The Bloomberg School of Public Health is seeking an HVAC Technician. The qualified applicant to this position must be experienced in all phases of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R) service, operation, and maintenance. Selected candidate reports to the HVAC Supervisor and operates, maintains, and repairs HVAC-R equipment for the systems serving the JHU campus.
Specific Duties $ Responsibilities
Coordinates with assigned foreman and/or other trades for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently.
Diagnoses causes of problems and/or failures in heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair and/or replacement needs.
Fabricates equipment parts for the purpose of meeting specialty needs and/or replacing unavailable parts.
Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with building and safety regulations.
Inspects HVAC-R systems and their components (e.g. heating units, building exhaust fans, ventilation units, etc.) for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs, and recommending preventive maintenance.
Installs heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment and systems for the purpose of providing enhanced and/or upgraded capabilities.
Maintains vehicle, tools, and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.
Participates in meetings, workshops, training, and seminars as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.
Performs routine and preventive maintenance as needed for the purpose of ensuring the ongoing functioning of HVAC-R systems.
Prepares written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or conveying information.
Repairs heating and air conditioning systems and/or components (e.g. pumps, motors, air handlers, fan coils, piping, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring a comfortable work environment.
Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items required to complete the necessary installation and/or repair.
Responds to emergency situations during or after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
Transports a variety of tools, equipment, and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials required at the job site.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Performs algebra and/or geometry, reviews and interprets highly technical information, writes technical materials, and/or speaks persuasively to implement desired actions, and solves practical problems.
Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include indoor air monitoring equipment and interpreting resulting data, standards for design and construction, air conditioning and heating codes, hazards and safety precautions, and refrigerant handling and disposal.
Performs single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.
Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include operating equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance on HVAC-R equipment, planning and managing projects, preparing and maintaining accurate records, and handling hazardous materials.
Schedules activities and/or meetings, gather, collate and/or classify data, and use job-related equipment.
Ability to read and write in order to read work orders and to complete records, maintenance schedules, and so forth.
Ability to interact and/or work with faculty, students, staff, and visitors in a respectful and courteous manner.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Scope of Responsibility
Maintain a safe and comfortable atmosphere in all of the facilities. Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all equipment.
Should have the knowledge and confidence to make decisions regarding the safe operation of the building/campus systems.
Assumes supervisory when needed, normally defers to the HVAC supervisor.
Must be able to interact with Faculty, Staff and Students and clearly communicate problems, solutions and effects concerning their environment.
High School Diploma/GED required.
Training in the industry in the form of an apprenticeship or similar education from an accredited organization.
At least 3 years in the field experience in an HVAC service atmosphere. Years of experience may be considered for training. HVAC Journeyman's license preferred.
CFC certification required, Driver's License.
Classified Title: HVAC Technician Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/02/OF Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $20.40-$28.00-$35.70 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30AM- 5:00 PM Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: Maintenance Personnel area: School of Public Health
Total Rewards The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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