Position Title:HVAC Technician II
Reports To:HVAC Supervisor
Purpose of Position
Responsible for the maintenance of the heating ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC).
- Performs any or all of the duties listed in the HVAC Technician I position description.
- Trouble shoots and repairs electrical controls, refrigerant piping, chilled and hot water pumps, air handlers, 1/8 hp refrigeration equipment up to 1000 ton centrifugal chiller. Assists with chemical treatments of boilers and chillers.
- Recovers and recycles refrigerants as required by federal law.
- Cleans external cooling towers, condensers, and evaporators with water treatment chemicals to control algae and bacterial growth and to prevent scale build up on coils.
- Transports and distributes refrigerants through the University air conditioning system.
- Operates Oxygen-Acetylene welder for repairs.
- Cleans and maintains boilers from 30 gallon to 600 horse power (HP) to assure proper supply of domestic hot water and adequate heating for temperature control.
- Accesses Energy Management system (EMS) computer system to monitor and edit HVAC equipment operation.
- Maintains and services control units in equipment rooms located inside individual buildings to adjust air flow and temperature control.
Contributes to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities.
This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.
Marginal Functions will vary with the specific assignment and depend on the particular unit or function for which the person is responsible. Consideration will be given on a case by case basis and reassignment of marginal duties will be made when appropriate.
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
Requires high school diploma or equivalent. Trade school in HVAC or two to five (2 to 5) years related experience. Must have knowledge of electrical controls (HVAC Equipment), computers, plumbing and mechanical repair and have a universal refrigerant recovery license. Requires work after hours, on weekends and on holidays in emergency situations.
Supervision of Personnel
May provide leadership to HVAC Technician I.