HVAC Controls Technician

Location
Middlebury
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


HVAC Controls Technician
Middlebury College



Posted with Limited Access No
Title HVAC Controls Technician
Posting Number S01085
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-time
Typical Hours Per Week 40
Regular, Temporary or Term Regular
Benefits Eligible? Yes
Hourly/Salaried Hourly
Band/Level SP2
Hiring Minimum Commensurate with experience
Department Facilities Services
Location Middlebury, VT Campus
Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening Post-offer Pre-employment Physical Exam

Position Summary
Provides building management control system maintenance services for campus buildings and facilities.
Responsibilities

Essential Functions

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and a post-offer pre-employment screening. Please see the physical demands section for additional information.

  • Operates, troubleshoots and repairs the Direct Digital Control Systems for the campus buildings' energy management infrastructure including but not limited to improving design and performance of such systems.
  • Use of laptop and various software programs and network interfaces to communicate for troubleshooting, repair and calibration of sensors and other DDC equipment.
  • Reading and understanding mechanical plans, wiring diagrams and control schematics
  • Documenting work and procedures
  • Effectively communicates with supervisors and stakeholders for all work performed.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs building steam systems on campus including but not limited to heat exchangers for domestic hot water and building heating systems, air handling heat systems, hot water radiation and steam radiators.
  • Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs air-handling systems on campus including but not limited to dampers, belts, filters, electric motors and bearings.
  • Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs both electrically operated and pneumatic driven actuators and valves for all aspects of a building control system.
  • Must be able to work independently with ability to troubleshoot complex problems spanning HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems in a large building environment.
  • Inspecting and testing the operation of instruments and systems to diagnose faults;
  • Coordinating work with other trades (i.e.: electricians, HVAC technicians, plumbers, etc.)
  • Operates tools and equipment required to perform work assignments.
  • Procures necessary materials to perform work.
  • Performs associated facilities service maintenance work as requested, including, but not limited to: snow removal, event set-up and cleanup, truck loading and unloading and grounds maintenance.
  • Works cooperatively with others and accepts direction from supervisors.
  • Performs all duties in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with Middlebury College and departmental policies and procedures.

    General Responsibilities
  • Must be available for emergency maintenance calls on evenings and weekends according to a rotational schedule for Middlebury's Facilities Services Response Technician Program.
  • Must be available to work flexible shifts and overtime if necessary.
  • Ability to work Saturdays and Sundays as part of a regular or rotating work shift.
  • Driver's license required.
  • Must provide own vehicle for transportation of self, tools and procuring small materials.
  • Furnishes hand tools for work. (laptop provided)
  • Performs other duties as assigned to assist the department in obtaining and maintaining its mission.

    Qualifications
    Education
  • 2 year technical degree in related field required or relevant on-the-job training and/or vocational schooling in control system technology field
  • Type S or Journeyman Electrician License (preferred)
  • RSES Type I and II Certified Refrigerant Technician, or ability to obtain. (preferred)

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must be a competent operator with Siemens Apogee and Automated Logic Building Management Systems.
  • Must be comfortable with computers and Microsoft Office
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Fire alarm system knowledge with respect to HVAC controls.
  • A solid understanding of HVAC and refrigeration equipment, electromechanical systems and plumbing systems, including steam.
  • A solid understanding of energy metering and measuring concepts.
  • Instrumentation calibration and set up.

    Experience
    A minimum of 4 years of progressively complex experience in HVAC trade is required; 10 years is preferred.

    Physical Demands
    Click here to view the full physical demand requirements for this position. (Category I screen)
    Posting Information

    Open Until Filled Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and a post-offer pre-employment screening. Please see the physical demands section for additional information.

    To apply, click here: https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/17442

    Recommendation Letter Requirements
    Please note that this “confidential letters of recommendation” section is not being used for this posting. Candidates are asked to provide reference information as described in the Applicant Document section instead.

    Middlebury College employees enjoy a high quality of life with excellent compensation; competitive health, dental, retirement, and vision benefits; and educational assistance programs. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability



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