Eager to grow into a skilled trade? Are you mechanically inclined? Consider joining our Production team today!

The Seattle Times, the premier commercial printing option in the Puget Sound and a subsidiary of The Seattle Times, is hiring for a strong up-and-coming Maintenance Mechanic to join the Print Operations team in our Kent facility. Fondly referred to as a Machinist at our printing plant, your duties would include (but are not limited to) maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of production-related equipment. This is a great growth opportunity for someone looking to grow into a Mechanic role and gain valuable experience.
Benefits | Multiple medical insurance options (with health savings account option), wellness program, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, and pension!
Sunday through Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Successful applicants must be available to work any shift, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Final schedule dependent on shift pick priority.
  • Provide predictive/corrective maintenance support to all areas of production.
  • Analyze problems, implement solutions, and manufacture parts as needed to ensure timely repairs and a smooth-running operation.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair a broad scope of machinery and equipment.
  • Excellent time management skills, the ability to prioritize and complete projects.
  • Maintain daily work log with work descriptions, time entry and any additional information requested.
  • Adhere to all company and safety policies and guidelines.
  • To work effectively with co-workers in solving problems and to communicate problems from shift to shift.
  • Mechanically inclined (willing to train the right individual!)
  • Computer-literate
  • Strong manual hand dexterity.
  • Ability to communicate information, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to maintain professional appearance/demeanor and positive attitude.
  • Must be able to work while standing on ladders and scaffolding and work from heights.
This union role requires local union membership and dues, in addition to a post-offer drug screen (which includes marijuana) for controlled substances as a condition of employment. Employees must also provide their own personal basic machinist and hand tools.


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