As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
HMC Maintenance has an outstanding opportunity for a full time day shift Machinery Mechanic. This individual will inspect, maintain and repair mechanical facilities. Perform preventive maintenance and repair on all types of mechanical equipment. Inspect and test mechanical systems. Operate machine shop equipment including engine laths, drill press, grinder, milling machine, hydraulic press to fabricate equipment parts. Perform preventive maintenance and repair on motor vehicles and heavy construction equipment, gas and diesel. Operate a variety of hand tools. Assist faculty with fabrication and operation of experimental equipment and apparatus. Drive service truck as required; load and unload materials and supplies. May lead and instruct helpers. May perform work in other trade skills. Perform related duties as required.
As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.
Full journey status as a Machinery Mechanic by work experience, vocational, or trade school, or apprenticeship programs, or any combination of the above; or, four years of applied work experience. Vocational training may substitute for work experience on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of a valid motor vehicle operators license may be required.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.