HVAC Specialist & Controls Technician

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HVAC Specialist & Controls Technician


HVAC Specialist & Controls Technician

FLSA status

Hiring Salary
$2,520 – 3,708 per month

Occupational Category

Facilities Management - Facilities Services

Open Until Filled

Educational and Experience Requirement
High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Seven years working with all phases of pneumatic and electric temperature controls. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position
To provide skilled work in pneumatic and electronic controls related to central air conditioning. To answer trouble calls and perform preventive maintenance on controls in all University buildings and structures.

Primary Responsibilities
Responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to the following: Answer all trouble calls relating to improper temperature. Repair or replace defective equipment of pneumatic or electric thermostats and associated control valves and systems. Performs systematic preventive maintenance and status of all pneumatic equipment. Interpret drawings, schematics, and building plans to locate control problems. Have working knowledge of JOHNSON, POWERS, HONEYWELL, and ROBERT SHAW controls, including the compressed air systems used in the electrical and controls trade. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications
Knowledge and use of standard tools used in the electrical and controls trade. Requires skilled accuracy in all phases of work. Working conditions may be considered undesirable because of continuous, 50 percent or more, exposure to two or more disagreeable elements, such as dirt, grime, grease, oil, dust, fumes, tight working quarters, etc. Performs various periodic duties such as parts requisitions, records, and reports. May be on 24 hour call for emergencies. 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
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Letter of Recommendation 1
    3. Reference Contact Information
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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/16/2020
    Application Due: 1/14/2021
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