HVAC MECHANIC; University of Puget Sound - Tacoma, WA

Employer: University of Puget Sound

Job Description:
Please submit applications using the following link: https://careers-anothersource.icims.com/jobs/101365/hvac-mechanic-university-of-puget-sound/job?mode=job&iis=SOURCE&iisn=PerryTech

Another Source’s client, University of Puget Sound, is recruiting an HVAC Mechanic to join their team in Tacoma, Washington. This is a full-time direct-hire role on-site.  


The Role 

As the HVAC Mechanic, you will perform skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of building heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems and controls. Perform skilled work in the maintenance and repair of refrigeration equipment to include, chillers, freezers, refrigerators, coolers, etc. Confer with supervisor/s regarding all aspects of assigned duties and communicate with University campus partners all aspects of requests. Access information utilizing computers. Promote a workplace culture that encourages safety within the shop and in the field. Operate a University vehicle to transport materials, tools, and equipment.   


The Day to Day: 

Monitor, troubleshoot, calibrate, repair, trend, adjust, and input schedules for all HVAC systems utilizing the automated control system. 
Perform maintenance and repair work on commercial and residential HVAC systems including, but not limited to, air handlers, water pumps, cooling towers, ice machines, pneumatics and digital controls, refrigeration equipment, boilers, and chiller units.  
Inspect and perform routine preventative maintenance work on HVAC equipment including changing filters, belts, oil, etc.  
Troubleshoot and maintain mechanical systems, including, but not limited to, start system, observe operation, read gauges and instruments, and adjust mechanisms such as valves, controls, and pumps that control level of fluid, pressure, and temperature in systems.  
Work from aerial lift and elevated platforms.  
Install, repair and replace minor ductwork as needed.  
Replace water pumps, water pump motors, pump couplers, and greasing bearings; align shafts on pumps.   
Perform maintenance and repair tasks on return fans, exhaust fans, purge and hood fans.  
Read blueprints and drawings to determine routing of HVAC systems to perform troubleshooting.  


What’s in it for you:   

The University of Puget Sound offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including 20 days of PTO, 14 paid holidays and comprehensive health benefits.   



This is an hourly position with a great work/life balance and the anticipated salary is up to $33/hour. 


What we would like to see from you: 

A High School Diploma or equivalent with four (4) years of documented commercial or higher education HVAC experience and a certification from a recognized HVAC trade school or a mechanical contractor’s license/certification are required.  
Boiler Operator License or ability to acquire one within a year.  
HVAC maintenance experience beyond that required for the position may be substituted for the required education, technical training, or apprenticeship. 
Highly motivated team player with the ability to deliver a high level of interactive customer service, develop and maintain collaborative relationships, communicate effectively, as well as proactively solve problems. 
Proficient computer skills, including familiarity with the Microsoft Suite of Office Applications, the use of an automated computerized work order system, as well as use of preventative maintenance software.   
Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend instructions, schematics, blueprints, and diagrams, as well as experience operating and maintaining trade tools. 


Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis.  We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us.  

Contact Person: Marcie Glenn
Phone: 2062418906
Email: [email protected]
Location: • Tacoma, WA
Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $33/hr

Posted on October 11, 2023

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