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Job Summary/Basic Function:
To perform journey-level installation, maintenance, and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; perform related work.
Regularly works on tasks that are varied and complex. Applies full range and job knowledge; frequently adapts procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet specialized needs; may serve as lead; performs broad and/or focused assignments under general supervision; originality and ingenuity are often required to help establish procedures in functional area; relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks.
60% of Time the HVAC Specialist must:
• Analyzes, repairs, and performs preventive maintenance on all HVAC installations, fire and boiler alarm and surveillance control systems (high and low pressure); defines and implements preventive maintenance programs for motors, steam condensate return traps, pumps, controls, compressors, auxiliary heating and cooling systems, and related devices; compiles reports for changes, including reporting costs, estimating values, and justifying changes; reviews work of construction; maintains air distribution and balance systems; adds chemicals and analyzes water treatment for chill water and heating systems; plans and installs auxiliary control systems; prepares system for winter carry-over and cold weather conditions; calibrates pipe and vent sizes; may design and install sheet metal; installs/inspects thermostats, and electrical wiring of furnaces, unit heaters, and cooling units; reviews new designs and concepts.
• Tests/maintains emergency electrical equipment such as generators and battery operated lighting; inspects and maintains specialized items; repairs switches and light fixtures; repairs broken pipes, fixes leaks.
• Assists other maintenance and crafts staff performing their duties; responds to emergency call-backs.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
• EPA universal certification for service technicians;
• Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
• Quality control analysis
Experience: Charging, starting, and checking for proper operation of HVAC type equipment and related devices; troubleshooting and repairing digital electronic and pneumatic HVAC control systems; starting, stopping, and troubleshooting chiller operations and chilled water systems; modifying and/or installing natural gas and water piping; operating, maintaining, diagnosing problems, and repairing industrial type HVAC systems and control devices; performing basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and sheet metal work; welding and repairing material and brazing pipe; cutting, brazing and soldering high pressure refrigerant piping.
Salary and Benefits:
The starting salary for the is position is $24.65 per hour. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.
Advertised: June 08, 2021 Mountain Daylight Time
Applications close: June 22, 2021 11:55 PM Mountain Daylight Time