Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., with the possibility of converting to an alternate work schedule.
Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 24, 2017.
The Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) series is comprised of six classifications with varying levels of responsibility for the operation, maintenance and repair of HVAC and refrigeration equipment/systems and related building automation systems. Incumbents in this series also install, maintain, service, inspect and repair the mechanical, electrical, electronic and digital controls associated with these systems, either in a centralized plant or in decentralized centers across a campus.
All incumbents must be able to proficiently use building automation systems to diagnose and troubleshoot problems; estimate cost, time and materials for projects; participate in the maintenance and operations of applicable heating and air conditioning systems and equipment; maintain and service tools and equipment used in the performance of duties; perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures and maintain a safe and clean work environment; maintain records and logs; retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems; prepare standard reports; and consult and work with other trades workers. Work may involve exposure to hazardous materials and some positions will require EPA approved certification in refrigerant recovery.
Under general supervision, incumbents operate, maintain, repair and inspect heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration and water systems and equipment; test, adjust, and calibrate boiler and air conditioning machinery and mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and/or microprocessor control instruments; test and chemically treat boiler, condenser, and cooling tower water and water from other systems; maintain, inspect, diagnose and make emergency repairs to steam, natural gas, water, refrigerant, air and oil distribution systems; regularly use features of building automation systems to diagnose and troubleshoot problems in the HVAC systems while optimizing energy usage; monitor building automation systems data and adjust system accordingly; respond to service requests to adjust air flow, temperature and humidity balances for individual rooms, building areas or buildings; maintain swimming pools; maintain logs of maintenance and repairs using manual and computerized recordkeeping systems; and may instruct and lead semi-skilled or unskilled assistants. Incumbents also repair and replace bearings, shafts, seals, rings and electrical wiring and install central system parts, gauges, valves and pipes which requires the application of journey-level skills in one or more of the applicable trades. Additionally, incumbents may rotate through various shift assignments at stations either in a central plant or in the utilities centers of individual buildings or campus centers for the operation, service and repair of low, medium or high-speed revolution co-generation equipment.
Work requires thorough knowledge of high and low pressure boilers, and heating, pneumatic, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration and other mechanical equipment,
Thorough knowledge of the methods, tools and materials used in the operation, maintenance and repair of such equipment.
General knowledge of ventilation principles, thermal dynamics, and closed water systems.
Working knowledge of energy management systems including the ability to understand and use system features.
A general knowledge of the applicable state and federal safety codes and regulations pertaining to mechanical and HVAC systems.
Must be able to install, operate and repair HVAC equipment and systems.
Demonstrate a high degree of mechanical skill equivalent to journey-level in one or more related trades such as plumbing, pipe fitting, electrical, or air conditioning.
Read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications.
Make rough sketches; estimate cost, time and materials of mechanical work.
Maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems.
Prepare standard reports; provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.
Analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations.
Read and write at a level appropriate to the position; and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position.
Candidate must be able to provide customer service to the campus community in response to heating and air conditioning calls.
These abilities normally would be acquired through two years of journey-level experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of boiler, heating, ventilating, refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and systems or the equivalent combination of formal course work in mechanical technology and hands-on experience.
Must be able to lift, lower, push, and pull loads ranging in weight from 5-60 lbs.; must be able to carry loads ranging from 20-50 lbs. for distances up to 20 feet; must be capable of kneeling, reaching overhead, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, twisting, stooping, and bending; depending upon the project, employee may spend 20-50% of day sitting, 20-50% of day standing, 20-50% of day walking.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
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