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HVAC Technician - (Re-announcement)

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*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check. All applications must be submitted online https://jobs.cofc.edu.

Posting Details

POSTING INFORMATION

Internal Title HVAC Technician - (Re-announcement)
Position Type Classified
Faculty / Non-Faculty / Administration Non-Faculty
Pay Band 4
Level 5
Department HVAC Shop
Minimum Requirements

A high school diploma and professional HVAC trade experience is required. Must be experienced in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of HVAC equipment in residential, industrial and commercial applications. Must have a valid SC Driver’s License as the employee will be required to drive state vehicles to transport equipment and/or personnel as needed. Must have EPA certification. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must have knowledge regarding the handling of chemicals, refrigerants and industrial gasses. Should have considerable knowledge of HVAC equipment, tools, and work procedures, used in HVAC equipment maintenance and repair. Must be able to anticipate, locate and correct general and emergency problems as related to HVAC/mechanical equipment maintenance and repair. Must have the ability to learn and operate computerized web-based HVAC control programs to monitor and adjust temperatures in campus buildings.
Position requires basic computer skills and working knowledge and experience in using e-mail and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)is preferred. Experience in utilizing on-line work order systems preferred. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions. All employees at the College are expected to perform their jobs in a safe manner in accordance with best safety practices as prescribed by their department, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration training as provided by the Physical Plant at the College of Charleston.

Additional Comments Regarding Position

Must be able to perform manual labor and work outside in inclement weather. Must be able to work in close quarters, climb ladders/stairs, enter/exit hatches, and work on rooftops. Must be able to work in areas of excessive heat/cold and lift or move furniture, objects and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Overtime and call back work is required after normal working hours and on weekends, as needed. May be required to be on campus prior to and immediately following all emergencies such as hurricanes, floods, etc.

Special Instructions to Applicants

*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.

Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check.

All applications must be submitted online https://jobs.cofc.edu.

Salary *$32,691 - $38,460
Posting Date 11/03/2017
Closing Date 11/30/2017
Open Until Filled No
Posting Number 2017083
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/6289

Job Duties

Job Duties

Activity

1. Troubleshoots, repairs or recommends procedures for repair of all industrial, commercial, and residential HVAC systems and equipment within campus dormitories, facilities, historical homes and office buildings. Responds to assigned work orders with a sense of urgency and ensures appropriate and timely resolution. Operates mobile electronic device to access, update, and complete work orders to include all appropriate information to reflect action taken, labor hours, parts, materials and other historical and cost related items. Performs basic electrical maintenance and repairs related to HVAC/mechanical equipment.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 30
Activity

2. Performs preventive maintenance on all motors, belts, bearings, controls and pumps in all assigned buildings. Changes filters by established schedule.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 20
Activity

3. Installs air conditioning (chilled water and self-contained), heating equipment, and associated controls. Maintains necessary inventory of equipment and parts needed for the repair of HVAC units on campus.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15
Activity

4. Utilizes computerized web-based HVAC control programs to monitor temperatures in campus buildings that are connected to the HVAC control system. Makes adjustments as needed via HVAC control system programs to appropriately maintain comfortable temperatures in campus buildings.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15
Activity

5. Repairs and updates air condition (chilled water and self-contained), heating systems, ventilating equipment and associated controls with basic blueprint knowledge.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15
Activity

6. Recommends equipment that is best maintained or repaired through contract. Ensures work is performed to standard trade practices and in accordance with purchase order &/or contract.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 5

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
    • Indeed.com
    • Monster.com
    • Post and Courier
    • Word of mouth
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Job fair
    • Hiring Our Heroes (linkedIn)
    • SC Works (SC Department of Employment and Workforce)
    • Twitter

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  3. Other Document
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Other Document 3