HVAC - Up to $5,000 Sign-on Bonus

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 08, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 17124 University Title Senior Trades Specialist University Job Family Facilities Management ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Job Series Scope of Search Local Working Title HVAC - Up to $5,000 Sign-on Bonus Position Number 546600 Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Physical Plant Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The VCU Facilitie Department has has a competitive starting salary and a generous package of state benefits.
Benefits include:
• 27 days of annual paid leave.
• 16 days of annual holiday leave.
• Competitive health benefits package commences within 30 days of employment.
• All uniforms, safety boots and tools provided.
• Paid training.
• Retirement offered Virginia Retirement System.
• Tuition waiver with up to 2 classes per semester.
• Parental and Care Giver Leave

• Utilize knowledge of the HVAC trade to perform preventive maintenance, repair and installation of building infrastructure ensuring efficient operation of Zone facilities.
• Provide exemplary customer service to all faculty, staff and students supporting the University’s mission
of teaching, high-impact research and creative expression.
• Identify and document system deficiencies using diagnostic tools and advise management of tasks
requiring priority attention.
• Provide quality workmanship and service to maximize system availability and minimize unscheduled downtime.

Minimum Hiring Standards

• High School diploma of GED required.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in commercial/institutional HVAC and mechanical maintenance.
• Ability to diagnose, repair and service a wide variety of HVAC, mechanical and electrical systems, including cooling towers, chillers, VFD’s and large central air handling systems.
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing to supervision, other employees and customers.
• Knowledge of appropriate building codes.
• Ability to read/interpret drawings, plans, specifications and scopes.
• Ability to use a wide variety of hand tools and power equipment.
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU .

Preferred Hiring Standards

• High School diploma of GED required.
• Virginia Driver’s License required.
• HVAC courses I, II, Ill, code classes, basic and advanced training or equivalent combination of experience and trade/craft training.
• EPA Universal Refrigerant Certification required.
• State of Virginia Journeyman HVAC License required or the ability to obtain within the first year of employment.

Required Licenses/ Certifications

Valid Virginia driver’s license

Anticipated Hiring Range $45,000 - $70,000 (+ up to $5,000 sign on bonus) Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV and Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday/7:30am-4:00pm Job Open Date 10/08/2020 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Trades/ Housekeeping and Operations Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/101020 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Journeyman Mechanical License?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have universal EPA certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of experience do you have working on commercial/industrial HVAC systems?
    • A. 1-5 years
    • B. 5-10 years
    • C. 10+ years
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume

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