The Bloomberg School of Public Health Facilities Management Department is seeking an HVAC Technician. This position requires experience in all phases of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC-R) service, operation, and maintenance. The HVAC Technician reports to the HVAC Supervisor, 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 solve 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.
Classified Title: HVAC Technician Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/02/OF Starting Salary Range: Min $21.00 - Max $36.50 HRLY ($28.75 HRLY budgeted; Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon - Fr 8:30 - 5:00 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: Facilities Management
Personnel area: School of Public Health
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