Trades Technician III

Job description

Job location: College at Wise (Wise, VA)

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-02
Req: R0008984
HVAC Mechanics perform journey level installation, repair, and maintenance on a variety of package and central heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Other duties include preventative maintenance; servicing, overhauling, and maintaining a variety of window and small package units or large central units; and determining equipment needs. HVAC Mechanics receive job assignments from a supervisor however most work is performed with little supervision.

The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for a Trades Technician III.  This position will be responsible for HVAC service and repairs to include diagnostic and preventative maintenance on a variety of units; electrical repairs and maintenance; building maintenance; moving furniture and equipment; setting up for events; and other duties as assigned.  Duties will include lifting various amounts of weight; climbing ladders and stairs; using man-lifts; and working in enclosed spaces, rooftops and ceilings.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, as well as a HVAC Journeyman or higher certification, electrical experience, and a valid driver's license.


To apply, please visit, search for Trades Technician III, and complete the online application process.  UVa-Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to excellence through diversity.  Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security.  The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at  A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.

Employee fulfills duties as a "responsible employee" under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.  A Responsible employee includes any employee:  who has the authority to take action to redress sexual violence; who has been given the duty of reporting incidents of sexual violence or any other misconduct by students to the Title IX Coordinator or other appropriate school designee; or whom a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent


Licensure: Journey level or higher HVAC license.



Employee will be required to crawl, kneel, squat, bend and twist in order to perform their work. Employee must walk around job sites. Employee will work with materials of different weights and perform repetitive motions.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 8/5/2019
Application Due: 11/20/2019
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