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University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on September 28, 2019
Req #: 167969
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 09/26/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $4,544 - $6,036 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, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (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 Machinery Mechanic. This individual will inspect, maintain and repair mechanical facilities. Perform preventive maintenance and repair on all types of mechanical equipment.  Inspect and test mechanical systems.  Operate machine shop equipment including engine laths, drill press, grinder, milling machine, hydraulic press to fabricate equipment parts.  Perform preventive maintenance and repair on motor vehicles and heavy construction equipment, gas and diesel.  Operate a variety of hand tools.  Assist faculty with fabrication and operation of experimental equipment and apparatus.  Drive service truck as required; load and unload materials and supplies.  May lead and instruct helpers.  May perform work in other trade skills.  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:

Full journey status as a Machinery Mechanic by work experience, vocational, or trade school, or apprenticeship programs, or any combination of the above; or, four years of applied work experience. Vocational training may substitute for work experience on a year-for-year basis.

Possession of a valid motor vehicle operators license may be required.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

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