Department: Building Maintenance Staff Full-Time Job IRC#22534 Job Description: The HVAC/Refrigeration System Mechanic 2 performs highly skilled journey-level work required to operate and maintain HVAC/Refrigeration systems and equipment. Diagnose, repairs and replaces electrical and mechanical components and controls to maintain peak operating efficiency and reduce energy consumption. Performs preventative and predictive maintenance inspections and adjustments to maximize equipment system life-cycle. This position operates under the close supervision of the Lead HVAC/Refrigeration System Mechanic and the general supervision of the Building Maintenance Superintendent. This position may be assigned to lead multi-craft teams for maintenance projects of short duration or of moderate complexity where the HVAC/Refrigeration work comprises the majority of building trades-work to be completed.
Duties and Responsibilities: The responsibilities described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Performs skilled level tasks related to mechanical, electrical, HVAC and refrigeration trades to operate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair equipment; Submits reports, orally or in writing of progress and status as necessary to ensure proper job accounting and to identify and resolve any problems encountered that may cause delays, shut down or damage; Read and interpret blueprints, specifications, shop drawings, schematics, manufacturer's specifications and other reference material to determine appropriate job requirements and procedures; Continually expands knowledge of the trade through appropriate courses, seminars, publications and contracts with others in the trade; Ability to share trade knowledge with and train skilled and semi-skilled employees in areas of HVAC/Refrigeration operations and maintenance practices; Assists with the procurement of supplies and materials; As assigned, inspects work performed by outside contractors to insure conformance with University specifications; Maintains good working relationships with the students, faculty, staffs and vendors, adheres to all University policy and procedures Maintains a working knowledge of relevant codes, regulations and applies them consistently in daily activities; Works in a neat and orderly manner and maintains a clean work area; Maintains tools and equipment in good condition; Works from ladders and scaffolding as well as in confined spaces;
Safety Consistently follows and enforces safety practices appropriate to building maintenance and complies with rules and regulations established by the University and governmental agencies; Maintains an awareness of the typical hazards of the work place as well as the special hazards that may be encountered at any University facility location such as biohazards, low-grade radiation and chemicals known to the State of California to cause, birth defects, or other reproductive harm; Follows established governmental (local, state and federal) procedures for dealing with special hazards; and promptly reports any unusual conditions to the supervisor.
Special Conditions of Employment Must be able to work assigned hours and may be assigned to work any shift. Employees working in this classification may be designated as essential personnel and subject to occasional overtime, call backs and may be required to serve 24/7 on-call rotation. Must possess a valid California driver's license and may be required to drive University vehicles; Must wear a uniform prescribed and furnished by USD; May be assigned to work in the vicinity of laboratories where biohazards, radioactive or other potentially hazardous substances are stored or used; Must continually expand knowledge base in building maintenance techniques, attend assigned training; Must work individually or in teams coordinating assigned work with other groups and department; May be assigned to work at any USD facility/location; Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: HS Diploma or GED and completion of a recognized HVAC or Refrigeration Apprenticeship, and/or completion of HVAC/R Technical or Vocational Training necessary to acquire the level of knowledge commensurate with a Journey-Level HVAC/R Mechanic and two or more years of Journey-level work experience as a HVAC/R System Mechanic. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license is required. Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Preferred Qualifications General knowledge of customer service techniques; demonstrated successful customer service experience; Work experience in the HVAC/Refrigeration field; Work experience in an institution of higher education or similar industry; HVAC automation controls training & experience.
Tools and Equipment Used: Predictive Maintenance Diagnostic i.e.: HVAC diagnostic and testing tools and equipment used in the trade, flow hood, electrical multi-meter, pressure/temperature/flow testing equipment and gauges, infrared equipment, moisture meter. Safety equipment and systems, personal protective equipment and hand and power tools typically used in the building trades. Computer, MS Office, CMMS, telephone, data, fax, and other related office equipment.
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.
Salary: $23.05 - $23.93 per hour. Excellent Benefits.
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
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