Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.
We have an exciting opportunity for a HVAC Mechanic in our University Chiller Plant who performs journey-level maintenance and tasks on equipment and machinery in a central cooling plant environment. The employee provides journey-level craftsmanship in the operation, calibration, installation, maintenance, and repairs associated with large tonnage electrical centrifugal chillers. The incumbent performs troubleshooting, preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance on cooling plant equipment and auxiliary systems and equipment in accordance with established operational, maintenance, and safety procedures. The incumbent performs major maintenance activities on plant equipment, which may include, but is not limited to: chillers, pumps, HVAC equipment, Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), cooling towers, motors, air compressors, switchgear, Motor Control Centers, heat exchangers, valves and valve actuators. The HVAC Mechanic monitors, operates, services, and maintains various chilled water plants, ensuring efficiency and reliability performance of chiller plants and resolves equipment issues. While HVAC Mechanics receive job assignments from a supervisor, it is common for work to be performed with little supervision.
Schedule option for four ten-hour days is available.
Internal Number: R0003009
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.