Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Mechanic
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Mechanic
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: https://jobs.miracosta.edu
Discipline or Department: Facilities
Position Type: Staff/Classified
Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: Starting at $5,236.25 per month
Working Hours: One regular, full-time position, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year, on the Oceanside campus. The work schedule will be Monday through Thursday, 10:00 AM ? 6:30 PM and Friday 8:00 AM ? 4:30 PM. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Apply and submit application materials through MiraCosta College's online application system at https://jobs.miracosta.edu. Once you are in the system, we strongly advise you to read the information on "How to Apply" and the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) before starting the application process.
In order to be considered in the first screening for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system and finish applying and receive a confirmation number by 11:59 PM on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018:
1. Application for classified employment on which you list all relevant experience.
2. Cover letter addressed to the "Screening and Interview Committee" specifically describing how you meet the desirable qualifications and representative duties.
3. Current résumé or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.
4. Valid EPA-approved Section 608 Type I & Type II Refrigeration Certification.
NOTE: When you "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING," you will eventually be asked to answer the additional question(s) listed below. Your answers will appear toward the bottom of the application form.
- Do you have experience programming HVAC Energy Management Systems?
- If you answered "yes" to the question above, please list the jobs where you performed these tasks.
- Please list the computer software systems related to Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration that you have worked with.
- MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. Describe your own commitment to diversity and how you will meet the minimum qualifications of "sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic background of community college students."
The screening and interview committee will review application materials three to four weeks following the closing date. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled.
Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon 1) successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; 2) submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; 3) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; and 4) fingerprint clearance.
Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854 at least five days prior to the closing date.
Retired STRS members are not eligible for these positions.
Basic Function and Other Details:
Under the general supervision of the Facilities Manager, perform heating, ventilation and air conditioning installation, repair and maintenance work; maintain indoor environment comfortable for staff and students; and perform related work as required.
(E = essential job function)
1. Inspect, repair, maintain, troubleshoot, adjust and regulate heating, ventilating, refrigeration and air conditioning equipment including heat pumps, heating and ventilating units, air conditioning with gas or electric heat, reciprocating chillers, multi-zone units, hot water heating boilers, cooling towers, pumps, air handlers, return and exhaust fans, air compressors, variable air volume systems, refrigerators, and ice makers. (E)
2. Replace valves, fans, motors, gaskets, filters, belts, refrigerant oil, contactors, fuses, compressors, capacitors, bearings, sheaves, and actuators; use various testing devices to locate defective parts; pump down units with vacuum pump; use welding equipment to repair refrigeration lines; adjust RPM on motors and fans; check and adjust gas pressure on heating units. (E)
3. Adjust and install switches, gauges, thermostats, valves, tubing and other parts as needed; make pipe connections and repairs; troubleshoot and repair electrical components pertaining to heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment. (E)
4. Check and test new equipment before installation; calibrate pneumatic and electrical controls; calibrate, repair and replace thermostats; adjust, balance and redesign air flow through ducts, diffusers, and registers; set time clocks for heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment; maintain chemical water treatment for cooling towers, hot and cold water systems and thermal energy storage systems; operate and adjust building electronic controls for temperature and scheduling control; initiate and implement preventive maintenance system including keeping various logs and records. (E)
6. Make estimates of labor and material costs for jobs; research catalogs to locate materials and parts required for jobs; requisition, receive and store parts and materials; purchase parts and materials on open Purchase Orders; maintain records of time and materials. (E)
7. Assign and check the work of contractors assigned to specific projects; work from blueprints, schematics and rough sketches; plan and lay out work on assigned work orders; make rough sketches and working drawings. (E)
8. Operate the building controls energy management system. (E)
9. Care for and store tools and provide for security of tools, materials and equipment at the work site; assist other maintenance personnel by performing unskilled or semi-skilled duties.
10. Perform building maintenance related tasks as needed.
11. Perform related work as required.
Type of Benefits:
Full benefit package which includes employer-paid medical, dental and vision plans for employee and dependents; $100,000 employee life insurance; other optional coverages; and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:
1. Education equivalent to an Associate degree; AND
2. Four years of increasingly responsible journey-level HVAC maintenance and repair experience.
NOTE: For work experience, one "year" is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months, or at least 2,080 hours.
1. Previous experience repairing HVAC plumbing systems and programming of HVAC Controls. 2. Previous experience in a student oriented setting.
Licenses and Other Requirements: 1. A Valid EPA-approved Section 608 Type I & Type II Refrigeration Certification. 2. A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the district's vehicle insurance program.
First Screening Date: 4-18-2018
Human Resources Contact Information:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 760.795.6854
About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 114 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and parts of Camp Pendleton.
MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomanufacturing.
The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving approximately 10,500 students, is located on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains. The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, and attracts more than 3,000 students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 2,500 students in the college's noncredit programs including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes. The Technology Career Institute (TCI) in Carlsbad is part of the college’s Career Education Department. It offers our local community members the opportunity to enhance their lives and their careers with low-cost, hassle-free classes, workshops, and programs, as well as certificate programs to train skilled workers in industries such as high-tech manufacturing, maritime technology, and emerging technologies. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) located at the TCI provides resources, workshops, and leadership programs for small businesses and serves all of North San Diego and Imperial Counties. The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC), also located at the TCI, provides entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and mentoring, as well as referrals for eligible veterans and military spouses owning or considering starting a small business enterprise in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial Counties.