The George Mason University, Facilities Department is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for an HVAC Technician position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
This position perform skilled journey-level work to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair a wide variety of domestic and commercial type HVACR equipment; maintains and repairs trade-related refrigeration hot water/steam systems, air-handling equipment, and other related heating and HVAC equipment.
Understands and applies knowledge of local, state, and national mechanical and pressure vessel codes.
Locates causes of failure or malfunction by observation and testing of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic components, and application-specific computer programs.
Maintains cooling towers, hot water and chilled water piping and controls, direct expansion systems, fans and blowers, starters, pneumatic and electrical controls, condensate drains, domestic and commercial refrigeration, walk-in coolers and freezers, water fountains, and ice machines.
Installs new motors, pumps, compressors and other parts as necessary.
Cleans, repairs, replaces, and/or adjusts pneumatic, electric, and motor controls, and related safety devices.
Make initial settings and final adjustments; of refrigeration, heating and air conditioning systems and modifies existing installations to obtain required results.
Repairs or replaces other functional components of HVAC equipment or systems as necessary.
Carries out designated preventive maintenance and seasonal start-up and shut-down procedures.
Performs work on-site or in a shop.
Drives a vehicle to and from locations and keeps vehicle supplied with tools and materials.
Performs operator maintenance on vehicle and keeps it in orderly condition.
Keeps records and makes reports of work accomplished and materials used.
May be required to work an evening and/or night shift on a regular or rotating basis.
Accepts call-back overtime or regular overtime, and/or agree to assume an emergency call-out list status.
Valid motor vehicle operator's license with a good driving record.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, supplemented by completion of an acceptable apprentice-level HVACR training program.
Demonstrated hands-on experience at a journey level. Extensive knowledge in HVAC service and repair.
HVAC Journey license, EPA-approved universal refrigerant recovery type I, II, & IIICFC licenses are highly preferred.
Has exposure to and some understanding of DDC systems.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Prince William, VA
Mason Ad Statement:
Great Careers Begin at Mason!
George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.
Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.
If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application, upload your resume and a list of three professional references with contact information.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 42560
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.