Responsibilities and Duties
Installs and repairs HVAC equipment such as centrifugal, reciprocating, and screw compressors, hydronic pumps, natural and propane gas burners, and central station air handler fans of forward curve, vane axial and backward incline design. Diagnoses, repairs and maintains low pressure steam piping equipment, vessels and valves. Installs, diagnoses and repairs all facets of temperature control systems to maximize system performance. Diagnoses, repairs and maintains variable speed drive devices and power electronic devices. Programs Direct Digital Controls (DDC). Diagnoses airside and hydronic deficiencies from field observations. Performs indoor air quality (IAQ) analysis of facilities making necessary modifications to correct deficiencies. Supervises contractors and performs warranty notification for assigned projects. Provides guidance and training in the HVAC trade to other maintenance personnel. May direct the work of other mechanics in the fabrication, installation, testing and servicing of HVAC systems. Interprets technical data manufacturer and supplier information. Recommends equipment selections. Develops analysis of system operation based on mechanical drawing and specifications. Performs all duties of the HVAC Mechanic II.
Qualifications and Skills
High School Diploma or equivalentEight years progressively responsible experience in any combination of air conditioning, refrigeration, temperature control, steam distribution, or heating tradesThorough knowledge of OSHA regulations related to the refrigeration trade and of National Electric CodeThorough knowledge of plumbing, steam fitting, and the electrical trades as they pertain to HVAC systemsCFC Refrigerant Certification Types I & II or UniversalAbility to manipulate heavy equipment, tools and supplies and/or exert force up to 50 lbs.; to concurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery and equipment; to work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective equipment
Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.Organization:
Administration & Finance DivisionPrimary Location:
Main CampusJob Posting:
Apr 18, 2022