HVAC/R Technician

Westminster, Pennsylvania


Hvac Job Number:
J00158c47
 
Primary Location:
Westminster, Pennsylvania
 
Positions:
Installer; Technician (Appliance Repair); Technician (Boilers); Technician (Chillers); Technician (Commercial Cooking Equipment); Technician (Commercial Refrigeration); Technician (DDC); Technician (Geothermal); Technician (HVAC/R)
 
Sector:
Commercial/Industrial
 
Required Overnight Travel:
0%
 
Shift:
First Shift
 
Job Description:
Performs a wide variety of tasks to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all types of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) equipment systems and applications. Performs duties that may be outside of the HVAC trade to support priorities of the Physical Plant. This 40 hour/week position pays $25.85-$27.85/hr with occasional overtime and on-call responsibilities. This position is classified as essential meaning employee must report when college is closed. Basic Responsibilities • Perform routine, preventive maintenance on heating and cooling systems and equipment. • Troubleshoot and make required repairs and replacements to heating and cooling systems and equipment. • Monitor temperatures and make adjustments using Energy Management Systems. • Prepare documentation (e.g. service records, work tickets, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information. • Must be able to work weekends and evenings as necessary. Must be able to respond to emergencies on an on-call basis as needed. Will be scheduled for overtime to check and monitor temperatures and systems for important events, holidays, etc. • Must perform assignments and complete documentation to meet the requirements of regulatory and inspection agencies. • Must complete jobs as assigned by Director of Building Operations and Maintenance safely and according to common trade practices. Specific Responsibilities The following are typical examples of the type of work performed under this job description. This list does not include all work to be performed and duties are subject to change as deemed necessary by the Director of Building Operations and Maintenance. • Perform routine and preventive maintenance on air conditioners, air handlers, fan coil units, grease motors/bearings/pumps, change filters, calibrate stats, clean condenser and evaporator coils, cooling towers, etc. • Troubleshoot equipment failure and make necessary repairs or replacements to bearings, fans, motors, actuators, controllers, heat pumps, etc. • Troubleshoot and repair electric and electronic systems, as well as pneumatic controls. • Troubleshoot refrigeration systems, replace compressors and other related components. • Repair leaks and recharge refrigerant. • Follow EPA regulations and requirements regarding refrigerants including but not limited to: Adding or removing refrigerant, using appropriate equipment for refrigerant recovery, protecting against the intentional venting of refrigerant, and maintaining proper documentation. • Identify repair/replacement parts and materials and obtain quotes for approval. • Perform preventive maintenance and repairs to ice machines, refrigerators, and freezers. • Use automated control systems to: Verify temperatures, look for and troubleshoot problems, make necessary adjustments to maintain temperatures until repairs can be made. • Perform minor electrical work such as replacing fuses, receptacles, switches, resetting breakers, etc. • Work as part of the maintenance team to perform group projects such as but not limited to: Installation of Window Air Conditioners in April, Convocation Set Up in May, Turn Over of residential buildings mid-May to mid-June, ready buildings for student return in August, Convocation in August, and Removal of Window Air Conditioners in October. There is limited time off during these periods and working hours are subject to change according to the College’s schedule. • Clean equipment in related areas. Keep mechanical rooms clean. • Make adjustments to controls, thermostats, timers, etc. • Perform chemical testing of cooling towers and take appropriate action based on test results. • Complete work tickets in a timely fashion and according to department guidelines. • Perform maintenance and repairs of a general nature as requested. • Perform snow removal. • Operate, maintain, and use in a safe manner College equipment, tools, and vehicles. Qualifications • Must have EPA Section 608 Universal Refrigeration Transition and Recovery Certification. • Must demonstrate skill and experience equivalent to a minimum of three years in commercial/residential HVAC/R repairs. • Must have valid driver’s license with two or less points. • Must be able to work during emergency weather events including but not limited to snow, hurricanes, tornados, etc. • Must be able to respond to campus emergencies when called. • Must have the ability to read and comprehend written instructions, procedures, and service manuals. • Must have the ability to express oneself orally as well as in writing. • Must have the ability to learn departmental policies, procedures, and mechanical systems, proper use of tools and materials used to perform duties within a ninety-day probationary period. Employee Responsibilities • Must attend in-service/departmental meetings. • Must be familiar with employee handbook. • Must be familiar with departmental policies. • Must attend in-service education as directed. Working Conditions While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Exposure to operating machinery consistent with care of grounds. Physical Abilities The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: • Ability to work in noise, heat, cold, odors, dirt, outdoor temperatures, snow, steam, and emergency situations. • Ability to repetitively push and pull objects weighing up to 50lbs without assistance while kneeling, squatting, reaching above the head, the waist, and below the knees. Must be able to bend at the knees. • Ability to repetitively push and pull equipment (for example, pallet jack, push mower, hand truck) containing product loads a minimum of 100 yards without assistance. • Ability to repetitively grasp and manipulate objects of varying size and weight requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. • Ability to exert oneself physically over sustained periods of time to complete job activities. • Ability to stand a minimum of 6 hours during the workday. McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities. McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status. For more information on the college’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please visit the college’s Campus Diversity & Inclusion web page.
Hvac Job Number: J00158c47
 
