HVAC Trades Specialist Lead II - Facilities & Services 14118
The Facilities Management unit of the Division of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applicants for an HVAC Trades Specialist Lead II. This position consists of repair, maintenance and installation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration controls and equipment, as well as providing guidance to various Facilities workers.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Function as a team leader, make work assignments to the crew and ensure work is completed in a timely fashion with proper quality.
Ensure that proper safety procedures, equipment, and personal protective equipment are used while performing job duties.
Receive work orders from various people.
Read and review prints on new and existing building projects for repair or construction associated with specific job duties and expertise.
Maintain knowledge of state, federal and local codes and requirements pertaining to maintenance and construction.
Complete detailed cost estimates and drawings.
Assist supervisor in disciplinary action.
May fill in for supervisor as needed.
Must be able to operate computers utilizing various software programs such as: Physical Plant maintenance management programs involving work orders and materials accountability, building support systems and other systems as necessary.
Repair, rebuild, overhaul, and maintain refrigeration and chiller systems.
Must have complete knowledge of refrigerant and reclaiming equipment.
Troubleshoot, maintain and repair air handling units, lab equipment, chilled water distribution, heating water distribution, mixing boxes, duct systems and all associated controls and safety devices.
Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair any device utilized for temperature control or ventilation.
Maintain and install building control systems using pneumatic and electrical controls.
May be required to perform general maintenance duties either in relation to normal journeyman responsibilities or assisting other trades.
May be required to move, load, and carry all materials and equipment necessary to complete all phases of assigned maintenance and construction projects
The Division of Facilities and Services encompasses two units that are integral to the University's success. Our units employ talented and skilled workers whose jobs range from maintaining, protecting and improving the University's buildings and grounds. Facilities and Services takes care of every aspect of WVU so that its employees, students and guests are safe and satisfied on campus.
Work Hours: Monday-Friday; 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; respond to emergency calls during off hours
Pay Grade: 15 , WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes experience and related education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
Completion of vocational/technical training of up to 18 months beyond high school or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
At least two (2) years of experience in the repair, maintenance and installation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration
Experience leading and/or training others
Valid driver's license
West Virginia Department of Labor HVAC Technician License
Type I, Type II and 410A or a Universal with a 410A - EPA requires this license for working on Freon containing equipment
Physical demands include lifting, climbing, stooping, carrying, walking and operation of heavy tools
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Jan 21, 2020
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 197223
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.