Full Job Description
Wittenberg University is accepting applications for the position of HVAC Technician. This position is responsible for performing routine inspections, diagnostics, installation, maintenance, modification, service and repair of heating, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration systems and equipment located in or on campus owned properties and facilities. This is a full-time, non-exempt position, working approximately 40 hours per week. Full-time employees are eligible for benefits.
Essential functions include but are not limited to:
Inspects and maintains campus HVAC systems and equipment including but not limited to: boilers, steam systems, pumps, gas distribution systems, fans, electric and pneumatic control systems, valves and other related items.
Ability to interpret and adhere to state and local HVAC codes and regulations.
Removes old HVAC equipment to prepare for installation of replacement systems.
Installs HVAC equipment as necessary.
Runs pipe and duct systems as needed.
Reads and interprets wiring diagrams and understands technical data related to applicable systems and equipment.
Operates and maintains a variety of hand tools and power tools used related to tasks performed.
Performs preventative maintenance and minor repairs on campus equipment used.
Assists in general maintenance and facility responsibilities as needed.
Observes safe work methods and uses appropriate safety equipment; secures worksites from safety hazards as necessary; attends safety meetings and applicable training.
Maintains basic records of work performed.
Participates as an active member of a team.
Represents the University with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff, students and visitors.
Inspects assigned areas and corrects or reports safety hazards as appropriate.
Performs other relevant duties as assigned such as special projects, programs, developmental activities, etc.
High School Diploma/GED required. Specialized HVAC training through a trades or vocational school setting preferred.
3-5 years hands on residential and/or commercial HVAC experience required.
Refrigeration license and/or boiler operator's license preferred.
Prior experience using work order systems required.
Competency and experience using Microsoft Office software preferred.
A valid driver's license is required; must meet required insurance qualifications found in Wittenberg Motor Pool policies and procedures. If license is from out of state, successful candidate will need to obtain a valid Ohio driver's license within 30 days of hire date.
Ability to respond to emergency calls related to HVAC systems when needed.
Physical demands include: Strength and mobility to work indoors and outdoors, and in an office or shop maintenance setting, including operating hand and power tools; stamina to perform sustained physical labor, including standing, walking, climbing and working in confined or awkward spaces; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or phone. Work is subject to exposure to frequent local travel, extreme weather conditions, and noise.
Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.
Wittenberg University is committed to preventing and addressing sexual misconduct in our campus community. Click here to view our Title IX policies.
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
To apply, please set-up an account in our online recruiting system and upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format.
Name, address, and phone number of three professional references.
If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.