to pass a background and driving record check

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to live onsite in Caldera-provided housing

  • Nonprofit experience

  • Land and watershed management, and green building experience

  • Ability to research vendors for alignment with Caldera's values

  • Commercial Driver's License

Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000 (plus housing) annually, exempt.

Benefits: On-site housing: 2BR/1BA, large garage, utilities included.
Benefits include generous paid time off, health, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement matching, long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.

How to Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, highlighting experience and competencies that meet the required and preferred qualifications. You are welcome to include anything else you feel it is pertinent for us to know. Please submit materials to Candidate review will begin April 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm, position is open until filled. No calls, please.

Contact Name: Olivia Mitchell

Contact Phone: (503) 937-3074

Porter W. Yett Company - Construction Project Coordinator

Position Title: Construction Project Coordinator

Company Name: Porter W. Yett Company

Position Location: 5949 NE CULLY BLVD, Portland, OR 97218 United States

Company Website:

Position Description: Porter W. Yett Co., an established company in the Pacific Northwest, is seeking an experienced team player for an available Project Coordinator position. This role requires the ability to manage multiple requests and priorities simultaneously, meet deadlines, and show flexibility to change direction when needed. This position provides support to the Construction Team, and is located in the Portland office, with typical office hours of 7AM to 4PM. Some overtime may be required during peak season.

Primary Responsibilities
• Review project Plans and Specifications
• Assist Team with bid preparation and quote distribution
• Create, maintain, & archive: Bid Calendar / Job Calendar / Bid Files / Project files 
• Strong supporting role in day to day Job Logistics:
*Prepare & distribute paperwork for Crew(s)
*Crew travel accommodations and arrangements 
*Equipment mobilizations and heavy haul permitting 
*Call in utility locates and obtain job site access instructions.
*File right to lien notices
*Obtain all field paperwork daily
• Employee time cards: weekly retrieval & distribution for processing.
• Undertake project tasks & other duties as assigned

• At least 1 year in similar support role within construction industry preferred 
• Heavy Civil construction work experience a plus
• Heavy haul permitting in OR/WA a plus
• Bid experience, measurement conversions & take off experience a plus

Additional Info:
 Candidate must pass pre-employment drug screening.
 Full benefits, after 30 day probationary period. (PTO/Medical/Dental/401k)
 We are an equal opportunity employer, and encourage woman & minority applicants.
 Applicant must be legally eligible for employment in the US & speak/read/write fluent English.
 Visit our website for more company information.
 Applications available on our website and at our office. You may apply in person, or e-mail you resume to, or fax to 503.595.3892.

Position Requirements: • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office (outlook, word, excel) and Adobe
• Proactive multi-tasker with superior organizational habits
• Exceptional follow through skills and communication skills
• Ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects with frequent interruptions
• General office administration duties (email/copy/scan/filing/mailing) required

Salary Range: Starting 40,000 Annually

Benefits: After 30 Day Probation: PTO/Medical/Dental/401k)

How to Apply: email resume to

Contact Name: Wende De La Zerda

Contact Phone: (503) 282-3251

WALSH Construction Co. - Project Manager

As employees of WALSH Construction Co., we are builders. We are made up of a diverse group of individuals who are committed to building in the communities in which we live and work.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Project Manager for our Portland, Oregon office.  Our ideal candidate will have a proven record of accomplishment in all phases of project management including estimating, documentation, owner/architect relations, cost monitoring, problem solving, and project wrap up. 


You will be responsible for:

  • Client & Architect Management - Managing client and architect relations.

  • Project Preconstruction - Leading preconstruction services ensuring accurate project estimates and bids are provided.

  • Contract Management & Administration, Risk Administration - Managing the risk of each project by ensuring compliance with the prime contract, subcontracts and supply agreements. Verifying owner’s ability to pay and monitors subcontractors' financial capacity.

  • Financial Management - Managing all financial aspects of the project including establishing and monitoring the budget and ensuring positive cash flow on the project.

  • Project Performance - Overall project performance including: budget, quality, schedule, safety, team management, closeout & warranty.

  • People Development/Team Relations - Serving as the team leader for projects, effectively utilizing various skills sets and providing coaching and feedback to team members.


You are qualified if:

  • You have a four-year degree in construction management, engineering, building sciences or equivalent experience.

