HVAC Technician

Ballpark Operations Seattle, Washington


Job Title:          HVAC Technician     

Department:     Engineering & Maintenance     

Reports To:      HVAC Lead     

Status:              Nonexempt     

Primary Objective:  Responsible for effective, efficient, and compliant operation of the ballpark’s HVAC systems through performance and completion of HVAC mechanical systems work.     

  Essential Functions:     

  • Complete proper and adequate installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair, of HVAC related systems including hot water boilers, chiller, cooling towers, refrigeration systems, pumps, blowers, fans, variable frequency drives, Johnson Control systems, and all other associated mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Maintain proper building indoor air quality (IAQ) according to local and national IAQ codes and regulations.
  • Participate in and provides insight into the maintenance and improvements of HVAC and related system operations and computerized maintenance management systems that support work order management and preventative, corrective, and predictive maintenance programs associated with HVAC systems and auxiliary equipment.
  • Participate in safety culture including proper use of PPE including but not limited to masks, boots, gloves, safety glasses and hard hat if working around construction projects. 
  • Respond to routine and emergency calls for repair and service throughout the facility during occupied and unoccupied hours.
  • Understand and analyze drawings in order to identify the location of HVAC systems and associated electrical, water, and gas utilities.
  • Attend meetings, workshops, trainings, and seminars, as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.
  • Coordinate with administration and other trades for the purpose of completing projects/work orders by planning work, assigning tasks, prioritizing work, setting work schedules, providing quality controls and conducting on-the-job training, as needed.
  • Program controls and monitor all boilers, chiller, heat recovery, fan powered and VAV boxes, pumps, fans, refrigeration systems, and performs chemical testing on heating water in boilers/heat exchangers and water in cooling towers, chiller, and other plant systems. Programs and monitors occupied and unoccupied energy efficiency scheduling with HVAC to optimize performance and savings.
  • Estimate materials and/or equipment needed to complete work projects. Provide labor estimates for repair or projects, provide project cost analysis on contractor bids. Prepare documentation for the purpose of providing reports and/or conveying information efficiently and effectively.
  • Use fine finger dexterity and grasping in a variety of tasks including use of hand tools, meters, vacuum pumps, charging scale, refrigerant pressure gauges, and thermometers.
  • Must be able to safely use and climb 4-14 feet ladders and stairs.
  • Frequently stoop or bend and occasionally kneel and/or crouch to perform essential functions.
  • Must be able to move a load between 50-100 pounds occasionally to perform essential functions.
  • Safely operate scissor lifts, articulating boom lifts, forklifts, and motorized cart in and around the stadium.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:     

  • Journeyman HVAC Technician with a minimum of 5 years of commercial experience in the trade.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain in a reasonable amount of time the National Refrigerant Recovery License, City of Seattle Refrigeration License, and City of Seattle Grade 3 Steam Engineer License.  Must maintain valid licenses once completed.
  • City of Seattle Gas Piping License and Building Operator Certification preferred.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):     

  • Knowledge of all applicable codes and regulations.
  • Knowledge of tools, equipment, and materials common to the trade.
  • Skilled in installation, repair and maintenance of all systems and assignments common to the trade
  • Working knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel in addition to work order database programs.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills.  Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests.  Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others.  Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals.  Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems.  Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt.  Identifies and corrects errors.  Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.
  • Makes decisions and takes actions that contribute to exceptional experiences for guests.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:     

  • Indoor and outdoor work environment, subject to fluctuation in temperatures, exposure to the sun and elements.
  • Must be able to work a variable schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Frequent standing and walking on concrete surfaces.
  • Must be able to safely climb ladders and stairs, maintaining balance while completing tasks.
  • Frequent stooping or bending and occasional kneeling and/or crouching.
  • Must be able to move between 50-100 pounds occasionally, which may include lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling.
The Mariners are committed to providing a competitive total rewards package for our valued Team Members.        
 The anticipated range of base compensation for this role is $31.95 -$39.94 USD Hourly 
In addition, we offer eligible Team Members a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and a competitive 401(k) company match. We also provide complimentary parking, paid public transportation, paid parental leave, 80 hours of paid time off annually , and 9 days of paid holidays per year. Our total rewards offerings are best-in-class!

 All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and the terms of official plan documents which may be modified or amended from time to time.       
This information is being provided in accordance with the Washington State Equal Pay and Opportunity Act.