HVAC Mechanic - Maintenance Mechanic 3 - Shoreline, WA

Employer: WSDOT

Job Description:
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world's longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world's widest tunneling project.

The Opportunity
WSDOT is looking to hire a skilled Heating Ventilation and Air Condition (HVAC) technician that will be responsible for performing skilled journey-level work installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, and performing preventative maintenance on a variety of building systems that include mechanical, heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning. Safety is paramount and this position is expected to consider personal, co-worker, and public safety as the first and foremost objective during the planning and performance of all activities in connection with work assignments.

What to Expect
Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, the HVAC Mechanic will:

Inspect, install, maintain, and repair HVAC system components and related equipment. Conduct checks on equipment, change filters, clean equipment, program control systems, install and modify ductwork, balance system air flow.
Inspect, repair, and perform preventative maintenance on mechanical systems in facilities throughout the region. Troubleshoot systems and make repairs and modifications to restore or improve functioning of said systems.
Document any maintenance performed and note any discrepancies. Estimate and install energy savings revisions to building systems, including obtaining necessary permits.
Perform minor electrical repairs related to HVAC tasks including modifications to low voltage circuits.

To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:

High School Diploma or GED
Current Driver’s License
Two (2) years performing journey-level work in the HVAC trade.
EPA Class 2 Refrigeration License or EPA Universal Refrigeration License

In addition to:

Ability to operate and work from motor vehicle scissor lifts, bucket trucks, forklifts, and man lifts at heights greater than 50 feet.
Ability to work from a ladder in excess of 10 feet.
Ability to lift up to or in excess of 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation.
Ability to occasionally work scheduled and unscheduled overtime and respond to emergencies.
Ability to work in hazardous conditions such as loud noise, heat, cold, vibrations, high voltage electricity, elevations, and confined spaces.
Ability to operate a computer utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) in order to receive and complete service requests.
Ability to use hand tools and other diagnostic tools.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:

Completion of an accredited Apprenticeship or Trade School program
Four (4) or more years performing journey-level work in the HVAC trade.
Building Operators Certification level 1-2
EL-06 Limited Energy Electrical License
Experience heavy equipment operation/towing

Important Notes

This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.
This position offers flexible/hybrid remote work options.
In addition to base salary, employees may be entitled to other forms of compensation depending on the type, duties, or location of the position. For union-represented positions, more information on other forms of compensation can be found in the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements. Information on other compensation types for non-represented positions can be found in Chapter 357-28 of the Washington Administrative Code.
The salary listed includes the legislative approved 5% salary premium for positions in King County and additional Assignment Pay.
The information provided on your application profile, any supplemental material attached to your application, and the responses to the supplemental questions will be used to determine qualifications for interview selection. Therefore, it is to your advantage that your application packet be completed in as much detail as possible.
The information provided on your application profile, any supplemental material attached to your application, and the responses to the supplemental questions will be used to determine qualifications for interview selection. Therefore, it is to your advantage that your application packet be completed in as much detail as possible.
Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 357-16-197 mandates that all employees who work for executive cabinet agencies (which includes the Department of Transportation) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Compliance with this mandate is a condition of employment with WSDOT. Exemption may be granted for religious or medical purposes; however, accommodations will be subject to approval based on the essential functions required of the position.
WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit www.uscis.gov


Work-Life Balance – We offer flexible work schedules that allow you time for your life outside of this excellent opportunity.
Paid Leave – In addition to 12 paid holidays, full-time employees earn a minimum 14 paid vacation days per year!
Tuition Assistance – Permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
Plan For Your Future – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information.

Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT?

How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.
In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:

An attached Resume outlining (in reverse chronological order) your experience to date.
An attached Cover Letter that further explains your qualifications and indicates why you believe you are a viable candidate for this role.
Contact details for a minimum three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competencies. This information can be entered in the “References” section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment.

Please click the "APPLY" button to proceed. Note that you will be prompted to either sign in or create an account. This step is required in order to submit an application to this opportunity.

WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, as well as people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed Recruiter.

Contact us
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, Amanda Strebeck, at strebal@wsdot.wa.gov . Please be sure to reference HVAC Mechanic #10029 in the subject line.

Contact Person:
Location: Shoreline, WA
Application Method: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/wsdot/jobs/3888740/hvac-mechanic-maintenance-mechanic-3?sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Base Pay: $65,923.00 - $76,383.00/year

Posted on January 25, 2023

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