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HVAC, Refrigeration

Middlebury College
Vermont, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 13, 2024

HVAC, Refrigeration

Installs, repairs and maintains freezers and refrigerators, plumbing systems and HVAC systems for campus buildings and facilities.

This is a full time, benefits eligible, hourly position with a hiring range of $26.32-$32.91 per hour.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Installs, maintains and repairs refrigerators and freezers, maintains records of repair and advises on/performs preventative maintenance; keeps up-to-date records of chemicals used in refrigerators and freezers, ensures that chemical levels are in compliance with regulations.
  • Installs and repairs appliances, air handling units, heat pumps, steam systems, heat exchangers, and other associated building systems.
  • Performs maintenance and repair of various facilities as indicated on daily work orders (plumbing and HVAC); orders materials needed to complete jobs from stock area; lays out and installs plumbing and other jobs to comply with plumbing codes.
  • Performs testing procedures to troubleshoot all electromechanical systems on campus equipment.
  • Maintains ammonia-based refrigeration equipment at ice rink.
  • Performs associated Facilities Services maintenance work as requested, including, but not limited to: snow removal, event set-up and clean-up, truck loading and unloading and grounds maintenance.
  • Works cooperatively with others and accepts direction from supervisors.
  • Performs all duties in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with established Middlebury College and departmental policies and procedures.

Middlebury College is an equal-opportunity employer where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. To this end, the College recruits talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across the United States and around the world. Middlebury College encourages applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of other protected classes and historically underrepresented communities. The College also invites applications from individuals who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required with appropriate technical school training in refrigeration systems, electro-mechanic systems and plumbing systems with at least 5 years related work experience, 10 preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of refrigeration, electromechanical and plumbing systems necessary; must be a type I and II Certified Refrigerant Technician.
  • Class "S" license A1 automatic gas/oil heat , C3 refrigeration/air conditioning or journeymen electrical preferred
  • Certified propane, natural gas installer and/or Oil heat silver technician training preferred.
    Furnishes own hand tools for plumbing/mechanical work.
  • Must have valid driver's license with clean driving record and own vehicle for transportation of self, tools and procuring small materials.
  • Prior experience working with building automated systems (Siemens and Automated Logic) preferred.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Must be available for emergency maintenance calls on evenings and weekends according to rotational schedule. Ability to work Saturdays and Sundays when on call and during other emergency/major event situations.

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment physical Exam and criminal background check.

As an employee of Middlebury College, you will enjoy being part of a vibrant supportive community. Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and competitive health, dental, life, disability, generous retirement matching, and vision benefits, Middlebury offers a generous time-away program - up to 34 days per year during the first two years of service, increasing as the term of service lengthens. Middlebury employees are eligible for robust educational assistance programs as well as free or reduced rates for cultural events and use of sporting facilities (including the College's golf course and Nordic and alpine ski area). The result is a very high quality-of-life in a gorgeous setting. Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and other perks of employment including:
  • MiddCard Privileges: access to athletic facilities, discounts at the College store, library privileges, and discounts at cultural and sporting events. In addition, the card allows door access to certain campus buildings. Spouses or domestic partners of benefits-eligible employees are eligible to receive a Spouse/Partner card with the same privileges as the employee card (except door access).
  • Discounts on season passes at Middlebury College Snow Bowl, the Ralph Myhre Golf Course and the Rikert Outdoor Center.
  • Access to our Partner Inclusion Program that provides comprehensive support services to the spouses and partners of Middlebury employees.
  • A full listing of our benefit offerings can be found on our website by following this web link:
  • Or click see some of the other fun perks of working at Middlebury, whether in Vermont or Monterey!

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