Applicants must be a Colorado resident.
The HVAC Trainee will perform preventative maintenance tasks, and
repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment.
This position's duties will primarily involve changing air handling
unit filters, maintaining HVAC equipment, exhaust fans, air
compressors, pumps, chillers, cooling towers, mechanical rooms, and
repair or replacement of these elements in coordination with the
building operations shop. Cleaning cooling towers and punching
chiller tubes, and supporting building operations as needed.
Performing some water treatment tasks of open and closed loop
While working in this capacity, this position performs tasks that
are structured and designed to provide training and experience in
the HVAC field . Employees in this program learn to apply
established practices and methods directly related to the
assignment. Upon completion of this training the employee should
meet the minimum experience level requirements of a Pipe/Mechanical
Trades I position .
The tasks performed do not require any specific previous education
or experience. However, mechanical aptitude or ability and a
willingness to learn are required.
Mechanical ability such as those listed below
- Use of tools
- Reading rulers and gauges
- Proper lifting techniques
- Mechanical movements
- Electrical concepts
- Attention to detail
- Interpersonal skills
- Strong work ethic
- Time management skills
- Communication skills
- Organizational skills
- Course work in a formalized heating, ventilation and air
conditioning apprenticeship program, or higher level, non-
correspondence course work in the same field from an accredited
vocational school or university or HVAC correspondence course work
such as Penn Foster, etc.
- Residential and/or commercial HVAC experience
- Experience with preventative maintenance activities such as
HVAC, auto mechanics, mechanical equipment, etc.
- Basic computer skills in order to enter work orders into a
computerized work order system, use email and perform basic
spreadsheet and word processor computer work
- Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication
- Prior state experience is preferred
- Part-time work will be prorated
Provide specific examples of how your previous job experience
relates to each of these desired qualifications and the months or
years of experience that you have with each. Failure to include
adequate information may result in your application not being
accepted for this position and may affect your score or inclusion
in the final pool of qualified candidates.
Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all
persons. Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex,
gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry,
creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin,
disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status
or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate
against community members for filing complaints regarding or
implicating any of these protected statuses.
Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal
opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of
its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its
efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.
Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with
federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations,
executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent
discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the
Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of
inequity or concerns for safety.
How to Apply
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$17.89 - $25.43 Hourly
Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s
education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope
and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role,
work location, and external market and internal value when
determining a salary level for potential new employees.
Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include pay,
health & wellness and work/life balance offerings. The state of
Colorado portfolio of benefits to classified employees includes
medical, dental, disability insurance, life insurance, health
savings account, flexible spending accounts, discount programs, and
retirement savings plans. Additionally, Classified employees at
Mines are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and
dependents), paid holidays and vacation/sick leave. For additional
plan details, please visit the State of Colorado Employee
Physical Demands Screening Required
June 06, 2023 Mountain Daylight Time
20 Jun 2023 Mountain Daylight Time