HVAC Technician II
Requisition #: 2017  -  1568
Posting Date: 6/27/2017
Location: Any Campus
Appointment Period:
Contracts for regular positions are renewable each June 30th after successful completion of probationary period.(Unless otherwise specified)

Responsible for reliability of HVAC systems through effective and timely performance of quality repair and  maintenance services.  Performs advanced troubleshooting and maintenance on large commercial/ industrial HVAC systems up to 500 tons.  Coordinates other technicians and/or outside contractors on assigned large scale repairs, service, or upgrade jobs.  Monitors and adjusts as required HVAC systems performance, Building Automation Systems, and Water Treatment systems.

Essential Duties/Functions:

* Perform advanced troubleshooting and maintenance on all mechanical, electrical, and control components of commercial/industrial HVAC systems, such as boilers, chillers, cooling towers, chill/hot water pumps & pipe loops, air handling units, roof top units, split DX systems, energy recovery units, and heat pumps up to 500 tons for all campuses as assigned.

*Rebuild/repair boilers, chillers, cooling towers, chill/hot water pumps & pipe loops, air handling units, roof top units, split DX systems, energy recovery units, heat pumps , ductwork, baseboard heaters, hot water heaters, and other HVAC equipment including associated electrical, piping, and controls.

* Perform annual start up / shut down and major preventive maintenance procedures for medium/large HVAC equipment.

* Monitor and coordinate service on Water Treatment systems by contractors.

* Coordinate work with in-house personnel and outside contractors on assigned HVAC related repair or upgrade projects.

* Understand, monitor and adjust Building Automation Systems functions, settings and logic to ensure proper HVAC equipment operation, environmental control within code requirements and  standards set by management, and efficient performance.

* Ensure all required HVAC maintenance documentation is accurate, complete, and submitted in timely manner.

* Adhere to established work schedules.

* Complete assignments in a professional, safe, quality and timely manner.

* Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.

* Work at times other than scheduled hours.

* Work at times in inclement weather (snow removal, etc.).

* Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.

Difficult Challenges

* Finding manpower and time to perform the work well

* Rescheduling around occupied classrooms

* Balancing control work versus equipment PM/repair work


* Daily: Campus deans, Division/Department Chairs, and their Administrative Assistants re work orders or concerns

* Daily: Electricians re coordinating service work

* Daily: supervisor re updates

* Daily: CMMS Technician to receive/complete/close work orders

* Biweekly: construction contractors to review blueprints, discuss sequence of operations, and commission buildings per HVAC/lighting controls

* Biweekly: ITS managers re servicing data closets

* Monthly: faculty re classroom servicing

Educational & Certification Requirements:

* High school diploma or GED certificate required. Completion of an Associate Degree in servicing and maintaining HVAC equipment preferred.

* Universal CFC certification.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Professional Experience:

* Minimum of 5 years HVAC industrial/commercial maintenance experience.

* Experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of commercial/industrial air conditioning equipment, including centrifugal Chillers, Cooling Towers, Chill Water pump/pipe loops,  advanced BAS  controls, Air Handling Units, RTUs, and split DX units.

* Experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of Boilers and Hot Water pumps/pipe loops.

* Experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of piston and rotary screw air compressors.

* Skill in estimating time and materials for small/medium HVAC repair/renovation/upgrade projects.

* Ability to instruct & mentor HVAC Technician I and Preventive Maintenance Technician colleagues.

* Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with co-workers, faculty, staff, students and the general public.

* Ability to read and interpret HVAC related equipment specifications; Sequence of Operations, mechanical drawings, electrical/pipe schematic diagrams, and complex BAS control logic.

* Skill in the operation of passenger cars, light trucks and vans.

* Ability to lift and carry heavy bulky objects up to fifty pounds

* Ability to work well independently and exercise sound judgment in prioritizing tasks in a changing environment.

* Ability to operate as a part of a trained emergency response team at a moment’s notice.

Departmental/Job Specific Requirements:

* Participate in job related enrichment seminars, workshops, and attends in-service training.

* Required OSHA/Safety training matrix to include but not limited to the following:  AED/CPR;  Asbestos Awareness;  Chemical Safety (HazCom/Hazmat) ;  Compressed Gas Storage and Handling;  Confined Space Entry;  Crane/Lift/Hoist Safety;  Electrical Safety;  Emergency Action Plans; Emergency Equipment-incl. fire ext;  Fall Protection and Scaffolding;  First Aid;  Flammable & Combustible Storage & Handling;  Forklift/Industrial Vehicle Safety;  Hand and Power Tools;  Lead/Lead Paint Awareness;  Lock-out/Tag-Out;  LP Gas Storage and Handling;  Machine Guarding;  Noise and Hearing Conservation; Personal Protective Equipment;  Portable Ladders; Powered Work Platforms;  Reporting Requirements; Respiratory Protection.

* Valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.

* Position is subject to background and credit checks.

* Upon employment and within first 30 days of hire, must complete the following college HR training matrix but not limited to:  Discrimination & Anti-Harassment; Personal Information Protection (PIP); Ethics, and “Shooter on Campus.” Annual refreshers are required thereafter.

Working Conditions:

* Significant climbing, crawling, or working in awkward or cramped positions.

* Objects or loads regularly carried that weigh between 20 and 50 pounds.

* Frequent (30% - 70%) exposure to hazardous chemicals, filth, fumes, adverse weather, or personal health and safety risk.

**All GTCC job descriptions reflect duties and responsibilities of the particular job and are subject to change with limited notice.

Application Deadline:

  Open until an adequate pool of applicants is received
How to Apply:
A GTCC application must be submitted in order to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application form. When applying for a position that requires a degree, copies of unofficial transcripts must be attached to a completed application.

*If your education credentials are from a country outside of the United States & if you are extended an offer of employment you will be required to submit a translation/evaluation of your transcript.

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, GTCC is strongly committed to diversity & welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, particularly minorities and faculty under-represented in higher education. EOE

Applicants must be immediately eligible to work legally in the United Sates at the time of application. Guilford Technical Community College does not sponsor any VISAs.
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