CT2 Refrigeration Mechanic or CT3 Refrigeration Mechanic

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Classification:Crafts & Trades III
Grade:Crafts & Trades T2
Work type:Crafts and Trades
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Facilities Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades

Position Summary:

UAF Facilities Services is currently accepting applications for a CT2 or CT3 Refrigeration Mechanic, depending on experience. Successful applicant will have journeyman level skills in refrigeration systems troubleshooting and repair, plus a minimum of ten years related experience, or equivalent combination of relevant experience and technical education.

Duties:

100• Conduct preventative maintenance on all UAF air conditioning and refrigeration systems including rooftop chillers, walk-in coolers and freezers, food service equipment, research chambers, ice rink equipment, and ultra-low temperature freezers. • Troubleshoot and repair complex refrigeration systems as needed • Ensure all refrigerant systems are in compliance with EPA regulationsEssential

**UAF Facilities Services is currently accepting applications for a CT2 or CT3 Refrigeration Mechanic.  Successful applicant will have journeyman level skills in AC and refrigeration systems troubleshooting and repair, plus a minimum of ten years related experience, or equivalent combination of experience and relevant technical education.

To be considered for a CT2 position, applicants must have journeyman level skills in refrigeration systems troubleshooting and repair, plus a minimum of ten years related experience, or equivalent combination of experience and technical education.

To be considered for a CT3 position, applicants must have journeyman level skills in refrigeration systems troubleshooting and repair, an Associate’s degree in HVAC/Refrigeration, documented experience with cascade refrigeration systems, documented experience with installing and troubleshooting direct digital control systems, plus a minimum of ten years related experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and advanced technical education.

Willing to obtain Operation and Maintenance asbestos training and participate in a respirator program. Maintaining the State of Alaska Certificate of Fitness is a condition of employment, maintenance of such license is at the employer’s expense.  Willing to remove asbestos under Operations and Maintenance protocol.

  • Will communicate effectively with campus customers including food service contractor and research departments. 
  • Maintain appropriate work records.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have and always maintain an EPA Section 608 Universal Refrigerant Handling certification. 
  • Journeyman level skills in refrigeration and HVAC system repair.
  • Ten years relevant experience
  • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision, and with diverse populations
  • Ability to read and understand building mechanical and electrical plans
  • Basic computer skills in operations and programming related to HVAC/R systems
  • Working knowledge of preventative maintenance on HVAC/R systems
  • Experience with Direct Digital Controls
  • Valid Driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Refrigeration
  • Experience with Siemens building automation systems
  • Experience with ultra-low (-80°) freezers
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairs on ultra-low temperature research chambers (cascade systems)
  • Experience with pneumatic and DDC controls
  • Experience in maintaining ice rink chillers and compressors, and all related equipment (R-22 system)

 

L6070 Link for CT2 and CT3 classification - https://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/job-classification-descri/                        

Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position.  Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date. However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Member in order to apply. 

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on 10/02/2019 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date. Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.

Salary Information: CT2/Step 7 $25.13/hr.-$31.08/hr. DOE; CT3/Step 7 $28.30/hr. - $34.97/hr. DOE.  (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule - http://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/ .   This is a full-time, benefited position.

Driver license info:  Within your cover letter please state whether or not you have or can obtain an Alaska Driver’s License upon hire.

Applicant Instructions:  Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.

Background Check:  The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

L6070- At-will:  Pursuant to Article 1.7 of the Local 6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, upon initial hire Local 6070 Bargaining Unit Members are probationary for the first six (6) months of work.  During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. 

Union Representation:  This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).

Training Policy:  It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:  http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus:  UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:  The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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