HVAC Controls Technician

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Requisition Information

Position Information

Posted with Limited Access No Limited Access Period Ending Date Title HVAC Controls Technician Posting Number S01085 Full-Time/Part-Time Full-time Typical Hours Per Week 40 Regular, Temporary or Term Regular If temporary or term, enter anticipated end date 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

Position Summary

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


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.



•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.


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

Physical Demands

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Posting Information

Close Date 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.


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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.

Supplemental Questions for Posting

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Applicant Document Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/C V
  3. Certification
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/29/2018
    Application Due: 7/28/2019
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