HVAC Mechanic

North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC4.2

The 900+ positions of the Facilities Division service the students and staff of the University’s teaching, research/administrative space and 2,240 acres of infrastructure. The Facilities Division provides design and building services, maintenance, custodial, landscape, solid waste removal, utility, mail, and motor pool services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The goal is to deliver cost effective services to the University, ensure completed projects and maintenance that conform to codes and regulations, while minimizing University liabilities and disruptions caused by the maintenance, repair, building, and equipment modifications to the University.

Essential Job Duties
This position requires a highly skilled worker with proficiency in the maintenance, repair and operation of heating, cooling, steam/hot water boilers and boiler auxiliary equipment generally falling under the heading of HVAC. Additionally, this position performs electrical, plumbing and general building maintenance within the maintenance service zone. The HVAC Mechanic will maintain, repair, and install plumbing systems and associated equipment/fixtures, i.e., cut thread, assemble and install pipe; connect valves, caulk joints, test jobs; install gas, water and sanitary fixtures/equipment with their supports, hangers and foundations. Journey level work up to 600 vac in the construction, installation, maintenance and repair of secondary electrical systems, equipment and fixtures, i.e., conduit wire, electrical panels, breakers, switch gear, magnetic starters disconnects, motors, light fixtures, ballasts, switches, receptacles control system faults and correct/repair/adjust/replace temperature controls, regulators, humidity controllers and sensors; repair/adjust/replace pneumatic control valves and regulators; preventive maintenance on refrigeration/air conditioning equipment per manufacturer’s instructions. This position will also diagnose/troubleshoot and repair boilers, fan turbines, pumps, condensate receivers, steam lines, expansion joints, strainers, pressure reducing stations; piping, insulation air compressors, water softeners and other equipment for generating/controlling steam which requires pipe fitting and other skills.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Must participate in quarterly on-call program, carrying a pager for one week at a time. This occurs every ten to fourteen weeks.

Must be able to work overtime and/or alternate shifts when necessary for emergencies and unforeseen circumstances.

This position has been designated as essential personnel for the University and may be required to report to work during adverse weather conditions even though the University may be operating on an alternate schedule. This position may assist with snow and ice removal under the direction of a supervisor.

Minimum Experience/Education
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certification(s).

Optional Guidelines: Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Departmental Required Skills
Demonstrate through work, a depth of knowledge and skills for pneumatic controls, as well as DOC type of controls.

Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally with supervisors and the general public and understand verbal and written instructions and other communications regarding work assignments and other matters.

Diagnose/troubleshoot/repair boilers, fan turbines, pumps, condensate receivers, steam lines, expansion joints, strainers, pressure reducing stations, piping, insulation air compressors. Knowledge of water softeners and other equipment for generating/controlling steam which requires pipe fitting and other skills.

Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds occasionally, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Three to five years related technical experience.

High school diploma or GED, vocational or technical school.

CFC Universal Certification.

Required License or Certification
Valid North Carolina driver’s license is required within 60 days of hire and must be maintained.

Special Instructions
In addition to completing this application, you have the option to upload a cover letter, your resume and contact information for three professional references.

Job Open Date 01/16/2019
Must Be Open Until- (Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.) 01/23/2019
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date
Alternate Option
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.