HVAC Technician- UAF Facilities Services
Classification:Maintenance Service Worker IV
Grade:Facilities Maintenance M4
Work type:Crafts and Trades, On Campus
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Facilities Services
Categories: Architecture/Construction/Skilled Trades
Are you ready to take your HVAC career to the next level? Join our team of expert HVAC technicians and embark on a journey of professional growth and success. As a vital part of our workforce, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your skills and knowledge while working on cutting-edge HVAC systems. We value dedication, expertise, and a passion for solving complex challenges. If you're ready to be a part of a dynamic team that's committed to excellence in HVAC services, apply today and let your career soar with us. Your future as an HVAC expert starts here at UAF Facilities Services!
The University of Alaska Fairbanks HVAC Shop seeks applicants for the position of Preventative Maintenance Technician to perform PM work in order to keep mechanical equipment in peak operating condition. Typical work will include changing air filters, greasing motors, cleaning mechanical equipment, and performing visual checks on a variety of mechanical equipment. Typical work schedule will be M-F 8:00am – 4:30pm. Successful applicants will demonstrate at least one year in a field related to this position (building or equipment maintenance), and be a high school graduate or equivalent. This is a range recruitment from MSW4 - CT2.
|Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
1. Ability to work safely and to ensure the safety of others.
2. Ability to prioritize and consistently complete assigned work in a reasonable amount of time.
3. Effective problem solving skills and attention to detail.
4. General knowledge of building mechanical systems in a commercial environment.
5. General knowledge of equipment operation and repair and the ability to use hand and power tools.
6. Ability to keep accurate maintenance records for various pieces of equipment.
7. Ability to interact and communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers, and customers.
1. Knowledge of commercial HVAC/R systems and equipment including fans, compressors, filters, chillers, and pumps
2. Appropriate training in HVAC/R systems troubleshooting and repair is required.
3. Familiarity with basic computer programs such as MS Office software and web browsers is required.
4. Experience with Siemens building automation systems preferred.
5. A commitment to exceptional customer service is required.
6. Basic working knowledge of electricity and electrical systems is required.
7. Possession of a valid Driver’s license and ability to operate University vehicles is required.
8. Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of students, faculty, staff, and other shop personnel.
1. Requires in-depth knowledge of chemical treatment methods for hydronic heating and cooling systems (including appropriate use of propylene and ethylene glycol, molybdenum and nitrate based inhibitors). Also requires in depth knowledge of HVAC system components including air handlers, heat exchangers, Direct Digital Controls, and related equipment.
2. Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the use of related hand tools.
3. Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
4. Ability to collect equipment data by a variety of methods and to anticipate equipment needed to take effective action.
5. Ability to adhere to safety standards and procedures; working in a safe manner.
6. Analytical and problem solving skills.
Proficiency in delivering exceptional customer service is expected at all skill levels. This includes the capacity to establish and sustain productive working relationships with individuals and groups while effectively contributing as a team member.
Ability to pass the 16-hour Asbestos Operations & maintenance course, pass the annual asbestos physical, and pass appropriate respirator fit test and training.
Possession of a valid Driver’s license and ability to operate University vehicles per University guidelines is required.
|Preferred Experience & Education:
1. Successful applicant will demonstrate at least three years in a field related to this position (building or equipment maintenance).
1. 3 years of experience maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing HVAC/R equipment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
3. At least one year experience performing preventative maintenance work on HVAC/R equipment.
Five years or equivalent combination of education and experience.
|Required Experience & Education:
1. May possess journeyman level certification. Requires apprentice level or other equivalent
certification appropriate to the specific trade; with a minimum of three years related experience
and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
1. Basic working knowledge of electricity and electrical systems is required.
3. Appropriate training in HVAC/R systems troubleshooting and repair is required.
4. Familiarity with basic computer programs such as MS Office software and web browsers is required.
1. Must have a Class 2 boiler license or have the ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire.
2. Journeyman level or equivalent skills, education, and experience in HVAC systems repair, with a focus on boiler operation and maintenance and hydronic heating and cooling systems water quality.
Possession of a valid Driver’s license, clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria and ability to operate University vehicles is required.
This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package.
Salary Information: This is a range recruitment from MSW4 - CT2.
MSW4/Step1, $21.65/hour - CT2 /Step 1 $27.40/hr. (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule).
|Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.
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 Unit Member in order to apply.
Application review will begin on Ocotber 2, 2023. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position. To ensure consideration in the initial review please apply prior to the review date.
If an adequate pool of applicants is not received at that time, applications will be reviewed by date received until the position is filled.
This recruitment is Open Until Filled and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment.
Local 6070 Generic Union Job Description
This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).
*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact your HR Coordinators, Kasey Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Cait Roberts at email@example.com
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