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HVAC Mechanic I

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Towson University
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Towson University is accepting qualified applications for an HVAC Mechanic I position in Facilities Management. Under general supervision, this position services and repairs components of commercial and industrial heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and performs preventive maintenance work on HVAC equipment.
Responsibilities
Performs preventive maintenance to all HVAC equipment including chillers, cooling towers, air handlers, air compressor pumps, and condensers, etc.; comprehends manufacturers' recommendations regarding scheduled and preventive maintenance, servicing, and operation; interprets blueprints, schematics, and sequence of operations; services all types of temperature control devices requiring the use of computers and related software to diagnose system problems; maintains variable frequency drive applications on pumps and fans; services and repairs humidification systems utilizing steam and/or self-generated applications; services electrical components of HVAC building systems; performs service tests and balance procedures to air and hydronic systems and makes necessary adjustments; and provides guidance and training to other maintenance personnel regarding HVAC systems. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Schedule must be flexible in order to meet departmental needs. This position has been identified as Essential personnel.
Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent and four years progressively responsible experience in the air conditioning/refrigeration trade. Candidate must possess general knowledge of the principles of air conditioning and refrigeration; of the practices and techniques used in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC equipment and systems; working knowledge of OSHA regulations related to the refrigeration trade, National Electric Code, and basic mathematics; skill in the use and maintenance of trade tools and equipment, welding, brazing, and soldering; skill in repairing and servicing HVAC equipment and systems; ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, specifications, manufacturers' recommendations, etc.; and the ability to use computers and related software to diagnose HVAC systems problems. In addition, candidate must be able to work in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment and machinery; work at heights up to 35 feet; lift tools and supplies up to 50 pounds; work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces and adverse weather or temperature conditions; and wear and work in personal protective equipment. Must possess and maintain a minimum of Type I & II CFC certification or a Universal CFC certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license with no more than 5 points.
A Criminal Background Investigation and pre-employment physical are required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary
$41,700 annually with full University benefits that include annual leave, holidays, personal and sick days; tuition remission; and excellent health, life, and retirement plans. Applicants with TU or USM service may receive salary credit. The position is contingent on funds being available at time of hire.
To Apply: Please complete the TU online application. There will be an opportunity to upload a cover letter and resume as one document. This position is open until filled.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Job ID: 101395
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Title: HVAC Mech I

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