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Hvac Mechanic Ii - Ibbr

Company: University of Maryland
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Posting DetailsPosting DetailsPosition Number: 116192Title: HVAC Mech IIFunctional Title: HVAC Mechanic II IBBRCategory Status: 20-Nonexempt,RegularApplicant Search Category: StaffUniversity Authorized FTE: 1.000Unit: VPA-FM-O& M-IBBR Facilities OperationsHiring Range Minimum: $54,854Hiring Range Maximum: $65,824.80Campus/College Information:Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.Background ChecksOffers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.Vaccine ProtocolThe University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University's vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.Umd.Edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.Position Summary/Purpose of Position:Under the supervision of the Plant Superintendent, operates and services a variety of commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, including a chiller plant, a steam plant, air handlers, air compressors, split systems, water source systems, etc. Responsible to coordinate and oversee work by subcontractors while completing tasks related to HVAC maintenance. Functions as a team member involved in a variety of multi-trades tasks including mechanical, electrical, and structural as needed to ensure the operation of a safe and dependable laboratory and research facility.Minimum Qualifications:Education:High School Diploma or GED.Experience:Six years progressively responsible experience in any combination of air conditioning, refrigeration, temperature control, steam distribution, or heating trades.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Thorough knowledge of the principles of air conditioning and refrigeration; of the practices and techniques used in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC equipment and systems; of refrigerant types, environmental impact, and gas reclamation procedures and equipment.General knowledge of OSHA regulations related to the refrigeration trade; of National Electric Code; of basic mathematics including area, volume, and weights and the practical application on fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions.Working knowledge of plumbing, steamfitting, and the electrical trades as they pertain to HVAC systems.Skill in the installation, repair and maintenance of commercial or industrial HVAC equipment and systems; in the use and maintenance of tools and equipment of the trade; in welding, brazing, soldering and silfoss; in reading and interpreting blueprints, schematics, drawings, specifications, and construction documents.Ability to read and understand manufacturer's recommendations regarding scheduled and preventive maintenance, servicing and operation; to use computers and related software to diagnose HVAC system problems; to prepare written reports; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to work in, on, around,over and under fixed equipment and machinery; to work at heights up to 35 feet; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools and supplies and/or exert force up to 50 pounds; to concurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery or equipment; to work in hazardous orirritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective equipment.Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.Preferences:Preferred Experience:Experience working with the Siemens Apogee Building Automation System.Work experience in a laboratory setting.Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Ability to perform, prioritize and lead others in the performance of HVAC work.MD 2nd Class Stationary Engineer's License or equivalent. (DC 3rd is considered equivalent) Journeyman HVAC license.Additional Certifications:Certifications:Employees assigned to work with CFC refrigerants must maintain valid Level I and Level II CFC certification in accordance with federal law.Must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Class C Driver's license, or equivalent, with fewer than 6 points.Additional Information:Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.Job Risks Not Applicable to This PositionPhysical DemandsApplicant may be required to work in confined spaces with pipes and other equipment, hot and humid areas, loud and dusty attic spaces near motors, and heights up to 35 feet. Job responsibilities may require heavy (50 lbs or more) lifting and pushing, and work in potentially adverse weather on grounds and roofs. Regular hours will be dayshift Monday-Friday. This position is considered Essential, subject to a 24 hour day, 365 day/year span of operation. This position is expected to be "on call" periodically in accordance a rotating duty schedule, after hours service calls are to be expected during summer months and times of extreme, inclement weather. Must be able to wear and work in personal protective equipment. Due to the nature of the position, must wear safety footwear provided by the university.Posting Date: 11/03/2022Closing Date: 11/17/2022Open Until Filled NoDiversity Statement:The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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