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HVAC Installation and Repair Technician 00269

Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA

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Working Title:

HVAC Installation and Repair Technician 00269

Role Title:

Trades Technician III

Position Number:



Non Exempt

Pay Band:


Appointment Type:

Full Time

Type of Posting:

General Public

Is Sensitive Position?:


Designated Personnel:


Responsible Employee:

This position is designated as a “responsible employee” who has the authority to redress sexual violence, who has the duty to report incidents of sexual violence or other student misconduct, or who a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty.

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This position is a “designated position” meaning this position could potentially be required to work (depending on the event) during an emergency closing.

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Departmental Objective:

Facilities Management is responsible for maintaining campus buildings utilizing the carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC trades as well as housekeeping and floor maintenance.

Purpose of the Position:

This position will provide repair and maintenance to the HVAC equipment and associated motors and controls. This includes chillers, pumps, VFDs, boilers, specialized controls, etc. It will operate energy management systems (Tridium, Trane Summit, Invensys). It will also assist with the set up of preventative maintenance programs. This position will assist in purchasing materials and supplies using small purchase credit card and eVA. It will maintain records for purchases and track inventory.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) and/or Competencies required and preferred:


Working knowledge of methods, practices, materials and equipment used in air conditioning and refrigeration maintenance

Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and diagnose problems to maintain HVAC systems and related equipment in operating condition

Demonstrated ability to make adjustments to thermostats, gauges, valves, motors and other devices to maintain equipment in proper working order and to document the equipment service records

Good oral and written communication skills

Ability to be on-call on a rotational basis

Ability to work Monday – Friday, 2 pm – 11 pm

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required :

Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Journeyman HVAC license or ability to acquire within 24 months of start date. Universal EPA Certification

Experience Required: Considerable experience in HVAC trade at the journeyman level.

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred :

Education Preferred: Associate’s degree in related field. Master HVAC license.

Experience Preferred: Experience with energy management/building automation systems.

Salary Information:

Commensurate with Education and Experience

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Conditions of Employment:

Per the Governor’s order, as a state employee, you would be required to disclose vaccine status. If you are fully vaccinated, you must provide documents confirming this status. The Governor requires that all employees who are unvaccinated, or not yet fully vaccinated to be tested weekly until they are fully vaccinated. This is a condition of employment.

This is a classified position. New and returning classified employees are required to complete a 12-month probationary period; This position includes Commonwealth of Virginia and CNU employee benefits; Selected candidate must attend 3-day New Employee Orientation Program.
Selected candidate must have the ability to be on-call on a rotational basis;

Selected candidate must have the ability to work Monday – Friday, 2 pm – 11 pm.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin September 20, 2021. Applications received after September 20, 2021, will be accepted but considered only if needed.

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.
CNU will only accept online applications through the website. Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted. Applicants are welcome to complete an online application by using computers located in the Office of Human Resources. Address: CNU North – 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Public computers are also available in nearby libraries and at the Virginia Employment Commission. Address: 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666 (M-F 9am-4:30pm).
Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their application, in order to receive credit.
Applicant finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, individuals are required to complete a USCIS Form I-9 (employment eligibility verification) and present documentation from the USCIS List of Acceptable Documents that establishes both their identity and employment authorization to work in the United States. The provided documents will be verified through the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify website.
CNU, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), is fully committed to access and opportunity.

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Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement:

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