Steamfitter - Facilities

Milwaukee, WI, USA Req #1266
Monday, September 25, 2023

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Department of Administrative Services

Hourly Pay: $46.99

Closing Date: 10/09/2023 or upon receiving 50 aplications. 


Job Summary:

Maintaining HVAC controls; room censors, thermostats, boiler and chiller controls. Facilitates temperature and air flow adjustments through computer controls of mechanical system. Works very close with the Steamfitter Welders and other departments.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Requested work - Hot and cold calls


  • Planned and routine maintenance - Chiller start up and maintenance, chilled water, cooling tower maintenance. Start up and maintenance of existing boilers, controls, and steam supply/condensate return. Daily adjustments on building controls. Monitoring and repairs on HVAC equipment compressors, thermostat.


  • Emergency work - No heat/no cooling, steam leaks, equipment breakdowns.


  • Project work - Adjustments, construction, participation, and support of capital projects


  • Administrative - Gather data/documentation for purchases. I.e., gather quote, submit to support team, etc.


Minimum Requirements

  • Current resident of WI
  • Valid WI Driver’s License
  • Highschool Diploma/GED
  • At least Three (3) years of experience as a Journeyman.



  • Journeyman Card required at the time of application
  • EPA 608 Universal Refrigeration Certification required at the time of application
  • ASOPE Boiler License within 6 months of hire.


Additional Information:

Must be able to work in all Milwaukee County facilities including secured detention/high-security facilities and work in areas with sensitive information and assets.  Required that applicants successfully undergo a criminal history background check to maintain security clearance for Milwaukee County facilities.


Note: This Original Examination is open to current residents of the State of Wisconsin. In accordance with Rule III section 11 of the Civil Service Rules a non-competitive examination will be held for this position. The non-competitive examination will consist of a review of candidate materials, education and related experience.


Milwaukee County is committed to fostering an equitable working environment, free from discrimination and harassment, on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy related condition, national origin, age, disability, FMLA status, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other category or status that is now or in the future protected by federal, state, and local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.

Other details

  • Job Family 15 - Other
  • Job Function 7 Skilled Craft Workers
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
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  • Milwaukee, WI, USA