Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an HVAC/R Mechanic I for the University Facilities and Capital Planning Department.
Under the direction of the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction, performs a variety of maintenance repairs and installation/replacement of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration systems, and/or system components. Assists in the work direction of other mechanics, trades helpers and mechanics of other skilled trades.
Operates, maintains, repairs and installs heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment HVAC/R, as well as controls ancillary equipment and support systems.
Responds to HVAC/R trouble calls and requests within the facilities, using hand tools, power tools, analyzing equipment and testing instruments.
Performs routine maintenance, preventive maintenance and inspections on HVAC/R equipment and related equipment/systems.
Prepares, maintains and submits to the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction requisitions for material, work orders, required records and reports, pertaining to HVAC/R equipment/systems.
Maintains daily time sheets and information pertaining to work performed and time spent.
Interprets data from the Power Plant, mechanical systems, control systems, energy management systems and shift log; takes action and makes the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction aware of the appropriate action taken.
Prepares or works from sketches, plans, specifications, in accordance with HVAC/R standards.
Analyzes situations requiring the modification or repair of facility equipment/systems and makes recommendations for same.
Services all refrigerant equipment and high-pressure appliances as defined by EPA 40-CFR.
Assists in the work direction of other mechanics, trades helpers and mechanics of other skilled trades.
Understands and adheres to Rutgers' compliance standards as they appear in RBHS' Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Technical school diploma or an equivalent level of knowledge plus five years of experience in the operation, maintenance and installation of HVAC/R equipment, in an industrial, education and/or healthcare setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Minimum requirement of Type II, EPA Certificate, 40-CFR, Part 82, Subpart F.
Sound knowledge of blue print and schematic reading.
Thorough knowledge of all applicable (local, state and national) codes.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Position requires the ability to perform physical labor without restrictions, including lifting equipment in excess of fifty pounds, performing work on roofs, scaffolds and ladders.
Must be capable of passing and maintaining the New Jersey Pesticide License Testing Requirement.
Valid Driver's License is required.
Posting Number: 18ST0252
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 58599
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.