The Facility Maintenance Technician – Mechanical Trades concept provides career tracks included but not limited to Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, and Welding that perform a variety of tasks ranging from routine and unskilled to highly skilled. Positions apply methods and general procedures of applicable trades/maintenance techniques and develop skills in procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment appropriate to trade. Some positions primarily perform trades work in a specialty area while others will perform tasks requiring specialized skills in multiple trades. Tasks may include maintenance, repair, placement, fabrication, installation, alteration, construction and design of facility components requiring the application of skills in planning, problem-solving, attention to detail, teamwork, communication and adherence to safety. Positions may serve as lead technician and/or crew leader, directing the work of others. Positions may be required to possess and maintain required certification, licensure, educational level, and/or experience criteria as applicable to the tasks being performed and follow applicable building codes.
Description of Responsibilities and Duties
HVAC Technician’s work will include modification, troubleshooting and repair of buildings’ heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment or systems. Technician will be involved in the repair of HVAC systems campus-wide; which includes chillers, cooling towers, boilers, air handlers, rooftop units, gas fired equipment, DX systems and building automation systems. Such as replacement of belts, bearings, motors, contactors, repairing refrigerant leaks, etc. Employee is required to operate a variety of tools including, power tools, and testing equipment. All employees in this class are considered essential personnel and are subject to call back. Employees expected to work in severe weather events and campus emergencies
Preventive Maintenance This employee performs routine preventive maintenance on the HVAC equipment on campus including but not limited to coil cleaning, replacing filters and belts.
Working on other maintenance duties as assigned. This employee may be asked to assist other trades as needed. Employee is subject to emergency callback.
Administrative – Process daily/weekly work orders to completion. Submitting hours worked weekly through electronic time sheets into management/supervisor. Yearly report for inventory of tool and materials.
Work Schedule and Hours
M-F 8-430; possible call backs
Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the position’s role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Considerable knowledge of the practices, methods, materials and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of air conditioning, heating and ventilation equipment. Working knowledge of tools and materials used in the repair and construction of HVAC systems. Working knowledge of building automation control systems. Skilled in the use of standard refrigeration tools, electrical meters, and other specialized equipment. Ability to read and work from blueprints, drawings and or sketches. Ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions and prescribe repair procedures. Physical strength sufficient to perform heavy tasks for considerable periods of time.
Internal Number: 080423
About UNC School of the Arts
The University of North Carolina School of the Arts provides gifted emerging artists with the experience, knowledge, and skills needed to excel in their disciplines and in their lives, and it serves and enriches the cultural and economic prosperity of the people of North Carolina and the nation. UNCSA is the state’s unique professional school for the performing, visual, and moving image arts, training students at the high school, undergraduate, and master’s levels for professional careers in the arts.