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Senior Maintenance Technician, HVAC

Lone Star College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2022

Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Montgomery

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Lone Star College–Montgomery, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands and Conroe communities. LSC–Montgomery provides a relaxing and conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.

Location address is 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384.

Job Description


The Sr. Maintenance Technician, HVAC is responsible for campus-wide maintenance, service and repairs on multiple high-rise buildings of the HVAC systems, refrigeration, plumbing and controls. Relies on experience, training and independent judgment to plan and carry out goals, missions and objectives. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May lead and coordinate the work of others.


  • Directs and participates in preventive and corrective maintenance and general maintenance and installation of HVAC systems
  • Performs repairs, replacement and maintenance of multiple systems and/or equipment, including but not limited to pneumatic/DDC control systems in high-rise buildings, pumps, motors, valves, piping and electrical components, commercial kitchen equipment
  • Troubleshoots motor control centers
  • Creates and builds graphics for EMS
  • Maintains daily works orders/records of equipment, inspections, preventive maintenance activities and produces periodic reports
  • Assist other HVAC staff with the performance of their duties as needed
  • Conducts weekly, monthly and annual inspection of facilities/equipment
  • Assists in annual inventory of HVAC equipment and supplies
  • Assists with the recommendation for selection of vendors and purchase of equipment and services
  • Actively follows college, state, and federal guidelines and standards regarding safety and ensures others in the department do as well
  • Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned

    • Strong troubleshooting skills in a high-rise building on a HVAC system including controls, electrical systems, shafts, dampers, valves, motors and MCCs
    • Excellent technical knowledge and skills working with HVAC systems, refrigerator, pneumatic and DDC, EMS, plumbing and other systems related to high-rise buildings
    • Must have knowledge of chill and hot water systems, loops and components in a high-rise environment
    • Must have knowledge of and the ability to follow building codes
    • Ability to understand and follow and issue directions given orally and in writing, and must be able to read and understand blue prints
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word and Excel
    • Must be well organized and possess interpersonal communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to lead others in the performance of their duties
    • Capable of safely operating powered equipment, such as: saws, drills, and sanders, brush hog, tractor and be able to determine which equipment to use for a particular purpose
    • Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling
    • Picking, holding, or otherwise working, primarily with the whole hand
    • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body
    • Ability to perform labor intensive work associated with facilities maintenance
    • Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound
    • Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
    • Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures, viewing a computer terminal, and/or extensive reading
    • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment; Gas and electric powered tools and equipment typical in the HVAC industry, including but not limited to air conditioning and heating systems, vacuum devices, saws, drills, and vehicles
    • Internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
    • Work is performed both indoors in a climate-controlled office environment and outdoors with exposure to normal atmospheric conditions, dirt, dust, weather variables, etc.; Potential risks exist due to handling power tools, equipment, and chemicals; Position involves intensive physical labor associated with maintenance work and requires safety precautions at all times
    • High school diploma and at least 5 years of related work experience, including at least 2 working with high-rise buildings and 3 working with controls including DDC and Pneumatics, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • HVAC Certification
    • EPA Universal Certification
    • Previous experience working with voltages of 24 through 480 volts
    • Previous experience in a programming building automation system
    • Must possess a valid Texas driver's license and be eligible for insurance coverage
    • Associate's degree

    Hiring salary range is $54,528-$62,707

    Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

    Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

    1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
    2. If the position was full time or part time
    3. If the position was paid or unpaid
    4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree

    Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

    Benefits Marketing Statement

    By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.

    Special Instructions

    Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

    If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

    You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

    How to Apply


    We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

    Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

    If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

    Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

    More information on the E-Verify program is available at .

    Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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