Work Schedule: Monday- Friday 7:30PM-4:00PM, some weekends and evenings with notice.
Deadline: This position will remain open until filled.
Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Housing Services, the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic will perform daily check and inspection of cooling towers in Phase I and Phase II mechanical yard. Perform adjustments and repairs as needed to all components connected to the water loop system and cooling towers to include but not limited to loop boilers, pumps, gauges, pressure reducing vales, expansion tanks and other components along with general housekeeping of mechanical yard. Check work orders via work control. Meet briefly with Facilities Project Supervisor and or Facilities staff to discuss any concerns, schedule work, coordinate, and collaborate or to prioritize any problems.
Perform work order repairs for comfort cooling/heating to include installation, complex troubleshooting, calibration, service, and repair, maintain refrigeration and HVAC systems within the Housing Villages and buildings to include domestic refrigerator appliances and fire damper actuator motors tied into air flow ducting systems. Systems include but are not limited to split system heat pumps, packaged gas heating units, mini-split, and water source heat pumps. Respond to service requests via two-way radio or other communication methods and prioritize accordingly. All work to adhere to industry standards, NEC codes, Title 24, Cal Osha, and general safety trade practices and proper handling of hazardous materials and refrigerants.
Daily check of emails, meetings and other related business correspondence. Provide reports as requested to appropriate administrator. Provide written estimates for repairs and charges when deemed necessary. Provide estimate of timeline for special projects, major repairs and or recommendations. Keep log of preventative maintenance and schedule of service contracts pertaining to HVAC.
Inventory and parts are to be kept organized and stored properly. Tools and equipment will be maintained in a safe and clean working condition. Order supplies and parts as needed for all repairs or installations. Ensure all chemicals and parts are labeled and contained properly. Keep electric cart in good working condition while performing daily visual inspection, weekly and monthly service per check list to include but not limited to windshields, turn signals, lights, seat belts, battery water level (distilled water only to be used), tires etc. Respond to after-hours service calls as needed and perform other duties as assigned.
Work requires thorough knowledge of the theory and operation of major types of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and of the materials, equipment and techniques used in the repair and maintenance of such equipment; and working knowledge of electrical voltage, plumbing refrigeration, electrical and plumbing codes, thermodynamics and automated energy/environmental management systems.
In addition to the abilities required of a Building Service Engineer, the Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Mechanic must be able to use judgment and discretion in determining the methods and priorities of work orders; perform skilled electrical and plumbing work; diagnose and repair major malfunctions in the complex multi-zone air conditioning systems; devise and control air distribution efficiently with maximum comfort; and diagnose and repair the full range of refrigeration equipment including centrifugal and absorber equipment and/or screw, scroll
and reciprocating refrigeration equipment.
These abilities normally would be acquired through progressively responsible experience in the installation, adjustment, maintenance and repair of commercial and domestic refrigeration and air conditioning systems involving modulatory and safety controls, thermostats, humidifiers and duct stats as well as one year of
experience in the installation and repair of central multi-zone air conditioning systems. In addition, journey-level skill equivalent to that acquired through the completion of a refrigeration or air conditioning mechanic's apprenticeship program is required.
Incumbents typically must possess certification in the use of refrigerants.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate mechanical equipment.
Must be capable of kneeling, reaching overhead, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, twisting, stooping, and bending; depending upon the project, employee may spend 20-50% of day sitting, 20-50% of day standing, 20-50% of day walking.
Must be able to lift, lower, push, and pull loads ranging in weight from 5-60 lbs
Must be able to carry loads ranging from 20-50 lbs. for distances up to 20 feet
Preferred Qualifications: Incumbent has performed work in a university residential setting.
Current employees will be given preferred consideration.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.