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HVAC Technician

Mount Saint Mary College
Newburgh, NY, US

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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:                     HVAC Technician                               

Reports To:                 Assistant Director of Facilities

Status:                         Full Time, Hourly Staff                           

General Description

Participate and work in the field as needed to complete Preventative Maintenance work orders including but not limited to changing filters, belts, cleaning fan coil units, repairing and replacing basic components of HVAC systems. Respond to daily work orders and make needed repairs to HVAC systems. 

The successful candidate will possess strong multitasking skills and unquestionable integrity, be a good listener, be a team player, and maintain confidentiality for all aspects of the Facilities Department.   

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    Routine servicing and installation of heating, ventilating and cooling and components. Including: compressors, valves, coils, heat pumps, motors, belts, bearings, fans, filters, wiring, and control systems.Performs routine and emergency repairs to same, as well preventive maintenance.Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctioning systems and components.Interprets engineering drawings and equipment manuals of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and component parts.Performs replacement of minor parts/components for HVAC systems.Sets and maintains equipment-operating schedules.Provides recommendations regarding systems maintenance and repairs.Evaluate, maintain and update preventative maintenance tasks and schedules. Ensure all work is completed correctly and in a timely fashion.Must respond to emergency work and projects as needed including off hours and weekends.Performs related duties as assigned. Works with the snow shoveling crew during snow events. 


    Trade or vocational school graduate, successful completion of apprenticeship, or applicable experience.Minimum of two years’ experience in related HVAC work. Ability to work indoors in cramped, crowded spaces, usually not air conditioned.Ability to work outside in all kinds of weather, at ground level and on roofs.Ability to lift, carry, push and pull a variety of tools, equipment and material. Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel and crouch to gain access to pipes, wiring and equipment.Ability to operate a variety of hand and power tools.Valid driver’s license and ability to pass background check.


Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm. 

Weekend and Overtime as deemed necessary.

Must work all Major College Events that fall on weekends/holidays


Mount Saint Mary College was ranked a Top-Tier Regional University (North) by U.S. News & World Report, and is on the federal President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic in 1960, the Mount has been an academic presence here in Newburgh since 1883. The college's roots in education, and in the training of educators, go even further back to the 14th century and Saint Dominic.

We offer our students an affordable liberal arts education with 50 academic programs and 3 graduate degree programs. Our strong programs in business, education, the health professions, media arts and the social sciences are linked to high career growth fields. Mount students excel in their chosen fields by selecting internships and study abroad experiences that add dimension and value to their education.

Location. Newburgh, New York. The Mount is conveniently located in the Mid-Hudson Valley, midway between New York City and New York's capital city, Albany. The Mount is in Newburgh in Orange County, New York, on a beautiful campus that overlooks the western banks of the Hudson River. It's less than a mile from the intersection of the New York State Thruway and Interstate 84, and just a few blocks from entrance to the Newburgh side of the Beacon-Newburgh Bridge. The Mount is also easily accessible by plane, with Stewart Airport just minutes from campus. The Mid-Hudson Valley offers a scope of unparalleled natural beauty in a landscape of mountains, river and forest. Hiking, biking, walking, swimming, mountain climbing, skiing, snowboarding, and our park activities offer so many ways to explore the natural environment.

Enrollment/Student Body Profile. Our student body is made up of 2,700+ students representing over 16 states and several countries. 1,800 are traditional undergraduate students.

Academic Programs. The Mount offers 50 undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. Our collaboration programs offer you a chance to earn a bachelor's degree, plus an advanced degree with schools like Fordham University, Pace University, and New York Medical College. The college also offers master's degrees in education, business, and nursing.

Faculty. Students learn from our faculty, the majority of whom hold a Ph.D. or the highest terminal degree in their field. Our Student/Faculty Ratio is 17 students:1 faculty member.

Average Class Size. 21 students

Freshman Class Size. Approximately 450 students

Athletic teams. The Mount offers Men's Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, and Track and Field, and Women's Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, and Volleyball.

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