Company: Multnomah County, Department of County Assets (DCA
Posted on: November 16, 2021
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Are you a 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 Mechanical Technician to join our team. In
this role, you will use your knowledge of commercial HVAC systems
or Commercial Plumbing systems and equipment to perform
preventative maintenance and troubleshoot mechanical problems.
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, systems, fixtures and clear
Repair/replace fire suppression systems and back-flows.
Provide quality customer service to ensure minimal disruption of a
clients 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.
A successful candidate will also have the following skills and
Learning Agility: You identify issues and educate yourself and
others 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
Outcomes Oriented: You strive to fulfill commitments and
responsibilities and hold yourself accountable for successful
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
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.
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 drivers license
Ability to pass a criminal records check
Universal EPA Certificate for HVAC and refrigeration work
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
Oregon Limited Energy Technician, Class B license (LEB) or
Journeyman Plumber license
Oregon Brazing Certificate
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 October 18, 2021 as a qualification of
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
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 tower 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.
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: Monday - Friday 8:30AM to 5:00PM
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.
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