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Apply now Job no: 495229
Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff



Requested Start Date:

July 5, 2020

Normal Work Schedule:

7:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday, may vary depending on University need and some evening and weekends for special or emergency events

Job Summary:

The Heating/Air Conditioning Mechanic III performs master level work in the maintenance and repair of refrigeration, heating, and allied equipment.  The Mechanic III services and maintains various refrigeration and air conditioning installations and equipment according to established trade practices and under the direction of the HVAC Supervisor. Tasks are reviewed for compliance with instructions and adequate completion.   The HVAC Mechanic III works rotating shifts; special situations or emergencies may necessitate reporting on a scheduled off-day.

Essential Functions:

  • Installs and maintains air conditioning units and adjusts temperature controls in window units, reciprocating units, centrifugal units, ice machines, freezers, and refrigerators.
  • Maintains and repairs heating units such as heat pumps, gas furnaces, steam converters, gas boilers, and gas water heaters.
  • Lubricates fan compressor motors; adjusts automatic valves and controls, condensers and evaporators; replaces belts, pulleys, fly wheels and fuses; checks for refrigerant leaks and replenishes refrigerant as needed.
  • Installs and maintains pumps used to transfer fluids like water or Freon to heating or cooling.
  • Removes, disassembles, repairs, rebuilds, and installs motors or pumps used in heating or cooling units.
  • Supervises subordinates. Makes work assignments, ensures that employees have proper tools and equipment, and verifies work completion.
  • Performs basic and general maintenance and repair such as pipefitting, welding, and electrical restoration.
  • Drives university trucks and vans.
  • Works outside in all weather conditions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any combination of training and experience equivalent to:  Graduation from high school or completion of the GED and completion of a vocational school program in refrigeration, and extensive experience in refrigeration and heating maintenance and repair.
  • Valid Alabama driver’s license.
  • Possession, at the time of hire, of a universal refrigerant transition and recovery certification issued by EPA.

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

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