HVAC Technician (Journey)
999516Position Classification Title:
Facility Maint Mech TradesmanFunctional Title:
HVAC Technician (Journey)Position Type:
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
Housing and Residence Life provides safe, inclusive, and secure residential communities where a diverse and innovative team of professionals encourage students to pursue academic excellence, personal growth, civic leadership, and responsibility. Efficient and effective programs and services are provided by competently trained and reliable departmental teams in affordable, clean, comfortable, and sound facilities equipped with current technologies. Our diverse residence hall environments promote learning and personal growth through programs that enable students to acknowledge and appreciate diversity through open dialogue, establish a personal sense of interdependence, and prepare them for responsible service as members of the global community. UNCG Housing & Residence Life is committed to following sustainable principals and is rated a Green Office at the 3.0 level.Position Summary:
Re-Post, Previous Applicants Need Not Re-Apply, Still Under Consideration.
Under general supervision, perform journey-level work in the installation, maintenance, inspection, modification, and repair of mechanical HVAC equipment and perform all other related work as required. This position is required to maintain, troubleshoot, repair/or replace equipment as needed. Inspect completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements, and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations; inspect related work performed by contractors; estimate cost, time, and materials for HVAC projects; participate in the maintenance and operations of an HVAC shop; clean, maintain and service tools and equipment used in the performance of duties.Minimum Qualifications:
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY; OR DEMONSTRATED POSSESSION OF THE COMPETENCIES NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE WORK. SOME POSITIONS MAY REQUIRE SPECIAL LICENSES OR CERTIFICATION. OPTIONAL GUIDELINES: EXPERIENCE IN THE TRADE AREA RELATED TO THE AREA OF ASSIGNMENT MAY BE SUBSTITUTED ON A YEAR-FOR-YEAR BASIS.Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates:
Must possess a valid NC Drivers License.Alternate Option:
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to upload a list of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
- Company Name,
- Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
- Email Address
- Contact Phone Number
Housing and Residence Life - 44502Work Hours of Position:
Monday - Friday 7:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.Number of Months per Year:
Operations and Skilled TradesCareer Banded Title:
Facility Maint Mech TradesmanOpen Date:
Non-ExemptSalary Grade Equivalency:
Acts as HVAC Technician for maintenance staff in area or zoneEssential Tasks:
- Uses knowledge, equipment, and tools to repair student issues and utility maintenance needs.
- Respond to recurring and non-recurring work requests assigned through the CMMS system.
- Perform preventive maintenance, testing, and overhaul on the most complex mechanical systems and equipment using advanced skills with in depth analysis.
- Provide technical assistance by troubleshooting systems to determine a cause.
- Set objectives and clearly prioritize work requests to take advantage of resources.
- Anticipate obstacles and prepare alternative plans to accomplish tasks in a timely manner.
- Identify critical and less critical facilities maintenance-related issues that require in-depth analysis and identify options for resolution.
- Serve as technical expert within the shops.
- Proactively pursue facilities-related maintenance issues and recognize inherent problems with procedures and practices and make suggestions for improvement.
Provides customer service to clients of the departmentEssential Tasks:
- Identify and resolve trends and work issues that impact service delivery.
- Make recommendations to improve service delivery.
- Develops creative, alternative solutions to respond to critical service needs.
- Sets objectives and clearly prioritizes work and resources.
- Adjusts priorities as necessary.
- Allocates appropriate resources and time for completing work; avoids scheduling conflicts.
Provide a safe, secure and comfortable environmentEssential Tasks:
- Regularly assesses safety conditions; identifies, communicates, and implements accident prevention and corrective measures in work-related activities.
- Enforces appropriate post-emergency procedures.
- Anticipates safety issues and takes proactive steps to maximize safe operations and measures the effectiveness of action.
Communication with staff, students and facultyEssential Tasks:
- Work with students to understand their requests.
- Explain work process and progress in a language that is easily understood by customers.
- Seek input for irregular situations to clarify the actual issue.
