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HVAC Mechanic III

Company: Florida Gulf Coast University
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary

The HVAC Mechanic III troubleshoots and provides repairs and preventative maintenance commercial HVAC units and related equipment. Responds to off-campus work requests and provides support to other skilled trades.

FGCU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity and Access Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, veteran status, and any other protected class(es), as required by applicable state and federal law, as well as University regulations and policies.

Job Description

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Installs, operates, repairs, refurbishes, and provides preventative maintenance on commercial HVAC units and related equipment.
  • Troubleshoots malfunctions on commercial HVAC units and related equipment.
  • Repairs or replaces compressors, condensers, valves, piping, thermostats, motors, belts, and other parts.
  • Balances HVAC systems and recharge and recover refrigerants.
  • Assists with repairs and preventative maintenance on HVAC equipment including chiller plants, energy management systems, building controls, and related equipment.
  • Uses a university supplied vehicle to respond to off campus work requests.
  • Maintains records and logs of all equipment history and plant operations as required.
  • Provides support to other trades such as plumbing, carpentry, painting, general maintenance to ensure timely and efficient repair of buildings and/or equipment.
  • Complies with applicable environmental, health and safety laws and regulations, university policy and accepted safe work practices.
  • Cleans and maintains work areas and personal equipment.
  • Responds to emergency and after-hours equipment failures to ensure continuation of service and operations. Other Duties:
    • Other job-related duties as assigned.
    • Serve on on-call rotation. Additional Job Description

      Required Qualifications:
      • This position requires a high school diploma and four years of full-time experience directly related to the job functions.
      • Full-time experience operating and maintaining commercial HVAC units and related equipment.
      • Experience with Trane or Johnson Controls Energy Management Systems, large chillers, ice storage, large towers, or other related HVAC equipment.
      • Completion of appropriate vocational/technical training.
      • Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
      • Completion of NCCER Core, HVAC Level One, Two and Three.
      • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Refrigerant Recovery Type 2 certification.
      • Valid driver's license. Preferred Qualifications:
        • Four years of full-time experience operating and maintaining commercial HVAC units and related equipment in large apartment or residence hall setting. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
          • Advanced knowledge of residential HVAC units and related equipment.
          • Knowledge of HVAC chiller plant equipment and operations.
          • General knowledge of building maintenance trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems.
          • Knowledge of applicable safety and OSHA requirements.
          • Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
          • Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes an equitable environment.
          • Advanced skill in troubleshooting HVAC units and equipment.
          • Skill in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
          • Ability to interact in a professional manner with a diverse group of staff, faculty, students, and the community in a service-oriented environment.
          • Ability to set priorities and complete assignments on time.
          • Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends as necessary.
          • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision.
          • Ability to accurately prepare and maintain records, logs, and files.

            Pay Grade 16

Keywords: Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers , HVAC Mechanic III, Engineering , Fort Myers, Florida

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