This position is part of the Facilities & Operations group at the OSU-Cascades campus in Bend, Oregon. Facilities & Operations' purpose is to design, construct, operate, repair, maintain and preserve the physical facilities and utility systems of the campus. We provide timely, cost effective and professional services that enhance the instructional, research, and service goals of the University.
The OSU-Cascades campus includes five buildings totaling 240,000 SF, and 128 acres of grounds (28 acres developed as of 2022). The campus has been on a steady growth trajectory since construction began in 2015. Growth plans, general campus building guidelines and our aggressive sustainability goals are described in the Long Range Development Plan for the campus, found here: https://osucascades.edu/sites/osucascades.edu/files/osu-cascades_lrdp_report.pdf.
The HVAC (Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning) Control Technician uses knowledge of pneumatic and electrical/electronic controls to perform skilled work installing, altering, calibrating, repairing, and maintaining HVAC control systems, building automation control systems, and energy management control systems to ensure safe and correct environmental and ecological conditions in State buildings. Skills in basic carpentry, mechanical maintenance, plumbing and light electrical are essential in the maintenance and repair of campus facilities. The position is supervised by and assists the Facility Maintenance Supervisor and provides direction to student workers in the maintenance group.
Graduation from an accredited school (two year program) in heating and air-conditioning and two years of full-time experience installing, altering, calibrating, repairing, and maintaining HVAC control systems and performing corrective and preventive maintenance on HVAC systems. Two additional years of qualifying experience may be substituted for the two years of education.
Knowledge of and ability to accurately apply National Building Codes as well as state and local standards and regulations.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing, including on telephone, and to understand and follow instructions.
Ability to read, interpret and follow building blueprints, diagrams and instruction.
Ability to think critically and work through problems in a practical manner, and interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Ability to or willingness to learn how to use current technology and devices such as computers and iPads to complete paperwork, timecards and all other necessary procedures.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
Ability to lift, carry, push or pull 50 pounds numerous times throughout the day.
Ability to bend, rotate, kneel, work on back and work overhead on a ladder, and easily manage rough terrain or stairs.
Ability to operate machinery and power tools, drive a state-owned vehicle and, work in harsh weather conditions, including, but not limited to snow, ice, rain, wind, dust, smoke and heat.
Willing to work non-standard work hours to have access to areas that are inaccessible during normal operation hours of the university (e.g. working 5:00am to 1:30pm) or to work on a weekend to support university functions (schedule to be planned in advance).
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.