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CONTROL TECHNICIAN

University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on August 14, 2019
Req #: 167391
Department: HMC - MAINTENANCE
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 05/15/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $5,110 - $6,802 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW 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.

HMC Maintenance has an outstanding opportunity for a full time day shift Control Technician. 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.

A summary of the Control Technician responsibilities:

•     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;
•     Maintain positive and negative differential pressures within Operating rooms, Operating room core, Central Processing Utilities, Isolation rooms, ICU rooms, soiled utility rooms, clean utilities rooms, inpatient pharmacy, outpatient pharmacy, transfusion services, laboratories and all adjoining and adjacent spaces.
•     Maintain CDC recommended ACH within all Operating rooms, Operating room core, Central Processing Utilities, Isolation rooms, ICU rooms, soiled utility rooms, clean utilities rooms, inpatient pharmacy, outpatient pharmacy, transfusion services, laboratories and all adjoining and adjacent spaces.
•     Must be able to enter patient rooms to perform work.
•     Must have knowledge of PPE for entering isolation and contact precaution rooms.
•     Will understand balancing and measuring techniques for both air and water distribution systems
•     Understand and follow infection control risk assessments;
•     Install and service mechanical pneumatic electrical and electronic temperature and humidity controls for heating and ventilation systems throughout hospital as needed;
•     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;
•     Use tools such as drill presses, grinders, band saws, hand drills, soldering guns, flow hoods, small hand tools and specialized apparatuses;
•     Perform related duties as required.

As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.

Minimum Qualifications:

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.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

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. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.