  • You have a minimum of 10 years of experience in the construction industry (required) and previous experience as a superintendent (preferred).

  • You have 5+ years of project management experience on multi-family housing and commercial construction projects, a background in the construction trades, and a solid technical knowledge of wood frame and concrete structures.

  • You possess a thorough working knowledge of wood frame and commercial construction as related to all disciplines and phases of construction.  

  • You have the ability to manage a wide range of small and large construction projects.

  • You have a proven record of accomplishment in all phases of construction project management, including estimating, documentation, owner/architect relations, cost monitoring, problem solving and project wrap-up.

  • You are efficient, organized, capable of effective multi-tasking and a positive-minded team player.  

  • You possess business management acumen and strong leadership, organizational and time management skills, as well as strong communication and client service skills.

  • Working knowledge of computer programs including: Excel, Word, Outlook, MS Project, & project management systems such as Viewpoint. 


Walsh Construction Co. values our diverse communities and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. WALSH recruits, hires, trains, compensates and promotes without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identification, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veterans' status, mental or physical disability, genetic information or any other legally protected status unrelated to a particular job’s requirements or an individual’s performance and qualifications.

To apply, please contact Sarah Eubanks - Talent Acquisition & Development Specialist at

Metro - Electrician - Oregon Convention Center

Position Title: Electrician - Oregon Convention Center

Company Name: Metro

Position Location: 777 NE MLK Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232 USA

Company Website:

Position Description: The Oregon Convention Center is hiring two electricians to fill open positions from recent retirements. This is a full ¬time position with a full benefits package, including paid holidays, vacation, sick pay, shift differential, PERS, medical, dental and vision. Represented by IUOE Local 701.

Entry rate: $36.44/hour, full rate (after 6 months): $38.15/hour.

As a conference and event venue leader, the Convention Center hosts people and events from around the world at our world-class venue. Our number one role is to provide a memorable experience for our shows and guests. We're looking for employees who enjoy working in a fast paced and friendly environment with great opportunities for advancement with Metro. 

How can you contribute to the success of our operations? The electrician at the Convention Center installs temporary electrical services for building events and performs electrical installations, repairs, and preventative maintenance on all electrical systems and associated equipment.

The person in this position must be able to work a flexible schedule based on event and building requirements; scheduled shifts may include day shift, swing shift, weekends and holidays. For these positions the current base schedule is Sunday - Thursday and Tuesday - Saturday but is subject to change. Supervision is received from the OCC Operations Manager/Lead Electrician.

The Oregon Convention Center, a LEED Platinum facility, is the largest convention facility in the Pacific Northwest, hosting more than 12 million visitors since its opening 1990. An average of $450 million is generated annually in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the facility.

At the Oregon Convention Center, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Position Requirements: High school diploma or GED; electrical trade school preferred. A current Oregon State Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrician's license or higher is required at time of employment. Experience performing the duties of an Electrician in a large public assembly facility or similar venue, and while working with the public present; or any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a CPR certificate. A valid state driver's license is required. Must be available to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.

Salary Range: $36.44 - $38.15 hourly

Benefits: Full benefits package

How to Apply: To apply: visit for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Contact Name: Karen Painter

Contact Phone: (503) 797-1719

Additional Info: Deadline to apply: December 10, 2018 @ 5:00 PM, PST

Area II Plumbers JATC - Apprenticeship - Plumber Non-Union

Position Title: Apprenticeship - Plumber Non-Union

Company Name: Area II Plumbers JATC

Position Location: Marion County, Polk County, Benton County, Linn County, Wasco County, Lincoln County, Multonoma County, South Yamhill County, 2475 Lancaster Drive NE, B-9, Salem, OR 97305 United States

Company Website:

This program is registered with the Oregon State Apprenticeship Training Council and is recognized by the Bureau of Labor and Industries.

Applications will be accepted for the following trade:
PLUMBER – Non Union

General Duties of a Plumber: Assemble, install, alter and repair pipelines or pipe systems that carry water, steam, air, or other liquids or gases. May install heating and cooling equipment and mechanical control systems.

