Walla Walla Community College
$4,723.00 - $5,756.00 Monthly
Walla Walla, WA
FACILITIES & CAPITAL PROJECTS
Join our team to help inspire all students to discover
their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant,
equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and
Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) is seeking applicants for a
full-time HVAC Technician
at the Walla Walla
At Walla Walla Community College, we inspire all students to
discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing
relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and
services. We have identified three core themes that describe the
fundamental aspects of the College's mission by translating it into
practice: Student Success, Strong Communities, and Resource
Stewardship. As an organization, we value learning opportunities, a
sense of community, diversity, health and humor, excellence,
integrity, teamwork, innovation, personal and professional growth,
Under general direction this position performs skilled work in the
inspection, testing, servicing, and maintenance of heating,
ventilation, and air conditioning equipment (HVAC) systems, and
related equipment at WWCC facilities. This position makes repairs
to HVAC system components including chillers, boilers, valves, and
other items and responds to calls on heating and cooling problems
to evaluate problem and make appropriate repairs.
HVAC Equipment Operations
Installation, maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of air
handlers, air flow dampers, V belts, sheaves, pulleys, and
bearings; maintains and repairs commercial refrigeration equipment
used in air conditioning, ventilation, and chilled water
Make rounds of all equipment rooms and identify and repairing
any potential problems and keep the systems and rooms clean. Set
equipment trends to monitor energy consumption in Johnson Controls
Manage boilers and chiller to maintain system temperatures and
equipment runtimes through the Metasys system;
Manage annual boiler inspections with WA Labor and
Inspects, maintains and repairs plumbing, heating, water,
cooling, refrigeration, sewer and fire suppression systems;
Analyzes and maintains control systems that include electrical,
electronic, and pneumatic sensors and actuators; lay out,
fabricate, and install mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, and
electronic temperature and humidity controls for heating and
ventilation systems; repair relays, timers, meters, and switches
with local or remote computer control; reads and interprets
Monitors and adjusts heat and air conditioning in buildings
using automated building monitoring and control systems;
Operates and maintains fluid and electronic testing and
measuring instruments, such as manometers, air flow and liquid flow
meters, volt meters, ammeters and potentiometers; keeps records of
work performed and supplies used; use such tools as drill presses,
grinders, bandsaws, hand drills, testers, welding equipment,
soldering guns, small hand tools and specialized apparatus;
estimates and orders materials and supplies needed to maintain
equipment in good working condition.
Email management, parts research, computer-based
troubleshooting, document retention.
Assist with construction/remodel plan review of upcoming
projects of the HVAC systems.
Complete and close out Work Orders in the CMMS and enter time
worked and materials used.
Contribute to a safe working environment for self, co-workers
and the public. Adheres to all Federal, State, Local, and
Department safety guidelines, including any concerning chemical
applications and disposal. Reports unsafe conditions or accidents
to supervisor. Attends and participates in safety trainings.
Conduct snow removal and ice abatement to reduce campus
liability. This position will operate snow clearing equipment to
clear snow from sidewalks, streets, parking lots, steps, ADA ramps,
and entry ways in a timely manner. This position is expected to
respond to perform snow removal as required based on university
needs and activities.
Additional miscellaneous duties as needed to support department
and campus operations or special events.
Ability to work independently or as a member of a team.
Ability to set own work priorities.
Ability to read, interpret, and update blueprints;
Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and
best interests of students at all times.
A demonstrable understanding and acceptance of the mission,
values, goals and objectives of WWCC.
The ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent
with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution,
community and technical college system.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching,
learning and working environment that honors diversity, equity and
Knowledge of HVAC codes.
Experience with Johnson Controls, Siemens, Schneider Electric
(TAC) and DDC control systems.
Knowledge of electrical codes.
Knowledge of building codes.
Ability to communicate in English.
Completion of recognized apprenticeship in refrigeration or
Ability to perform HVAC and control repairs specific to the
Current Refrigerant EPA Certification Card (Universal
Ability to perform minor plumbing repairs.
Experience working for a government or higher education
Completion of a four-year approved institution course as a
Control/HVAC Technician Trainee; OR five years of applicable
experience in installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical
and pneumatic control systems. Vocational or trade school training
in control or HVAC mechanisms may be substituted, year-for-year,
for work experience up to a maximum of two years.
Equivalent education/experience may substitute at the
discretion of the college.
Conditions/Terms of Employment
This classified position is in a bargaining unit for which WPEA
Higher Ed is the exclusive representative.
This is a 40 hour per week position. Mon-Fri 7:00 pm- 3:30 pm. WWCC
maintenance staff work a variety of shifts around the clock and
must be able to work any days and shift. Occasional overtime and
callbacks may be required. Quarterly travel to Clarkston campus
(and as needed based on equipment outages) and occasional travel
for training or institutional purposes. Direct contact with the
public, students, and other institutional staff.
This position has a typical working environment that will consist
of both indoor and outdoor activities, often in inclement weather.
Risks include operating tools and machinery, rotating equipment,
chemical hazards, and other tools of the trade. Routine assignments
also include working at heights and from ladders, and lifting and
carrying items up to 50 pounds with or without the use of hand
truck or cart. Must be able to stand and/or walk 8 hours per day.
Working with or around machinery and equipment with moving parts.
Safety practices are consistent with WISHA.
The college has an excellent benefit program including medical,
dental, life and long-term disability insurance; paid sick leave;
paid vacation leave; and retirement plan. All full-time employees
will automatically have 3% of taxable income deferred into the
State of Washington Deferred Compensation Program (DCP) unless
declined at time of hire. WWCC requires all employees to
participate in direct deposit for payment of salary. The college is
Persons hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of
lawful authorization to work in the United States within three (3)
days of employment, and successfully complete a probationary
period. Candidates will be subject to a criminal history background
check as a condition of employment. Information from the background
check may not necessarily preclude employment but will be
considered in determining the applicant's suitability and
competence to perform in the position.
Required Application Materials
This position is posted as open until filled. For priority
consideration applications should be received by 11:59
p.m. on Thursday, September 21, 2023.
To qualify for
consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and
submit a complete
application packet that includes the
Online NEOGOV application
(In the cover letter, please describe how you meet the
qualifications and competencies for the position)
List of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three
Unofficial transcripts for application purposes; official
transcripts are required prior to an official start date.
Please ensure you have attached all required application
materials as you will not be able to attach any documents after you
have submitted your application. If you have difficulty
logging into your account, attaching documents, submitting your
application, etc., please call NEOGOV Applicant Support at
1-855-524-5627 or email them directly at
WWCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all
applicants, or reopen the position. Applications received during
this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the
Walla Walla Community College is committed to provide equal
opportunity and nondiscrimination for all educational and
employment applicants as well as for its students and employed
staff, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, including gender expression/identity, marital
status, age (over 40), the presence of any sensory, mental, or
physical disability, the use of trained guide dog or service animal
by a person with a disability, or status as a Vietnam and/or
disabled veteran, National Guard member or reservist in accordance
with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education
Amendments of 1972, the Federal Rehabilitation of 1973, the
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and any other applicable
Federal and Washington State laws against discrimination. The Human
Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you
need accommodations in the application/employment process, please
contact Title IX Officer Brooke Marshall (509) 527-4300 - TDD (509)
527-4412, email firstname.lastname@example.org
address: 500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla WA, 99362.
To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/wwcc/jobs/3829747/hvac-technician