Mechanical Specialist HVAC CL1 or CL2 (2 positions) - Revised Pay Rate & Qualifications!

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Gorham, ME, USA
  • Oct 08, 2021
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description

 

 

Position Title: Mechanical Specialist HVAC CL1 or CL2 (2 positions) - Revised Pay Rate & Qualifications! Campus: Multiple Locations City, State: Gorham ME Department: Maintenance Services - PMAS Bargaining Unit: Serv & Maint Salary Band/Wage Band: $18.79/hr - $20.33/hr Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:00pm Statement of Job:

Are you an 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 two full-time Mechanical Specialist CL1 or CL2 positions - one on the Gorham Campus and one on the Portland Campus. 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 $18.79/hr for CL1 and $20.33/hr for CL2 and offers a highly competitive benefits package that includes a tution wiaver program for employees and tuition discounts for spouses and eligible dependents; vacation, sick and holiday pay; health, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; short- and long-term disability insurance; a 403(b) retirement plan and more.

UMS Benefits Information Summary

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 team members who demonstrate a commitment to this promise each and every day, and who support our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.  

The University of Southern Maine is 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.

Incumbents perform duties related to maintaining the operations of an assigned mechanical system by performing established preventative maintenance, troubleshooting operational issues, and installing and inspecting systems. Work is primarily non-routine in nature due to calls for service and the variety of assigned projects. Incumbents communicate with other University staff to schedule and plan projects. Incumbents 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: 

  • Install, maintain and repair heating, ventilating, air conditioning and steam distribution equipment and systems to optimize energy use.
  • Operate a variety of equipment such as hand tools, iPad, and diagnostic hardware to perform work.
  • Install, maintain and repair computerized electronic pneumatic and digital direct control devises related to HVAC and heat control.
  • Requisition material and supplies from stockroom, call vendors to discuss needs for parts and supplies, and recommend purchases and suppliers.
  • Maintain electronic/pneumatic testing equipment.
  • Respond to a full range of calls for service in assigned skilled trade.
  • Coordinate repairs and maintenance with University departments and other skilled trades departments to schedule work.
  • May perform maintenance in multiple skilled trades.

 

Qualifications:

Requirements:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) and ability to obtain appropriate certification or license
  • 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 
  • Must have valid State of Maine driver's license that meets APL requirements for ability to drive and operate University vehicles and equipment
  • To be considered for CL1, candidates must have at least one year of related work experience. To be considered for CL2, candidates must have at least three years of HVAC or other trades-related work experience.

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.

Review of applicants will start immediately and continue until positions are filled.

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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