High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Technical vocational training related to job duties would be preferred. Seven years working with all phases of pneumatic and electric temperature controls to include: five years working with gas and electric boilers, furnaces and heaters; and five years working with all phases of pneumatic and electronic temperature controls. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Provides skilled work on the journey person level involved in the installation of new HVAC equipment and controls, and handles the maintenance, repair, replacement, and installation of various heating ventilation and air conditioning systems and refrigeration equipment. Provides skilled work in pneumatic and electronic controls related to central air conditioning.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to the following: answers all trouble calls relating to improper temperature. Repairs or replaces defective equipment of pneumatic or electric thermostats and associated control valves and systems. Performs systematic preventive maintenance and status of all pneumatic equipment. Interprets drawings, schematics, and building plans to locate control problems. Answers trouble calls and performs preventive maintenance on controls in all University buildings and structures. Performs other related duties as assigned.
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For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.
SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.
Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges th...e university's significant commitment to service.
Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston.
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