1. Maintain and perform troubleshooting on air side systems for campus air side HVAC and IAQ needs and system related equipment, specifically including air supply, return, and exhaust equipment including valves, dampers, louvres, motors, and fans, controllers, sensors and drives. This also includes energy recovery systems both dynamic and passive such as variable frequency or speed drives, reciprocating, scroll, screw, and oil-less type compressors, air dryers both desiccant and refrigerant, vacuums and other associated equipment. 2. Diagnose, repair, and commission the air side systems and IAQ as required. 3. Review air side system designs and inspect installation on new and existing systems. 4. Identify problems with existing air side systems and implement solutions. 5. Install duct manifolds per SMACNA guidelines, and conduct device testing to ensure safe air delivery, return, and exhaust to occupied spaces. 6. Diagnose and repair pneumatic, and DDC controllers, and related equipment and instrumentation. 6. Safely service electrical motors, drives, and controls. 7. Apply knowledge from EPA 608 certification. 8. Use HVAC experience with controls and equipment.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Required Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
University Preferred Qualifications:
Graduation from a technical college with an Associate degree in electromechanical technology or instrumentation technology and a four years experience related to the area of assignment experience; or an equivalent combination of training and directly related experience.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
1. Associate's degree in electromechanical technology or instrumentation technology and four years' related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and directly related experience required. 2. Five years' experience in troubleshooting: a. Electrical and power transmission basics b. AC induction motors c. Operation, setup and maintenance of VFD d. Bypass systems e. Energy saving techniques f. Program drive parameters g. Speed, torque and horsepower relationships related to variable frequency drives h. The effects of running motors at very low speed, above base speed and varying speeds i. Troubleshooting and fault handling j. Improving reliability and extending the life of motors and drives with proper install and O&M 3. Experience working with BAS systems. 4. Experience working with Phoenix Valves. 5. Experience working with research methods and laboratories including BSL 2, & 3, Vivarium, clean rooms, precision metrology, wet labs, BSL2P. 3. Ability to effectively communicate the English language (reading, writing, interpretation and comprehension) required. 4. Effective skills in verbal, written and interpersonal communications. 5. Computer literate. 6. Knowledge and skill with Google Chrome, Microsoft Word and Excel, and willingness to learn new programs required. 7. Ability to effectively work/interact with persons from different backgrounds and cultures. 8. Ability to foster and create an atmosphere of teamwork. 9. Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
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