HVAC Technician

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Work type: Classified, Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Facilities Maintenance

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

To perform journey-level installation, maintenance, and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; perform related work.

We currently have two openings and will keep this posted until filled.

Level Scope:

Regularly works on tasks that are varied and complex. Applies full range and job knowledge; frequently adapts procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet specialized needs; may serve as lead; performs broad and/or focused assignments under general supervision; originality and ingenuity are often required to help establish procedures in functional area; relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks.

Essential Functions:
  • Journeyman HVAC 4 Mechanic shall have the skill set and experience to install, maintain, and repair heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems ranging from 1 to 500 ton equipment.
  • Monitors HVAC systems and operations, and ensures that routine preventive maintenance is performed according to established schedules and standards.
  • Responds to hot and cold calls, then troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Checks, repairs and/or replaces valves, motors, controls, switches, gauges, wiring, fans, pumps, compressors, condensers, cores, pipes and other functional components of the system.
  • Services Chillers, centrifugal, cooling towers, steam boiler, refrigeration and water and air distribution systems.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Inspects completed work for conformance with requirements of local building and safety codes.
  • Estimates time and material costs on HVAC projects.
  • Requisitions HVAC supplies and equipment.
  • Develops capital project scope and budget for equipment replacements and energy conservation opportunities.
  • Verify and implement preventive maintenance standards on all HVAC distribution equipment.
  • Document all work in the CMMS system.
  • Operate, maintain and program building automation systems.
  • Enforces all Boise State University safety and risk management policies and procedures; reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner and identifies and corrects unsafe work conditions with management oversight.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • Participate in the "On-Call" rotation.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● EPA universal certification for service technicians;
● Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
● Quality control analysis

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience: Charging, starting, and checking for proper operation of HVAC type equipment and related devices; troubleshooting and repairing digital electronic and pneumatic HVAC control systems; starting, stopping, and troubleshooting chiller operations and chilled water systems; modifying and/or installing natural gas and water piping; operating, maintaining, diagnosing problems, and repairing industrial type HVAC systems and control devices; performing basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and sheet metal work; welding and repairing material and brazing pipe; cutting, brazing and soldering high pressure refrigerant piping.

Required Licenses: HVAC Journeyman Licensing AND Universal Refrigerant Licensing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience
  • HVAC Journeyman License for the State of Idaho
  • Universal EPA License
  • 10 or more years of related work experience
  • Large tonnage background: Commercial and industrial applications
  • Holds appropriate license/certification for the specific work to be done in the city and state in which the work will be done.
  • Minimum requirement is EPA CFC Universal Certificate 
Salary and Benefits:

Benefits:
This position starts at $26.37 per hour. Boise State University has impressive Benefits and Total Rewards offerings that go past just Health Insurance. From employer paid life insurance to severely reduced tuition for employees and their family members, there are limitless reasons to join the Boise State Family. If you would like more information on everything Boise State has to offer please visit our website: https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/

  • Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho: 
    • Employee contributions: 7.16% University contributions: 11.94% 
  • Tuition Fee Waiver: for self, spouse, and dependents
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance 
  • Time Off
    • Holidays
    • Sick Leave
    • Vacation Leave
    • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

 

 

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