The Official Employment Site of Wisconsin State Government
Link to log in Link to My Job Cart Link to E-Notify Link to FAQS

What's New
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce.

Organization Logo
Log In To ApplyLog In to Apply
Email A FriendEmail A FriendClick Here for printer friendly versionPrintable Version

Health Services, Department of

HVAC/Refrigeration Specialist - Advanced - Re-Announcement
Job Announcement Code(s): 17-00559

Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
    HVAC/Refrigeration Specialist - Advanced

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Pay will be set in accordance with the State of Wisconsin Compensation Plan in effect at the time of appointment. The starting salary is between $19.30 - $23.36 per hour depending on experience, plus excellent benefits. The pay schedule/range is 03/15. A 12 month probationary period is required.
Special Qualifications:
This position requires possession of the Department of Safety and Professional Services Refrigerant Certificate and EPA Universal Technician Certification for Refrigerant within the first 6 months of hire.
Jennie Hocker, Human Resources Specialist,
Bargaining Unit:
Area of Competition:
Deadline to Apply:
The previous publication date was 7/31/20174. The previous deadline date was 8/14/2017.
Assessment Information:
Preview Assessment  

The Department of Health Services (DHS) is currently recruiting to a HVAC/Refrigeration Specialist position at Winnebago Mental Health Institute (WMHI) in Oshkosh, WI. Come see why DHS is a great place to work!

This position offers a comprehensive benefits package including a top rated health plan, paid time off (vacation, holidays, personal time, and sick time) and the ability to participate in one of the best retirement plans offered.  For more information, please see

The position is on first shift and works Monday - Friday with occasional nights and weekends.

Position Summary:   

Under the general Supervisor of the Buildings/Grounds Supervisor, this position is responsible for the operations of mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems for Winnebago Mental Health Institute and Wisconsin Resource Center.  Responsibilities include: diagnosing building mechanical problems an insuring satisfactory operations of building systems; identifying, correcting reporting and communication building operational and maintenance needs; performing repairs on equipment; performing scheduled and unscheduled preventative maintenance actions on equipment; measures airflows and balancing.  Incumbent operates with significant independence and will act as a lead person overseeing the work of helpers, LTEs, and contractors.  

Special Notes:   

Due to the nature of the position, all applicants who may be appointed to this position will be required to allow the Department of Health Services to conduct a background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.

Individuals must be able to perform work in various positions such as overhead, standing on ladders and scaffolding, or while bending, kneeling, crawling, twisting or lying flat. Additionally, individuals may have to work in cold or humid conditions and confined spaces.


Minimally qualified candidates must have:

  • An EPA Refrigerant Handling/Recovery Certification or be eligible for certification within 12 months of hire.

    A well-qualified candidate will have:

  • Experience working with and knowledge of HVAC systems.

  • Ability to maintain safety at all time on the job.

  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.

    • How To Apply:   

      To apply for this position, click “Log In” to access your existing account or to create a new account if you do not already have an account in the system. After you have logged in, click “Apply Now.” You will be asked to provide your personal information and attach a resume. To be considered for this position applicants must complete the online process. Failure to submit all required materials will result in an incomplete application and ineligibility for this position. Application materials will not be accepted if received in an email, as a hard copy or a fax.

      Application materials will be evaluated by a Subject Matter Expert and those deemed eligible will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the HR Specialist on this announcement.

      Veterans with at least a 30% service-connected disability rating should contact the HR Specialist listed above regarding eligibility for consideration under the non-competitive process.

      The Department of Health Services is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce. 

      Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or former employees as a reinstatement) must complete the application process to apply.

      Please note: Important communication regarding this recruitment will be sent via email.


      Log In To ApplyLog In to Apply
      Email A FriendEmail A FriendClick Here for printer friendly versionPrintable Version

      State of Wisconsin
      Division of Personnel Management
      101 East Wilson Street • PO Box 7855 • Madison, WI 53707
      WiscJobs © 2001 - 2017