Job Details

HVAC Engineer

Multnomah County, North Portland

Job - Government

Close Date: 09/02/2019

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Pay Range: HVAC Engineer $33.49/hour; HVAC Engineer Senior $35.64/hour


This work matters.

Are you a journey-level Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) technician or plumber with experience in the operation and troubleshooting of HVAC and other building mechanical systems? Do you have the ability to work both independently as well as part of a team?

If so, we may have an opportunity for you.

Multnomah County's Facilities and Property Management Division is seeking an experienced HVAC Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will use your knowledge of commercial HVAC systems and equipment to perform preventative maintenance and troubleshoot mechanical problems. Including:

-Operate, maintain, repair, replace and adjust (HVAC) equipment.
-Utilize Building Automation System (BAS) systems and related computer programs to remotely troubleshoot HVAC systems.
-Repair/replace plumbing fixtures and clear minor drains.
-Repair/replace fire suppression systems and back-flows.
-Provide quality customer service to ensure minimal disruption of a client’s work environment.

A successful candidate will also have the following skills and competencies:

-Learning Agility: You identify issues and educate yourself and other regarding path to problem resolution.
-Building Relationships: You create mutually beneficial relationships with coworkers, customers, community members, and/or clients based on understanding and respect.
-Promoting Equity: You cultivate work environments that value truth-telling, courage and vulnerability, space to think and reflect, community-mindedness, shared power, hope, and openness to difficult conversations.
-Outcomes Oriented: You strive to fulfill commitments and responsibilities and hold yourself accountable for successful outcomes.
-Communication: You provide timely information necessary for others to make informed decisions and to avoid surprises.
-Customer Service: You have a "Think Yes" attitude, seek information and feedback to better understand customer needs, focus on collaboration, and offer timely, appropriate responses to requests.

About Us: Multnomah County Facilities and Property Management Division (F&PM) manages over 3.5 million square feet of owned and leased space for County Programs in approximately 140 buildings. The division works with policy makers and departments to align business goals with long-term space requirements while providing a sustainable capital asset preservation program. The division's responsibilities include facilities strategic planning and oversight; planning, design, and construction management for capital improvements; office and building renovations and modifications which include systems furniture and program infrastructure improvements, facilities maintenance and repair; facilities operations; and customer service and support. The Facilities mission is to provide access to safe, functional and adaptable facilities in a financially responsible, socially equitable and environmentally sustainable manner.

To Qualify
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant.

Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills:

-Completion of a State of Oregon qualified apprenticeship program in a related field OR three (3) years of education and training in the areas of heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, environmental controls, welding, hydronic piping, or plumbing
-Three (3) years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of HVAC and refrigeration equipment or plumbing
-OR a combination of related training and experience which equals three (3) years
-Possession a valid state driver’s license
-Ability to pass a criminal records check

Screening and Evaluation
The Application Packet:

-A completed online application.
-An uploaded resume covering relevant experience and education. Please be sure your resume includes the following for each employer: name of employer, location, dates of employment, your title, and a brief summary of your responsibilities.

Note: Your application and/or resume should demonstrate your work experience/skills and how it is related to those shown in the Overview and To Qualify sections of the job announcement. Please be thorough, as these materials may be scored and determine your eligibility for an interview.

The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:

-Initial review of minimum qualifications: We may do an additional preferred review to identify those highest qualified.
-Consideration of top candidates: We will consider qualified candidates in order of rank and score from the list of eligible candidates. This may include panel interview(s) and a hiring interview to determine the best candidates for a position.
-Background check and reference checks: All finalists must pass a thorough a criminal records check and reference check.

This recruitment may be used to fill full-time, part-time, temporary, limited duration and on-call positions.

Please note that due to 24/7/365 service requirements, position may be assigned occasional work outside of normal work schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Type of Position: This hourly union-represented position is eligible for overtime.

Location: 401 N Dixon St Portland, OR 97227

Schedule: Monday - Friday 1:30pm - 10:00pm. There is a $1.00 per hour premium for this shift.

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