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HVAC Technician

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 11, 2022

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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
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Job Summary

Housing Facilities Services (HFS) at the University of Colorado Boulder encourages applications for a HVAC Technician ! This position exists to repair and maintain University of Colorado living areas to keep them in a clean, safe, and comfortable condition. Provide analysis, repair, maintenance and overall management of Housing and Dining Services HVAC system.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Housing Facilities Services (HFS) is a comprehensive facility management operation that provides around-the-clock support to over 10,000 residents and 20,000 conference guests annually. Services include maintenance, repair, renovation, project management, capital construction, housekeeping, and grounds-keeping operations. HFS has approximately 190 full-time employees, as well as approximately 80 part-time and student staff, who all strive to give residents the best living experience possible.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Diagnostics & Analysis
  • Perform scheduled in-depth preventative maintenance and service/repair of HVAC mechanical systems and sub-systems, i.e., pneumatic/DDC control systems, air-handling evaporation systems, chillers, rooftop equip., split systems, window units, heating/cooling water circulation systems, relater fans, piping, pumps, and other components.
  • Operate service, adjust and align equipment as needed.
  • Perform detailed diagnostics and analysis for proper operation of all components.
  • Note repairs that require work and schedule same.
HVAC Inspection & Repair
  • Perform inspections of building HVAC mechanical and control, sub-systems and components related to control problems, heating, cooling, and evaporation/ventilation for proper temperature, pressure and operations.
  • Make on spot adjustments and minor repairs.
  • Scheduling and giving notification for shutting down equipment that requires ordering parts and assembling of special tools.
  • Communicate with users/customers to the ramifications of such for repairs.
Scheduled & Preventative Maintenance
  • Perform scheduled repair work and preventive maintenance involving the cleaning, rebuilding, replacement, installation, operation of HVAC equipment and control systems inclusive of but not limited to direct and indirect cooling towers, evaporative air conditioning systems, mechanical refrigeration systems, hydronic circulation pumps, heat reclamation systems, DDC controls, and pneumatic control systems.
Building Pneumatic & Control Systems
  • Layout, install or modify pneumatic and DDC control systems to upgrade performance and save energy.
  • Repair or rebuild pneumatic, electronic mechanical controllers, temperature devices, flow emitters, positioners, operators, signal conditioners and all other related instruments.
Preventative Maintenance
  • Perform scheduled maintenance/service i.e. change filters, clean coils, oil/grease bearings, motors, pumps, and air wash systems.
Use of a University vehicle will be required to complete some of the duties above.

What You Should Know
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to follow the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement .
    • New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
  • 100% on campus, essential services position.
What We Can Offer
  • The salary range for this position is $52,356 - $67,805 annually.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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Be empowered. Be successful. Be Boulder.

What We Require
  • Three years of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical.
  • Appropriate education or successful completion of a formalized apprenticeship program will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • Experience in wide variety of HVAC systems and controls. Evaporative coolers, Steam, VAV, Pneumatics, Air Handlers, Chillers, VFD’s.
  • Must have Universal CFC certification.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. A current resume.
  2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by August 25, 2022 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Essential Services

This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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