HEAT AND VENT (HVAC) MECHANIC, Facilities-Repair and Maintenance (R&M), to perform a broad range of duties in building heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) operations and maintenance. This will include servicing approximately twenty-five boilers on campus. Will start burners in the beginning of the season and test gas pressures and make necessary adjustments to equipment.
REQUIRED: a high school diploma or its equivalent; a minimum of five years' experience in the operation and maintenance of building HVAC systems including building management systems; specific experience in the operation of steam heating systems, HVAC controls, gas- and oil-fired heating systems and boilers, and water treatment and refrigeration systems and hands-on experience in the repair, replacement, and adjustment of their operating components; ability to troubleshoot repairs and install pneumatic temperature control systems; experience with Windows, Word, and email; ability to communicate and interact with vendors and work with customers and other tradespeople to plan and complete tasks; ability to read ladder diagrams, blueprints, and schematics; knowledge of and ability to repair all types of pumps and order parts and materials; and knowledge of environmental rooms such as Harris environmental. Must maintain a valid Massachusetts' driver's license. Proficiency with combustion analyzers strongly preferred; as are experience troubleshooting and performing preventive maintenance on Power/Flame gas and oil burners, Cleaver-Brooks boilers, and Fireye and Honeywell controls. Massachusetts' refrigeration and oil burner technician licenses, a universal refrigerant recovery certificate, and a sheet metal license and experience are also preferred. Job #14448
The schedule for the position is Thursday to Monday, 7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Employees who are assigned to an irregular shift are considered essential personnel in accordance with the MIT Policy on Emergency Closing or Early Release.
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