A/C & Refrigeration Mechanic

Job description

A/C & Refrigeration Mechanic


A/C & Refrigeration Mechanic

FLSA status

Hiring Salary
$2,288 – $3,368 per month

Occupational Category
Skilled Craft

Residence Life

Open Until Filled

Educational and Experience Requirement
High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Technical vocational training related to job duties would be helpful. Five years as an air conditioning mechanic. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of education.

Nature & Purpose of Position
To provide skilled work on the journeyperson level involved in the installation, repair, and maintenance of air conditioning and refrigeration units, boilers, and equipment. Responsible for the maintenance, repair, replacement, and installation of various heating ventilation and air conditioning systems and refrigeration equipment across the University campus.

Primary Responsibilities
Installs new equipment; overhauls and services air conditioning, appliances, boilers, and refrigeration units; and repairs, replaces, or adjusts worn or broken parts, condensers, compressors, water, and or vacuum pumps. Tests and inspects units and equipment. Responsible for preventive maintenance, service, and installation of boilers, chillers, air handling equipment, various pumps, and related equipment; and repair of cooling towers. Installation and servicing includes all electrical and control devices. Reviews schedules and records. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications
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 percent-50 percent 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 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


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
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
    Screening Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * 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
      • Other
    3. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. * Are you willing to work "on call" duty on a rotational schedule?
      • Yes
      • No




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    Job No:
    Posted: 6/13/2019
    Application Due: 2/20/2020
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