Position Type Professional Staff
Position Title HVAC Lead
Employment Status Full Time
Campus Biddeford, ME
The HVAC Lead assists with installing, maintaining and repairing steam and hot
water boilers, heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, including
complex installation and repair projects as well as performing preventive
maintenance. Additional responsibilities include general plumbing work and
assisting with other mechanical systems, general carpentry, locksmith, and
grounds maintenance tasks as needed. This position will act as a team leader
for HVAC and Electrical staff.
Performs a variety of HVAC system maintenance, operation, installation,
and repair tasks, including complex installation and repair projects
Performs a full range of preventive maintenance and general operations tasks on heating, ventilating air conditioning equipment and refrigeration systems and building Energy Management System
Troubleshoots and repairs a wide range of malfunctions, leaks, failures and breakages;
Installs, repairs and replaces pumps, valves, fans, and related equipment;
Performs or assists with plumbing work on steam lines associated with heating systems;
Operates, service, clean, and repair steam and hot water boilers.
Installs, maintains, troubleshoots malfunctions of, and repair general plumbing lines, fixtures and equipment.
Responsible for the proper operation of the building Energy Management System
Performs variety of planning, scheduling and estimating tasks associated
with preventive maintenance operations and installation and repair
Adheres to all established safety procedures and standards.
Maintains required records of work done, purchases, inventory, and the
Maintains tools and equipment.
Maintains an appropriate inventory of supplies and materials.
Assists as needed with other mechanical systems and general maintenance
and grounds work.
Trains and directs the activities of junior technicians and other staff as
Develops and perform preventive maintenance program.
Assists in snow removal activities.
Understands and complies wit 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), the supervisor and Chapter 17 of the University of New England
Understands and complies with RCRA Standards. Successfully completes
initial for Hazardous waste handling within 90 day of date of hire.
Ongoing training and refresher courses will be required annually.
Successful completes training as applicable to the UNE integrated
contingency plan (ICP).
Understand and comply with the University of New England Safety Manual.
Performs other duties as required.
Plan and issue daily work assignments for Mechanical Services employees,
monitor work in progress and check completed work, assist with different
or unusual tasks, resolve problems, evaluate employee job performance, and
handle disciplinary actions
Plan and supervise daily maintenance operations related to the mechanical
and electrical systems.
Coordinate with outside contractors and vendors and special projects.
Maintain records on maintenance work performed.
Issue daily work assignments, coordinate fuel and materials deliveries.
Management of Campus Energy Management System including operations
Order and maintain a regular inventory of supplies and equipment.
Perform regular inspection of operation systems to identify needed
maintenance and repair work.
Coordinate after hour's call-in system.
Ensure compliance with university safety policies and procedures; assist
with training of new employees.
Partial functional and administrative supervision of HVAC technicians and
High school education, plus 7 to 9 years of relevant technical
training/experience, or a combination of education and experience from
which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
State of Maine Boiler Operator's license, plumbing license and/or fuel oil
technician licenses desirable.
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.
Working knowledge of building Energy Management Systems and controls
EEO Statement Summary
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.
COVID Vaccination Statement (PLEASE NOTE)
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 fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the start of employment. The
University allows for religious and medical exemptions to the policy. If you
believe you are eligible for a medical or religious exemption to the vaccine
policy you may seek the exemption through Human Resources after receiving this
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 fully
vaccinated unless they request an exemption and are granted one.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number 2022PS0013P
Open Until Filled Yes
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Documents Needed to Apply
Letter of Recommendation