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.
About Campus Services
Campus Services is a multi-department organization within Harvard's Central Administration providing a wide range of non-academic services to the University community. We employ more than 1,600 employees, 66% of which are front-line service and trades workers. Our workforce is also quite diverse, with employees representing 20+ countries.
We service the university by supporting Campus Operations, supporting international students and programs, bringing the Harvard Community together and our Campus Services shared services. Learn more about Campus Services at: www.campusservices.harvard.edu
Harvard's Total Rewards Program is designed to attract, retain, and reward the performance of talented employees. Comprehensive benefits, generous paid time-off, access to education and professional development, and vibrant campus with abundant cultural and recreational opportunities create a competitive and compelling total rewards package. As a Harvard staff member, you enjoy many perks that come with working for one of the top employers in Massachusetts. To learn more about Harvard's Total Rewards program visit our page: https://hr.harvard.edu/totalrewards
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Salary Grade: 000
Union: 42 - Int Un Oper Engineers Loc 877
Five years 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, trouble-shooting, 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 wear 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.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.