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DSHS FFAA Fire Sprinkler Fitter

at State of Washington

Posted: 11/10/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2602339
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Fire Sprinkler Fitter - Maintenance Mechanic 3

The Facilities, Finance and Analytics Administration (FFAA) Consolidated Maintenance and Operations is looking for a skilled professional with a Nicet Level 2 certification in Water-Based Systems to provide engineering and repair work at Western State Hospital.

In this role, you will assist in a wide variety of trade fields such as plumbing, electrical, welding, carpentry, and machinist work. You'll perform construction, maintenance, repair, and modification of buildings, facilities, mechanical equipment, and machinery. 

A primary focus of this job is water-based fire protection systems in the hospital. 

You'll have a fixed schedule and the work you'll do immediately contributes to the quality of care for others.
The work hours for this job is 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. with Saturdays and Sundays off.

Some of what you'll do:

  • Install and maintain sprinklers, flow tampers, control valves, standpipes, and hydrants
  • Repair and replace pipe coverings; weld and thread pipes
  • Install maintain plumbing, electrical, and mechanical components
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repair on all types of equipment such as laundry, kitchen, hospital, and air-conditioning equipment
  • Clean or change filters, change oil, grease, adjust drive belts; inspect sprockets, shafts, and bearings
  • Read and interpret plans, blueprints, and sketches

What we are looking for:
  • Completion of a recognized apprenticeship in a skilled mechanic trade and 1 year of experience as a journey-level worker in building and equipment maintenance, construction or repair work. 
  • A current Nicet Level 2 Water Based Certification

If you have questions about the application process, contact Anthony Distefano at or call 360-725-5825.

Supplemental Information

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.
Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384. 


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