HVAC/R - Maintenance B

Riverside, CA
Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $66,108 - $75,900
Title: HVAC/R - Maintenance B
Category: Campus Operations and Facilities
Department: Plant Services
Date Posted: 09/06/2017

Position Information: The HVAC/R - Maintenance B performs skilled work related to the repair, maintenance, service, installation, modification, troubleshooting, inspection and monitoring of commercial/institutional heating, ventilating, air conditioning, air handler systems, and refrigeration equipment, along with associated plumbing, electrical, mechanical and control systems. Works with Direct Digital Control (DDC) energy management systems and various control systems including electronic, digital, analog, mechanical and pneumatic. Provides independent inspection and response to requests for repair or installation of campus equipment. Executes the preventative maintenance on all equipment and systems through changing belts, bearings and filters, washing indoor/outdoor coils and performing amp draws on motors to confirm proper operation. Maintains clear and accurate documentation of all inspections, testing and maintenance performed. Updates equipment documentation, specifications and drawings, as needed. Reviews blueprints and specifications for new construction and retrofit/renovation projects. Responds to emergency situations during or after hours for the purposes of resolving immediate safety concerns. Performs all job duties in adherence with University and departmental safety guidelines. Maintains a positive attitude and communicates effectively with colleagues, supervisors, staff, faculty and students. The work schedule work this position is Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM.

Facilities Services is one of the largest departments at UC Riverside employing nearly 400 career employees. Facilities Services provides exceptional service in maintaining an environment conducive of teaching, learning, living, working and research for the entire campus community. The department maintains buildings, facilities and landscape totaling over 6 million square feet across 1,350 acres of campus. We are a team of service oriented professionals focused on exceptional client engagement, continuous improvement and development opportunities.

**UC Riverside career employees who have passed their probationary period will receive priority consideration for this position. If a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified, qualified external candidates may be considered at the discretion of the hiring department.**

Minimum Requirements: Four years of journey-level experience in HVAC/Refrigeration systems preventative maintenance and repair; and/or completion of a certified HVAC apprenticeship program; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Refrigerant Handling Certification, "608 Universal".

Experience in maintenance, operation, repair, calibration, installation, diagnosis and inspection of industrial/commercial of HVAC/R systems: coils, shafting and pulleys; refrigeration equipment and cooling towers; pumps, valves and piping systems; air handler systems; and Direct Digital Control (DDC) energy management systems and various control systems including electronic, digital, analog, mechanical and pneumatic. Experience in performing water analysis tests and adjustments.

Skill in operating shop equipment such as pipe threading machine, welding equipment, drill press and various hand/power tools. Knowledgeable on proper application of precision measuring and calibration equipment.

Ability to effectively communicate and understand safety regulations and hazards. Knowledge in safe and proper procedures when hazardous materials are suspected. Ability to estimate time, methods and materials needed from construction documents. Ability to read and understanding documents such as complex technical procedures, work instructions, blue prints, plans, manuals, specifications, and diagrams.

Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations. Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public, and provide exceptional customer service. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to record information accurately as is necessary to perform the job responsibilities.

Physical requirements: ability to work from ladders, scaffolds, man-lifts, and boom trucks or stages at varying heights of up to 25 feet above grade; ability to lift up to 75 pounds; ability to perform repetitive lifting, bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling and reaching. Ability to lift, load, carry, move and manipulate various building materials; ability to work in areas where noise levels may exceed 90 dB. Ability to follow safe precautions and utilize appropriate safety devices, equipment and gear to safely perform physical requirements and duties.

Environmental requirements: ability to work in confined and dusty spaces and wear respirator or other required safety gear. Ability to work outdoors in extreme and inclement weather conditions ranging from high heat with humidity, to freezing, rainy, and windy conditions. Ability to work around and be exposed to unpleasant sights and smells, dangerous and/or hazardous substances. Ability to drive a van or pick-up truck and ability to safely work around moving vehicles, machinery and equipment. Ability to follow safe precautions and utilize appropriate safety devices, equipment and gear to safely perform duties with exposure to environmental requirements.

Ability to work occasional scheduled and unscheduled overtime, emergency call-back, and a flexible schedule as needed.

Hired candidate must pass a background check through the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); must obtain or possess a valid CA Driver License in accordance with California Department of Motor Vehicles; must participate in the campus DMV pull; and successfully complete a pre-employment physical examination.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience and ability to prioritize work orders, routine work, emergency requests and ability to choose the proper materials or equipment to accomplish work in the most expeditious and safe manner.

Basic knowledge and technical skills with computer programs and applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Design Cad 2, etc.).

Experience working with a diverse student, staff, faculty and visitor population and ability to provide exemplary customer service.

Knowledge of UC/UCR policies and systems.

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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