Required Qualifications: Four years of full-time experience in the mechanical or electrical trades under a skilled tradesperson which would provide training equivalent to that given in a training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program; or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in the mechanical or electrical trades at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services. At least one year must include both training and work in the operation and maintenance of commercial type refrigeration or air-conditioning equipment; OR successful completion of a NYS two year Service & Repair Mechanic (HVAC-R) traineeship or a NYS two-year refrigeration repair and maintenance training, apprenticeship or equivalent program. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes"). Candidate must be able to perform the physical tasks of the position such as bending, lifting, stretching and climbing. Must have the ability to work in confined spaces and from a ladder, scaffolding or man lift over ten feet in height.
Brief Description of Duties: Service & Repair Mechanics (HVAC-R) are responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair and installation of HVAC equipment in a State facility. Incumbents, as specialists, are responsible for supervising and training other members of the department including skilled, semiskilled and unskilled workers, in servicing and repairing HVAC equipment. The types of equipment Service & Repair Mechanics (HVAC-R) work with include but not limited to ammonia brine, freon, carbon dioxide, sulphur dioxide, methyl chloride and lithium bromide units, absorption cold generators, all types of coolers, refrigerators and freezers, air-conditioning units and systems, humidifiers, compressors, ventilators, cooling towers, and other related equipment.
Operate HVAC heating and cooling systems in compliance with appropriate standards. Follow blueprints of design work that is to be done as per instructions, assuring completion of assignment is proper and professional.
Supervise, prioritize, plan and layout work for installation and preventative maintenance of mechanical equipment. Operate, maintain and repair HVAC systems. Conduct repairs on pump bearing, hand valves, etc. Perform testing and treating of open and closed loop chemical treatment systems.
Maintain all HVAC and other mechanical equipment, including but not limited to, pumps, fans, pneumatic controls, building management systems, compressors, chemical testing and treatment, recording, boilers, chillers and steam generators. Perform plumbing, electrical and refrigeration work to determine if water regulator valves need rebuilding or repair. Clean Mechanical Rooms.
Monitor equipment and adjust heating systems to comply with appropriate standards and guidelines. Entry in to confined spaces and working within the utility tunnel for extended period of time.
Implement and enforce safety procedures and standards. Shows proper care when utilizing power tools, ensures proper safety procedures are followed. Keep work area clean and safe as possible. Follow all Lock Out/Tag Out procedures, including the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required by the campus.
Operates assigned vehicle in as safe manner obeying all Campus motor vehicle rules, regulations and parking policies. Report accidents, safety problems or service need promptly.
Follow the tasks provided on each work order, fills out or completes every work order daily to include time and materials used. Ability to follow directions from senior personnel and work with peers and subordinates. Provides instructions to Maintenance Assistants and/or helpers on routine jobs and equipment inspection. Responds to HVAC emergency calls on and off shift.
Other duties as assigned a appropriate to rank and department mission.
Special Notes: This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have preference.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Seniority for promotion is the length of service in the Operational Services Bargaining Unit. Seniority applies only to those who meet the posted qualifications/job requirements for vacant non-competitive class positions in salary grades higher than the applicants grade.
You must show how your training and experience meets the qualifications and requirements specified on the vacancy announcement. Applications failing to show the necessary qualifications will not be considered. The requirement to prove qualifications rest with the applicant.
Upon conditional offer, the State Classified Appointments Unit will ask for proof of experience. The State Classified Appointments Unit will accept only DD-214 discharge papers for a branch of the Armed Forces; and W-2 or 1040's - federal documents which give legal/taxable information about employment. Official letterhead documentation regarding length of time worked, detailed description of job duties, title, etc. will be accepted.
Time and attendance, past evaluations, disciplinary history and the ability to perform the physical and supervisory aspects of this position will be considered as part of the selection process. Verifiable proof of credentials as states above are the responsibility of the applicant. Please be prepared to document proof of qualifications with application.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.
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Job Number: 2100422
Official Job Title: Service & Repair Mechanic (HVAC-R)
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