HVAC Control Technician

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Spokane, WASHINGTON


Posted: 25-May-23

Location: Spokane, Washington

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 4214878

HVAC Control Technician
Available Title(s):
607F-YN_CS_NPS - Control Technician
Business Title:
HVAC Control Technician
Employee Type:
Time Type:
Full time
Position Term:
12 Month
Position Details:
This position has been reposted.
Summary of Duties:
The Control Technician performs preventative maintenance and assists with repairs and installation of new and existing of Heating, Ventilating/Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) equipment and systems on the WSU Spokane Health Science campus. The incumbent may also assist others within the Maintenance Shop in performing general maintenance, repair, remodeling, and construction duties utilizing skill fields such as electrical work.
Essential Duties:
HVAC Preventative Maintenance: 40%

  • Performs preventive maintenance on air handlers, exhaust fans, cooling towers, boilers and related HVAC equipment to include changing filters, lubrication bearing, filling, draining and cleaning cooling towers, and changing belts.
  • Operates various test equipment and instruments related to HVAC controls testing and servicing.

Maintenance and Service: 30%
  • Performs maintenance of large complex buildings, construction, rebuilding, repairing, and calibrating HVAC equipment and control systems, including electrical, electronic, and hydraulic controls.
  • Responds to service calls and takes necessary actions with regard to need for materials or assistance to put systems back into service.
  • Analyzes, interprets, and understands data, applying it as needed to operate the systems.

Repairs: 15%
  • Assists with repairs, such as replacing motors, large fans, or other equipment.

Maintains Updated Information: 10%
  • Keeps abreast of technical changes made by manufacturers and control firms.
  • Stay current with standards and codes as they apply to HVAC systems.

Other: 5%
  • Other Duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
Completion of a two-year approved institution course as a Control Technician Trainee, OR four years of applicable experience in installation, repair, AND maintenance of electrical AND pneumatic control systems. Vocational OR trade school training in control mechanisms may be substituted, year-for-year, for work experience up to a maximum of two years.
Additional Requirements:
  • Two years of HVAC preventive maintenance experience or accredited degree in HVAC maintenance.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid unrestricted driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Four years of experience working in commercial or industrial setting performing maintenance on HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems.
  • Washington State 06A electrical license.
  • Familiarity with Direct Digital Control (DDC) HVAC control systems such as Siemens, Automated Logic and Invensys HVAC control systems.
  • EPA Refrigeration License
  • Gas License
  • City of Spokane Boiler License
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain within a year of hire, a Backflow Assembly Tester certificate.

Additional Information:
Area/College: WSU Spokane
Department Name: Facilities and Operations
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA, 99202
Department Link: https://spokane.wsu.edu/facilities/
Monthly Salary: Range 47, $4,425 - $5,136, Step G-M
Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28. Step M is typically a longevity step.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for classified staff visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/2023-Benefit-Overview-for-Civil-Service.pdf .
Find total compensation here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/
FTE: 100%
This is a Permanent position.
Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by June 4, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. (close date).
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Application Instructions:
Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application.
  • Resume (required)
  • Cover Letter (required)

External candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/Cover Letter' section of your application.
Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu .
To apply, visit https://wsu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/job/Spokane-WA/HVAC-Control-Technician_R-9284
Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.
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