Town of Wellesley: MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN (Plumbing/HVAC)

  • April 25, 2019 at 3:31 pm #35529
    Joseph McDonough






    The Town of Wellesley’s Facilities Management Department (FMD) is one of the foremost public facilities organizations in Massachusetts. We maintain and operate twenty-eight (28) Town buildings totaling over 1.2 million square feet with a staff of 73 and an operating budget of $8.2 million, plus a $1.85M major capital projects budget. The FMD is looking to add a Mechanical Technician with both plumbing and HVAC skills onto our maintenance staff of seven licensed trades’ persons. FMD provides outstanding support for our maintenance staff in the form of regular professional development opportunities, tools/equipment and other resources needed to succeed in a supportive/collaborative working environment.


    Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Mechanical Technician’s primary responsibility is the maintenance of building plumbing and HVAC systems and gas-fired equipment. The incumbent performs a full range of plumbing and HVAC duties to include the installation, renovation, repair and preventive maintenance in support of the overall maintenance of municipal and school buildings. Work is performed in compliance with Massachusetts Plumbing and HVAC codes and is checked in progress or upon completion to ensure it complies with accepted standards and codes.


    The incumbent performs assigned tasks without close supervision, following established procedures, and is given direct and detailed instructions on new and different assignments.  The incumbent must have a thorough understanding of the trade and be knowledgeable in the use of all trade tools and instruments.  The work schedule requires some early morning, night, weekend, stand by and emergency work.


    Minimum Requirements:  High School diploma or equivalent; five years’ experience working as a professional plumber or HVAC technician in a commercial or industrial setting; possession of a valid driver’s license and a valid Commonwealth of Massachusetts Plumbers & Gasfitters Journeyman License, or Refrigeration Technician (HVAC) License. Familiarity with Metasys building controls by Johnson Controls, Inc. and School Dude work order system preferred.


    Salary Range (as of July 1, 2019): up to $77,043, plus overtime as available.


    Interested individuals who meet these requirements should submit a resume and a cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word or PDF document to by May 16, 2019.  AA/EOE

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