Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,000 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of duties including the installation, servicing, modifying, rebuilding and repairing of all college heating, air conditioning systems in accordance with established practices and procedures. Including but not limited to chillers, pumps, air handlers, exhaust fans, dx systems and the building management system.
Operate boiler plant in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws and industry accepted best practices, maintaining sufficient system steam pressure in the most energy efficient and safe manner. Maintain and repair all equipment and keep accurate records, logs and service manuals and reports.
Major Areas of Responsibility
Following ASME code regulations, operate the 600 hp low pressure boilers to maintain constant steam pressure to the campus.
Keep an accurate log on shift work, documenting all events that occur during shift.
Monitor and sample daily condensation returns, water and chemical feeds and pumps to ensure maximum energy efficiency.
Ensure sufficient supply of fuel oil and water treatment chemicals, including water softener salt and test reagents. Add chemicals as required to maintain the proper system chemistry.
Monitor all gauges and temperatures of oil and water and record readings, paying particular attention to PSI and temperature.
Keep boiler room clean and free of hazards, adhering to all safety practices and procedures. Complete work in a professional manner, with an emphasis on satisfying division mission of providing superior customer service.
Perform system maintenance as necessary.
Report any problems to the supervisor.
Work with the HVAC shop to maintain the campus HVAC equipment.
Work to troubleshoot, maintain, repair and replace heating, refrigeration/air conditioning equipment, pneumatic controls and electric controls.
Work with a computerized building energy management system.
Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed and assist in 24-hour coverage when dictated by weather conditions or equipment problems.
Report any problems to supervisor.
Wearing of uniforms required to maintain neat, clean-cut appearance.
Safety is always a priority for yourself and those around you.
Whenever work involves a hazard, all appropriate PPE must be utilized and appropriate safety practices must be followed. For example; chemicals and/or hot materials, work gloves and face shields must be worn.
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday (40 Hrs/52 Wks) Sunday and Monday work in the boiler room and Tuesday through Thursday in the HVAC shop or in the boiler room if needed. Ability to work overtime as needed. Ability to cover other shifts as needed. Ability to respond to after hour emergencies as needed.
Technical/trade school graduation, Massachusetts' license, refrigeration recovery certification and a minimum of 5 years experience in commercial and residential HVAC work required.
EPA certification required
2nd Class Fireman license or the ability to obtain the license within one year of date of hire.
Experience with a computerized building energy management system is a plus
This is an Non-Exempt level position.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
In your cover letter please address how your work might support the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please provide examples of any past work that illuminate your commitments in these areas. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
Should you be a candidate for further consideration after hiring manager review, you will be contacted by a human resources representative.
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)
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Holy Cross is a highly selective, four-year college of approximately 2,900 students. One of the nation's leading liberal arts institutions, Holy Cross offers an academically rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit tradition. Exclusively devoted to teaching undergraduates, Holy Cross promotes close ties between students and faculty. In this active, friendly campus community, individual interests? from athletics to the arts, from campus ministry to student government? are pursued with intensity and passion. Graduates go on to prominent academic and professional programs and pursue their individual talents in many careers and service activities. Holy Cross is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a centrally-located New England city of 175,000. The 174-acre hillside campus provides inspiring views, an inviting mix of historic and contemporary buildings, beautiful landscaping, and first-rate facilities. With a tradition of academic excellence that dates to its founding in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has grown increasingly diverse in the last decade. Holy Cross graduates become members of a loyal alumni family; equipped with the resources and perspective to respond as thoughtful leaders in business, professional and civic life.