To provide skills at an advanced or master level and responsible for the complete service of all heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment on UT Arlington's campus.
Maintain and repair the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment on campus. Provide technical capability in troubleshooting energy management control system and other electronic controls. Use EMCS to diagnose building problems and make necessary adjustments in control strategies. Preventive maintenance to include: checking/calibrating, replacing sensors, greasing bearings, changing belts, changing motors, changing filters, changing fluids, and keeping equipment clean. Install/replace equipment and ductwork as required in remodels and projects. Process work order and EPA paperwork as required. Ensure proper Freon disposal and adherence to state disposal codes. Recommend the ordering of parts as needed for repairs. Recommend alternations/modifications to work order schedules and equipment selections. Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair steam and hydronic boiler systems, vacuum pumps, air compressors, and VFD's. Oversee AC Mechanic I's and II's during projects for safety and training purposes. Performs other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or vocational school certificate with special courses in electricity, plumbing or air conditioning or the equivalent experience. Five (5) years of advanced journeyman or master's level experience in repair and maintenance of HVAC equipment and systems. Experience and working knowledge with an energy management system, preferably Siemens Apogee. Current EPA Universal Refrigerant Certification or must obtain certification within six (6)months of hire.
Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred. Strong communications skills for positive interaction with campus staff, faculty and students. Able to perform moderately heavy physical work; lift/carry 40 pounds of equipment and supplies. Must be accurate in all phases of work performed. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to use all hand and power tools common the hvac trade. Ability to operate forklift, man-lifts, or knowledge of hand signals used in construction trade is helpful.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major .
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.