Brandeis University is delighted to announce a career opportunity as a Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician II. Brandeis University offers generous benefits package including tuition remission for employees and dependents; generous paid time off and holidays with additional days off around the holidays; medical and dental insurance with a generous retirement savings match. Brandeis University, located in Waltham, Massachusetts only 10 miles from Boston with easy access to 128/95 and the Mass Pike, free parking and a commuter rail stop across the street.
This person installs, troubleshoots and repairs a variety of heating, cooling and ventilating equipment involving work of a diverse nature with minimum supervision. Must have a good knowledge of building temperature control systems and experience in preventative maintenance procedures.
Key Responsibilities: â¢Â Â Â Install, maintain and repair a variety of refrigeration equipment such as centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, steam absorption units, air compressors, fan coil units, fan units, pumps, cooling towers and related piping. â¢Â Â Â Install and maintain pneumatic and electric control systems associated with HVAC and refrigeration equipment. â¢Â Â Â Work from piping diagrams, schematics, blueprints and sketches to plan, lay out and troubleshoot HVAC systems. â¢Â Â Â Keep records, write reports and determine materials to be used and quantities needed. â¢Â Â Â Utilize a variety of tools and instruments associated with the trade. â¢Â Â Â Must observe safety regulations and be familiar with OSHA and EPA requirements. â¢Â Â Â Must clean work area and maintain tools and equipment. â¢Â Â Â Must be experienced in brazing and silver soldering. â¢Â Â Â May direct and train lower-rated helpers. Â
Job Qualifications and Requirements: â¢Â Â Â Must possess a valid driverâ™s license and drive assigned University vehicle. Must possess a valid Massachusetts State Refrigeration License with at least four years â¢Â Â Â Universal type license â¢Â Â Â Must be a high school or trade school graduate with additional courses in refrigeration and air conditioning installation and repair. â¢Â Â Â Minimum of 2 years documented work experience maintaining and installing HVAC systems â¢Â Â Â Basic knowledge of electrical and plumbing equipment in order to assist those trades in making minor repairs and adjustments
Must be physically able to perform all of the essential duties of the position as set forth in this Position Description, including but not limited to the following: â¢Â Â Â Must work on ladders, scaffolds and in pits. â¢Â Â Â Read, write, understand and carry out oral and written instructions in English. â¢Â Â Â Establish and maintain a positive cooperative working relationship with supervisors, fellow workers, department heads and other members of the campus community. Ability to work in an environment subject to frequently changing priorities and time deadlines. â¢Â Â Â Ability to manually lift up to 60 pounds. Heavier material or equipment is lifted using other methods. â¢Â Â Â Ability to install, maintain and repair a variety of refrigeration equipment such as centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, steam absorption units, air compressors, fan coil units, fan units, pumps, cooling towers and related piping. â¢Â Â Â Ability to install and maintain pneumatic and electric control systems associated with HVAC and refrigeration equipment. â¢Â Â Â Ability to work from piping diagrams, schematics, blueprints and sketches to plan, lay out and troubleshoot HVAC systems. â¢Â Â Â Ability to keep records, write reports and determine materials to be used and quantities needed. â¢Â Â Â Ability to utilize a variety of tools and instruments associated with the trade. â¢Â Â Â Ability to observe safety regulations and be familiar with OSHA and EPA requirements. â¢Â Â Â Ability to clean work area and maintain tools and equipment. â¢Â Â Â Ability to braze and silver solder. â¢Â Â Â Ability to direct and train lower-rated helpers.
As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, we are dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Four major academic units with 3,600 undergraduates and 2,050 graduate students comprise the University: the College of Arts and Sciences, the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, the International Business School, and the Rabb School of Continuing Studies. In 1985, Brandeis was elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which represents the 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada. Brandeis has been ranked among the top 35 national universities by U.S. News & World Report every year since the rankings’ inception. Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Our students are motivated, compassionate, curious and open to exploring new and challenging experiences. Brandeis was founded in 1948 as a nonsectarian university under the sponsorship of th...e American Jewish community to embody its highest ethical and cultural values and to express its gratitude to the United States through the traditional Jewish commitment to education. By being a nonsectarian university that welcomes students, teachers and staff of every nationality, religion and orientation, Brandeis renews the American heritage of cultural diversity, equal access to opportunity and freedom of expression.