Building Controls Technician

  • Seattle University
  • Seattle, WA
Full Time Facilities Installation Skilled Labor

Job Description

Building Controls Technician

FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Months Per Year: 12

Hours Per Week: 40

Position Description

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Controls Technician that wants a stable and consistent work-life balance. We offer a health insurance package, dental, retirement, tuition benefit, paid vacation, community service days, sick and holiday pay.

Be a part of a strong safety culture that cares for the work and the person.

Repair, install and modify pneumatic, electric-pneumatic and Direct Digital Control Systems. Inspect and evaluate the operating condition of existing heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems to determine repair or replacement requirements. Determine parts, tools and most effective approach for making repairs.

Monitor performance of climate control systems and perform preventative maintenance to bring systems into compliance with manufacturer's specifications.

Evaluate drawings, submittals, and specifications for the Department of Design and Construction relating to direct digital controls (DDC), mechanical systems, and mechanical commissioning.

Maintain and upgrade existing software and hardware for DDC systems. Can create and edit line code for sequence of operations.

Work in a safe, clean and respectful manner while performing work on campus. Work in occupied spaces with minimal disruption of campus activities.


Minimum Qualifications

Up to 5 year of specialized or technical training beyond high school providing specialized and technical training in the design, installation and repair of heating, ventilation and air conditioning control systems and three years previous experience performing work as a pneumatic technician or HVAC technician or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Skill in communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to provide or receive work direction. Must obtain a valid Washington State Driver’s License

Physical Demands

Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions. Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Benefits at a Glance

Consistent with its fundamental Jesuits value, Seattle University offers a wide range of benefits designed to care for the whole person. Choose from three different medical plans, a dental and vision insurance programs. Protect your income with life, short and long-term disability coverage, and plan for your future with a generous 10% employer contribution for retirement benefits. You may also take advantage of 100% tuition remission benefits for the employee and dependents, a subsidized transportation benefit, a wellness program with an onsite fitness facility, and a wide variety of campus events. Enjoy a generous holiday schedule, including a paid Christmas break closure, vacation and paid sick leave, and paid community service leave. For more information explore the Benefits website at:

Application Instructions

Applicants are also strongly encouraged to attach an electronic cover letter and resume when applying. Persons who need assistance with the recruitment process may contact the Office of Human Resources at: 206-296-5870. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified. To apply, visit: