Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The HVAC Technician is responsible for the repair and maintenance of systems and equipment in his assigned zone area.
Duties and responsibilities of the position include:
Total responsibility for the operation, maintenance and repair of all heating, refrigeration, air conditioning, control systems, and all associated equipment in their area of responsibility.
Repair all operations of chillers, cooling towers, air handling units and associated HVAC equipment for efficient operation while maintaining temperature and humidity control in the assigned buildings according to present schedules/set points.
Install HVAC units, wire controls, and fabricate and install duct work and associated piping.
Employee will troubleshoot air conditioning units such as Ductless mini-splits, and RTU and DX units.
Completion of high school or GED and 5 years' experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC equipment and systems, and the knowledge and ability to make routine carpentry, plumbing and electrical repairs.
Working knowledge of refrigeration theory.
Working knowledge of the design and operation of pneumatic control systems.
Ability to assess and replace faulty motors.
Working knowledge of electrical and digital controls.
Mechanical experience including pipe fitting, bearing replacement, blower shaft and wheel replacement, heat exchanger repairs, overhaul and replacement of pumps, and complete exhaust fan replacement.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.