HVAC Trades Specialist I - Facilities & Services 16650
The Facilities Management unit of the Division of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applications for an HVAC Trades Specialist I position at the Health Sciences Center. Under the direction of the Manager and/or Lead, this position will repair, maintain, install or rebuild all types of HVAC systems and exhaust systems to meet building needs and/or blueprint specifications. Duties will include general upkeep, maintenance, work on all types of refrigeration units, and basic sheet metal work at Health Sciences Center facilities.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Install, repair and maintain HVAC equipment, fume hoods, exhaust hoods, refrigeration systems, coolers, chillers, sub-zero cooler and associated hardware.
Rebuild pumps, replace seals and trouble shoot various types of equipment.
Work from schematics and blueprints in trouble shooting and repair of equipment.
Be familiar with both pneumatic and digital controls both during installation, repair, replacement and upgrading systems as necessary to include controls and utilization of computer equipment.
Fabricate and install various sizes, shapes and lengths of ductwork to support maintenance and construction projects.
Custom design, fabricate and install various types of exhaust hoods to meet special installation needs, including installation of fans, heaters and furnaces as required.
Be proficient in the utilization of all sheet metal fabricating equipment and associated design/layout tools.
Adapt and size new ducts to accept hydronic heating and cooling coils with pneumatic controls and electronic controls.
Repair, install and maintain a variety of refrigeration units and similar devices.
Fabricate, maintain and/or repair various types of metal for kitchen equipment, laboratory equipment, shop equipment, heating and ventilation equipment, and research equipment.
Perform various labor duties such as digging, carrying, climbing, lifting, keeping work areas clean, tool inventory, materials storage, pick up materials from Warehouse, etc.
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
Pay Grade: 13 , WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes experience and related education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
High school diploma or equivalent, plus 18 months of additional training in HVAC field is essential to provide incumbent skills needed to execute assigned tasks efficiently and safely
Broad knowledge of various building trades and skill base in sheet metal fabrication and layout is necessary
At least two (2) years of experience in the following:
HVAC repairs and maintenance
Duct work installation
West Virginia HVAC Technician License
Type I, Type II and 410A or a Universal with a 410A
At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.
From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley -- the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.
Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is 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 applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: May 10, 2021
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 225644
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.