Energy & Facilities (E&F) operates and manages Harvard's energy supplies, district energy plants, and utility infrastructures on the Cambridge/Allston campuses, as well as 24/7 facilities-related call, alarm monitoring, and dispatch center. E&F provides a broad portfolio of labor-based services, including building maintenance, landscaping, and custodial to a large portion of the University, as well as engineering, technical, and sustainability services. Facilities Maintenance Operations (FMO) a department within E&F, offers primary building maintenance, landscape, fire safety, custodial, and event support services to Harvard schools and departments on a fee-for-service basis. All services are provided in strict accordance with regulatory requirements and customer-determined standards.
Provides initial response, triage, stabilization, and/or repair for all types of building infrastructure maintenance requests, with emphasis on HVAC systems.
Inspects, adjusts, modifies, and repairs all types of boilers, heating systems, cooling systems, and auxiliary equipment.
Interprets mechanical plans and prints and updates as necessary.
Monitors, queries, and reports on the status of building systems managed by DDC technology.
Initiates follow-up actions as required.
Provides responsive customer support in all phases of building maintenance and operations.
Assists and advises customers on maintenance solutions and provides follow-up on progress and status of work.
Performs other core skills of the trades and related duties as required.
May be assigned to work independently or as part of a multi-trade team under the guidance and direction of the Area Supervisor and/or Working Foreperson.
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Salary Grade: 000
Union: 42 - Int Un Oper Engineers Loc 877
Five years of related experience in the maintenance and operation of complex building system infrastructure.
Must possess a current State HVAC license (or equivalent).
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Must be knowledgeable and experienced in the installation, operation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of all types of commercial building heating and cooling systems.
Must observe and comply with all standard safety codes and practices, perform work in accordance with recognized trade and University standards.
Must be able to read and interpret detailed plans, specifications, operating manuals, and other written materials associated with this trade.
Must be able to effectively communicate with peers and customers.
Technology Skills Required:
Basic proficiency and understanding of Windows® based software applications.
Demonstrated proficiency with electronic mail, MS® Office, and related desktop and handheld devices and applications required.
Familiarity with smartphone technology and willingness to expand skills with handheld device use as required.
Must supply a complete set of hand tools.
Required to wear/use appropriate safety clothing/equipment at all times.
Required to properly wear a uniform and maintain a professional image at all times.
Emergency Status Designation:
Critical Operations Personnel (required to provide on-site support during emergency situations as determined by management).
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: 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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