Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an HVAC/R Mechanic I for Institutional Planning and Operations.
Under the direction of the Supervisor, Maintenance and construction, performs a variety of maintenance repairs and installation/replacement of heating, ventilation, air conditioning., refrigeration system, and/or system components. Assists in the work direction of other mechanics, trades helpers and mechanics of other skilled trades.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Operates, maintains, repairs and installs heating, ventilation, air conditioning and support systems. Ancillary equipment and support systems are inclusive of, but not limited to: controls, regulators, motors, compressors, air stations, coils, fluid/gas piping, strainers operating valves and dampers.
Responds to HVAC/R trouble calls and requests within the facilities, using hard tools, power tools, analyzing equipment and testing instruments.
Performs routine maintenance, preventive maintenance and inspections on HVAC/R equipment and related equipment/systems. Ancillary equipment and support systems are inclusive of, but not limited to: controls, regulators, motors, compressors, air stations, coils fluid/gas piping, strainers, operating valves and dampers.
Prepares, maintains and submits to the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction requisitions for material, work orders, required records and reports, pertaining to HVAC/R equipment/systems.
Maintains daily time sheets and information pertaining to work performed and time spent.
Interprets data from the Power Plant, mechanical systems, control systems, energy management systems and shift log; taking action and making the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction aware of the appropriate action taken, when necessary.
Prepares or works from sketches, plans, specifications, in accordance with HVAC/R standards.
Analyzes situations requiring the modification or repair of facility equipment/systems and makes recommendations for same.
Services all refrigerant equipment and high-pressure appliances, as defined by EPA 40-CFR.
Assists in the work direction of other mechanics, trades helpers and mechanics of other skilled trades.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Technical school diploma or an equivalent level of knowledge, plus five (5) years of experience in the operation, maintenance and installation of HVAC/R equipment in an industrial , education and/or healthcare setting.
Must be capable of passing and maintaining the New Jersey Pesticide License Testing Requirement.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Sound knowledge of blue print and schematic reading is required, as is thorough knowledge of all applicable (local, state, and national) codes.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Ability to perform physical labor without restriction, including lifting equipment in excess of fifty (50) pounds, performing work on roofs, scaffolds and ladders.
WORKENVIRONMENT: The individual in this position may be exposed to environmental conditions, such as, wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat or cold (non-weather), risk of electrical shock and vibration up to 2/3 of time, and risk of radiation less than 1/3 of the time. Moderate noise is typical for the work environment of this job.
Posting Number: 21ST1073
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 131418
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.