Lead HVAC Technician

Job description

Title:Lead HVAC Technician Department:Physical Plant Administration Job Category:Staff Regular/Temporary:Regular Open Date:03/05/2019 Description:

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Working Supervisor
  • Overhauls and services refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating units by repairing or replacing and adjusting worn or broken parts on condensers, compressors, evaporators, fans and water vacuum pumps; tests refrigeration equipment.
  • Leads HVAC Technicians in the performance and completion of HVAC mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Preventative maintenance of HVAC systems on the Douglas campus.
  • Leads and ensures proper maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of HVAC related systems including boilers, chillers, refrigeration systems, pumps, air compressors, generators, blowers, fans, variable frequency drives, and computerized maintenance controls.
  • Programs and monitors occupied and unoccupied space for energy savings and scheduling.
  • Available after hours in the case of emergencies.
  • Works with Supervisor for needed upgrades and major issues.
  • Makes sure all filters are changed properly and tracks inventory.
  • Performs other job-related functions as requested.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:

  • Ability to exhibit a positive attitude and to deal with coworkers, students, faculty and staff tactfully and courteously in order to maintain effective service-oriented relationships.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Skill in locating, diagnosing and correcting defects in HVAC systems and equipment.
  • Computer skills and ability to understand HVAC insight system.
  • Considerable knowledge of standard trades practices, use of materials, test equipment and tools.
  • Ability to multitask and coordinate multiple projects.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

Position reports to Physical Plant Coordinator.

GUIDELINES:

Guidelines include college policies and procedures, department policies and Board of Regents policy and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK:

  • Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the position.
  • Success in this position contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness, and regulatory compliance of all department operations.

CONTACTS:

  • Contacts are typically with students, co-workers, other college personnel and members of the general public
  • Contacts are typically to provide services; to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work is typically performed while standing, or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending or crouching.
  • The employee occasionally lifts heavy objects.
  • The work is typically performed in the field setting.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:

  • The work consists of varied administrative and supervisory duties and coordination of primary functional areas
  • Strict regulations and responsibilities related to department systems and applications contribute to the complexity of the position

Required Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Refrigerant handling certification/ EPA License
  • 5 years’ experience in HVAC
  • Vocational degree in HVAC
Desired Qualifications:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Commercial or Residential HVAC license
  • 10 years’ experience in HVAC
  • Experience with DD automated controls

 

 

 

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Posted: 3/6/2019
Application Due: 10/5/2019
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