HVAC Mechanic

University of California, Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara, CA

Contract
Working on a zone maintenance team composed of all trades, incumbent performs HVAC maintenance work. Installs, repairs, maintains, and inspects heating, ventilating, air conditioning and pneumatic systems and equipment. Installs, repairs and maintains pumps, air compressors, steam and hot water boilers, heating and boiler tubes, heat exchangers, fans, dampers, hydraulic units, control and monitoring sytstems. Makes working drawings and control diagrams for heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. Work with others as part of a team. Provide direct customer service to campus community.

Minimum Requirements

Four years journeyman experience as a trades craftsman in the area of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. EPA Technicians certification required. Experience with large commercial boilers, chillers, cooling towers and fans. Experience with diesel engines and compressors, preferred.

Desirable Requirements

Extensive clean room, direct digital control and centrifugal chiller experience.

Special Conditions of Employment
A little help? Go to Driver's License Requirements or Background Check Guidelines

Maintain a valid CA driver's license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull-Notice Program
Satisfactory criminal history background check

Other Special Conditions of Employment

EPA Universal Technician Certificate. Pre-employment physical exam required. Must be able to take night and weekend call-backs. Hours and days may vary to meet the organizational needs of the department.

Other Recruitment Notes

Optional Applicant Documents

Resume
Cover Letter
Other Document (1)
Other Document (2)
Other Document (3)

Required Applicant Documents

Job Description

FLSA Exemption Status
A little help? Go to Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employees

Non-exempt

CBU (Collective Bargaining Unit)

K8 - Skilled Crafts Unit (SETC)

ERC (Employee Relations Code)

E

Grade Type

Other

Grade Type

Grade Type

Grade Type

Grade Type

Grade

None

End Date for Other Appointment Type (e.g., Contract or 18-month Career)

Provision Number

40070357

Type of Supervision Received
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Supervision

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Physical Requirements
Continuously=Activity occurs > 66%
Frequently=Activity occurs 33% to 66%
Occasionally=Activity occurs < 33%
Not Applicable=Activity does not exist

Stand

FREQ.

Walk

FREQ.

Sit

OCCAS.

Bend

FREQ.

Crouch/Squat

FREQ.

Kneel/Crawl

OCCAS.

Climb

FREQ.

Reach above shoulder level

FREQ.

Use keyboard/mouse

N/A

Hand Activities: Fine dexterity

FREQ.

Hand Activities: Hand twisting

FREQ.

Hand Activities: Simple grasping

FREQ.

Hand Activities: Power grasping

FREQ.

Other (please specify activity)

Frequency of Other Activity

No Response

Lifting Activities: Light lifting (< 20 lbs)

FREQ.

Lifting Activities: Moderate lifting (20-50 lbs)

FREQ.

Lifting Activities: Heavy lifting (>50 lbs)

OCCAS.

Push/Pull Activities: Light pushing/pulling (< 20 lbs of force)

FREQ.

Push/Pull Activities: Moderate pushing/pulling (20-50 lbs of force)

FREQ.

Push/Pull Activities: Heavy pushing/pulling (>50 lbs of force)

OCCAS.

Mental Requirements

Read/Comprehend

FREQ.

Write

FREQ.

Perform Calculations

FREQ.

Communicate Orally

FREQ.

Reason and Analyze

FREQ.

Other (please specify activity)

Frequency of Other Activity

No Response

Environmental Requirements

Is exposed to excessive noise

OCCAS.

Is around moving machinery

FREQ.

Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity

FREQ.

Is exposed to dust

OCCAS.

Is exposed to fumes

OCCAS.

Is exposed to gases

OCCAS.

Is exposed to radiation

OCCAS.

Is exposed to microwave

OCCAS.

Drives motorized equipment

FREQ.

Works in confined quarters

OCCAS.

Other (please specify activity)

Frequency of Other Activity

No Response

Job Duties

Total Percentage of Duties: 100

2
Records

Order of
Imp

Essen
Duty

%

Freq.

Function

Duties

1

Yes

90

Daily

Technical

Installs, repairs, maintains, inspects, and adjusts heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems and equipment.

Installs, repairs, adjusts, and maintains electronic and pneumatic control systems.

Installs, repairs, and maintains pumps, air compressors, steam and hot water boilers, heating tubes, heat exchangers, fans, dampers, hydraulic units, control and monitoring systems.

Performs preventive maintenance on refrigeration equipment, such as changing oil and filters, cleaning strainers, cleaning condensers and cooling towers. Performs welding, soldering, and brazing, as required.

Performs facility audits of buildings within assigned zone, and issues corrective work orders for any discrepancies noted.

Designs, fabricates, and installs plumbing systems of steel pipe, copper pipe, tubing, etc.

Designs, fabricates and installs sheet metal and other types of ductwork for heating, ventilation and air conditioning.

Assists water treatment engineer in maintaining chemical balance in boiler feed water, chiller water, and equipment cooling loops.

2

Yes

10

Daily

General, Safety & Security

Utilize hand held radio to communicate with dispatcher, supervisor and co-workers.

Participate in safety and professional training programs.

Participate in maintaining a work environment which is conducive to the mission of Physical Facilities.

Proactive in providing a positive customer service environment.

Perform work in a safe manner, abiding by all UCSB policies and procedures including, but not limited to: breathing apparatus, respiratory protection, asbestos and lead paint safety procedures, hand and power tools, ladders, scaffolding and safety harness.

Adhere to current safety regulations and precautions as prescribed by the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Uniform Building Code and EPA, including storage and disposal procedures, common safety shop practices, guidelines or polices per other applicable Federal, State and local agencies.

Understand and adhere to the safety practices on use of all hand and power tools associated with this position, electrical and other building and maintenance trades.

Understand and adhere to current safety practices in relation to proper ventilation and non-smoking rules when working with flammable substances and harmful inhalants.

Participate in and comply with departmental safety programs; required to comply with FM Safety Program as implemented by supervisor.

Promptly report on the job accidents to the supervisor.

Lock unoccupied areas before leaving them, including windows and doors.

Keep vehicle locked when unoccupied, including all tool storage bins.

Safeguard assigned keys and radio by keeping them on person at all times during working hours and securing them at the end of shift.

Unless on official business, work keys are to remain on campus at all times.

Responsible for other related duties as assigned.