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Apply now Job no: 497010
Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff



Normal Work Schedule:

7:30am-4:30 Monday-Friday, Call maybe required

Anticipated Start Date:

August 1, 2024


$36,920.00 - $43,680.00

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, condenser and evaporator; replaces belts, pulleys, fly wheels and fuses; checks for refrigerant leaks and replaces refrigerant as needed.
  • Installs and maintains pumps used to transfer fluid to heating or cooling such as water or Freon.
  • Removes, disassembles, repairs, rebuilds, and installs motors or pumps used in heating or cooling units.
  • Performs basic and general maintenance and repair such as pipefitting, welding, and electrical restoration.
  • Drives university trucks and vans.
  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Supervises subordinates. Makes work assignments, ensures that employees have proper tools and equipment, and verifies work completion.
  • Performs 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. Resume

Employee Benefits:

JSU strives to provide great quality of life to our employees through an attractive, competitive benefits package for our full-time faculty and staff. These benefits enhance your salary as a JSU employee and are part of your total compensation package.  Benefits include:

  • Retirement Plans
    • Alabama Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS)
    • RSA-1 Deferred Compensation
    • 403-B Retirement Annuity (TIAA)
  • Health Insurance
    • Medical (PEEHIP)
    • Optional plans:  vision, dental, flexible spending plan, dependent care, cancer and hospital indemnity
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid and unpaid leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Prescription assistance

For additional information regarding benefits, please visit our website.

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