HVAC Mechanic I or II – Facilities Management & Campus Services (FMCS)

HVAC Mechanic I or II – Facilities Management & Campus Services (FMCS)

Carnegie Mellon University
Published
July 1, 2024
Expires
July 31, 2024
Location
Oakland
Category
Job Type
Wage Range
  • Above $30 Per Hour
Criminal Background Consideration
All Legal Backgrounds Considered
Driver’s License Required
Yes
Public Trans Available
Yes

Description

Carnegie Mellon University's Facilities Management (FMS) department is searching for an HVAC Mechanic I or HVAC Mechanic II to join our team! In this role, you will perform work such as maintaining, repairing, and operating HVAC equipment including electronic control systems, self-contained air conditioning units, refrigeration equipment in laboratories and dining service facilities, fan coil units, air handling units and fans.

 

Here in Facilities Management & Campus Services (FMCS), we work together to provide Service Excellence. Within FMCS exists the Facilities Management Services (FMS) group, the steward of the Pittsburgh campus, dedicates, maintains, replaces, and energizes with an eye towards cost control and environmental sustainability. We value: Dedication, Impact, Collaboration, Creativity, Kindness, Inclusion, Integrity, Sustainability and Safety, reflected in the value of our workforce and our community through the planning and execution of every facet of our work.

 

Interested in learning more? Apply Today!

 

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair all HVAC equipment including fan coil units, air handling units, VAV boxes and all associated components. 
  • Repair and replace expansion valves, compressors, motors and coils.
  • Check HVAC distribution system for property velocity, volume, temperature and pressure.
  • Provide technical assistance with the design of HVAC systems including installations and modifications to existing systems.
  • Responsible for completing preventive maintenance on all HVAC systems and some refrigeration systems.
  • Evaluate HVAC systems for performance and safety standards.
  • Adjust and repair pneumatic, electric, and electronic control components
  • Supervise and control equipment via building automation systems
  • Requisition job parts and supplies
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints and schematic diagrams, and being familiar with building codes
  • Other duties as assigned

 

You Must Demonstrate:

  • Strong communication skills and ability to perform clearly defined tasks with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work independently and make appropriate decisions as to when additional help is needed to correct issues.
  • Ability to professionally manage interactions with challenging customers.
  • Attention to detail; keeping and maintaining accurate and detailed reports and records.
  • Ability to move and work in confined spaces, up and down ladders and to work from ladders, scaffolding and bucket truck platform
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds from ground to overhead; Occasionally work outside during inclement conditions.
  • Ability to pass a physical exam for clearance to wear a respirator when/if working near hazardous environments.

 

Qualifications:

 

HVAC I:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Graduation from a trade school or apprenticeship program as a HVAC or Air Conditioning mechanic required
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a journeyman level HVAC mechanic required, with experience in a large institutional (college, university, hospital, etc.) setting preferred.
  • EPA CFC Universal certification required
  • Must be a member of or agree to join Local #95 International Union of Operating Engineers within 90 days of onboarding.

 

HVAC II:

In addition to the above associated requirements for HVAC I, to join at the HVAC II level requires the following additional certifications and experience-

  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience as a journeyman level HVAC mechanic required, with experience in a large institutional (college, university, hospital, etc.) setting preferred.
  • Additional experience in building automation system operations and installations preferred
  • City of Pittsburgh Stationary Engineers License required

 

 

Requirements:

  • Successful Background Check and Valid PA Driver's License
  • PA Child Protection Clearances (Act 153)
  • Motor Vehicle Records (conducted annually)
  • Fitness for duty assessment and pre-employment medical exam; Pre-employment drug and alcohol screen

 

Joining the CMU team opens the door to an array of outstanding benefits, available to all full-time Carnegie Mellon University employees. Experience the full spectrum of advantages, from comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance to enticing retirement savings programs. Unlock your potential with tuition benefits, and take well-deserved breaks with generous paid time off and holidays. Rest easy knowing you are covered by life and accidental death and disability insurance. For a comprehensive overview of our benefits, explore: https://www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance.

 

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 

 

 

 

Joining the CMU team opens the door to an array of exceptional benefits available to eligible employees.

 

Those employees who are benefits eligible have the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of advantages from comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance to an enticing retirement savings program offering a generous employer contribution. You can also unlock your potential with tuition benefits and take well-deserved breaks with ample paid time off and observed holidays. Finally, rest easy knowing you are covered by life and accidental death and disability insurance. 

 

Other perks include a free Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus pass, our Family Concierge Team to help navigate childcare needs, fitness center access, and so much more!

 

For a comprehensive overview of the benefits that may be awaiting you, explore our Benefits page.

 

At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role and responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique skills and the diverse perspective you bring. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it’s about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.

 

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity with an exceptional organization?! Apply today!

 

 

 

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Craft Trades (L95)

Position Type

Staff – Regular

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis

Hourly

More Information: 

  • Please visit Why Carnegie Mellonto learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world. 

  • Click here to view a listing of employee benefits

  • Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

  • Statement of Assurance

Key Requirements

Carnegie Mellon University's Facilities Management (FMS) department is searching for an HVAC Mechanic I or HVAC Mechanic II to join our team! In this role, you will perform work such as maintaining, repairing, and operating HVAC equipment including electronic control systems, self-contained air conditioning units, refrigeration equipment in laboratories and dining service facilities, fan coil units, air handling units and fans.

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