The Facilities Management unit of the Division of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applications for an HVAC Trades Specialist I position at the Health Sciences Center. Under the direction of the Manager and/or Lead, this position will repair, maintain, install or rebuild all types of HVAC systems and exhaust systems to meet building needs and/or blueprint specifications. Duties will include general upkeep, maintenance, work on all types of refrigeration units, and basic sheet metal work at Health Sciences Center facilities.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Install, repair and maintain HVAC equipment, fume hoods, exhaust hoods, refrigeration systems, coolers, chillers, sub-zero cooler and associated hardware.
Rebuild pumps, replace seals and trouble shoot various types of equipment.
Work from schematics and blueprints in trouble shooting and repair of equipment.
Be familiar with both pneumatic and digital controls both during installation, repair, replacement and upgrading systems as necessary to include controls and utilization of computer equipment.
Fabricate and install various sizes, shapes and lengths of ductwork to support maintenance and construction projects.
Custom design, fabricate and install various types of exhaust hoods to meet special installation needs, including installation of fans, heaters and furnaces as required.
Be proficient in the utilization of all sheet metal fabricating equipment and associated design/layout tools.
Adapt and size new ducts to accept hydronic heating and cooling coils with pneumatic controls and electronic controls.
Repair, install and maintain a variety of refrigeration units and similar devices.
Fabricate, maintain and/or repair various types of metal for kitchen equipment, laboratory equipment, shop equipment, heating and ventilation equipment, and research equipment.
Perform various labor duties such as digging, carrying, climbing, lifting, keeping work areas clean, tool inventory, materials storage, pick up materials from Warehouse, etc.
Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p. m
Pay Grade: 13
High school diploma or equivalent, plus 18 months of additional training in HVAC field is essential to provide incumbent skills needed to execute assigned tasks efficiently and safely
Broad knowledge of various building trades and skill base in sheet metal fabrication and layout is necessary
At least two (2) years of experience in the following:
HVAC repairs and maintenance
Duct work installation
West Virginia HVAC Technician License
Type I, Type II and 410A or a Universal with a 410A
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