Job Details

HVAC Technician

Company name
seattle symphony

4 yrs required

Seattle, WA, United States

Employment Type

Construction, Hvac

Posted on
Jul 08,2019


Position Overview:

Come join us in the world-class Benaroya Hall which is host to more than 700 public and private events each year, including Seattle Symphony concerts. The HVAC Technician will utilize advanced skills to perform complex preventive maintenance and corrective repair of building, industrial systems, equipment and grounds. While working under limited supervision, the HVAC technician will monitor building system operations and performance. The HVAC Technician may utilize several trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating and cooling.


·         High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of four years of related experience and/or trade school training

·         Universal CFC certification preferred. Additional certification in one or more of the following: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions

·         Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor

·         Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situation where only limited standardization exists. Requires intermediate analytical skills

·         Use of personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook

·         Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines

·         Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to:

o   Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory level    

o   Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all GSE-related requirements and participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.

o   Report conditions which could result in accident or injury and/or stop work if required


Essential Job Functions:

·         Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety

·         Inspects building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, and plumbing to ensure operation of equipment is within design capabilities and achieves environmental conditions prescribed by client

·         Oversees and inspects the work performed by outside contractors. Contracted work includes landscaping, snow removal, remodeling, HVAC, plumbers, and cleaning

·         Performs assigned repairs, emergency and preventive maintenance. Completes maintenance and repair records as required

·         Reviews assigned work orders. Estimates time and materials needed to complete repair. Orders necessary materials and supplies to complete all tasks

·         Maintains an energy management program to ensure measures are taken to operate all systems in the most efficient manner to keep operating costs at a minimum

·         Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast repairs or replacements

·         Performs welding, carpentry, furniture assembly and locksmith tasks as needed

·         Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed

·         No formal supervisory responsibilities but may provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers


Please submit a cover letter and resume send to email.

Deadline for applications: July 21, 2019

The Seattle Symphony values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace. Individuals who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives are encouraged to apply. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EOE) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  In addition, the Seattle Symphony will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Company info

seattle symphony

Company Profile
The Seattle Symphony is one of America's leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history. Since 2011 the Seattle Symphony has been under the leadership of Ludovic Morlot who will step down as Music Director following the 2018-2019 season and be succeeded by current Principal Guest Conductor Thomas Dausgaard. The Symphony is heard from September through July by more than 500,000 people through live performances and radio broadcasts. It performs in one of the finest modern concert halls in the world — the acoustically superb Benaroya Hall — in downtown Seattle. Its extensive education and community engagement programs reach over 65,000 children and adults each year. The Seattle Symphony has a deep commitment to new music, commissioning many works by living composers each season. The orchestra has made nearly 150 recordings and has received three Grammy Awards, 23 Grammy nominations, two Emmy Awards and numerous other accolades. In 2014 the Symphony launched its in-house recording label, Seattle Symphony Media.

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