HVAC Technician III

University of New England
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Position Type Professional Staff

Faculty Track Position Title HVAC Technician III Employment Status Full Time Months 12 Campus Biddeford, ME Description

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 preventive maintenance, standard operations; and to perform general plumbing work and assist with other mechanical systems and general building and grounds maintenance tasks as needed. 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 projects. - Adheres to all established safety procedures and standards. - Maintains required records of work done, purchases, inventory, and the like. - 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 assigned. - 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 Safety Manual. - 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. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: - 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 training staff. - 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 hours call-in system. - Ensure compliance with university safety policies and procedures; assist with training of new employees.


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 required, with plumbing and 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.

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