MEP Supervisor

Athens State University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Department/College Physical Plant

Position Title MEP Supervisor Job Category Staff Posting Number 00388 FLSA Non-Exempt Full or Part Time Full-Time Other Temporary No If Temporary, number of months

Position Summary Information


The MEP Supervisor position involves the supervision of the HVAC Technician/Electrician and Plumber/Electrician and performance of all phases of duties required of a journeyman hvac/r technician, journeyman electrician and journeyman plumber and that are essentials in order to assure that the environment of the facilities are as efficient, comfortable and as safe as possible using existing equipment; and that all electrical equipment is properly maintained so the facilities can operate safely and the individual can function normally. These duties are performed while endeavoring to comply with all ADA guidelines and ascertaining that all necessary precautions are taken to assure the safety of Athens State University faculty/staff, students and visitors.


  • Maintains and repairs hvac equipment to include: changing air filters, oiling and greasing bearings, replacing belts, replacing compressors, repairing refrigerant leaks and operating vacuum pumps and recovery equipment.
  • Maintains and repairs refrigeration equipment to include walk-in coolers, walk-in freezers and ice machines.
  • Installs hvac/r equipment.
  • Performs sheet metal lay-out and fabrication duct work and flashing for new installation and repairs.
  • Installs and maintains electrical equipment to include control panels on hvac/r equipment, motors, starters and relays.
  • Installs and repairs electrical circuits in buildings.
  • Repairs and installs light fixtures to include ballasts, bulbs, bulb sockets and wiring.
  • Installs breaker panels and replaces circuit breakers in electrical panels.
  • Installs, maintains, alters and repairs wiring, lighting, overhead circuits, underground conduits, etc.
  • Services, repairs and replaces plumbing fixtures.
  • Installs and repairs pipe fittings.
  • Operates pipe-threading, pipe-cutting and reaming equipment.
  • Operates mechanical sewer cleaning equipment.
  • Operates boiler by adjusting control valves to regulate flow of gas or oil and inspects the boiler to assure it is functioning properly.
  • Schedule and assign work by work order or, in response to emergency calls; establish time, materials and work force needed for each job, and advise the Director accordingly.
  • Provide on the job training or functional guidance, as necessary, to department personnel; assign work accordingly to priority and ability to perform; monitor progress and performance or work; provide instruction and close supervision on safety rules and regulations. Perform staff evaluation on time. Utilize HR policies to hold staff accountable and utilize the prescribed disciplinary steps when appropriate.
  • Coordinate work with other trades and crafts relative to project involvement. Work closely with other university units to provide coordination of activities and minimize disruption of assignments.
  • May make recommendations to the Director relative to changes in materials, process, procedure, technique, service agreements, or selected equipment, as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Extensive knowledge of the techniques and principles in the operation of refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
  • Extensive knowledge in the principles of ventilation.
  • Extensive knowledge in using and maintaining various equipment such as vacuum pumps, oxygen/acetylene torches, recovery equipment, volt ohm multimeter, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles of electricity and proper electrical procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of principles and procedures of arc welding.
  • Extensive knowledge in plumbing and utility operating procedures.
  • Knowledge in using various testing equipment.

  • Maintains EPA certification for refrigerant usage by attending seminars and passing written exams.

  • Ability to read schematics, wiring diagrams and blueprints.
  • Ability to utilize computer equipment.
  • Ability to organize and plan daily work assignments.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to lift at least seventy-five (75) pounds.
  • Ability to react to change productively.
  • Salary Schedule

    Salary Band: P520 To view salary schedules visit: https: // www. resources/salary-schedule-tables/ Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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    University Information

    Located in historic Athens, Alabama, Athens State University offers junior and senior-level coursework to community college graduates and transfer students holding sufficient credits from other institutions. Presently, over 3,100 students have selected Athens State because of its neighborly environment where 50 majors and degree programs are offered, with courses taught by a supportive and exceptional faculty. Approximately 80% of the students are enrolled in at least one online course. The typical student is a working adult who commutes. Recently, the University was featured in the 2015 Best Value Online College Rankings by for four online programs including computer science, accounting, education and human resources. The University offers undergraduate degree programs in Liberal Arts, Teacher Preparation, and Business. The University employs more than 350 full and part-time employees with approximately 90 full-time faculty members in three colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, and College of Education. Seventy-five percent of the full-time faculty members hold a terminal degree. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Athens, Alabama is located in north Alabama equidistant between Nashville, TN and Birmingham, AL. Athens is home to several events and festivals that have been featured as the Southeast Tourism Society's “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” including the Athens Storytelling Festival and the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention.

    EEO Statement

    Non-Discrimination Policy Statement Athens State University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. Athens State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability, religion, genetic information, or veteran status in employment, or admissions to or participation in educational programs and activities. Inquiries or concerns may be addressed to the Office of the Vice President of Enrollment and Student Support Services, 300 N. Beaty St., Athens, AL 35611, 256- 233-8175.

    Background Check Statement

    In accordance with Athens State University Policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from that criminal background check.

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Unofficial transcripts should be from the college or university which verifies minimum qualifications for the position. Upon an offer of employment, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be submitted. Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. Please provide contact information for three professional references on your application. Include correct email addresses if available.

    Additional Information

    Athens State University participates in the E-verify System to verify employment eligibility for all newly-hired employees.

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    Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and remain

    “open until filled”.

    For assistance, contact the Human Resources Office at 256-216-3333 or email us at [email protected]

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