Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician will perform complete maintenance, operation, and service and repair a wide variety of complex commercial and industrial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems including but not limited to chillers, boilers, cooling towers, air handlers, heat pumps, circulation pumps, cooling coils and refrigeration equipment. The Technician will test systems, adjust controls, balance flow, assure functionality, and has the ability to work with building automation systems (BAS).
Performs skilled and semi-skilled maintenance and repair work on campus buildings, facilities, equipment or machinery.
Diagnoses problems and determines corrective solutions, referring to and/or adhering to building codes, blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary.
Repairs or replaces defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools, and reassembles equipment.
May lead other maintenance staff on projects or assist in a general maintenance capacity when others are in a lead role.
Maintains parts, supplies, and equipment advising supervisor when supplies need to be ordered. May drive vehicle as needed.
High school diploma or GED.
Certificate in DOL apprenticed trade (such as HVAC/refrigerant) OR five years of verifiable journey level experience.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools used to perform job duties in area of expertise. General knowledge of multi-craft maintenance in carpentry, electric, heating/cooling, and plumbing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner. Ability to operate the specific tools used in the area of expertise, including related tools and equipment such as common hand and power tools, hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices. Ability to diagnose and repair systems and components that are related to the building automation systems Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Able to work independently, but is an excellent collaborator and team player. Ability to creatively overcome obstacles. Skilled in working with diverse academic community and the ability to work with individuals or group from diverse backgrounds. Ability to troubleshoot and repair large multi stage chillers over 250 tons Knowledge of installations and repair of HVAC and Mechanical and Electrical systems. Able to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings. Excellent communication skills including writing, public speaking, and computing skills.
Working Conditions / Demands
Moving around area, remaining stationary within area, climbing/using ladders, squatting/kneeling, reaching, grasping, pushing/pulling, twisting/bending, and lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds multiple times per shift.
Spends most time indoors with possible exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures for one hour plus. Possible exposure to distraction and/or uncomfortable noise levels and vibration of body or extremities. Risk of bodily injury from mechanical parts, electricity, and other factors. Possible exposure to fumes, odors, and other factors that may affect respiration and skin.
Salary Plan: SM
Salary Grade: 57
Job Function: Engineering, Trades, & Facilit
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