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Job Summary The Mechanic Aide will work closely and take direction from Journeyman Mechanics and/or Lead persons aiding in a variety of tasks including maintaining and repairing several different HVAC and plumbing machinery and equipment. Will also assist in work involving rehabilitation and alterations to rooms, laboratories and offices.
Assist in repairs including routine maintenance on HVAC machinery and equipment
Assist in the installation of fixtures and equipment
Assist in HVAC repairs and maintenance
Assist in a variety of construction duties on rehabilitation projects including clean up
This position may require driving a campus vehicle
Will load and unload equipment, tools, and materials at job sites
May perform other duties as assigned
Must have six (6) months or more of experience in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Must possess some general knowledge of basic hand tools
Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry a minimum of 50 pounds of tools, supplies and equipment on a daily basis
Must be able to stoop, bend, pull, and kneel throughout the workday
Must have a valid driver's license and be able to maintain it throughout the course of employment
High school diploma
2 years or more of HVAC experience is a plus
1 year or more of work experience in a university setting is a plus
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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