Salary: $23.71 to $26.12 with progression up to $31.52 upon meeting requirements. This position will repair, troubleshoot, maintain, alter, and install heating, ventilating, and air conditioning components and their associated control systems; these systems consist of: pneumatic, electric, and electronic components; respond to building service calls; performs scheduled preventive maintenance on HVAC equipment; conducts building checks; provides necessary assistance to other trades people and departments; interprets blueprints, diagrams, sketches, and job specifications; completes necessary paperwork to requisition material and parts. This position will also interpret blueprints, diagrams, sketches, and job specifications; estimate time and material to be used on the job; stock, maintain, and may operate a University service vehicle. This position may carry an on-call cell phone on a weekly rotating basis.
This position will engage in High Performance, leading edge practices, which are Innovative in their approach to increased Stewardship and Service Excellence.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Completion of a high school education or an equivalent combination of technical training and experience. Five years experience in the HVAC trade; or one year Trades Helper II in the HVAC trade and demonstrated ability to independently perform the duties and responsibilities of the classification; or completion of the apprenticeship program; Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, equipment, occupational hazards, and safety precautions of the HVAC trade; Considerable knowledge of applicable building codes, rules, and regulations (local, state, and federal). Possession of a valid vehicle operator's license. Must furnish own tools; frequent lifting over 75 pounds. This position requires, or will require prior to the completion of the probationary period; knowledge of basic personal computer terminology and operations, and the ability to use e-mail and the Internet. Must be able to respond to emergency calls within one hour of initial contact.
Five or more years of experience in the operation and maintenance of central commercial-industrial HVAC systems, including troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repair of direct digital control systems associated with that equipment; familiarity with individualized package control systems; possession of a State of Michigan mechanical contractor’s license with unlimited heating, knowledge of and experience with the following systems: Phoenix Lab Pressurization Control, Siemens Building Management System, and Delta Building Management System; knowledge of and experience in the operation and troubleshooting of room level pressurization controls, laboratory ventilation controls; knowledge of and experience with Hydronic heating systems; comprehensive understanding of HVAC systems and component interactions; demonstrated experience with instruments used for testing, adjusting and balancing (TAB); excellent customer relations skills; and proficient in the use of a laptop computer. Must drive a University vehicle to perform job duties of this classification
A creative and innovative lifelong learner with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population; able to problem solve within a collaborative team environment; ability to understand different perspectives while utilizing expert knowledge of the technical operations of the job.
Required Application Materials
Monday through Friday first shift- 8:00am - 4:30pm; also includes varied hours as assigned. Position may require after-hours, weekend and holiday work.
Summary of Physical Demands
Lifting materials on job site; Installation of materials on job site; Carrying tools and materials to and from job site.
Summary of Health Risks
Wear a respirator (does not include paper dust mask worn for comfort).
Bidding eligibility ends on 9/11/2018 at 11:55PM
Internal Number: 527803
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