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HVAC Mechanic II – Facilities

  • Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
  • To be Determined
  • Full-Time
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  • Post date:16 Jan 2017
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HVAC Mechanic II – Facilities (possible multiple positions/shifts)
University of Massachusetts Lowell

The Office of Facilities at UMass Lowell is seeking candidates with the proper qualifications to fill the full-time, benefited position of HVAC Mechanic II on the second shift, Monday through Friday. The University may consider other shifts based on operational needs.

General summary of work for this position includes install heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment including related fixtures; check heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, including hot water, steam systems, DDC in a variety of buildings (Academic, Resident Halls, Lab) and perform related work as required. The basic purpose of this work is to install, maintain and repair heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting and inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
• Current Massachusetts Refrigeration Technician License
• Applicants must have applicable experience of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of heating, refrigeration, ventilating and air conditioning systems, as an HVAC Technician, with at least 10 of those years as a Refrigeration Technician licensee
• Knowledge of the standard preventive maintenance procedures for heating ventilation, refrigeration, air conditioning systems
• Ability to successfully supervise, including planning and assigning work
• Knowledge of the methods for lubricating machinery and equipment
• Knowledge and skills in the uses of small hand and power tools
• Knowledge of the safety practices and procedures followed in the installation, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilation, refrigeration, air conditioning and related electrical systems
• Knowledge of the terminology, coding symbols and standard abbreviations used in the installation, maintenance and repair of heating, refrigeration, air conditioning and related electrical systems
• Knowledge of the methods and techniques followed in the installation, maintenance and repair of heating, refrigeration, ventilating, air conditioning, steam and related electrical systems
• Knowledge of the methods and techniques of pipe threading and soldering
• Knowledge of the types and uses of equipment and materials used in heating, refrigeration, ventilating, air conditioning, steam and related electrical systems
• Skill in the use of electrical testing equipment
• Skill in operating heating, refrigeration, ventilating, and air conditioning machinery and related equipment
• Knowledge of electrical, electronic (DDC) and pneumatic HVAC control systems
• Knowledge of the use of electrical test equipment such as voltmeters, amp probe, etc.
• Knowledge of the laws, regulations and codes governing the safe and environmentally correct operation and repair of building systems
• Ability to understand and apply the policies, procedures, specifications, standards and guidelines governing HVAC activities
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as specifications, operation manuals and blueprints
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions
• Ability to work effectively with diverse groups
• Mechanics aptitude and dexterity
• Knowledge of basic computer skills including the ability to order supplies and equipment as needed to complete work and assist others in the completion of their work

Other Considerations:
Operational Needs:
• Demonstrated willingness to be on essential personnel list for facility related emergencies and University Closings due to weather and other emergencies
• Possess a current and valid driver’s license
• EPA Reclaim License

Preferred Experience:
• Ability to operate air and hydraulic lifts
• Similar institution experience
• Knowledge of a variety of low voltage systems such as HVAC controls
• Ability to operate Energy Management Systems

Required Applicant Documents:
• Resume
• Cover letter
• Names and contact information of three reference

For further information and to apply for this position, please visit: jobs.uml.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55161

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

How to Apply

For further information and to apply for this position, please visit: jobs.uml.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55161
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