NSCC operates five academic buildings over two campuses that contain a plethora of different building systems and technologies. These systems range from the simple and conventional all the way to modern energy efficient systems such as geothermal heating and cooling, solar photovoltaic system, LED lighting, Energy Management System, and chilled beams.
The primary responsibilities of this essential personnel position are to operate, maintain, repair, inspect and monitor these systems. They include but are not limited to automated electric controls, HVAC&R, access control and accessibility, chilled water systems, alarm systems, sanitary graywater, and acid neutralization systems.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Operates, maintains, inspect and repairs heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems and other facilities systems: Including but not limited to:
Chilled water condenser & recirculating pumps
Chillers and cooling towers
Air supply, exhaust and recirculating fans
Electric heating & cooling
Hydronic heating and cooling coils
Kitchen equipment, (fryers, grills, ovens, ice machines, refrigeration and freezer)
Air handler units
Heat recovery units
Natural gas boosters
Operates solar photovoltaic systems and associated equipment.
Operates computerized Energy Management Systems and associated equipment; TAC-Visa / Allerton / Niagara-4.
Inspects machinery, reads meters and gauges; performs tests on chilled water, boiled water to control pollution and quality of water; starts and stops equipment and machinery according to schedule.
Maintains operating logs, records and reports on all equipment; develop and determine material lists for maintenance and repairs; measures and reports fuel levels to appropriate personnel.
Performs lubrication and air filter exchange preventative maintenance for heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment, motors, bearings, heating coils, fan belts, and circulating pumps.
When needed, clean inspect smoke and fire detectors located in buildings including ventilation ducts, and areas only accessible by ladder.
Assist management in the development of standard operating procedures and maintenance service schedules.
Assist management in the oversight and support of outside contractors, tradespeople, inspectors and vendors.
This position is designated in the role of an essential employee. In the event campuses are closed or classes are cancelled or both due to adverse weather conditions, designated essential personnel shall be required for work during the duration of the cancellation.
Perform other duties as assigned.
The Human Resource Division Classification Specification for this position is available at http://www.mass.edu/foremployees/classificationspecs/classspecs-pers.asp or in the Human Resources Department.
SALARY: $2,321.97 bi-weekly ($60,371.22 per year). An appointment made from outside the bargaining unit (AFSCME) will start at Step #6 of the range.or as adjusted in accordance with the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement.
Full time benefited employees at North Shore Community College are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package offered through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Click HERE for a highlight of these benefits.
STARTING DATE: As soon as possible.
Submit resume and cover letter no later than July 7, 2021, position open until filled.
Must have at least two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in the operation and/or maintenance of an electric generating station, water pumping station or sewage treatment station.
Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of the following:
Commercial hydronic and electric heating and cooling systems
Computerized Control and Energy Management Systems
Geothermal heating & cooling systems
Solar photovoltaic systems
Natural gas boosters
Knowledge of the types and uses of:
Pneumatic controls used in power plant operations
Precision measuring equipment used in a power plant such as manometers, voltmeters, anemometers, tachometers, etc.
Pumps used in water and fuel systems
Chemicals used in water treatment
Centrifugal chillers and cooling towers
Glycol and water energy delivery systems
Possess or have the ability to obtain an EPA 608 certification within 1.5 years of employment.
Knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of fire alarm systems and control systems for mechanical / electrical systems.
Knowledge of the operating characteristics of electrical generating systems.
Knowledge of the types, uses, and principles of operation of industrial ventilation systems.
Knowledge of safety practices and procedures followed in power plants.
Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques used in firing and operating low-pressure gas fired boilers and their auxiliary equipment.
Knowledge of the proper methods for storing and handling fuels.
Skill in using small hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, hacksaws and pipethreaders.
Follow written and oral instructions
Lift heavy objects
Adjust to changing situations to meet emergency or changing program or production requirements
Read and interpret building plans, control wiring schematics, blueprints drawings, technical manuals, etc.
Maintain accurate records
Snow removal equipment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook and Gmail.
Candidates will be required to have a Massachusetts class "D", greater motor vehicle operator's license, or out-of-state equivalent. You must present a copy of your driving history record from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles.
Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations.
Ability to pass a pre-placement physical.
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.
Prior working experience as a HVAC technician or related field.
Possess HVAC training and or certifications such as but not limited to: NATE, ACCA's QI standard, EPA 608, MA Refrigeration Technician License.
Possess or have the ability to obtain 2A/1C MA Hoisting License.
Additional Salary Information: $2,321.97 bi-weekly ($60,371.22 per year). An appointment made from outside the bargaining unit (AFSCME) will start at Step #6 of the range.or as adjusted in accordance with the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement.
North Shore Community College is a diverse, caring, inclusive community that inspires our students to become engaged citizens and to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals through accessible, affordable, rigorous educational opportunities that are aligned with our region's workforce needs and will prepare them for life in a changing world. NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges, which serves the 26 cities and towns north of Boston. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single leased building to an urban campus in downtown Lynn and a suburban campus in Danvers, and from five to 80 academic programs of study. Nearly 50,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).