A/C Refrigeration Mechanic Apprentice
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Title A/C Refrigeration Mechanic Apprentice
FLSA status Non-Exempt
Hiring Salary $2,090 – $3,076 per month
Occupational Category Skilled Craft
Department Facilities Management - Facilities Services
Open Until Filled Yes
Educational and Experience Requirement
High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Technical/vocational training related to job duties would be helpful. Two years as an air conditioning mechanic required. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position
Provides service and maintenance of an apprentice level skill on heating and air-conditioning systems, plants, boilers and all equipment associated with the University Campus. Works under general supervision of journeyman HVAC Technician and is responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of various heating ventilation and air conditioning systems, boilers, plants, and various refrigeration equipment across the University campus.
Assist with new equipment installation, maintenance, service and repair of air conditioning systems, equipment, boilers, and refrigeration units. Repairs, replaces, or adjusts worn or broken parts, condensers, compressors, water, and/or vacuum pumps. Tests and inspects units and equipment. Provides preventive maintenance, service, and installation of boilers, chillers, air handling equipment, various pumps, and related equipment. Assist with the installation and services of all electrical and control devices as well as general HVAC shop work and coordination. Reviews, schedules and records data in the work order system as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Familiar with all types of air conditioning, air handlers, refrigerators, coolers, and related equipment. Working conditions are considered fair, but involve more than average (25%-50%) exposure to weather, electrical hazards, narrow quarters, noise, vibrations, dust, heat, chemical exposure, etc. Will be required to be locally available for on call 24 hours per day, seven (7) days per week on a rotational basis for emergencies as needed by department.
Position requires driving and operating a university vehicle; therefore, a valid Texas driver license and driving record acceptable to the university’s insurance carrier is required. Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy.
Full Time Part Time Full Time Quicklink http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/21885 EEO Statement
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.
Applicant Documents Required Documents
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
- * How did you learn about this position?
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
- HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
- The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
- Association for Women in Science
- TWC - Work in Texas
- Inside Higher Ed
- Higher Ed Jobs
- HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
- SHSU Website
- SHSU Employee
- If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.
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- * Please describe your experience with Central Plant Operations (i.e. chillers, chill and condense water pumps, cooling towers, and water treatment).
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