Towson University is accepting qualified applications for an HVAC Mechanic I position in Facilities Management. Under general supervision, this position services and repairs components of commercial and industrial heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and performs preventive maintenance work on HVAC equipment
The HVAC Mechanic I performs preventive maintenance to all HVAC equipment including chillers, cooling towers, air handlers, air compressor pumps, and condensers, etc.; comprehends manufacturers’ recommendations regarding scheduled and preventive maintenance, servicing and operation; interprets blueprints, schematics, and sequence of operations; services all types of temperature control devices requiring the use of computers and related software to diagnose system problems; maintains variable frequency drive applications on pumps and fans; services and repairs humidification systems utilizing steam and/or self-generated applications; services electrical components of HVAC building systems; performs service tests and balance procedures to air and hydronic systems and makes necessary adjustments; and provides guidance and training to other maintenance personnel regarding HVAC systems.
High school diploma or equivalent and four years progressively responsible experience in the air conditioning/refrigeration trade. Candidate must possess general knowledge of the principles of air conditioning and refrigeration; of the practices and techniques used in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC equipment and systems; working knowledge of OSHA regulations related to the refrigeration trade, National Electric Code, and basic mathematics; skill in the use and maintenance of trade tools and equipment, welding, brazing, and soldering; skill in repairing and servicing HVAC equipment and systems; ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, specifications, manufacturers’ recommendations, etc.; and the ability to use computers and related software to diagnose HVAC systems problems. In addition, candidate must be able to work in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment and machinery; work at heights up to 35 feet; lift tools and supplies up to 50 pounds; work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces and adverse weather or temperature conditions; and wear and work in personal protective equipment. Must possess and maintain a minimum of Type I & II CFC certification or a Universal CFC certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license with no more than 5 points.
Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Salary and Benefits
$44,235 annually with full University benefits including annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; tuition remission; and excellent health, life, and retirement plans. Applicants with TU or USM service may receive salary credit. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
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