HVAC I - Mechanic Preventative Maintenance
: Staff - Full-Time
Under the direction of the HVAC Preventative Maintenance Lead,
performs preventive and scheduled maintenance on buildings and/or
equipment. This will include checking and replacement of belts,
motors and air filters. Checks function and operation of HVAC
equipment. Performs installation, repair, and replacement of
electrical, plumbing, and mechanical on air conditioners, furnaces,
fan coils, make-up air units, rooftop packaged heating and cooling
units, large cooling towers, chemical exhaust fume hoods, fan walls
and fan coils, and compressed air systems. Position involves
technical troubleshooting by use of computer operation, specialized
tools, and procedures. Keeps records and data entry of all
maintenance procedures on a computerized work order system.
Physical ability to work in extreme and hazardous environments
including high voltage, noise from mechanical equipment, outdoors
year round, above ceilings, confined spaces and dirty, dusty
conditions. Use of ladders, scaffolds, and lift equipment in high
reach areas will be necessary. UVU offers an excellent benefits
package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays,
affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D
insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and
dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience OR a
combination of education and experience equal to two years.
Technical or vocational degree in appropriate mechanical trade area
may be substituted for experience.
Licenses/Certifications: Gas and Universal Refrigeration
Certification required within three months of hire date.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* Knowledge of the operation and function of HVAC equipment in a
large, multiple building setting.
* Knowledge of the required maintenance needed for fan coils,
roof-top units, and evaporative cooling.
* Knowledge of maintenance repairs and inventory of various tools
* Knowledge of the safe maintenance procedures needed for repair
and maintenance of equipment.
* Knowledge of HVAC fundamentals such as air flow, water flow, and
* Knowledge of motor alignment, belt tension, and bearing
* Knowledge of recent developments in the HVAC field.
* Skill in troubleshooting and resolving problems with HVAC
* Skill in the repair and diagnosis of air and water moving
* Skill in using various tools in the maintenance and repair of
* Ability to follow written and verbal procedures and
* Ability to work safely in an environment with electrical
* Ability to perform scheduled and preventive maintenance of HVAC
* Ability to read and interpret HVAC technical manuals, schematics,
and building plans.
* Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to the
Experience with preventive and scheduled maintenance service. Two
years of experience in the HVAC field or related experience.
Extensive physical effort. Requires stair climbing; heavy lifting,
handling, pushing or moving objects up to 50 lbs (or greater with
the use of mechanical assistance). Constant standing/walking. Work
involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as
extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, bio-hazardous materials,
dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises. Work environment
involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations
that require following extensive safety precautions and may include
the use of protective equipment.
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous
leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental
insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver
(undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and
substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
$31,052 - $38,816 DOE
Review Start Date:
Open Until Filled:
Special Instructions to Applicant:
will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the
“Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time
after the review date. Please list a minimum of two reference.
References may be contacted at some point during the screening and
selection process for a letter of recommendation.
To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/25226
Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s
qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to
race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability,
veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related
conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by
applicable federal, state, or local law.