Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on a wide variety of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment and monitors building automation and HVAC controls. Reads, understands and interprets blueprints, drawings, floor plans, schedules and manufacturers operating and/or maintenance specifications as they relate to electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC and special equipment, building structures and finishes. May be called upon to assist other maintenance personnel in completion of work tasks including but limited to electricians, plumbers, maintenance technicians, sheet metal workers, etc. May be called upon to assist other maintenance personnel in the completion of their work to include Electricians, Plumbers, Maintenance Technicians, Sheet Metal Workers and others. Responds to requests for routine and emergency maintenance and service from building occupants.
All the duties and responsibilities assigned to the position of General Mechanic.
Operates, adjusts, installs and maintains computerized energy management and control systems for electronic, direct digital and pneumatic control systems for HVAC equipment, chillers, boilers and other similar type equipment.
Performs routine and preventive maintenance on steam, gas, electric and hot water heating systems, VAV boxes, pumps, packaged air conditioning units, DX Units, heat pumps, reheat units, air handling units, boilers, cooling towers, chillers, hot water converters, control valves and dampers, air compressors, room T-Stats, air ducts, condenser and evaporator coils, and other similar type equipment.
Performs preventive maintenance, repairs, modifications, replacements and installations of refrigeration equipment to include chillers, packaged air conditioning units, freezers, coolers, air dryers and dehumidifying equipment, ice machines, coolers, water coolers, and other similar equipment.
Measures, calculates, balances and adjusts CFM readings for air handling systems.
Operates, adjusts, installs and maintains computerized energy management and control systems for electronic, direct digital and pneumatic control systems for HVAC equipment, chillers, boilers and other similar type equipment. Operates, adjusts, calibrates and maintains automatic temperature controls, controllers, variable speed motor drives, variable inlet vanes, valve and damper actuators, pneumatic and electronic control systems, boiler fire control systems and other similar type equipment.
Utilizes CFCs and HCFC's refrigerant recovery/recycling equipment, maintains records, and performs all service and maintenance repairs in accordance with current EPA regulations. Performs the duties and responsibilities of other positions within the Facilities Division as skills and experiences permit.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm (subject to change to meet the needs of the department and University).
Graduate from an accredited Technical School of HVAC and four (4) years of related experience required. Work experience may substitute for education requirement. Incomplete job profiles will not be processed. Please be certain to showcase depth and breadth of experience, as related to the needs of this job announcement.
Currently certified with a Section 608 Technician Type I, II, or III Certification from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) required.
MVR:Driving record should meet University underwriting guidelines to drive vehicle in performance of University business. Current underwriting guidelines include possession a valid driver's license, issued in the United States; at least 21 years of age; at least three years of driving experience; maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
*Ability to communicate effectively.
*Ability to work as part of a team.
*Ability to operate handheld equipment for work orders
*Candidate must demonstrate verifiable skills in the following:
oBasic Mechanical Aptitude
oMathematics and Communications Trades
oPneumatic, Electronic and Electric Controls for HVAC Systems
oTemperature and Humidity Relationship
Possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the duties and responsibilities of his position to include:
Lifting and carrying a minimum of fifty (50) pounds
Climbing stairs, ladders and scaffolding, and working at heights above thirty (30) feet
Performing tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking significant distance between and within buildings on campus
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression or sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities.
:112302000 Campus Maintenance
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager):Onsite
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