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Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, Washington, United States

Date Posted:
Contractor & Other Trades
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Seattle Pacific University
Job Description:

Job Description:

  • Perform corrective and preventative maintenance on HVAC systems and equipment such as: air compressors, hot water and steam boilers, pumps, air handling units, hot water storage tanks, cooling towers, chillers, and related piping and controls, etc.
  • Operate and/or log assigned systems and heating plants in accordance to code and the Boiler Supervisory as directed by, and under the supervision of, the Maintenance and Trades Coordinator. 
  • Respond to customer complaints and emergencies.
  • Enforce safety regulations at all times and maintains safety precautions as appropriate.
  • Responsible to be on-call on a rotating basis approximately twenty-six times a year.  The person on-call is responsible to be available via phone or pager during off-hours, including weekends, and be able to respond to the campus within two hours of being contacted.



  • Associates degree in HVAC from a vocational technical college or related on the job experience.
  • Three years operating high/low pressure boilers.
  • Boiler Operators License for the City of Seattle, minimum of Grade 3; Refrigeration Operating Engineer's License; Refrigerant usage certification.
  • Valid Washington State Driver's license and ability to drive service vehicle. 
  • Ability to load and unload materials, be available to access all areas of campus any hour of the day or night. 
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds. 
  • Must be able to carry, climb and lift different size ladders.


Additional Information:

Position will remain open until filled.

Salary:  $53,000 annually 


Application Instructions:

Please submit online application, cover letter and resume found here:  http://spu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=71308 .

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Seattle Pacific University

Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU seeks to be a premier Christian University fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community. Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants committed to its Christian mission. More...