Wenatchee Valley College annual foundation awards to be announced at gala May 19

Wenatchee Valley College annual Foundation Awards nominate Malachi Salcido as "Distinguished Alumni."

Malachi has successfully launched and is running a number of companies, including the Salcido Connection and Salcido Enterprises. The Salcido Connection is the recognized regional leader in designing and installing reliable, efficient building systems. … Salcido Enterprises is the national leader in blockchain technology development and is at the forefront on an international level. The work of this company is revolutionizing technology, how business operates, and is poised to have a positive impact on a global level.
— Wenatchee Valley College Foundation

The materials also praise Malachi for “giving back” and for encouraging the growth of his employees. 

The official awards will be announced at the Wenatchee Valley College Foundation Gala on May 19.

The Salcido Connection is pleased to announce the addition of Tad DeLancy as an Apprentice Electrician.

DeLancy is completing his Electrical Technology Certificate from Perry Technical Institute, where he has earned President’s List Honors, and has spent the last two years learning the foundations for electrical work and building knowledge of electrical codes. Previously, he spent eight years with Alcoa as a Head Tapper and Furnace Operator until the facility’s curtailment in January of 2016.

“Tad’s former employment in a large industrial facility as well as his formal education make him a highly-qualified addition to our team,” explained COO Rob Fritz.

Founded in 2001, The Salcido Connection designs and installs reliable, efficient building systems, excelling in mechanical, electrical and facilities development work.

We are looking for qualified JOURNEYMAN REFRIGERATION TECHNICIANS to join our team.

The Salcido Connection is a member of the Salcido Group of Companies and is growing in all areas of service and construction throughout Central and Eastern Washington. The Salcido Connection works diligently to design, install, and maintain building systems while providing the highest standard of ethics and customer service. Our team stands firmly behind all of our work with an uncompromising level of superior service and integrity. We strive to be on time, professional and courteous.

We have multiple positions available and are specifically looking for Commercial Journey Level Technicians with experience in Market Refrigeration, Chillers, Large Commercial Equipment, Prep tables, and Self-contained Coolers and Freezers.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience
  • Ability to pass a drug and background check.
  • Valid driver's license and insurable driving record.
  • 06A Electrical License.
  • Universal EPA Certification.
  • Possess the hand tools required for the work.
  • Ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams and blueprints.
  • Be familiar with a wide range of equipment and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Demonstrate efficiency in decision making regarding repair vs. replace options.
  • Advanced customer service and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate willingness to accept responsibility and leadership roles.
  • Operate all equipment in safe manner including: manlifts, forklifts, etc.
  • Work with dispatch to manage the schedule and properly communicate timelines to dispatch and the customer.
  • Available to work nights and/or weekends on a rotating on-call basis.
  • Can lift up to 75lbs.
  • Accurately document all work for purposes of tracking and billing each job.
  • Ability to self-perform or work as part of a team to ensure customer satisfaction and build customer confidence in the company.
  • Pre-employment background and drug screen
  • Willingness to learn and grow your skills
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Pay and Benefits are dependent upon experience. Journeymen trades people within our organization grow to an average wage & benefits level of $70-90k/yr.

Benefits include: pay for 'shop time', full uniforms (including boots), vehicle & phone, training, sick and vacation time, 9 paid holidays per year, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, a full retirement plan, and profit-sharing opportunities.

Multiple positions available.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references by April 15, 2018 using the form on this post, or sending an email to:  

Salcido Connection
Communications Director  communications@salcidoenterprises.tech
Subject line: Journeyman Refrigeration Technician

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The Salcido Connection announces promotions

The Salcido Connection is pleased to announce the promotion of two key team members. Rob Fritz has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and Michelle Hoffman has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer of the mechanical, electrical, and facilities development company.


A 20-year electrical industry veteran, Rob Fritz handles the daily operations of The Salcido Connection, including management oversight and production coordination with all areas of the company. Fritz joined The Salcido Connection four years ago, and in his new role develops growth strategies that align with company goals and values and ensures the highest levels of customer satisfaction. Fritz holds a Washington State Electrical Administrator license.


A 10-year member of The Salcido Connection team, Michelle Hoffman oversees and manages all accounting and financial operations, implements operational best practices, manages budgets and employee benefits for The Salcido Connection. She holds degrees in accounting and computer applications and has training in employment law. “I’m thrilled to announce these two key promotions. Both members of The Salcido Connection team have proven themselves to be invaluable to our growth,” explained Founder and CEO Malachi Salcido.

Founded in 2006, The Salcido Connection designs and installs reliable, efficient building systems, excelling in Mechanical, Electrical and Facilities Development work.

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