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HVAC Technician

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Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title HVAC Technician
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

Performs highly skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of building heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems and controls. Performs highly skilled work in the maintenance and repair of refrigeration equipment to include, chillers, freezers, refrigerators, coolers, etc. Confers with supervisor/s regarding all aspects of assigned duties and communicates with University customers all aspects of requests. Accesses information utilizing appropriate desktop applications. Promotes a work place culture that encourages safety within the shop and in the field. Operate a University vehicle. This position reports to a Utilities Trades Supervisor/Zone Manager and requires active engagement in learning and practicing principles of social justice and inclusion, environmental sustainability and delivering great customer experience.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

High School diploma, Type S C3 License and Natural Gas Installer Certification or ability to acquire within six months and three years’ experience in HVAC equipment and controls installation, maintenance and repair required. Refrigerant Recovery Certification required. Computer skills required. Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain and driver’s check required. Specific physical requirements may apply based on job functions. Initial employment contingent upon successful completion of physical screening. Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while performing specific job tasks.

Desirable Qualifications

Demonstrated ongoing commitment to workplace diversity, sustainability and delivering exceptional value and great customer service.

Other Information
Special Conditions Bargaining Unit Position - United Electrical Workers, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees, 40 hour work week
Category Facilities//Maintenance/Trades
Job Type
FLSA Non-Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 21.94
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 37.29
Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at low end to mid pay band
Staff Union Code UE

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 07/14/2017
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Facilities Trades Technician
Posting Number S1216PO
Department Physical Plant Dept/11700
Position Number 001550
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

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Documents Needed to Apply

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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