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Facilities Building Systems Technician Senior

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Job Title:Facilities Building Systems Technician Senior

Department:University Hospital | Facilities Administration

Under general direction of a Lead technician or Supervisor, the Senior Facilities Building HVAC Systems Technician performs complex level tasks that ensure a safe and comfortable environment for patients, visitors and staff as well as ensuring safe and uninterrupted operations of mechanical and utility systems and equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Respond to and analyze airflow issues, measure/adjust airflow, and clean condensers and coils.
  • Inspect fan motors and belts, blades, replaces filters, pneumatic compressor, and associated tubing for damage/wear and tear, etc.
  • Diagnose/repair/replace HVAC fixtures including, but not limited to: commercial AHs, chillers (250 tons and above), commercial boilers and exchangers, ductwork, gauges, thermostats, circulating pumps, fan motors and belts, blades, actuators, piping, switches, and water lines.
  • Diagnose/repair/replace HVAC refrigeration residential and commercial type units.
  • HVAC controls and building automation such as inspecting thermostats and other temperature controls, including building automation controls, for proper function, and testing electrical circuits and components for continuity.
  • Diagnose/repair/replace pneumatic and electronic controls.
  • Perform preventative maintenance: calibration, cleaning, inspection, and repairs of controls, dampers, and belts on HVAC and other major building mechanical systems and equipment.

Minimum Education Required:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Per Classified Civil Svc Specs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 years experience in building systems operations, commercial/industrial building maintenance, with 2 years working on large scale HVAC systems or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Obtain the following during the probationary period: EPA Section 608 Technician Certification- Universal and valid OSHA 10-hour General Industry Safety and Health card.
  • Successful completion of the probationary period includes demonstrated competency in each of the identified technical specialties as required for this position’s level of responsibility.
  • Will require the successful completion of a criminal background check and motor vehicle review; may require employee health evaluation and vaccinations.
  • Shift, hours, days, and/or location are subject to change based on operational need in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement, may work overtime and subject to 24 hour emergency call.

Additional Information:

Location:Doan Hall (0089)

Position Type:Regular

Scheduled Hours:40

Shift:Third Shift

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

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