Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.
Job Title Building Equipment Mechanic (S03682) Job Description Summary Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, has an immediate need for a full-time Building Equipment Mechanic in the Facilities Operations Department. The work schedule is Tuesday-Saturday, 10:30pm-7am. This is a non-exempt, bargaining position, grade 25. For non-exempt positions, you are not eligible to work a secondary job at Montgomery College. This position is considered Essential Personnel.
Under supervision/direction, incumbents in this Job Class are engaged in maintaining and operating existing building heating and cooling equipment as well as performing mechanical maintenance and repair of building heating and cooling systems and associated pumps, fans, chillers, water lines and other equipment. Apply standard trade practices, and follow applicable codes and regulations in completing assignments.
Contacts and interaction vary and may involve multiple constituencies such as contractors, energy management personnel, other trades employees, supervisors, managers, directors and contractors concerning the operation, maintenance and use of the College community as well interaction with students, vendors and the public, providing information, service and assistance.
Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., Montgomery College is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College. Job Description
Duties include but are not limited to:
Ensure proper boiler room equipment operation, to include: pumps, boilers, water treatment, air lines, variable frequency drives, expansion tank water levels, temperatures, pressures, exhaust fans, water and oil meters, chillers and related equipment.
Receive and respond to work orders for various buildings.
Troubleshoot/resolve problems identified in work orders to include: heating, cooling, potable water, and strange odors.
Switch cooling and heating systems semi-annually; start and stop gas and ammonia chillers; prepare and melt ice for chillers and glycol systems.
Check refrigerant, oil levels, oil pressure, and temperature.
Conduct regularly scheduled preventative maintenance on all boiler room equipment.
Order required parts and supplies for equipment maintenance, repair, or replacement.
Inspect assigned buildings to ensure that all heating, plumbing and electrical systems are operating properly.
Perform daily routine and emergency work order requests.
Perform preventive maintenance, such as seasonal repairs and upgrades to HVAC systems (the latter under the direction of a HVAC mechanic).
Track assigned work orders progress in work order database to ensure tasks performed are documented.
Replace ceiling tiles, helps with snow removal, performs temporary roofs repairs, fabricates motor mounts for HVAC units (welding/braising); repairs water pumps to pool.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED, and completion of a vocational or apprentice-level training program in operating building heating and cooling equipment, Stationary Engineer or HVAC, and/or any combination of education, training, and experience providing understanding of the field and the ability to perform the duties of the job.
Four years of progressively responsible experience working with commercial heating ventilation and air conditioning systems, air handling units and VAV boxes, rooftop packaged unit.
Working knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools, and materials common to HVAC repair, maintenance.
Working knowledge of building and fire codes, and occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
Working knowledge of Pneumatic line, low voltage and direct digital controls.
Working knowledge of boiler and hydronic distribution systems.
Working knowledge of air distribution systems, and familiarity with in the operation, troubleshooting, repairs and preventive maintenance of HVAC equipment (systems), including # 2 fuel fired boilers and related components.
Working knowledge of the procedure for conducting failure analysis. Knowledge of PC based test equipment and self-contained testing equipment.
Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work cooperatively with others as well as communicate effectively (verbally and in writing), and follow written and verbal instructions.
Knowledge of basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
Outlook), the Internet and Windows-based applications.
Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship