The Mechanic provides routine and emergency HVAC and multi-craft maintenance. This position is a member of the collective bargaining unit, Local #148 International Union of Operating Engineers, AFL-CIO.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Maintaining a variety of HVAC systems to maintain the campus facilities in order to support the teaching and research mission of the University. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
Effectively troubleshooting and repairing of commercial HVAC systems.
Repair and maintenance of building loops, pumps, heat exchangers and forced air components (VAVâ™s, circuit setters, and controls etc).Â
Pro-actively identifying, communicating and addressing needs without direction when appropriate.
Responding to work orders in and other requests in a timely, efficient, competent, knowledgeable and friendly manner.
Maintain data per departmental policy.
Utilizing materials, supplies, tools and other University property in a safe, productive manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Working Conditions This position requires physical work including bending, sitting and standing for long periods of time, lifting up to 50 pounds, using heavy equipment and traveling to on- and off-campus locations. This position may be exposed to loud noises and chemicals.
This position requires physical work including bending, sitting and standing for long periods of time, lifting up to 50 pounds, using heavy equipment and traveling to on- and off-campus locations. This position may be exposed to loud noises and chemicals. Working hours:Â Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
***Benefits for this position are in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement with IUOE Local 148. Union employees receive generous health, retirement and tuition benefits, as well as sick time and paid vacation. Union employees also receive 10 paid-holidays and two floating holidays each year.
Candidate must have completed a recognized craft apprenticeship program, a technical school training program (i.e. Ranken Technical College) or equivalent training program.
Minimum of five years' professional experience.
Universal refrigerant license preferred.
The successful candidate must have a proven record of effective troubleshooting and repair of variety of HVAC systems including (but not limited to) hydronic, DX, heat pumps, large air handlers, roof top units, CRAC, packaged and split systems, makeup and fresh air systems, and exhaust.Â
Must be capable of repair and maintenance of building loops, pumps, heat exchangers and forced air components (VAVâ™s, circuit setters, and controls etc).Â
In addition, he/she must possess a thorough understanding of pneumatic and digital control systems and be proficient with all diagnostic tools necessary to effectively troubleshoot. These tools include, but are not limited to, electrical schematics, sequences of operation, blueprints, JCI Metasys, and handheld diagnostic tools such as multimeters, magnehelics, etc.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification, technical school training in maintenance related courses strongly preferred; 24 hour availability for emergencies and willingness to work overtime.
Must have a State of Missouri Class E or above driverâ™s license or the equivalent from another state prior to employment.
$33.09 - $33.09 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. This position is eligible for benefits according to the bargaining unit agreement.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
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