Ability to perform a variety of recurring and non-recurring tasks/functions. These tasks/functions may involve related or varying processes to test, renovate, overhaul, replace, and perform preventive maintenance on standard mechanical systems. Ability to provide technical assistance to others by troubleshooting standard facilities maintenance issues and determining their cause. Ability to mentor other technicians.Competency Level:
Problem SolvingCompetency Description:
Ability to identify facilities-related maintenance problems that require in-depth analysis, and identify options for solving those problems. Ability to solve unusual facility maintenance problems that require the application of journey-level trades knowledge and determines the most effective and efficient course of action. Ability to gather and analyze/interpret information to better understand the nature of the problem. May seek input from subordinates, peers, and/or managers in the decision-making process in order to solve the problem. Ability to evaluate options and choose appropriate action by considering potential outcomes. Ability to make sure that problem is appropriately addressed.Competency Level:
Attention to DetailCompetency Description:
Ability to ensure all work meets and/or exceeds applicable codes and standards. Ability to check and re-check work prior to, during, and after completion. Ability to ensure that all parts of a project/task are completed. Ability to use appropriate record-keeping methods.Competency Level:
Ability to determine projects/assignments by breaking them down into tasks. Ability to set objectives and prioritize activities and tasks; ability to adjust priorities when appropriate. Ability to take advantage of available resources (personnel, processes, departments, and tools) to complete work efficiently. Ability to anticipate obstacles/roadblocks and prepare alternative plans to ensure timely task accomplishment. Ability to use time effectively and not let distractions interfere with completion of the job/project.Competency Level:
Ability to clarify the purpose and importance of directives, instructions, and messages; ability to present information in a clear and concise manner. Ability to seek input, listen, and check for mutual understanding; ability to ask for and provide clarification as needed. Ability to explain purpose and procedures of facilities maintenance projects in language easily understood by the customer.Competency Level:
Safety and Health ComplianceCompetency Description:
Ability to identify and resolve potential safety problems and unsafe work practices. Ability to demonstrate to employees and others, safe ways to perform job tasks or the use of equipment. Ability to inform supervisor of unusual safety concerns and make recommendations for resolution. Ability to determine appropriate protective equipment based on established standards. Ability to regularly assess site and shop operations for safety.Competency Level:
Client/Customer ServiceCompetency Description:
Ability to identify options, develop solutions, and take action when responding to customer requests. Ability to satisfy individual customer requests while balancing multiple priorities. Ability to assess or check with customer to ensure solution meets request.Ability to develop effective working relationships with internal/external customers (vendors, subcontractors, etc.) that further the work unit’s goals. Ability to review customer requests and seek clarification as needed.Competency Level:
Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Hand Movement-Grasping - F, Holding - O, Finger Dexterity - O, Vision-Skilled Trades - F, Reading - O, Writing - O, Eye-hand coordination - F, Vision-Color Distinction - O, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - O, Vision-Visual inspection - O, Vision-Measuring/Assembling at distance close to eye - O, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - F, Sitting - R, Walking - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - O, Lifting-30-60 lbs. - O, Lifting-60-90 lbs. - R, Lifting-90 plus lbs. - R, Pushing/Pulling - O, Climbing-Stairs - O, Climbing-Ladders - F, Bending - O, Squatting - O, Crawling - R, Reaching - OWork Environment:
Driving - Car/Truck - F, Driving - Standar/Automatic - F, Driving - Mower/Forklift - R, Location - Trees - R, Location - Air vent - R, Location - Roof - F, Equipment/Machines - Heights - R, Equipment/Machines - Roofs - R, Equipment/Machines - Ladders - R, Equipment/Machines - Step Stools - R, Equipment/Machines - Scaffolds - R, Night/Dark - R, Extreme noise levels - O, Extreme temperatures - O, Inside - F, Outside - F, Ventilation ConditionsDust - O, Ventilation ConditionsFumes - R, Ventilation ConditionsChemicals - R, Ventilation ConditionsGases - O, Exposure to potential Hazardous Conditions - O, Chemical Spills - R, Gas Leaks - R, Infectious Bacteria - R, Acidic Harsh or Oily Substances - R, Use of Respirator - R, Electrical Hazards - O, Overtime - O