HVAC Mechanic

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Nov 14, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515085
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:60310000 - AG-FAC PLANNING / OPERATIONS

Advertised: 13 Nov 2020 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 30 Nov 2020 Eastern Standard Time

Classification Title:

HVAC Mechanic

Job Description:

HVAC Mechanic will provide preventive and general maintenance support to the faculty and staff of the Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences. This position will be located on the Gainesville campus and surrounding areas, and will include, but not be limited to, the following:

Performs preventative and scheduled maintenance tasks on mechanical equipment including, but not limited to, air conditioners, air handlers, SAV / VAVs, air compressors, condensing units, refrigeration units, chillers and circulating water pumps installs.

Responds to work orders to address critical HVAC equipment needs for IFAS Facilities and clients both on campus and at research stations in the local area.

Performs preventive and scheduled maintenance on a variety of other building systems including, but not limited to, electrical, plumbing, painting, and carpentry.

Completes paperwork and reports in support of the preventative and scheduled maintenance of all building systems including daily chiller readings, materials used and labor required for the tasks, etc.

Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor. Will required the use of state vehicle to drive to work sites.

Expected Salary:

$18 to $22/hour, commensurate with qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of an approved heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems apprenticeship program; or a high school diploma or equivalent and four years of relevant experience. Appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Valid Florida driver license

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience and knowledge in installation and repair of electrical systems, pneumatic systems, mechanical systems.

Experience and knowledge in installation and repair of HVAC systems

Skilled in repair and installation of control circuit systems.

Ability to read blue prints and schematics.

Ability to use hand and power tools.

Ability to follow instructions.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Health Assessment Required:


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