At Carnegie Mellon University, Facilities Management and Campus Services (FMCS) defines our core activities through stewardship of university facilities and happiness of our customers. In order to carry out these strategically important activities, we focus on the areas of technological enhancement, process improvement, quality assurance, and collaboration.
Carnegie Mellon University's department of Facilities Management is searching for an HVAC Mechanic to join our FMCS team. In this role, you 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.
Your core responsibilities will include:
Making adjustments and repairs to pneumatic, electric and electronic control components
Monitoring and controlling equipment via computer interfaces, requisition job parts and supplies
Inspecting and monitoring maintenance and repair functions and system equipment operations
Performing other duties as required, including operation of on and off-road utility vehicles and trucks
Reading and interpreting blue prints and schematic diagrams, and being familiar with building codes
The position requires the ability to move and work in confined spaces, up and down ladders and to work from ladders, scaffolding and bucket truck platform. You will need to pass a physical exam for clearance to wear a respirator when working near hazardous environments. You will be required to travel to jobs over a 93-acre campus with many hills and stairs, and will occasionally work outside during inclement conditions. You will have to be able to lift 40 pounds from ground to overhead and be willing to work shifts, overtime and call-out work.
Flexibility, perfection, and passion are vital qualities within Facilities Management Services. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, you should be able to effectively interact with a dynamic population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their 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
EPA CFC Universal certification.
Valid Pennsylvania driver's license (or equivalent for out-of-state applicants)
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.
Membership of, or willingness to join Local #95, International Union of Operating Engineers
Ability to work effectively with other crafts employees
Internal Number: 2010827
About Carnegie Mellon University
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.