Employer: Federal Way Public Schools

Job Description:
POSITION SUMMARY The HVAC Technician performs a wide variety of work involving the maintenance, repair, installation and improvement of the District’s heating, ventilating, air conditioning and control systems. The work involves mechanical, electrical and hydronic repair tasks at all of the District owned and leased facilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Respond to trouble calls for HVAC service requests
Accomplish work orders assigned for area of HVAC repair and maintain work order record of all work performed
Maintain hydronic hot water and steam heating and cooking systems
Maintain and repair electric and gas fired commercial heating systems
Maintain and repair heat pump and air conditioning systems
Maintain and repair circulation pumps, valves, and controls
Maintain, operate, and adjust pneumatic, electronic, and direct digital control systems
Maintain records, drawings, and schematics of equipment
Work safely around children and adults; know and follow safety and health regulations and related District guidelines
Identify, repair and perform preventative maintenance on fire protection devices that effect HVAC controls and systems. Examples would be duct smoke detectors and dampeners.

Consult with building administrators and staff members to negotiate HVAC maintenance schedules and plans
Ensure the District vehicle has an inventory of repair/replacement parts and equipment
Report safety concerns to appropriate supervisor

Education and Experience
Journeyman level experience in the HVAC field

Demonstrate a history of positive evaluations
Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and ability to troubleshoot and successfully repair all of the following systems or components: Boilers both gas and oil, flame control systems, gas fired furnaces, electric heating equipment, heat pumps, air conditioning systems, hydronic pumps and water circulation systems, motors and controls, pneumatic, and electronic building control systems and steam distribution systems in commercial kitchens.

Five years commercial experience working in the field

Washington State Driver’s License
Criminal background check
Work scheduled hours on a consistent basis

A wide variety of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems
Hand and power tools necessary to perform job duties and responsibilities
Fire alarm systems on HVAC controls, dampers, and devices

Perform the responsibilities and duties of the job
Organize time, materials, and equipment to work in an efficient, thorough manner.
Work as a self-directed member of the District maintenance team; perform tasks with minimal supervision.
Provide excellent customer service skills
Establish and maintain a cooperative and effective working relationship with staff, students,
co-workers, and supervisors.
Plan, organize, and prioritize the use of time and resources in an efficient and effective manner
Demonstrate basic knowledge of modern technology and willingness and ability to increase knowledge to proficiency
Work independently and work collaboratively with others fostering a team approach whenever appropriate.
Maintain a good work attendance record, be punctual, and follow District procedures for reporting all absences.
Demonstrate enthusiasm, flexibility and a commitment to students.
Practice effective safety and security within individual work routines.
Develop and maintain positive relations with staff and service providers
Follow written and verbal directions with minimal supervision
Speak, read and follow written communications in English
Perform basic spelling, math and grammar skills
Exercise judgment as to when to act independently and when to refer to higher authority
Practice ethical and professional standards of conduct including the requirements of confidentiality
Communicate effectively with staff, students, parents/guardians, and the public in a multicultural and multiracial community
Interact positively with students, parents and staff in a professional manner and demonstrate a commitment for students and their success
Continue professional growth
Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations

Knowledge/awareness of own cultural identity and how this influences behavior, and desire to learn about the cultural identity of others.
Ability to establish and nurture an environment that promotes cultural competence and equitable treatment of staff, students, and patrons of the District.
Ability to understand and hold self and others accountable for promoting the Federal Way Public Schools’ commitment to “Each Scholar: A Voice. A Dream. A Bright Future.”
Ability to recognize that each person is a unique individual even as we celebrate their group cultural heritage.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly sit, stand and walk, stoop, bend neck and back, use hands for repetitive grasping and pushing/pulling. The employee is frequently required to bend at waist, squat, kneel, climb stairs/ladder, lift and reach overhead, crawl, and lift/carry and use hands for fine manipulation. The employee must constantly lift/carry up to 10 lbs.; frequently lift/carry up to 35 lbs.; occasionally lift/carry a maximum of 50 lbs. The employee is occasionally required to push/pull a maximum force of 400 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor and outdoor conditions and may be exposed to inclement weather. This position regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally is exposed to high noise levels. This position requires operating dangerous mechanical systems and/or machines. This position may also be exposed to dangerous working conditions including but not limited to: working on high voltage electricity, working at heights, working in confined spaces, working around toxic chemicals, working around asbestos. The employee is required to travel to various locations within the District. Nights and Weekends may be required occasionally to meet job demands.

This position typically works, 8 hours per day, Monday through Friday, 260 days per year

This position reports to, and is evaluated Maintenance and Operations Manager

International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE)

Level N on the IUOE Salary Schedule. This position includes the following benefits prorated based on FTE – Medical, dental vision; sick and vacation leave; life insurance; professional development dollars; retirement.

Contact Person:
Location: Federal Way, WA
Application Method: Apply online https://www.applitrack.com/federalway/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Maintenance+%26+Operations
Base Pay: $39.46 - $42.72/hr DOE

Posted on March 07, 2023

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