HVAC Technician II ($500 Signing Bonus)

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The HVAC Technician II installs, maintains and repairs steam and hot water boilers and heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, including complex installation and repair projects, as well as performing preventive maintenance and standard operations. Other duties consist of general plumbing work and assisting with other mechanical systems and general building and grounds maintenance tasks as needed.

Responsibilities

  •  Perform a variety of HVAC system maintenance, operation, installation, and repair tasks, including complex installation and repair projects:
  • Perform a full range of preventive maintenance and general operations tasks on heating, ventilating air conditioning equipment and compressed air systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair a wide range of malfunctions, leaks, failures and breakages
  • Install, repair and replace pumps, valves, fans, and related equipment.
  • Perform and/or assist with plumbing work on steam lines associated with heating systems
  • Operate, service, clean, and repair steam and hot water boilers.
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot malfunctions of, and repair general plumbing lines, fixtures and equipment.
  • Perform variety of planning, scheduling and estimating tasks associated with preventive maintenance operations and installation and repair projects.
  • Adhere to all established safety procedures and standards.
  • Maintain required records of work performed, purchases, inventory, and so forth.
  • Maintain tools and equipment.
  • Maintain an appropriate inventory of supplies and materials.
  • Assist as needed with other mechanical systems and general maintenance and grounds work.
  • Train and direct the activities of junior technicians and other staff as assigned.
  • Develop and maintain preventive maintenance program.
  • Assist in snow removal activities.
  • Understand and comply with MSDS and HAZCOM procedures and policies as part of UNE’s comprehensive OSHA Compliance Program.
  • Understand and comply with OSHA requirements (29 CFR Part 1910) for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as defined by the University Chemical Hygiene Officers, the Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHSC), and the supervisor and Chapter 17 of the University of New England Safety Manual.
  • Understand and comply with RCRA Standards.
  • Complete successful initial training for Hazardous waste handling within 90 day of date of hire. Ongoing training and refresher courses required annually.
  • Complete successful training as applicable to the UNE integrated contingency plan (ICP).
  • Understand and comply with the University of New England Safety Manual.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications

  • High school education, plus seven to nine years of relevant technical training and experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired.
  • State of Maine Boiler Operator’s license preferred, with plumbing and fuel oil technician licenses desirable.
  • Ability to receive these licenses within 18 months of hiring would be considered.
  • Broad base of technical knowledge and skills related to heating, ventilation and air conditioning system installation, maintenance and repair, as well as general plumbing.
  • Ability to work from blueprints and specifications.
  • Some relevant scheduling and estimating experience.
  • Good general knowledge and skills related to other mechanical systems functions, and building construction and repair.
  • Physical ability to perform all primary job duties.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and on an on-call basis.

Consistent with federal and state law and University policy, the University of New England is committed to the fundamental concept of equal opportunity for all of the members of the University community. The University prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination in employment, the provision of academic services or in any other area of University life based on race, color, sex, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, ethnicity, genetic information, HIV status, or status as a veteran. Prohibited bias factors will not be permitted to have an adverse influence upon decisions regarding students, employees, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, contractors, volunteers or participants in and/or users of institutional programs, services, and activities.

In order to protect the health and safety of the UNE community, UNE requires all students enrolled in classes on our campuses and all on-campus employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 before the start of the fall 2021 semester or prior to the start of employment, whichever is later. The University allows for religious and medical exemptions to the policy. Applicants who believe they are eligible for a medical or religious exemption to the vaccine may seek the exemption through Human Resources after they receive a conditional offer of employment. Please note that no person to whom the policy applies will be finally employed or permitted to work if they are not vaccinated unless they request an exemption and are granted one.

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