The Pump Technician works independently and with other plant personnel to perform preventative and routine maintenance tasks. This position is responsible for troubleshooting issues, repairing failures on equipment, pumps, and fountains on campus. This position also monitors the water chemistry used in heating and chilled water systems with a daily analysis report for proper treatment. All tasks will be performed while supporting the policies, goals, and objectives of the University.
Duties & Essential Job Functions:
1. Keeps equipment, systems and buildings ready for use by performing preventive maintenance program and schedules for HVAC pumps and fountain systems and tracking with pm program. 2. Assists in completing projects by installing, restoring and repairing faulty or inoperative pump and fountain systems and associated equipment. 3. Maintains systems by reading gauges, lubricating pumps, and repairing pumps and fountain systems. Using hand tools and equipment to pump and fountain manufacturers recommendations. 4. Troubleshoots HVAC systems and fountains by researching and evaluating conditions, advising supervisor and recommending actions. 5. Maintains pump and fountain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies. 6. Complies with federal, state and local building codes by adhering to their requirements. 7. Maintains safe and clean working environment by wiping down and cleaning pumps, fountains and mechanical rooms on a routine schedule. 8. Conducts daily analysis of water used in boilers and cooling towers to ensure that it does not contain harmful or corrosive substances. 9. Makes written water analysis reports. Adds chemicals for water treatments as needed. Assist with overhauling of chillers, boilers and cooling towers 10. Keeps equipment, systems and buildings ready for use by implementing preventive maintenance programs and schedules for Water Treatment control systems. 11. Assists in completing projects by installing, restoring and repairing faulty or inoperative Chemical injection systems and associated equipment. 12. Troubleshoots HVAC Water Treatment systems by researching and evaluating conditions, advising supervisor and recommending actions. 13. Maintains treatment programs inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies. 14. Ensures operation of tools and equipment used for the job by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. 15. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
• High school diploma or GED equivalent. • 1 year in centrifugal pump maintenance and repair, fountain maintenance and repair or related experience. • 1 years’ experience in boiler, chill water, and heating water, hydronic systems chemistry and open loop cooling tower water treatment.
Preferred Education & Experience:
• 5 years in HVAC, hydronic systems, and their associated maintenance.
• Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, job safety practices, and customer service techniques. • Knowledge of chemistry control for boilers, chill water systems, heating water systems, job safety practices, and customer service techniques. • Skill to operate equipment required to perform the job. • Skill to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed. • Skill in and ability to participate in rigging up and delivery of product to location. • Ability to communicate technical information clearly. • Ability to monitor performance of self, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements and take corrective action.
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information. • Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication. • Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions. • Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting. • Lifting and moving up to 50 pounds.
• Work is a combination of indoors and outdoors and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours. • Possible harmful environmental factors are high pressure high temperature systems, rotating equipment and electricity. • The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
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