The mission of the Indiana University Bloomington Facility Operations is to operate and maintain a high-quality physical environment to enhance student learning, faculty teaching and research. We serve other non-academic departments, and we support the University's service to the community and citizens of Indiana.
We are a service organization dedicated to the success and satisfaction of IUB faculty, staff, students and campus visitors. Our responsibilities include maintenance, operation and improvement of buildings, grounds and utility systems, custodial care, and engineering support.
Our staff members are our most valuable asset. Each individual is a team member who contributes to the decision-making process. We seek creative and innovative solutions to meet our customers' needs. We set high service standards, and we reward superior effort and results. We promote the personal growth of our staff through education and training.
Our goal is to provide reliable and timely service at a competitive cost. We use proven technology to increase our capabilities. We solicit feedback to help determine the quality of our services. We maintain a safe campus environment, and we attempt to exceed governmental regulations. We conduct planning activities to achieve the most desirable future for our customers and our organization.
Maintains, repairs and replaces hydronic heating/cooling and ventilation systems and components, including troubleshooting pneumatic and DDC control systems, repairing and installing valves, steam traps, thermostats, sensors, steam pipes, convectors, like and similar equipment. Operates pneumatic and DDC control testing and monitoring equipment, pipe threaders, basic hand tools. Performs basic tasks in two other crafts.
High school diploma or GED, and completion of DOL-Certified Apprenticeship or five years of verifiable experience at journeyman level.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Knowledge of institutional HVAC systems and related pneumatic/DDC controls. Ability to use control drawings and mechanical blueprints to troubleshoot HVAC issues. Ability to read and understand schematics.
Two years of experience in HVAC trade, following Apprenticeship.
Working Conditions / Demands
The position requires a considerable amount of physical activity including mobility between work areas, remaining stationary for lengthy periods of time, lifting up to 50 pounds, climbing ladders, squatting/kneeling, and reaching/grasping/fingering. There may be visual strain working in dimly lit areas. Eye-hand coordination, manual dexterity, color differentiation and balance are important. Equal amount of time spent indoors and outdoors with exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures for one hour plus with the risk of bodily injury from mechanical parts, electricity, fumes, odors, heights and tight spaces. Possible exposure to distracting/uncomfortable noise levels.
Equipment utilized: pneumatic and DDC control testing and monitoring equipment, pipe threaders, basic hand tools. Examples: OHM/Volt/gas pressure meters, electric hand tools, and torch/solder.
Overtime and emergency call-outs on an as-needed basis.
Salary Plan: SM
Salary Grade: 57
Job Function: Engineering, Trades & Facility
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