Control Technician

University of Washington Shoreline, WA

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top ten medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

UWMC Maintenance has an outstanding opportunity for a full time day shift CONTROL TECHNICIAN. Individuals in this role will perform skilled work in the inspection, testing, servicing, installation, and maintenance of mechanical, pneumatic, electronic, electrical, and computer controls for heating, air-conditioning, and related equipment. Work requires skills in electronic, pneumatic and mechanical control systems, and the ability to work independently with little supervision.

Job Duties & Performance Standards

• Work involves installation, modification, trouble diagnosis, testing, repair, calibration and operation of a variety of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic equipment and apparatuses used in heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration systems;

• Install and service mechanical pneumatic electrical and electronic temperature and humidity controls for heating and ventilation systems as needed;

• Use tools such as drill presses, grinders, band saws, hand drills, soldering guns, flow hoods, small hand tools and specialized apparatuses;

• May troubleshoot and repair central supervisory control system components;

• Maintain shop stock of temperature controls, valves, and related parts for repair and installation of electrical, mechanical, electronic and pneumatic control systems;

• Perform related duties as required;

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Completion of a four-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.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

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