Position Requirements: 

  1. Minimum Qualifications:
    Eighteen (18) years of age.

  2. High school graduate or General Education Development Certificate of Equivalency.

  3. One year of high school Algebra or Integrated Math 2 with an average yearly grade of “C” or better. A college Algebra course that meets or exceeds high school Algebra, with a grade of “C” or better may be substituted for high school Algebra. A college math placement test indicating placement in Math 60 or higher may also be substituted for high school Algebra.

Salary Range: 45%-80% of average Journeyman wage per yearly wage survey

How to apply: Navigate to: complete form to receive an application during Open Enrollment, or to get on the list for the next Open Enrollment if after December 31st, 2018.

Contact Name: Ann Korrell

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: (503) 991-5203

Applicants who do not qualify for direct entry will be placed in the RANKED POOL, in descending order, based upon the number of points scored. Applicants can earn points for education related to the occupation, and also for work experience. 

  • To receive points for classes Applicants must provide course certificates or school transcripts.

  • To receive points for work history Applicants must provide documentation of work hours: W-2, letter from employers on company letterhead stating the type of work performed and number of hours worked per year, pay stubs, DD-214, or work history print-out from the State of Employment Division. 

All documentation must be received by the closing date on the opening announcement.

Applicant Point System


Rating Factor Possible Points
1. Diploma/GED 
a. GED 1 ~ or
b. High School Diploma 2 ~ or
c. High School Diploma with 2.0 or higher GPA 3
2. Trade School Diploma (at least a 9 mo. Program) 5
3. College Credit .45 per credit
4. Related Courses
a. Algebra I 3
b. Algebra II 3
c. Geometry 3 per year
d. Blueprint Reading 3 per year 
e. Industrial Arts 3 per year
f. Drafting 3 per year
g. Graphic Design / Art 3 per year
5. Current First Aid Certification 1


Rating Factor Possible Points
1. General Construction (Civilian) 4
2. General Construction (Military or Voluntary) 4
3. Plumber Construction (Civilian) 5
4. Plumber Construction (Military or Voluntary) 5

City of Tacoma - Building Inspector

Position Title: Building Inspector

Company Name: City of Tacoma,

Position Location: City of Tacoma, Tacoma WA., 747 Market Street, Tacoma, WA. 98402 U.S.

Company Website:

Position Description: We are seeking candidates with exceptional customer service skills who have a proven success record in the performance of field inspections related to development, including: single family, multi-family, commercial buildings and other structures, to ensure compliance with Tacoma Municipal Code, State building code and other applicable codes and regulations. 

Other Inspector duties include: investigating and resolving code compliance complaints related to buildings and structures; explaining and interpreting building code restrictions and requirements; examining pre-permit plans; assisting customers in the field with the use of the City's permit tracking system; documenting and adding field inspections, and preparing reports related to inspection activities.

Position Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or equivalent and one of the following:

  • One year of experience as a Building Inspector using the International Code Council (ICC) building codes 
  • Certification by the ICC as a Building Inspector or Plan Reviewer 
  • Three years of journey-level experience in the building construction trades or in building code or code enforcement for a municipality
  • Preference will be given to those candidates who have multiple ICC certifications.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Position requires passing a physical assessment, pre-employment medical exam, and drug and alcohol screening. 
  • Position requires climbing and crawling. 
  • Work includes indoor and outdoor environment; subject to traveling from site to site and adverse weather conditions. 
  • Incumbents may be exposed to potentially hazardous material and heights and subject to moving around in and through construction sites at various stages of completion.


  • Accepted safety standards related to building construction. 
  • Methods, equipment and materials used in building construction, alteration and repair. 
  • Federal, State and local building, zoning, housing, plumbing codes and related ordinances and regulations. 
  • Technical aspects of field of specialty. 
  • Health and safety regulations. 
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. 
  • Oral and written communications skills. 
  • Record-keeping techniques. 
  • Detect substandard maintenance, repair construction materials or methods, unsanitary or fire-hazard conditions. 
  • Read and interpret plans and drawings. 
  • Read interpret and explain codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. 
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. 
  • Maintain records and prepare reports. 
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. 
  • Effectively utilize appropriate technology (i.e. computers, cameras, two-way radios). 
  • Work independently with little direction.

Salary Range: 32.48-39.48 Hourly


How to Apply:

Contact Name: Audrey Hornbuckle

Contact Phone: (253) 591-5427