HVAC Mechanic (Facilities Services Trades Specialist 2 - MR06)
UTC Housing and Residence Life
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
The HVAC Mechanic performs troubleshooting, inspection, testing, calibration, overhaul, repair, modification, installation, preventative maintenance, and in some cases fabrication on heating, ventilation, air conditioning equipment and systems and their associated piping. The position allows the Housing Facilities operation to address routine HVAC issues with in-house staff resources.
Duties and Responsibilities
Applies knowledge of HVAC and related systems/equipment to install, repair, maintain, clean, and service HVAC equipment; performs repair, replacement, and overhaul of equipment such as pumps and compressors; fabricates, installs, and repairs sheet metal duct work, shroud and unit assemblies; performs soldering and/or press fittings on piping and equipment assembly; and performs other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
- Knowledge of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems and equipment
- Ability to evaluate and repair HVAC equipment
- Skilled in use of associated HVAC tools and diagnostic equipment
- Knowledge of systems controls
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics related to HVAC systems, controls, and equipment
- Ability to measure, fabricate, and install sheet metal pertaining to HVAC installation, repair, or replacement
Review of applications will begin on June 28, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration.
Minimum Qualifications: Requires a high school diploma or GED and two years of experience in HVAC experience with operation or comparable technical field with training in various control systems.
Preferred Qualifications: Vocational or technical training; 3-5 years of experience installing and maintaining HVAC equipment; experience in servicing two and four pipe HVAC systems and equipment; and current CFC certification.
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.