Service & Repair Mechanic (HVAC-R)

Employer
SUNY Cortland
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Budget Title SERVICE & REPAIR MECHANIC (HVAC-R) Campus Title Service & Repair Mechanic (HVAC-R) School/Division Finance and Management, Division of Department Facilities Operations and Services Staff Sub-Type Staff & Administration Salary Level SG012 Salary Range Position Effort Full-Time If Part-Time, enter FTE: Is this a temporary position? If Temporary, enter End Date: Position Summary
This position is located in the Facilities Operations and Services Department in the Service Group Complex. It is 2pm – 10:30pm Tuesday – Saturday, with Sunday/Monday pass days. Major Responsibilities
Service & Repair Mechanic ( HVAC -R)’s are responsible for journey level work in the operation, maintenance, repair and installation of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment. This includes overhauling compressors, pumps and electric motors, replacing parts and controls as necessary and installing new equipment. Performs required periodic maintenance and emergency repairs on refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment. Inspects, tests, diagnoses trouble and dismantles malfunctioning systems and components. Overhauls and replaces control devices, calibrating and re-calibrating them as necessary. Rewires electrical systems of components as necessary. Performs seasonal start-up and shut-down operations on air-conditioning units and systems to insure efficient operation and to prevent freeze-ups. Locates and seals leaks in both gas and brine units, removes air from lines and replaces with proper refrigerant. Installs new equipment both as replacement units and new installations. Studies blueprints and schematic drawings to identify the location, size and type of components. Lays out reference points for the installation of components using structural measuring tools. As necessary assembles components of system for installation following written and schematic instructions. Mounts compressors, condensers and other components in specified locations. Cuts, threads and connects or welds tubing to inlets and outlets of components. Installs control mechanisms with wrenches and acetylene torches. Tests lines, connections and components for leaks with leak detector which indicates the presence of refrigerant. May install electric wiring to connect components to power source. Records temperature and pressure readings from gauges and temperature potentiometer and compares readings with manufacturer’s specifications. Adjusts controls to bring readings within specifications as required. Performs journey level work as required. As required, operates a motor vehicle to transport material, equipment and personnel to job sites around a State facility. JOB REQUIREMENTS : Working knowledge of the safe and efficient operation of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment. Working knowledge of the procedures, materials and tools used in the maintenance, repair and installation of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment. Working knowledge of the properties and qualities of the various refrigeration gases and solutions. Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, specifications, blueprints and schematic drawings. Ability to lay out and draw rough sketches and diagrams of work to be performed. Ability to recognize and to rectify mechanical and electrical problems existing in refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment. Ability to train and supervise skilled, semiskilled and relatively unskilled workers. Ability to perform medium to heavy physical labor. Valid drivers license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State. Will be required to obtain and maintain a NYS DEC category 7G pesticide applicator’s license for the treatment of cooling tower water. Will be required to obtain and maintain a universal refrigeration license. Functional and Supervisory Relationships Required Qualifications
Successful completion of a NYS two-year Service & Repair Mechanic ( HVAC -R) Traineeship or NYS two-year refrigeration repair and maintenance training program; OR successful completion of any equivalent refrigeration two-year training or apprenticeship program;* OR four (4) years of full-time experience in the mechanical or electrical trades under a skilled journey-level mechanic or electrician which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program, one (1) year of which must include both training and work in the operation and maintenance of commercial type refrigeration or air-conditioning equipment. Apprenticeship training in the mechanical or electrical trades or training gained by completion of technical courses in the mechanical or electrical trades at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. * Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific class room instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of C or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training. Preferred Qualifications EEO Statement
The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/ EEO / ADA ) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College. Job Close Date
Posting Number S20110 Review Start Date Open Until Filled Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https://jobs.cortland.edu/postings/4986
Special Instructions

Special Instructions to Applicant Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess at least four years of full-time experience under a skilled journey level mechanic or electrician which would provide the training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program, one year of which must include both training and work in the operation and maintenance of commercial type refrigeration or air-conditioning equipment. Apprenticeship training in the mechanical or electrical trades or training gained by completion of technical courses in the mechanical or electrical trades at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
    • yes
    • no
  2. * Please provide specific detail about how you meet the minimum qualification of four years of satisfactory mechanical or electrical experience including at least one year of experience in the operation or maintenance of commercial type refrigeration or air-conditioning equipment. Training in heating, refrigeration or air-conditioning gained by the completion of technical courses at a school or institute may be substituted for the above experience on a year-for-year basis.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * This position requires candidates to be able to perform moderate to heavy physical labor. Are you able to perform this function with or without a reasonable accommodation?
    • yes
    • no
  4. * This position will require frequent use of ladders, scaffolding, and some mechanical lifts. Are you able to meet this requirement with or without a reasonable accommodation?
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Overtime, both during the normal workweek and during the weekend is a requirement of this position. Are you willing and able to regularly work overtime?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a valid drivers license?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita or Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Professional References Contact Info. ONLY (minimum of 3)


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