Posting Summary: Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.
The HVAC Mechanic performs journey level installation, repair, and maintenance on a variety of package and central heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Other duties include preventative maintenance; servicing, overhauling, and maintaining a variety of window and small package units or large central units; and determining equipment needs. HVAC Mechanics receive job assignments from a supervisor, however most work is performed with little supervision.
The position will work Monday through Friday, 3:00PM to 11:30PM. The work schedule is eligible for a shift differential of $2.00 per hour for hours worked.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: Not a Requirement
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of four years' experience in the HVAC trade.
Required License or Certification: Current HVAC Journeyman License is required. EPA Universal Certificate. Valid Driver's license, with a positive points balance.
Preferred License or Certification: Backflow Prevention Device Worker Certificate
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Working knowledge of the installation, maintenance, and repair of heating, ventilation, air conditioning equipment. 2. Working skill in the use of HVAC diagnostic equipment and hand tools. 3. Demonstrated ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and schematics; and to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair HVAC refrigeration equipment. 4. Ability to perform water treatment program, after necessary training provided.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.