HVAC/R Technician, Facilities Services

first_imgPhysical Screen will be administered prior to a final offer ofemployment .Minimum Required ExperienceHigh School diploma and five (5) years experience in heating,ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration trade; or anycombination of experience and education that provides thecompetencies necessary to successfully discharge the duties andresponsibilities assigned to the positionPossess an EPA “Type 2″ refrigerant certification.Possess a valid driver’s license Physical Requirements(Qualified candidates must be able to meet minimum requirements andperform the primary functions of the position with or withoutreasonable accommodation.) Lifting: Ground to 36 inches, up to 100 lbs. Waist to overhead,up to 15 lbs.Carrying: Front carry up to 50 lbs for 50 feet or less, withone hand and two hands.Pushing and pulling forces required (during the use of toolsand moving equipment): 100 lbs sustained.Static trunk forward bending and twisting from a standing,crouching or kneeling position while using tools.Reaching with your arms in all directions.Working overhead from various positions (standing, squatting,and on knees).Balancing when climbing and working on a ladder orscaffold.Crouching and kneeling throughout the day on even and unevensurfaces.Use of various grip circumferences and strengths as well asstatic grip positions during the use of various tools (4 1/2″ to 51/2″ circumference needing an average of 50 lbs of grip force) andwhile manipulating various work materials (maximum 100 lbs). About Facilities Services and UMFacilities Services is charged with the efficient operation andmaintenance of the University’s state-funded physical plant andassists the various auxiliary operations with these services whenrequested. Facilities Services also supports the campus inenhancing and developing its physical plant.The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment tothe principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we areparticularly interested in receiving applications from a broadspectrum of qualified people who would assist the University indemonstrating its five priorities for action : Place studentsuccess at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovationin teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of“mission first, people always”; partner with place; and proudlytell the UM story.Nestled in at the base of Mount Sentinel and on the banks of theClark Fork River, UM campus is described as one of the mostbeautiful in the US. The region boasts unparalleled year aroundrecreational opportunities and a vibrant arts and culturecommunity. UM offers a unique opportunity for professional growthin a magnificent environment. The University of Montana offerseligible employees a generous benefits package that positivelyseparates UM from other local employers and offers many programsand policies to support work-life balance for its employees.UM provides a culture that values hard work, intellectualcuriosity, diversity, collegiality, innovative thinking, andteamwork, making it a great place to grow and developprofessionally. Located in the heart of western Montana’s stunningnatural landscape, UM attracts first rate teachers, researchers,and students from around the world. A city within a city – with itsown eateries, stores, medical facilities, banking and postalservices, and zip code – UM has an increasingly diverse populationand rich culture. University ofMontana Video: UM LifestylesUniversity Highlights To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and theState of Montana, please visit the links below.center_img Facilities Services invites applications for a HVAC/RTechnician (Refrigeration Tech) to join their team. The HVAC/RTechnician will maintain, troubleshoot, repair, operate, andoptimize all types of heating, ventilation, air conditioning,refrigeration systems, and control systems. These positions willwork with other crafts to complete projects. The selected candidatemust be able to work with little supervision and have excellenttrouble shooting skills. This position will not be in charge ofsupervising employees.This position requires the incumbents to develop a workingknowledge of campus HVAC/R systems, the Facilities Services workorder system, and have the willingness to learn and follow theUniversity’s safety policies and procedures.Required SkillsAbility to troubleshooting of electrical components of largerefrigeration and air conditioning systemsAbility to read blueprints and interpret electrical schematics,controls schematics and mechanical drawingsAbility to repair or replace refrigeration compressors andsystem components; possess an in-depth understanding of therefrigeration cycle; ability to properly braze ACR copper, fittingsand use a vacuum pump and recovery unit for making repairs; abilityto recover and re-charge refrigeration systems with refrigerant;ability to repair or replace ice machine partsAbility to repair and maintain chillers, cooling towers, heatpumps, H.V.A.C. and well water-cooling systemsAbility to recover and re-charge refrigeration systems withrefrigerant; ability to repair or replace ice machine parts.Ability to perform repair or replacement of all pneumaticcontrol systems and equipment; possess an in-depth understanding ofair compressors and knowledge of repair procedures, knowledge ofpneumatic controls, thermostats, receiver-controllers, and relatedcontrol devicesAbility to repair maintenance and replacement of refrigeratedair dryers and components.Ability to perform service repair and maintenance of heatingequipment, boilers, pumps, and related equipmentPossess an in-depth understanding of the heating cycle andsequence of operation of related equipment; ability totroubleshoot, service and repair: steam, gas and hydronic heatingsystemsAbility to perform repair or replacement of electronic digitalcontrol systems; possess an in-depth understanding of programmingand servicing building automation controlsDemonstrated understanding of how to adjust settings or logicfrom a laptop or a work station; able to isolate and repair failedcomponents and calibrate systemsAbility to perform repair and maintenance of ventilationequipment; possess an in-depth understanding of how a ventilationsystem works and be able to troubleshoot, balance, and repairductwork, sheet metal, and air distribution systems Preferred QualificationsTen (10) years of field experience in heating, ventilation, airconditioning, and refrigeration trade Technical School diploma inHVACAbility to be self-directed and work under generalsupervisionBe able to use a variety of electrical and mechanical testequipmentPossess general knowledge of computer systems andcomponents Position DetailsPosition Title: HVAC/R Tech (RefrigerationTech)Position Number: 083360Department: Facilities Services – Engineering,UtilitiesWork Schedule: Full-time, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Mondaythrough Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 12 months/year.Salary: $29.410/hrUnion Affiliation: Plumbers & Pipefitters Local459Probationary Period: Six months minimumBenefits Include : Insurance package, mandatoryretirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellnessprogram.Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer ofEmployment In accordance with University regulations, finalists forthis position will be subject to criminal backgroundinvestigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran’s Preference Reasonableaccommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons withdisabilities. For example, this material is available inalternative format upon request. As an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applicationsfrom minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates mayrequest veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance withstate law. References: References not listed on theapplication materials may be contacted; notice may be provided tothe applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UMmay elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant toessential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All NewEmployees must be eligible and show employment eligibilityverification by the first date of employment at UM, as legallyrequired (e.g., Form I-9).How to ApplyPriority Application Date: Sunday, April 11, 2021 by11:59 PM (Mountain Time)Complete applications received by the ‘Priority Application Date’will be guaranteed consideration. The position will remain openuntil filled. Candidates are required to submit the followingmaterials online.A complete application Includes: Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications andexperience related to the stated required skills for the position.A general letter salutation such as “Dear Search Committee” or“Dear Hiring Manager” is acceptable.Detailed Resume – listing education and describing workexperienceProfessional References – names and contact informationfor three (3) professional references Job LocationMissoula,Montana, United StatesPositionTypeFull-Time/Regularlast_img read more