HVAC Mechanic I, Facilities Management Services-2005456
The HVAC Mechanic will perform work such as maintaining, repairing and operating HVAC equipment including reciprocating and centrifugal chillers, self-contained air conditioning units, refrigeration equipment in laboratories and dining service facilities, fan coil units, air handling units and fans. This role will be responsible for making adjustments and repairs to pneumatic, electric and electronic control components. Monitor and control equipment via computer interfaces. Requisition job parts and supplies. Inspect and monitor maintenance and repair functions and system equipment operations. Perform other duties as required, including operation of on and off-road utility vehicles and trucks. This employee will read and interpret blue prints and schematic diagrams, and must have familiarity with building codes.
The selected candidate for this position must have the ability to move and work in confined spaces, up and down ladders and to work from ladders, scaffolding and bucket truck platform. This person must also pass a physical exam for clearance to wear a respirator when working near hazardous environments. The HVAC Mechanic will require travel to jobs over a 93-acre campus with many hills and stairs, and will occasionally work outside during inclement conditions. This position will be required to operate on and off road vehicle or light trucks on support of assigned work. Must have the ability to lift 40 pounds from ground to overhead.
The ideal candidate for this position will be able to work effectively with other crafts employees and deal with difficult people effectively. Must be a member of, or agree to join Local #95, International Union of Operating Engineers. This person must have the willingness to work shifts, overtime and call-out work.
The successful candidate must obtain all background clearances as may be required by Pennsylvania Act 153.
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Graduation from a trades certification or apprenticeship program as a journeyman HVAC or Air Conditioning mechanic. Universal/CFC management training.
City of Pittsburgh Stationary Engineers License, certification as operating engineer preferred.
Minimum of three (3) years' experience as a journeyman level HVAC mechanic required, with experience in a large institutional (college, university, hospital, etc.) setting preferred. Additional experience in HVAC system and DDC installations preferred.
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.