Mechanical Specialist HVAC CL2

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Gorham, ME
  • Apr 13, 2021
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description

 

 

Position Title: Mechanical Specialist HVAC CL2 Campus: Gorham City, State: Gorham, ME Department: Maintenance Services - PMAS Bargaining Unit: Serv & Maint Salary Band/Wage Band: B22, Step 3, $17.73 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:00pm Statement of Job:

Are you an experienced HVAC technician who thrives in a fast-paced environment? Does working in a diverse and meaningful environment interest you? The University of Southern Maine seeks applicants for a full-time position as Mechanical Specialist HVAC CL2. The Facilities Management department is core to USM's ability to deliver an exceptional and affordable educational experience to students in Maine and across the country. This is an opportunity to be a part of this exciting mission - not to mention an opportunity for you to advance your education with our tuition waiver program!

Pay is $17.73 per hour and offers a highly competitive benefits package that includes: vacation, sick and holiday pay, health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, a tuition waiver program for employees and their spouse or dependent child(ren), a 403(b) retirement plan and more.

For more information on benefits: https://usm.hiretouch.com/uploads/457/file/Service_Maintenance.pdf

The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

We live our USM Service Promise of Student Focused Every Day and we are looking for a team member who demonstrates a commitment to this promise each and every day, and who supports our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.  

We are the University of Everyone - committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants who are multilingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

JOB INFORMATION

Incumbent performs duties related to maintaining the operations of an assigned mechanical system by performing established preventative maintenance, troubleshooting operational issues, installing systems, and inspecting systems. Work is primarily non-routine in nature due to calls for service and the variety of assigned projects. Incumbent communicates with other University staff to schedule and plan projects. Incumbent understands the full scope of the assigned mechanical trade(s) to accomplish assigned projects and calls for service. Incumbent will be responsible for coordinating project steps with other trades and performing all levels of troubleshooting and emergency repair. This is an essential position with the expectation of reporting to work during declared administrative leaves and administrative holidays, including campus closures due to the inclement weather.

Duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Installs, maintains and repairs heating, ventilating, air conditioning and steam distribution equipment and systems to optimize energy use.
  • Operates a variety of equipment such as hand tools, iPad, and diagnostic hardware to perform work.
  • Installs, maintains and repairs computerized electronic pneumatic and digital direct control devises related to HVAC and heat control.
  • Requisitions material and supplies from stockroom, calls vendors to discuss needs for parts and supplies, and recommends purchases and suppliers.
  • Maintains electronic/pneumatic testing equipment.
  • Responding to a full range of calls for service in assigned skilled trade.
  • Coordinating repairs and maintenance with University departments and other skilled trades departments to schedule work.
  • May perform maintenance in multiple skilled trades

To view the complete classification specification: http://staticweb.maine.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/UMS-Mechanical-Specialist-07-26-2018.pdf?0fa197

Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with sufficient experience to obtain appropriate certification or license (Apprentice, and/or Journeyman, and/or Propane & Natural Gas)
  • Proven ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. 
  • Three years of HVAC related work experience
  • Must have valid State of Maine driver's license that meets APL requirements for ability to drive and operate University vehicles and equipment

Other Information:

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To apply:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position."  You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

All required materials must be submitted byMay 16, 2021.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711

Application Details

Apply Here: https://usm.hiretouch.com/view-all-jobs

 

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

 

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