AC MECHANIC I
Number of Vacancies:
Campus Facilities Operations
Scope of Job:
To provide assistance with repairing and maintaining air
conditioning equipment. Responsible for the regular service of all
air conditioning systems.
Description of Duties:
• Assists with the installation, repair and preventative
maintenance on all air conditioning and heating systems.
• Assists in calibrating, installing, maintenance, and repair of
pneumatic thermostats, air handlers, refrigeration devices,
refrigerators, ice makers, compressors, fans, blowers, motors,
water pumps, insulation, valves, boilers, and all other related
equipment and devices.
• May provide general or manual labor on a variety of
• Gathers tools and supplies to be used at work site, according to
• Assists in lifting, positioning and fastening objects and
equipment; removes old equipment as required.
• Completes the routine maintenance chores, such as cleaning units,
filter replacement, rust removal and repainting, draining and
filling oil reservoirs.
• Cleans up after jobs at the work site and maintains shop clean
• Assists in maintaining tools and equipment in good condition, and
in keeping supplies and parts in order.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Specific supervision from assigned supervisor.
Completion of 10th grade or equivalent. Ability to read and write
English well enough to comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets
(MSDS) on cleansers, chemicals, and other containers, and to
understand work orders, complete time cards, and receive oral and
written work directions.
As condition of employment this position requires the applicant to
be authorized to operate a University-Owned Vehicle for Official
University Business. Per University of Texas System Policy 157,
applicants will be subject to a motor vehicle record check for
their most recent thirty-six (36) month history. Out of State
Drivers are required to submit a 36-month history MVR from their
prior State of residence(s).
One (1) year of skilled level experience as a refrigeration or AC
Skilled in the use of all equipment of the A/C trade.
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties.
Exposure to outside environments, hot, dry, wet, cold; some work in
restricted spaces, exposure to dust, some duties and working
conditions may create bodily strain and discomfort.
Duties may involve the lifting and moving of heavy objects,
stooping, crawling, climbing, reaching, and other activities
requiring physical exertion. Danger of falls, chemicals, electrical
shock and burns, and hazards and conditions inherent to the trade
or assignment. This position will be subject to a pre-employment
Commensurate with Experience
Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date:
Grant Funded Position:
If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to
promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all
individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex,
age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In
accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights
act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is
committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures
non-discrimination in its education programs and activities,
including employment. We encourage women, minorities and
differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any
confidential information from the documents you attach with your
application. The confidential information includes the
Date of Birth
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to
submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding
your application to the department as per your submission. The
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to
discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date
of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three
(3) calendar days.
If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at
for detailed contact information.
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is
subject to change based on need.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background
check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval
from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/30256