HVAC Engineer

Portland, Oregon


Hvac Job Number:
J00158e78
 
Primary Location:
Portland, Oregon
 
Positions:
Installer; Technician (Ammonia Refrigeration); Technician (Appliance Repair); Technician (Boilers); Technician (Chillers); Technician (Commercial Cooking Equipment); Technician (Commercial Refrigeration); Technician (DDC); Technician (Geothermal); Technician (HVAC/R)
 
Sector:
Commercial/Industrial; Residential/Light Commercial
 
Required Overnight Travel:
0%
 
Shift:
First Shift
 
Job Description:
Are you a journey-level Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) technician or plumber with experience in the operation and troubleshooting of HVAC, plumbing and other building mechanical systems? Do you have the ability to work both independently as well as part of a team? Do you want a position where you get to use your technical expertise? 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 or plumbing systems to perform preventative maintenance and troubleshoot mechanical problems. Multnomah County's Facilities and Property Management Division Program comprises a broad spectrum of services ensuring Multnomah County 160 buildings are operating and functioning as designed and constructed, as well as, meeting the requirements of County programs and operations. O&M is responsible for operations, services and projects that are regulated by multiple federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. In this role you will: 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 equipment,fixtures, systems and perform simple repairs. Repair/replace fire suppression systems and back-flows. Provide quality customer service to ensure minimal disruption of a client’s work environment. This position offers a work-life balance environment, ability to take work vehicles home, additional pay incentives for skills such as but not limited to Backflow Testing, Boiler Certification, Limited Maintenance Electrician License. Multnomah County offers an exceptional benefits package, including employer-funded retirement savings; health and dental insurance at very low cost to full-time employees and their dependents; paid parental leave; wellness programs; a focus on work-life balance; and much more. Find more details on our website. This position is also eligible for a voluntary on-call program, where you can get paid for standby time in addition to paid time for call outs and the potential for a take home service van. Our Commitment to Safety, Trust and Belonging: Multnomah County is committed to developing, nurturing and continually improving workforce equity by identifying and addressing the structural and policy barriers to equal employment opportunity faced by our employees and communities. County employees across the organization have stepped forward to develop a strategic plan and help create a workplace where everyone can reach their full potential. Learn more by reading our Workforce Equity Strategic Plan and exploring our Core Competencies for all County employees. 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: Industry Brazing Certificate and/or an EPA Refrigerant Certificate required. 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 Equivalent to the completion of High School (12th grade) Possession a valid state driver’s license Ability to pass a criminal records check Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify; however keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet as many of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills as you are able. Oregon Limited Energy Technician, Class B license (LEB) or higher Journeyman Plumber license Universal EPA Certificate Oregon Brazing Certificate Boiler Certification Performs skilled plumbing work in the repair, maintenance, alteration and construction of facilities; installs, repairs, services and maintains plumbing systems and equipment. COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health of the community and employees, Multnomah County requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exception by the first day of work as a qualification of employment. The rule applies to all employees, as allowable by law. Candidates who receive an offer of County employment must provide proof of vaccination upon hire or submit an exception request prior to their start date. *Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experiences that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position. 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. A Cover Letter describing the following...Your experience with commercial chillers, boilers and cooling towers, along with your knowledge of Building Automation Systems. Explain your experience and standards in performing thorough preventive maintenance. In addition please include any experience related to plumbing maintenance that you have. 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 criminal records check and reference check. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 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, positions 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: To be discussed with the hiring manager. Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals. Veterans’ Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference. Review our veterans’ preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply. Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.
Hvac Job Number: J00158e78
 
Primary Location:  Portland, Oregon
 
Positions: Installer; Technician (Ammonia Refrigeration); Technician (Appliance Repair); Technician (Boilers); Technician (Chillers); Technician (Commercial Cooking Equipment); Technician (Commercial Refrigeration); Technician (DDC); Technician (Geothermal); Technician (HVAC/R)
 
Sector: Commercial/Industrial; Residential/Light Commercial
 
Required Overnight Travel: 0%
 
Shift: First Shift
 
Job Description: Are you a journey-level Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) technician or plumber with experience in the operation and troubleshooting of HVAC, plumbing and other building mechanical systems? Do you have the ability to work both independently as well as part of a team? Do you want a position where you get to use your technical expertise? 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 or plumbing systems to perform preventative maintenance and troubleshoot mechanical problems. Multnomah County's Facilities and Property Management Division Program comprises a broad spectrum of services ensuring Multnomah County 160 buildings are operating and functioning as designed and constructed, as well as, meeting the requirements of County programs and operations. O&M is responsible for operations, services and projects that are regulated by multiple federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. In this role you will: 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 equipment,fixtures, systems and perform simple repairs. Repair/replace fire suppression systems and back-flows. Provide quality customer service to ensure minimal disruption of a client’s work environment. This position offers a work-life balance environment, ability to take work vehicles home, additional pay incentives for skills such as but not limited to Backflow Testing, Boiler Certification, Limited Maintenance Electrician License. Multnomah County offers an exceptional benefits package, including employer-funded retirement savings; health and dental insurance at very low cost to full-time employees and their dependents; paid parental leave; wellness programs; a focus on work-life balance; and much more. Find more details on our website. This position is also eligible for a voluntary on-call program, where you can get paid for standby time in addition to paid time for call outs and the potential for a take home service van. Our Commitment to Safety, Trust and Belonging: Multnomah County is committed to developing, nurturing and continually improving workforce equity by identifying and addressing the structural and policy barriers to equal employment opportunity faced by our employees and communities. County employees across the organization have stepped forward to develop a strategic plan and help create a workplace where everyone can reach their full potential. Learn more by reading our Workforce Equity Strategic Plan and exploring our Core Competencies for all County employees. 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: Industry Brazing Certificate and/or an EPA Refrigerant Certificate required. 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 Equivalent to the completion of High School (12th grade) Possession a valid state driver’s license Ability to pass a criminal records check Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify; however keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet as many of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills as you are able. Oregon Limited Energy Technician, Class B license (LEB) or higher Journeyman Plumber license Universal EPA Certificate Oregon Brazing Certificate Boiler Certification Performs skilled plumbing work in the repair, maintenance, alteration and construction of facilities; installs, repairs, services and maintains plumbing systems and equipment. COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health of the community and employees, Multnomah County requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exception by the first day of work as a qualification of employment. The rule applies to all employees, as allowable by law. Candidates who receive an offer of County employment must provide proof of vaccination upon hire or submit an exception request prior to their start date. *Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experiences that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position. 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. A Cover Letter describing the following...Your experience with commercial chillers, boilers and cooling towers, along with your knowledge of Building Automation Systems. Explain your experience and standards in performing thorough preventive maintenance. In addition please include any experience related to plumbing maintenance that you have. 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 criminal records check and reference check. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 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, positions 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: To be discussed with the hiring manager. Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals. Veterans’ Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference. Review our veterans’ preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply. Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.
 

Preferred Skills and Education


Minimum Experience Required:
Mid-Career (5-10 years)
Minimum Education Required:
High School Diploma
Certifications:
 
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