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Facilities HVAC Technician

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FACILITIES HVAC TECHNICIAN 

JOB DESCRIPTION

July 2022

The Facilities HVAC TECHNICIAN Performs skilled mechanical maintenance duties in the inspection, repair, installation, and alteration of campus heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and related equipment and facilities; performs preventative maintenance and routine servicing of equipment. This position reports to the Director of Facilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Inspect, repair, modify and install HVAC equipment including refrigeration and air conditioning compressors, receivers, condensers, chillers, water cooling towers, forced air converter units, pumps, automatic and hand valves, expansion valves and capillary tubes.
  • Conduct regular preventive maintenance inspections of refrigeration units, isolated heating and ventilating units, including boilers, gas and electrically operated air- conditioning equipment, and make necessary adjustments or repairs; service and repair evaporative coolers.
  • Repair or replace defective parts in units and equipment and their controls, including thermostats, automatic switches, fan controls, log switches, damper motors, louvers, relays, filters, controls, belts, compressors, heat exchangers, high limit controls, pressure controls, safety valves, and automatic gas valves.
  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools, welder torch, vacuum pump, test equipment utilized in the trade and a motor vehicle; maintain equipment in an effective and safe working condition; maintain parts and tool inventory.
  • Perform skilled electrical maintenance work in the repair, installation and alteration of HVAC equipment, components, timers, motors and wiring systems as needed; connect motors to control panels.
  • Test and examine boiler operations, observing meter and pressure gauges; conduct boiler water quality test and treatment; adjust boiler burner combustion.
  • Lubricate and pack heating, ventilation, refrigeration, and air-conditioning motors, pumps, fans, and other equipment.
  • Install and calibrate systems; install copper tubing and repair pipes and tubing as necessary; test joints and insulate pipes of refrigeration and air conditioning systems; flush boilers, descale tubing; rebuild pressure and temperature safety valves and water pumps
  • Install, rebuild, replace or repair fans, motors, thermostats, fuses, filters, bearings, valves, controls, gaskets and other equipment as necessary.
  • Maintain related records concerning time, labor and materials; maintain log of tasks performed and write reports as required
  • Perform other Maintenance duties as assigned, including plumbing, electrical, and other building systems.
  • Maintain regular attendance.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Standard practices of the HVAC and refrigeration trade.
  • Theory of HVAC and refrigeration systems.
  • Materials, methods and tools used in the operation and repair of HVAC and refrigeration systems.
  • Applicable building codes, ordinances and regulations of State and local authorities pertaining to HVAC, refrigeration and boilers.
  • Air compressors and pneumatic controls.
  • Chiller units and boiler water treatment.
  • Manual and electrical tools and equipment applicable to the HVAC and refrigeration trade
  • Welding and soldering techniques.
  • Health and safety regulations.
  • Basic record-keeping techniques.
  • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies

 

ABILITY TO:

  • Perform skilled mechanical maintenance duties in the inspection, repair, installation and alteration of school heating, ventilation, air conditioning and  refrigeration systems and related equipment and facilities.
  • Calibrate systems.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and routine servicing of equipment.
  • Diagnose defects, and install, repair and maintain heating, ventilating, refrigeration, and air-conditioning units.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Operate specialized machinery, equipment and tools utilized in the repair, installation and maintenance of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and     refrigeration systems.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Maintain routine records and prepare reports.
  • Routinely lift objects weighing up to 70 pounds.
  • Lift heavy objects.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing.
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations.
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching.
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 75 pounds
  • Requires activities involving being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and exposure to dust, fumes and gases.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate
  • Two years of documentable HVAC operation, maintenance and   repair experience in the HVAC and refrigeration trade.
  • Demonstrates progressive pathway towards completion in accredited HVAC program

Final employment will be contingent upon successful completion of background screening and reference checks.

 

If interested, please complete our online application at: www.campbellhall.org/employment. 

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Campbell Hall believes in and operates on the premise that it is the right of all persons to seek work and to advance on the basis of their individual merits, ability, and potential. Campbell Hall has been, is, and will continue to be, strongly committed to the principle that equal employment opportunity must be afforded to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, family care status, veteran status, marital status, age, medical condition, and disability.

To apply for this job please visit www.campbellhall.org.

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