Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 14,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is only the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan that serves approximately 200,000 patients throughout Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Its business incubator also supports that mission. The University boasts eight colleges--Rohrer College of Business and colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Graduate and Continuing Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics?and has been called upon by the state to create a College of Health Sciences.
Performs a variety of maintenance repairs and replace HVAC/Refrigeration equipment using diagrams, sketches, and operation manuals or manufacturers specifications. Oversees other Mechanics and Helpers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Operates, maintains and repairs heating, ventilation and air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, (HVAC/R).
Respond to HVAC/R trouble calls within facility using hand and power tools and analyzing measuring and testing instruments.
Performs routine preventive maintenance on machinery and HVAC/R equipment.
Inspects and tests HVAC/R equipment components, controls, regulators, motors, compressors, piping and all HVAC/R system end devices such as valves, relays, regulators, compressors, strainers, dampers, damper operators, etc.
Install, replace and repair HVAC/R equipment component controls, regulators, motors, compressors, piping, refrigeration cabinets, doors, and hardware and varied storage compartments, including seals, gaskets, locks, hinges, insulation replacements, oils, grease, all HVAC/R end devices, air filters and performs other maintenance duties on movable parts.
Prepares the required records, reports and work orders pertaining to HVAC/R equipment, refrigerant materials used, work performed and time spent.
Prepares or works from sketches, plans and specifications in accordance with the HVAC/R standards.
Services all refrigerant appliances and equipment, refrigerators, freezers, room and commercial air conditioning equipment, ice makers and drinking water coolers, trouble shoots and makes necessary repairs, utilizing knowledge of test and reclaiming equipment, as defined by EPA 40-CFR.
Interprets graphic symbols used on HVAC/R drawings.
Estimates and orders material required and prepares costs.
Ensures that HVAC/R equipment and systems kept clean and orderly.
May assign layout and guide HVAC/R work for helpers and mechanics.
Keeps work areas clean and orderly.
Performs other Facility related duties as required, which may include, but are not limited to snow removal and/or other related facility duties.
Understands and adheres to RowanSOM compliance standards as they appear in RowanSOM Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver?s license.
Complies with legacy attendance policies of RowanSOM and Facilities Operations and Plant Management in order to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
Interacts with persons of all ages in a diverse, multicultural environment with respect and consideration.
Performs final check and clean up at end of shift.
Performance must exhibit good customer service skills and teambuilding by cultivating and maintaining rapport with customers and co-workers.
Presents a clean uniform appearance.
Keeps records of equipment, materials used, work done and time spent.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Interprets data from Power Plant, Mechanical System, Engineer?s Log and from the Energy Management System.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience,and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Technical school diploma or equivalent level of knowledge, five (5) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of varied types of modern HVAC, and refrigeration equipment in an industrial, educational or health care facility. Basic knowledge of blue print reading and the ability to read and interpret schematic drawings is required, through knowledge of local, state and national codes. Must have an EPA Certificate, 40-CFR, Part 82, Subpart F., Universal Certification.
Position requires the individual to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and climb or balance up to 2/3 of the time; to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, to talk or hear and to taste or smell less than 1/3 of the time; to lift a weight or exert force from 10 to 25 pounds up to 2/3 of the time, from 50 pounds to over 100 pounds less than 1/3 of the time. Ability to perform physical labor without restrictions, including lifting equipment in excess of fifty (50) pounds, performing work on roofs, scaffolding and ladders. The position requires close, distance and color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception as well as the ability to adjust focus
The individual in this position may be exposed to environmental conditions such as wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat or cold (non-weather), risk of electrical shock, and vibration up to 2/3 of the time; to risk of radiation less than 1/3 of the time. Moderate noise is typical for the work environment of this job.
Please be advised that some positions are subject to the residency requirements of the NJ First Act (N.J.S.A. 52:14-7, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any person hired into identified positions shall either have their principal residence in New Jersey or they have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey. The law also provides that any person may petition a State committee for an exemption from the requirements based on critical need or hardship.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
The Stratford, NJ Campus is a Tobacco-Free Workplace.
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cul...tural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.