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Plant Maintenance Technician - HVAC/R II

Job Details

Requisition Number:

AS738P

Job Title:

Plant Maintenance Technician - HVAC/R II

Pay Rate:

$29.43 - $33.64 hourly

Position Type:

Support

Position Summary:

Position Summary:
Provide support for the College physical plant and perform commercial level HVAC/R maintenance functions. Perform maintenance duties and provide multi-trade support and on-call rotation to Plant Operations and the Maintenance team. As a service provider this position must interact effectively with a wide range of constituencies in our diverse community. This position is designated as essential personnel and will provide on-call emergency services for the College as described in the essential duties and responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are the functions essential to performing this job:

1. Maintain current level of knowledge of HVAC/R trade practices for commercial buildings and campus systems.
2. Possess and maintain a Maryland Board of Stationary Engineers Grade 2 license.
3. Install, diagnose/troubleshoot problems, repair HVAC/R systems and related and supporting systems, fixtures, equipment, compressors, coils, controls (both DDC and pneumatic), pumps, chillers, boilers, etc. following all applicable codes, schematic diagrams, and other specifications or instructions.
4. Read and interpret plans, blueprints, and specifications for construction or remodeling, and may recommend appropriate replacement or new equipment to be compatible with existing systems or equipment and wiring.
5. Perform wiring of electrical boxes and conduit, switches, motors, pumps, and various control circuits related to the operation of HVAC/R equipment and systems.
6. Prepare product specifications and pricing quotes as required in performance of duties.
7. Prepare time, labor, and materials estimates as required in performance of duties.
8. Operate and maintain a safe and organized workplace including vehicle, toolboxes, etc.
9. Ensure all work performed is within applicable codes, compliance, OSHA safety standards, and best practices.
10. Assist the Plant operations team in routine multi-trade skills related to electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, painting, general repairs and maintenance, event set-ups, and emergency clean-up when needed or assigned. Plant Maintenance Technician HVAC/R II 2
11. Perform preventative maintenance as scheduled, assigned or directed to ensure minimal system breakdowns.
12. Learn and maintain a proficiency with the campus energy management system software (building automation system (BAS)) and computerized maintenance management software (CMMS).
13. Use heavy equipment as trained and certified for snow removal, moving heavy objects, or making repairs. Equipment includes skid loaders, articulating or scissor lift(s), dump truck, pick-up trucks, service vans, tractors, and snow removal equipment.
14. Prepare specifications for the requisition of equipment, tools, parts, and supplies. Inspect upon receipt for adherence for specifications and quantities.
15. Serve as on-call technician on staff rotation of duties and respond to campus to perform emergency maintenance or related duties as needed to ensure support of classes and scheduled campus events.
16. Use varying styles, approaches, skills and techniques that reflect an understanding and acceptance of the role of cultural in a diverse, multi-cultural workplace.
17. Perform work involving ability to lift 80 pounds, long periods of standing, bending, squatting, walking. Ability to climb/descend stairs, climb up to a 12’ step ladder or 20’ extension ladder, work indoors or outdoors in seasonally warm or cold temperatures.
18. Maintain two way radio communications while on campus.
19. Perform in an essential personnel capacity and maintaining a presence at the main campus to provide needed snow/ice removal or other emergency Plant Operations services to the College as directed by your supervisor is a requirement of the job. Essential personnel are required to report for work or remain at work as directed, even if the College is closed or delayed.
20. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

1. High School diploma2. Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in commercial HVAC/R work or Building Automation Systems3. Possess and maintain or ability to obtain a Maryland Board of Stationary Engineers Grade 4 or higher (Grades 3,2 or1) license within twelve (12) months of hire date4. Valid Driver’s License (Must maintain valid driver’s license throughout the period of employment)

Desired Qualifications:

1. Associate degree
2. Five (5) or more years of experience in commercial HVAC/R trade work
3. Experience in providing customer service
4. Experience and knowledge of building automation system (BAS) and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) software or systems
5. Experience with reading and understanding blueprints and operating and maintenance manuals
6. Experience and knowledge of HVAC/R code compliance and permits
7. Experience working to diagnose HVAC/R problems, communicate findings, order appropriate parts and make timely repairs
8. Experience working in a team work environment
9. Experience operating large equipment such as skid loaders, tractors, etc.
10. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

Work Schedule:

7:00AM to 3:30PM, Monday to Friday

Full/Part Time:

Full Time

Telework Eligible?:

No

Essential Personnel?:

Yes

Job Posted Date:

03/27/2024

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications and required documents must be submitted online. Mail, e-mail, or fax submissions will not be accepted. Cover letters may be addressed to the Search Committee and should briefly address your qualifications as related to the requirements of this position.

FCC offers a generous benefits package which includes medical insurance, dental and vision plans, waiver of FCC tuition for employee and eligible dependents, tuition reimbursement, generous leave benefits, retirement plans, and more! Frederick Community College prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment. Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

Frederick Community College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and strictly prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.

Organization

Frederick Community College (FCC) is a public college accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). FCC is distinguished by its quality and affordability, making it attainable and valuable for local students. Accredited programs, comprehensive instruction, and affordable costs of attendance have made FCC the learning destination for nearly 30,000 graduates since 1957.

In traditional and alternative learning environments, we anticipate and respond to the needs of our local, regional, and global communities. FCC recognizes the different learning needs and preferences of students and offers instruction in flexible learning formats that include day, evening, weekend, online, and hybrid options. In addition, FCC offers current high school students access to college courses through its Open Campus and High School-Based Dual Enrollment programs. 

FCC offers 55 associate degree programs and areas of concentration, 39 certificate, and 51 subject areas in continuing education through credit and Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD).

Explore our wide variety of program options designed for career and transfer students, and those studying for job credentials, professional development, and personal enrichment.

 

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