FFA Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technician- Lakewood, WA

Employer: DSHS

Job Description:
We are looking to hire a Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Technician.

You will be responsible for the HVAC systems in multiple locations at the Western State Hospital campus. You'll perform skilled work in diagnostic testing, repair, and maintenance of HVAC and steam distribution systems. Join us in Transforming Lives.

Why work at Western State Hospital?
You'll have a fixed day schedule, Monday-Friday
No traveling for HVAC work
You'll work with an interesting blend of old and new technology, maintaining a variety of equipment

How much do you currently pay out of pocket for benefits?
Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation. We offer a great selection of health and retirement plans, paid leave, training, and compensation benefits for you and your family.

Some of what you will do
Repair and maintain HVAC systems with computer systems across the Western State Hospital campus. These systems control many large buildings at multiple locations for a 1.5 million square foot hospital
Install, inspect, repair, and maintain control systems that include electrical, electronic, and pneumatic sensors and actuators
Repair and maintain equipment such as pumps, traps, valves, steam, laundry, kitchen equipment, motors, belts, sheaves, control valves, heating and cooling coils, dampers, and change filters
Monitor and adjust heat and air conditioning in buildings using automated building monitoring and control systems
Repair pneumatic, electric, electronic, temperature, and humidity controls
Disassemble valves and equipment, replacing worn parts and reassembling and testing equipment
Drive equipment in transporting supplies and tools

Who should apply
Those with journey-level standing as a refrigeration mechanic or steamfitter as attested by:
Completion of a recognized apprenticeship in refrigerator or steamfitter trades
Or, full journey-level status in the Plumbers and Pipefitters' Union
Or, 5 years of applicable experience in the refrigeration or steamfitter trades or a combination of the two. (Vocational or trade school training as a steamfitter or refrigeration mechanic will substitute, year for year, for work experience up to a maximum of 2 years)
Or, completion of a recognized apprenticeship program for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning

The following is highly desired:
Current WA EL06 License
EPA 608 Universal Certification / CFC license
Knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in mechanical trades and HVAC work, principles of operation of HVAC systems, occupational hazards and safety practices of the HVAC trade
Ability to read, interpret, and update blueprints, use automated building monitoring and control systems, estimate time and materials, use arc and gas welding equipment, and use all types of hand and power tools

Questions? Please contact sean.brauner@dshs.wa.gov and reference #04546

Contact Person:
Location: Pierce County, Lakewood, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3507362/dshs-ffa-heating-ventilation-and-air-conditioning-technician
Base Pay: $4,398.00 - $5,229.00 /MO

Posted on May 10, 2022

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