Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Facilities Services and SEIU have agreed to work collectively on a pilot program which makes it possible to post a union shift consisting of four (4) ten-hour work days to achieve the full time weekly total of 40 hours. It should be noted that this is a pilot program with a re-evaluation after filling the first open slot.
The first assessment will be after 6 months and will be again reassess 6 months later. Individuals who bid for this position will be restricted from bidding for other opportunities for 6 months unless agreed upon by management. If after the assessment, it is determined not to continue, employee will return to the prior position and shift. If the position is accepted, the position would be offered to the incumbent. Future postings to this configuration will be outcome dependent.
As such the following should be considered contractual language for mutual agreement.
Workweek - The workweek for this position will consist of four (4) consecutive days of ten (10) hours each followed by three (3) consecutive days off. Individuals will be eligible for a 20 minutes morning break and a 15 minute break in the afternoon. University will allow an additional 10 minute break towards the existing Check cash cashing article within the contract.
Overtime - Time and one-half the regular hourly rate for this position will be paid for all hours worked in excess of ten (10) hours per day or forty (40) hours per week.
Holidays – This position will receive the same number of hours of holiday pay during the year that other union employees receive. That is, fourteen 8 hour days, for a total of 112 holiday hours per year. For each holiday, the person will receive 8 hours holiday pay, that could be supplemented with 2 hours vacation to receive a full 10 hour day off, or they could deduct 10 hours from the holiday bank of hours. This bank cannot exceed minus 8 holiday hours at any time. If the employee were to leave, any negative holiday hours would be deducted from vacation time.
*Under the direct supervision of the Shop Supervisor, or other designated personnel, perform skilled journeyman level work in the maintenance, repair, and installation of refrigeration, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, and their controls
*Minimum of five year's recent full-time experience as a Massachusetts Journeyman HVAC Mechanic working for a licensed contractor, or maintenance organization
*High school diploma
*Massachusetts Journeyman Refrigeration Mechanic's, Sheet Metal License, EPA Recovery License and Oil Burner Mechanic's license
*Proficient knowledge and demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair HVAC and Refrigeration systems and controls.
*Must be able to read and understand plans, blueprints, and schematics related to HVAC and refrigeration systems.
*Demonstrated ability to work independently
*Ability to work from written or verbal instructions
*D.D.C controls troubleshooting and repair skills required
*Skills in the use of equipment and tools used in the trade
*Must hold and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license.
*Johnson Controls Metasys experience considered a plus
VAC Mechanic I Sp 1
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About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.