This position performs preventative and regular maintenance work in the central heating/cooling plant and on the central campus in the areas of HVAC, plumbing, steam fitting, pipefitting and other related trade work. This position will perform relief operation and after hour dispatch duties in the central heating and cooling plant as needed on a 24/7 basis.
- Maintain main heating/cooling plant including large dual fuel boilers and all related equipment. - Maintain and repair remote gas fired boilers and domestic water heaters. - Maintain steam, chilled water and domestic water distribution systems. - Maintain steam and condensate systems including steam traps, valves and expansion joints. - Operate high pressure steam boilers including, three 60,000 lb/hr water tube and one 30,000 lb/hr fire tube, on gas or oil as required. - Perform scheduled maintenance and make repairs including, but not limited to, adjusting packing glands on valves and pumps, adjusting regulators, re-prime pumps to restore flow and initiate additional regenerating cycles to maintain soft water levels. - Perform regular and preventative mechanical maintenance as assigned such as painting, corrosion control, valve replacement. - Perform housekeeping duties routinely to maintain cleanliness. - Perform off hour periodic maintenance to university buildings and facilities, emergency repairs or required dispatch. - Perform preventive maintenance on all types of mechanical systems including changing belts and filters. - Perform maintenance and repair on plumbing systems such as unplugging drains, replacing finish plumbing fixtures and repair of flushometers. - Respond to after hour emergencies. - Perform work on electrical systems such as 110 volt electrical switches and receptacle replacement, electrical connection repair, light fixture repair, hot water heater repair and replacement, repair fractional horsepower motors and maintain and repair branch panel systems. - Respond to door, window and lock repair calls - Other duties as assigned
Experience in one or more of the following: plumber, pipefitter, steamfitter, millwright or other related areas
Working knowledge of boilers, experience in trouble shooting, repair and knowledge of combustion and calibration of larger duel fuel (natural gas & light oil) boilers
Must communicate in a professional and courteous manner with supervisors, co-workers and clients in person or via the telephone
Must be able to work swing, graveyard and weekend shifts
Experience using personal computers, tablet style devices,windows software or other applicable software
Must be able to communicate utilizing two-way radio systems.
A Technical degree in Industrial, Mechanical engineering or other related technical field will be considered.
OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position
State of Washington journey level or specialty license
Boiler Operators License
Centum and vnet/IP software experience
Working knowledge of boiler water chemistry, experience in trouble shooting, repair and knowledge of combustion and calibration of larger dual fuel (natural gas & light oil) boilers.
Heating and ventilating experience
Familiarity with boiler support systems such as high voltage generators, condensate return systems, boiler feed water systems and water softeners.
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: $3795/month with periodic increases up to $4292/month
Schedule/Appointment: Rotating Shifts / WFSE Bargaining Unit 1
Working Conditions: Work will be performed in an indoor or outdoor environment in inclement weather or adverse conditions. Prolonged periods of sitting and computer use. There will be exposure requiring some safety procedures such as confined space entry, fall restraint or protection, and lock-out-tag-out of equipment. There will be lifting requirements and use of hand tools, requiring pulling or pushing. There will be some exposure to various chemicals for treatment of water and steam systems. There will be regular exposure to noise. This position operates with a rotating shift, swing and graveyard with the majority being swing for this position. This position necessitates weekend and holiday work. Employee may be required to work at any location on the CWU campus to which they are assigned.¿
Benefits : CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Resume including work history, education, training; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: November 29, 2017
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
This is a Bargaining Unit I position and incumbent, as a condition of employment, will be required to become a member of the Washington Federation of State Employees, AFL-CIO, or pay a representation fee or a non-association fee within thirty calendar days from date of hire.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 ...undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.