HVAC Mechanic Intermediate

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Job Title: HVAC Mechanic Intermediate
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 225588
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Job Summary Reporting to the HVAC/R Superintendent, this is an Intermediate level position for skilled trades professionals.
An HVAC/R Mechanic Intermediate performs trades work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of building structures and facilities following recognized procedures and techniques of the HVAC/R trade using hand and power tools related to the HVAC/R trade.
This position will perform building maintenance work including but not limited to the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of Residential and Commercial HVAC systems (DX, VRV, VRF, Air Handlers, Chillers, Cooling Towers, Hydronic Heaters, Steam Boilers, and related equipment), refrigeration systems, and plumbing systems including pumps, motors, and valves and the like for a range of building types including institutional, commercial, and residential buildings.
The person in this position must independently complete work orders as assigned, perform routine preventive maintenance, construct and install building system components including equipment and fixtures; maintain accurate records of maintenance and repairs; works alone and with other assigned trades workers for the purpose of completing projects, and is responsible for the repair and upkeep of tools.

Responsibilities Corrective and repair tasks - 40

Accurately completes assigned corrective and repair tasks on HVAC/R systems, building control systems, and plumbing systems within established time frames. Follows instructions and standard maintenance procedures and checks works for mistakes and proper operation before completion of tasks. This position is responsible for performing skilled manual work in the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of Residential and Commercial HVAC systems (DX, VRV, VRF, Air Handlers, Chillers, Cooling Towers, Hydronic Heaters, Steam Boilers, and related equipment), refrigeration systems, and plumbing systems (including but not limited to toilets, urinals, faucets, hose bibs, and drains) including pumps, motors, and valves; troubleshoots and repairs residential and commercial HVAC and BAS/Controls systems. Assists work staff with the maintenance, repair and troubleshooting all aspects of the physical plant/facility buildings, equipment, and machinery including HVAC, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and plumbing systems; minor carpentry repairs including drywall, acoustic ceiling, flooring, door, locks, and hardware.

Inspections - 30
Inspects buildings, fixtures, machines, and other structural units, noting the need for repair. Performs schedule Preventive Maintenance (PM) on Chilled Water Systems (water and air-cooled), DX systems, VRV, and VRF systems, hydronic heaters, and boilers.

Tools and equipment maintenance - 10
Recognizes and obtains the required tools, equipment, materials, and supplies that are needed to do the job. Maintains proper stock, parts, tools, and safety equipment in the assigned storage areas.

Safety procedures and regulations - 10
Recognizes and follows prescribed safety procedures and regulations while following all NFPA, ADA codes, and regulations. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Assists in ensuring a safe working environment throughout the facility for all employees. Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner. Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training, and hazard assessments.

Training - 5
Participates in department-provided training and learning opportunities to develop work-related skills and abilities. Completes all required training on a timely basis.

Other duties - 5
Works alone or with a team to complete special assignments as assigned by supervisor.

Required Qualifications Educational Requirements
Minimum of High school diploma or GED is required, plus 5 (five) years or more of experience in the residential and commercial HVAC/R trades field, Or combination of 2 (two) years Vocational Trades training and 3 (three) years of field experience in the HVAC/R trade.

Other Required Qualifications
A valid driver's license required. EPA universal refrigerant recovery certification from an accredited institution is required.

Preferred Qualifications Preferred Educational Qualifications
Degree, diploma, or professional certificate equivalent to a two-year course in the HVAC/R trade and one or more of the following credentials: NATE certification, RSES Certificate Member, Backflow License, VRF/VRV Certification.

Preferred Experience
Minimum seven (7) years experience in an HVAC/R service-related (construction or maintenance) trade in a university, health care, or school maintenance department.

Proposed Salary

$17.14/hourly minimum - $22.38/hourly midpoint

Closing date: April 14, 2021

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities ABILITIES
Must be able to follow instructions, perform routine tasks individually, or in a team setting, and be well organized. Ability to to multitask and adjust work hours as conditions arise is essential. Will be expected to perform work in the least disruptive manner to customers and follow the institution's established protocol for customer service.

Must have practical knowledge of the standard tools, methods and practices of the HVAC/R trade and codes. Additionally, practical knowledge of industrial, commercial, and residential HVAC/R means/methods of installation, repair, and service is required. Must be skilled in performing technical tasks with an eye for detail, be able to adapt to meet changing job conditions and plan/manage work orders. Proficiency in reading and understanding technical drawings and written work instructions is required as is compliance with safety regulations.(i.e. ADA, NFPA, OSHA, and EPA).

Must have basic computer skills to complete tasks using email, digital calendars, viewing documents online, and accessing online training systems.

Conditions of Employment Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies.

It is always the policy of the University of West Georgia Police Department to provide to the public an annual campus security report and comply with the federal law known as the Clery Act.

Equal Employment Opportunity It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia's affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.




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Posted: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 4/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time