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HVAC Mechanic- AZ- Campus Facilities

Midwestern University
Glendale, Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024

Job Details

The HVAC Mechanic is responsible for the overall maintenance and repair of the A/C units and fan coils on campus and student housing. This position reports to the Lead HVAC Mechanic.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Repair and maintain, A/C units and fan coils on campus including condos and student housing.
  • Install new ductwork, Staefa & Talon AX controls, Phoenix Control, and AirCuity
  • Repair refrigerators, drinking fountains, lab freezers, chromatography refrigerators, and cafeteria equipment.
  • Order and install A/C parts, air filters, water filters for drinking fountains and ice machines.
  • Maintain parts inventory and ensure efficient and economic use of supplies and materials to conserve University resources.
  • Schedule times with air filter company to change air filters in all main buildings on campus.
  • Arrange a time for apartment filter changes and changing filters.
  • Maintain chiller, boiler and water tower, water pumps, chemicals, motors central plant of mechanical plants.
  • Assist with the maintenance on hot water re-circulating pumps, ensuring bad pumps are replaced
  • Responsible for checking roofing of all Midwestern University properties and calling roofing companies for leaks found in roofs.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of a preventive maintenance system as assigned by Supervisor or Lead HVAC Mechanic.
  • Help with event setups on campus
  • Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This individual must have regular, predictable, in-person attendance and must be able to work in a constant state of alertness. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or GED required. One year certificate from college/technical school or Associates degree or equivalent from two-year College/Technical school is preferred. EPA Universal Certification is required. Must have 1-2 years of HVAC/R experience. Experience in building maintenance is desired. A valid driver's license is required.

Computer Skills

Computer proficiency in MS Office, Word. Excel knowledge is desired.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and color vision.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly the employee will be working near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and outdoor weather conditions. Occasionally the employee will be working in wet or humid conditions (non-weather) work in high, precarious places, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold (non-weather), extreme heat (non-weather) and occasionally there is a risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and post-graduate education in the health sciences. The University has two campuses, one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. More than 6,000 full-time students are enrolled in graduate programs in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, podiatry, optometry, clinical psychology, speech language pathology, biomedical sciences and veterinary medicine. Over 500 full-time faculty members and 400 staff members are dedicated to the education and development of our students in an environment that encourages learning, respect for all members of the health care team, service, interdisciplinary scholarly activity, and personal growth.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance plans as well as life insurance, short/long term disability and pet insurance.  We offer flexible spending accounts including healthcare reimbursement and child/dependent care account.  We offer a work life balance with competitive time off package including paid holiday’s, sick/flex days, personal days and vacation days.  We offer a 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, child care subsidy reimbursement program, identity theft protection and an employee assistance program.  Wellness is important to us and we offer a wellness facility on-site with a fully equipped fitness facility. 

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).  Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.




Midwestern University is an independent, not-for-profit corporation organized primarily to provide graduate and postgraduate education in the health sciences. We are dedicated to the education and development of our students, faculty, and staff in an environment that encourages learning and personal development. 


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