Under general supervision from the MEP Superintendent, the Senior HVAC Technician is responsible for maintaining heating, ventilating, refrigeration, and cooling equipment.
Maintain and repair air conditioning, refrigeration, and chiller plants including pump distribution; chillers; cooling towers; condenser water systems; water treatment; refrigerant flow devices; control systems; fan systems, and terminal
Plan, implement, and perform preventive maintenance on equipment per the manufacture - Read and interpret sketches, blueprints, and layouts, determine amount of material and time involved; make cost estimates, work orders, inventory lists and project reports/records.
May be required to serve as a lead worker and/or supervise, instruct and train semi-skilled and HVAC Technician workers and trades people; assist supervisor in allocating work assignments; reviewing and evaluating work performance in training new personnel; coordinate work with other
Troubleshoots, Installs HVAC equipment and BAS control systems by researching and evaluating conditions, advising supervisor, and recommending actions
Responds to after-hours emergencies; works during inclement weather; and works to support various events on campus during non-business hours
Assist in procuring parts and/or services for maintenance or replacement of HVAC & related equipment; demonstrate proficiency in using a computer maintenance management system (CMMS) to enter service
Performs related duties based on departmental need
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of basic science, math, and scientific methods Knowledge of basic reading skills
Ability to carry out verbal and/or written instructions Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and written Detailed-oriented and highly accurate
Ability to work in changing environment
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and/or staff or the public and represent BGSU appropriately
Ability to coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities
Knowledge of computer skills such as MS Office, presentations, spreadsheets and/or database entry/query
Ability to access and maintain document imaging systems, including scanning and filing documents
Ability to draft office correspondence
Ability to operate hand and/or power tools appropriate to the trade Ability to read and understand blue prints and schematics
Deadline to apply: The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by ‘March 13, 2023’.
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Minimum of five years’ experience as a journeyman level HVAC Technician
High school diploma or GED required
EPA refrigeration certificate (copy must be uploaded as attachment to application)
Successful completion of a trades certification or apprenticeship program as a journeyman HVAC Technician
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the University’s insurance
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