HVAC Foreman

Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 02, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

HVAC Foreman

Job ID: 222286
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
9920301 - Mechanical Maintenance

Job Summary
Provide technical supervision of crew leader and air conditioning mechanics in installation, maintenance, and repair of heating and air conditioning systems, units, and related equipment to ensure compliance, efficiency and productivity.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Operate and maintain more than 1,800 mechanical systems through efficient and effective management of resources assigned to HVAC shop
  • Ensure compliance with record keeping, code, safety, and environmental standards
  • Stay updated on all relevant codes
  • Manage human resources of shop and provide leadership, supervision, and instruction to personnel assigned to HVAC shop
  • Recommend promotions and salary adjustments
  • Assess manpower needs and capabilities; screen, interview, select, and hire job applicants
  • Complete annual performance evaluations; and impose disciplinary actions
  • Assign schedules and designate areas of responsibility to achieve maximum efficiency
  • Formulate and establish preventive maintenance schedules for all heating and air condition systems, units, and related equipment
  • Assist in troubleshooting complex mechanical problems
  • Test chlorine and repair systems/pumps in University Housing pools
  • Review personnel productivity and workmanship regularly
  • Participate in hiring orientation, training and performance evaluation of department employees
  • Work with Auxiliary Director and Housing's Facility Director in determining equipment needed; design review; etc.
  • Maintain inventory as to eliminate down time production
  • Select materials and equipment at a competitive price
  • Keep daily log time spent on each job and materials used
  • Review accounting records to insure time and materials are charged to correct account
  • Verify payroll data and keep track of subordinates' vacation/annual leave
  • Develop and /or review training programs to keep employees abreast of latest technical information
  • Represent HVAC shop to college community in a manner as to promote good relations
  • Promote, oversee, and follow all safety and other risk management policies in performance of work
  • Lead safety meetings
  • Maintain all shop records
  • Respond to emergency calls related to air conditioning, heating, hot water equipment, and ventilation systems as needed; maintain, repair and clean tools, equipment, assigned service vehicle, and work areas

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Other Required Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of intensive heating, ventilation and cooling (HVACR) formal training; unrestricted license within HVAC trade

Required Experience
  • Five (5) or more years of related experience

Proposed Salary
$40,200 - $48,860

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please attach three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment
  • Ability to use small hand and power tools
  • Operate hand, precision, and power tools standard to trade
  • Operate a service vehicle and heavy equipment

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Understanding of procedures and willingness to follow University policies to meet institutional goals
  • Knowledgeable about heating and cooling units, refrigerators and freezers
  • Knowledgeable about federal regulations regarding conservation, recovery, and recycling of refrigerants
  • Basic knowledge of Johnson Controls for Facility Management Systems or like programs
  • Broad knowledge of mechanical maintenance field

  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and human relation skills
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Read and comprehend blueprints, specifications and standards, and technical literature to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational; and human relations skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service centered work ethic
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Apply Before Date
January 31, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at hrservice@georgiasouthern.edu.

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

Conditions of Employment
  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Maintain valid driver's license

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Walk, climb, balance, stretch, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and stand throughout day
  • Must be able to easily stretch arms over head
  • Will work in confined spaces
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 50 pounds with or without accommodation
  • Work at heights up to and occasionally exceeding 25 feet
  • Occasionally assemble and work from lifts, scaffolds, and ladders
  • Exposed to outdoor elements
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours

Background Check
Standard + Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=39000&JobOpeningId=222286&PostingSeq=1


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