Primary Location:  Westminster, Pennsylvania
 
Positions: Installer; Technician (Appliance Repair); Technician (Boilers); Technician (Chillers); Technician (Commercial Cooking Equipment); Technician (Commercial Refrigeration); Technician (DDC); Technician (Geothermal); Technician (HVAC/R)
 
Sector: Commercial/Industrial
 
Required Overnight Travel: 0%
 
Shift: First Shift
 
Job Description: Performs a wide variety of tasks to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all types of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) equipment systems and applications. Performs duties that may be outside of the HVAC trade to support priorities of the Physical Plant. This 40 hour/week position pays $25.85-$27.85/hr with occasional overtime and on-call responsibilities. This position is classified as essential meaning employee must report when college is closed. Basic Responsibilities • Perform routine, preventive maintenance on heating and cooling systems and equipment. • Troubleshoot and make required repairs and replacements to heating and cooling systems and equipment. • Monitor temperatures and make adjustments using Energy Management Systems. • Prepare documentation (e.g. service records, work tickets, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information. • Must be able to work weekends and evenings as necessary. Must be able to respond to emergencies on an on-call basis as needed. Will be scheduled for overtime to check and monitor temperatures and systems for important events, holidays, etc. • Must perform assignments and complete documentation to meet the requirements of regulatory and inspection agencies. • Must complete jobs as assigned by Director of Building Operations and Maintenance safely and according to common trade practices. Specific Responsibilities The following are typical examples of the type of work performed under this job description. This list does not include all work to be performed and duties are subject to change as deemed necessary by the Director of Building Operations and Maintenance. • Perform routine and preventive maintenance on air conditioners, air handlers, fan coil units, grease motors/bearings/pumps, change filters, calibrate stats, clean condenser and evaporator coils, cooling towers, etc. • Troubleshoot equipment failure and make necessary repairs or replacements to bearings, fans, motors, actuators, controllers, heat pumps, etc. • Troubleshoot and repair electric and electronic systems, as well as pneumatic controls. • Troubleshoot refrigeration systems, replace compressors and other related components. • Repair leaks and recharge refrigerant. • Follow EPA regulations and requirements regarding refrigerants including but not limited to: Adding or removing refrigerant, using appropriate equipment for refrigerant recovery, protecting against the intentional venting of refrigerant, and maintaining proper documentation. • Identify repair/replacement parts and materials and obtain quotes for approval. • Perform preventive maintenance and repairs to ice machines, refrigerators, and freezers. • Use automated control systems to: Verify temperatures, look for and troubleshoot problems, make necessary adjustments to maintain temperatures until repairs can be made. • Perform minor electrical work such as replacing fuses, receptacles, switches, resetting breakers, etc. • Work as part of the maintenance team to perform group projects such as but not limited to: Installation of Window Air Conditioners in April, Convocation Set Up in May, Turn Over of residential buildings mid-May to mid-June, ready buildings for student return in August, Convocation in August, and Removal of Window Air Conditioners in October. There is limited time off during these periods and working hours are subject to change according to the College’s schedule. • Clean equipment in related areas. Keep mechanical rooms clean. • Make adjustments to controls, thermostats, timers, etc. • Perform chemical testing of cooling towers and take appropriate action based on test results. • Complete work tickets in a timely fashion and according to department guidelines. • Perform maintenance and repairs of a general nature as requested. • Perform snow removal. • Operate, maintain, and use in a safe manner College equipment, tools, and vehicles. Qualifications • Must have EPA Section 608 Universal Refrigeration Transition and Recovery Certification. • Must demonstrate skill and experience equivalent to a minimum of three years in commercial/residential HVAC/R repairs. • Must have valid driver’s license with two or less points. • Must be able to work during emergency weather events including but not limited to snow, hurricanes, tornados, etc. • Must be able to respond to campus emergencies when called. • Must have the ability to read and comprehend written instructions, procedures, and service manuals. • Must have the ability to express oneself orally as well as in writing. • Must have the ability to learn departmental policies, procedures, and mechanical systems, proper use of tools and materials used to perform duties within a ninety-day probationary period. Employee Responsibilities • Must attend in-service/departmental meetings. • Must be familiar with employee handbook. • Must be familiar with departmental policies. • Must attend in-service education as directed. Working Conditions While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Exposure to operating machinery consistent with care of grounds. Physical Abilities The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: • Ability to work in noise, heat, cold, odors, dirt, outdoor temperatures, snow, steam, and emergency situations. • Ability to repetitively push and pull objects weighing up to 50lbs without assistance while kneeling, squatting, reaching above the head, the waist, and below the knees. Must be able to bend at the knees. • Ability to repetitively push and pull equipment (for example, pallet jack, push mower, hand truck) containing product loads a minimum of 100 yards without assistance. • Ability to repetitively grasp and manipulate objects of varying size and weight requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. • Ability to exert oneself physically over sustained periods of time to complete job activities. • Ability to stand a minimum of 6 hours during the workday. McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities. McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status. For more information on the college’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please visit the college’s Campus Diversity & Inclusion web page.
 

Preferred Skills and Education


Minimum Experience Required:
Experienced (2-4 years)
Minimum Education Required:
High School Diploma
Certifications:
 
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