- High School Diploma or GED
- Construction Experience
- Plumbing License
- Driver's License
Job Posting Title:
Multi Craft - HVAC Mechanic Technician
University Housing and Dining
Position Open To:
Weekly Scheduled Hours:
Earliest Start Date:
Jan 27, 2020
Expected to Continue
MARRIED STUDENT'S HOUSING
To provide Journey and/or Master level HVAC and multi-crafted technical trade skills including Electrical, plumbing, and carpentry in the performance of work required for the maintenance, repair and operations of the residence halls, apartments, and dining facilities .
STIPEND FOR LICENSE. This position will be paid an additional monthly stipend of $500 for a current Master or Journeyman Electrical, Plumbing license or HVAC Class A or B license. The license must be issued by the State of Texas and maintained in a current status throughout employment.
Mechanical/Technical: Perform HVAC (primary) skills in the installation, repair and maintenance of all HVAC equipment, mechanical systems and other multi-crafted work as assigned. Experience in heating and cooling systems, refrigeration systems and ice makers. Provide multi-crafted work in other trade areas to include but not limited to electrical, plumbing, carpenter, kitchen equipment, and painting as needed.
Maintenance & Inventory: Analyze computer generated work orders and prioritize repairs. Use troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques to perform work, identify systems and equipment malfunctions and coordinates repairs with other trades as needed. Inspect and evaluate work as needed to meet standards. Charge out all material and account for all inventory used.
Communication/Customer Service: Demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills. Communicate with supervisor, staff, and student residents regarding needed repairs and work order status. Follow through with written and oral instructions, from supervisor.
Documentation & Inventory: Complete and submit paperwork in an accurate and timely manner. Sign off completed work orders, provide status updates for work orders, perform preventive maintenance documentation and provide accurate information for parts requested . Charge out all material and account for all inventory used. Return all unused inventory into system. Perform inventory of all inventory items as required.
Drive a UT vehicle to work site, transporting equipment and supplies as needed to perform routine and preventive maintenance, and/or repairs
Safety: Participates and is involved with safety on the job and in the shop. Assist other co-workers with safety related events when necessary. Report any and all unsafe acts or safety related concerns to safety rep, supervisor and/or Safety Specialist. Promote and train on lock out/tag out program.
Emergency on call operations/Off schedule work hours: Carry a UT cell phone and be on the on-call rotation and respond to emergencies as requested. Perform and respond to emergency repairs 24/7 and facilitate completion as needed. Work weekends and overtime as determined by the supervisor.
Diversity/Professional Development: Works in a diverse environment. Encourage, support, and promote diversity initiatives. Promotes professional development of self and all staff to improve knowledge and work skills through ongoing training and workshops, including monthly safety training.
High school graduation or GED. Five years experience in construction and/or maintenance and repair in a crafts trade of facilities maintenance. The 5 years of experience is to include three years of experience as a journey level HVAC and controls mechanic and 2 years of other related trades.
Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
More than five (5) years of journey level HVAC experience. HVAC experience in air conditioning, heating, controls experience, refrigeration, maintenance and repairs. Licensed by the State of Texas as a Class A or Class B journey level HVAC mechanic. Currently licensed as a journey level Electrician or Plumber. More than five years of journey-level experience in a combination of trades performing installation, repairs, renovations of multiple types construction and systems. More than three years of journey level experience in one or more of the following trades: electrical, plumbing, and carpentry. Commercial and residential renovation experience, experience in maintenance and repair of apartments or residential halls. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to receive, respond, and follow through with written and verbal work related instructions from supervisors, customers, and co-workers.
This job requires a class "C" operator's driver's license. The applicant selected must provide a current three year driving record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, a Texas driver's license must be obtained within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Employees who are required to have a CDL are subject to drug and alcohol testing (pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, random, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing). Applicant selected must have an acceptable 3 year driving record and maintain an acceptable driving record and valid license throughout employment
$42,500 + depending on qualifications
Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished)
May work in all weather conditions
May work in extreme temperatures
May work around chemical fumes
May work around standard office conditions
May work around chemicals
May work around electrical and mechanical hazards
Use of manual dexterity
Climbing of ladders
Pushing, pulling, and moving a max force of 212lbs.
Lifting and moving 80lbs.
The successful candidate will be required to successfully complete testing for strength and agility prior to employment.
Monday - Friday, 7:30am to 4pm. Work days, area and hours may vary based on the needs UHD.
3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
Letter of interest
Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.
Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.
Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.
Retirement Plan Eligibility:
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer , complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Employment Eligibility Verification:
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.
The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197.