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HVAC (R0002766)

  • Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full-Time
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  • Post date:5 Apr 2021
  • Job expires in: 20 days
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Job Description

Brandeis University is a medium-sized private research university dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation.

This position installs, troubleshoots and repairs a variety of heating, cooling and – ventilating equipment involving work, of diverse nature with minimum supervision. Must have a good knowledge of building temperature control systems and experience in preventative maintenance procedures.

Examples of Key Responsibilities:

  • Install, maintain and repair a variety of refrigeration equipment such as centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, steam absorption units, air compressors, fan coil units, fan units, pumps, cooling towers and related piping.
  • Install and maintain pneumatic and electric control systems associated with HVAC and refrigeration equipment.
  • Work from piping diagrams, schematics, blueprints and sketches to plan, layout and troubleshoot  HVAC systems.
  • Keep records, write reports and determine materials to be used and quantities needed. Utilize a variety of tools and instruments associated with the trade.
  • Must observe safety regulations and be familiar with OSHA and EPA requirements. Must clean work area and maintain tools and equipment.
  • Must be experienced in brazing and silver soldering. May direct and train lower-rated helpers.
  • Must work on ladders, scaffolds and in pits.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive cooperative working relationship with supervisors, fellow workers, department heads and other members of the  campus community.
  • Ability  to  work  in an environment subject to frequently changing priorities and time deadlines


  • Read, write, understand and carry out oral and written instructions in English.
  • .Ability to manually lift up to 60 pounds.  Heavier material or equipment is lifted using other methods.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and drive assigned University vehicle.
  • Must possess a valid Massachusetts  State Refrigeration License with at least four years applicable experience.
  • Must possess a valid EPA-issued Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certificate (Universal type).
  • Must be a high school or trade school graduate with additional courses in refrigeration and air conditioning installation and repair.

How to Apply

Please apply directly on our careers page at https://brandeis.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Jobs/job/Brandeis---Waltham-Campus/HVAC-II_R0002766-1

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