Engineer - Research

Job ID 2021-39136
Area of Interest
Facilities
Location Name
1920 Terry
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Regular
Department
Research B&E
Shift
Day Shift
Primary Location : City
Seattle
Primary Location : State/Province
WA

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.  Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

 

As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children's Research Institute is dedicated to providing hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.

 

Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine. 

 

Researchers work in close collaboration with one another, their colleagues at partner institutions including the University of Washington and Fred Hutch and our healthcare providers at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of U.S. News & World Report’s top children's hospitals. This collaboration is one of our key strengths, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems.

 

We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.

Overview

Join our top notch Research Building and Engineering team in support of Seattle Children's mission. This position will be a member of our Building and Engineering team located in downtown Seattle that supports over 1 million square footage of clinical and laboratory space and 2000 staff members.

 

Position responsibilities:
- Direct operation of boiler room, machine rooms, and related lab building support systems.

- Perform maintenance, repairs, and testing of complex building systems and their controls including utilizing Building Automation Systems for adjustments and repairs.

- Operate, maintain, and repair boilers within limits of Seattle Boiler Fireman Grade 3 license.

- Assist with furniture/equipment moving and relocation.

- On call hours required.

 

Seattle Children's Employer Highlights:
- Leader in Pediatric Care: Because of our people, Seattle Children’s is recognized as a leading teaching, research and specialty care center at the forefront of pediatric care.
- Competitive Benefits: We support a healthy work–life balance. Our benefits include employee care, paid time off, health insurance and retirement savings.
- Transportation Discounts: Company bike program, on-site zip cars, unlimited ORCA transit pass, daily commute bonus provided to staff who us alternate methods of travel to/from work, company vanpools.
- Diversity/Inclusion: We strive to maintain an atmosphere that reflects our values of inclusion by providing effective and respectful care compatible with each patient and family's beliefs, values, and heritage.

Requirements

Required Education/Experience:
- High school graduate or equivalent.
- Five (5) years' experience in building/industrial maintenance, including troubleshooting and repairing of mechanical and electrical systems.
- Per the driver's license requirement noted below, must have a driving record acceptable to Risk Management.

Required Credentials:
- Washington State Electrical License and/or City of Seattle Refrigeration License w/EPA Universal Certification for Refrigerant.
- City of Seattle 3rd grade Steam Engineer license, or obtain Grade 4 Boiler Fireman within 1 year, and obtain Grade 3 Steam Engineer within 2.5 years.
- Class A/B Operators UST Certification for Underground Storage tank, or obtain within 18-Months.
- Current Washington State driver’s license.

Preferred:
- Washington State EL07 Maintenance Electrician.
- Two (2) years' trade school in Building/Industrial Maintenance.
- Ten (10) years' experience in building/industrial maintenance, including troubleshooting and repairing of mechanical systems.

 

In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

 

The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

 

Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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