UMBC is, a vibrant 14,000-student suburban research university ranked one of the world's top universities by Times Higher Education, the selected candidate will join an innovative and diverse team working at an institution named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the best academic workplaces in the nation for the past nine years. For more information on UMBC visit: http://umbc.edu/
The HVAC Mechanic installs, services and repairs a variety of residential and commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC) equipment.
Installs, operates, services, and repairs light commercial heat pump/air conditioning systems and other HVAC equipment such as refrigerators, fume-hoods, window units, exhaust ventilators, coolers, deep freezers, and unit ventilators.
Operate, service, and repair pneumatic, electric, or electronic control systems on HVAC systems up to 100,000 gross square feet (GSF).
Regulate and monitor air conditioning compressors, cooling tower fans and other related support equipment as prescribed by operating procedures.
Regulate and monitor all building air handling equipment for central and local stations.
Test air and hydronic systems to isolate problems.
Adjusts distribution valves and resets temperature and humidity controls for steam supplied and self contained generation system.
Perform service tasks such as adding refrigerant, lubricating. adjusting and replacing compressors and expansion devices, repairing pumps, cleaning out cooling towers and repacking valve glands and pump seals.
Install and reinstall wiring and controls to connect components and controls to electrical power sources at low line voltage.
Diagnose HVAC system problems utilizing computer applications. Reviews mechanical blueprints, schematics, specifications, and performance data to identify and provide interpretations of system problems and performance.
Provide guidance and training in the HVAC trade to other maintenance personnel. Service and repair traps, flash tanks, piping, control valves, condensate pumps and meters on steam systems up to 30 pounds.
Perform mechanical joining of piping by using industry methods such as soldering, brazing, and gas welding.
Insulates piping and mechanical equipment such as heat exchangers and associated subsystems. Performs insulation repairs to air duct systems.
In addition, the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED and four years of progressively responsible experience in the HVAC/air conditioning/refrigeration trade.
Must possess a valid Non-commercial class C or equivalent driver's license.
Familiarity with computerized automation system desired.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please upload a cover letter and resume.
The position will remain open until filled.
Pay Range 13 (starting at $51,288) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits.
Please note the Type and FLSA Status above to determine the benefits offered for this position.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.