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HVAC Mechanic

Company: University of California - Riverside
Location: Riverside
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

HVAC Mechanic




Job Number
Full/Part Time
Schedule
Salary




31489769
Full Time
7AM - 3:30PM
$79,114 - $89,074






Position Information

The Building Mechanical performs journey-level work related to the repair, maintenance, service, installation, modification, troubleshooting, inspection, and monitoring of commercial/industrial building mechanical equipment, climate control systems, heating and ventilation systems, fume hoods, hydronic systems, heat exchangers, fans and fan motors, pumps and pump motors, electronic controls, and pneumatic controls. Supports the maintenance and operation of other campus and central plant equipment including but not limited to high-pressure steam systems, devices and accessories, Energy Management Control Systems (EMS), other utility distribution, condensate return systems, and scientific equipment such as autoclaves. Provides independent inspection and response to requests for repair or installation of campus equipment. Executes preventative maintenance on all equipment and systems by changing belts, bearings, and filters. Maintains clear and accurate documentation of all inspections, testing, and maintenance (corrective and/or preventative) performed. Updates equipment documentation, specifications, and drawings, as needed. Reviews and updates all shop logs, both paper and electronic according to updates and changes. Responds to emergencies to mitigate and/or resolve immediate building mechanical concerns or safety issues. Reviews and creates blueprints/drawings, and specifications for new construction and retrofit/renovation projects according to building code requirements. Responds to emergencies during or after hours to resolve immediate safety concerns. Performs all job duties in adherence to University and departmental safety guidelines. Maintains a positive attitude and communicates effectively with colleagues, supervisors, staff, faculty, and students.

The full salary range is $37.89 - $42.66 per hour. Please note, that we base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.




Education


Education Requirements


Degree
Requirement





High School Diploma.
Preferred



Completion of a certified apprenticeship program.
Preferred










Licenses


License
Requirement




Valid Driver License.
Required









Certifications


Certification
Requirement




Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Refrigerant Handling Certification, "608 Universal".
Required



Steam Engineer Unlimited License.
Preferred















Experience




Experience
Requirement





4 years of journey-level experience in building mechanical systems preventative maintenance and repair; and/or completion of a certified apprenticeship training; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Required



Experience in the operation of building systems, coils, shafting and pulleys, valves and piping systems.
Required



Experience in the operation, maintenance, calibration, repair, installation, diagnosis, and inspection of industrial systems, pumps, climate control systems, and heat exchange systems.
Required



Experience with Energy Management Control Systems (EMS) and other control systems (electronic, digital, analog, mechanical and pneumatic).
Required



Experience operating shop equipment and tools common to the skilled trade.
Required



Experience using and maintaining of building mechanical tools and equipment such as pipe threading machine, welding equipment, drill press, and various hand and power tools.
Required



Experience and/or certification of training in fork lifts, lifts and/or boom truck operations.
Preferred



Experience and ability to prioritize work orders, routine work, emergency requests and ability to choose the proper materials or equipment to accomplish work in the most expeditious and safe manner.
Preferred



Experience working with a diverse student, staff, faculty and visitor population and ability to provide exemplary customer service.
Preferred











Special Conditions




Special Condition
Requirement





Public Driving Record.
Required



Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI prior to appointment start date.
Required



Overtime.
Required



Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours).
Required



Must wear University issued ID badge and uniform.
Required



Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
Required










Minimum Requirements
Skilled use and maintaining of building mechanical tools and equipment such as pipe threading machine, welding equipment, drill press, and various hand and power tools.
Skill in operating shop equipment and tools common to the skilled trade.
Knowledge in the operation, maintenance, calibration, repair, installation, diagnosis, and inspection of industrial systems, pumps, climate control systems, heat exchange systems and high pressure steam systems.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public, and provide exceptional customer service.
Knowledge in safe and proper procedures when hazardous materials are suspected.
Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays. Ability to work occasional scheduled and unscheduled overtime, emergency call-back, and a flexible schedule as needed.
Ability to record information accurately as is necessary to perform the job responsibilities.
Skill and ability to install, maintain, and repair various industrial/chemical fume hoods.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Knowledge in the operation of building systems, coils, shafting and pulleys, valves and piping systems.
Ability to effectively communicate and understand safety regulations and hazards.
Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Skill in reading and analyzing construction and renovation project plans.
Skill in proper application of precision measuring and calibration equipment.
Ability to estimate time, methods and materials needed from construction documents. Ability to read and understanding documents such as complex technical procedures, work instructions, blue prints, plans, manuals, specifications, and diagrams.
Knowledge and skill working with Energy Management Control Systems (EMS) and other control systems (electronic, digital, analog, mechanical and pneumatic).


Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of UC/UCR policies and systems.

Basic knowledge and technical skills with computer programs and applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Design Cad 2, etc.).



Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.


  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.


    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview



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