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HVAC Technician III

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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
HVAC Technician III

Working Title
HVAC Technician III

600370-Facilities - Building Administration

Pay Rate



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

Completed UCM online application for employment required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.
NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday-Friday 7:30 am -4:00 pm
Occasional nights and weekends

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

1. Perform specialized and general work in the installation, adjusting, programming, maintaining, and servicing of all HVAC automation systems including all support equipment needed for the operation of equipment.
2. Operates and maintains the Universities’ computer automation systems and HVAC equipment. Programs the system for new applications and makes adjustments to the systems programs to keep it current for the changing needs of the University.
3. Participate in the design of new or modification of existing HVAC systems where the automation of those systems is a factor. Actively assists the contract manager with projects involving HVAC control systems.
4. Assist in the repair and troubleshooting of the HVAC systems and equipment.
5. Train HVAC technicians and inform building managers in the operation of HVAC systems to achieve the most economical performance if the system, while maintaining the comfort of all users of University facilities.
6. Performs preventive maintenance, as assigned.

Education & Formal Training
Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Formal training (specify), Education/Experience substitution (specify)

Other Education & Formal Training

-Bachelor’s degree in the following field(s) of study: HVAC Technology or related field required.
-Formal Electrical or HVAC training and/or related military experience may be substituted for the required experience.
-Education may be substituted for experience or if experience may be substituted for education. Note that equivalencies are based on the following: AA or 60 credit hours = 2 years experience; BA/BS or 120 credit hours = 4 years experience; MA/MS = 6 years experience; PhD = 8 years experience.

Computer Skills


1. Four years HVAC experience in the maintenance and repair of large HVAC and refrigeration systems in an industrial or commercial setting as a seasoned trades person (considered as a mastercrafts person), including one year of verifiable experience in the operation of automated HVAC systems.
2. Experience with building automation systems modification and programming preferred

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Driver's license, Missouri license required

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

-Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.
-General mechanical and electrical ability.
-General knowledge of systems operations, steam, A/C, plumbing, and refrigeration.
-Ability to read and understand simple blueprints, diagrams, sketches, schematics, and drawings.
-Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
-Maturity of judgement and behavior.
-Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
-Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
-Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
-Ability to work well under pressure
-Ability to work well alone and in a team.

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises, Lifting (weight) - 70 lbs

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

-Work in cramped spaces, hot areas, wet areas
-Exposure to electrical current.
-Work from ladders, scaffolds, lifts and bucket truck

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
On call/standby work required, Uniform required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions

Other Special Working Conditions

-Overtime as needed by the University.
-Deadlines due to malfunctioning equipment.

Ability to Keyboard

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

-Universal Recovery Certificate required.
-North American Technical Excellence – HVAC Support Technician Certification required.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
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University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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