Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana,
Internal Number: 306201
CAMPUS FACILITY SERVICE GENERA (IN-CFSG-IUINA)
Campus Facility Services (CFS) is proud to provide all IUPUI students, faculty, staff, and visitors with a high-quality physical environment. We provide maintenance, grounds and custodial services for more than 70 buildings and parking garages and over 300 acres of lawns, trees, plantings, sidewalks and parking lots. The department is also a frequent partner with IU Capital Projects on campus renovation projects and new construction initiatives.
Our Mission - Campus Facility Services (CFS) - People serving the campus community and caring for the physical environment in support of the IUPUI mission.
Our Vision - Earning customer trust through caring, connected, and competent service professionals.
Installs, maintains, and repairs heating, ventilating, air conditioning and steam distribution equipment and systems. Replaces, repairs or rebuilds, and adjusts valves, piping, steam traps, steam pipes, air dryers and compressors, convectors, and humidifiers. Cleans air handling units, checks fan/blower CFM, checks temperature of bearings, tests motors for amperage, voltage, and RPMs. Installs and repairs thermostats, sensors, controls (DDC), and motors. Wires components to electrical power source.
Utilizes various diagnostic tools and equipment to inspect and test controls and systems and to locate malfunctions.
Performs preventive maintenance to HVAC-related equipment. Changes belts and filters, grease motors, visually check compressors, pumps and other HVAC components. Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears and other parts of machinery. Rods out/cleans heat exchangers and tube bundles. Services forced air furnaces. Cuts, bends, threads, and connects pipe to functional components and water, power, or refrigeration system. Brazes or solders parts to repair defective joints and leaks. Mounts brackets and hangers into floor and walls of building. Fabricates and assembles structural and functional components of refrigeration system, using hand tools, power tools, and welding equipment.
Charges system with proper type of refrigerant by pumping the specified gas or fluid into the system.
May perform water treatments of closed loop water systems, cooling towers, chilled water and heating systems by collecting and testing water samples; add appropriate chemicals to maintain correct levels and balances.
Assists in bidding and design work with manager. Trains apprentices and other personnel one-on-one as needed.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned, including general building maintenance duties. Drives University vehicles as needed. Works any shift as needed. 24-hour a day emergency response as needed. Assists with snow removal activities as necessary.
High school diploma or GED
5 years of verifiable journey level experience OR Certificate in relevant DOL apprenticed trade
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Valid driver's license and ability to be insured by Indiana University upon date of hire
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to represent the company with external constituents
Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion
Strong verbal communication and listening skills
Ability to build strong customer relationships
Quickly troubleshoots and resolves problems
Friendly and service-oriented
Knowledge of applicable building codes, regulations or ordinances
Knowledge of and ability to use materials, methods/principles and tools specific to the needs of the HVAC Mechanic trade
Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and/or schematics
Ability to work with wide variety of cultures and backgrounds
May be required to acquire and maintain position-required certifications
Ability to learn navigation of building management systems
Knowledge of applicable building codes, campus standards, and ordinances
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to remain in a stationary position as well as the ability to move about the workplace for long durations. It requires effective communication, the ability to operate machinery, tools, and controls. The role requires the ability to ascend/descend ladders/stairs, and to position one's self in low level positions, detect a variety of chemicals and/or gases. The role requires the ability to ascend to rooftops and move in tight spaces to perform and complete inspections. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Works during inclement weather (i.e. snow and ice) when weather emergencies dictate that the department is needed to take care of the campus.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.
New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
Campus Safety and Security
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.