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HVAC Mechanic II

Pellissippi State Community College   Knoxville, TN   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
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Posted on July 27, 2020

Title: HVAC Mechanic II

Position Summary: To perform preventative and corrective maintenance on HVAC and electrical systems and to install new equipment as needed. Respond to work orders and complaints regarding HVAC-related issues. Troubleshoot and repair equipment to insure proper heating and cooling temperatures in all buildings. Prepare filter and belt orders and other HVAC parts as needed.

Location of Position: Hardin Valley Campus

Required Documents Needed at Time of Application: Resume and copy of unofficial transcripts

Reference check requirements:

·         Non-supervisory roles: three (3) current or former supervisors

·         Supervisory roles: two (2) current or former supervisors and one (1) current or former direct report

·         Personal references (friends, co-workers, clergy, customers, relatives) are not considered acceptable references

Position #: 650660

Type of Appointment: Full-Time

Department: Facilities

Typical Duties & Responsibilities:                                                                                                                                                                                   

85% Troubleshoot and perform repairs on HVAC equipment. Inform supervisor of needed repairs not able to be completed in-house. Perform scheduled preventive maintenance to all building HVAC systems to include motors, air compressors, thermostats, air conditioning units, replacement of belts and filters; lubrication of systems, cooling towers, boilers, chillers, air handlers.

 10%. Assist HVAC Mechanic in maintenance of HVAC systems and any large HVAC projects.  Order and maintain inventory control of HVAC filters and belts.

5% Assist in building maintenance duties as necessary, setups, emergency maintenance and other duties as assigned.

Note: the College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.

Required Qualifications:                                                                                                                                                                                        

Formal Training: High school diploma, valid Tennessee driver’s license, and EPA certification.

Years of Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in commercial Air Conditioning and Heating Maintenance to include 6 months in Building Maintenance. Experience with commercial boiler and chiller systems, heat pump systems, natural gas and electrical powered systems.

Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% credit of full-time work experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Journeyman level experience

Key Result Areas: Keeping air quality and temperatures in all buildings to a high standard and keeping air conditioning and heating units working to a high standard.

Scope of Responsibility: The ability to analyze electrical system and HVAC system problems, reach timely and logical conclusions, and knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Journeyman level experience is preferred. The ability to operate motor vehicles in a safe manner at all times and the ability to work occasional emergency situations on evenings and weekends including snow and ice removal.  Having the knowledge and being able to analyze any and all technical and complex problems that may occur in the HVAC system. In this position, the employee must always follow the policies set forth by Pellissippi State Community College, the Tennessee Board of Regents, and the State of Tennessee along with the safety regulations set forth by OSHA.

Physical Demands: Bending, straightening, climbing, walking, and working on a ladder on a daily basis. Lifting 60 pounds, carrying 50 pounds, and crawling on a weekly basis. Yes, it does. Being able to hear the equipment running and being able to distinguish if equipment is operating properly is important. Yes, it does. It requires being able to inspect equipment so it can be properly installed or repaired and to insure personal safety. Being able to see what you are doing is important as well. Yes, it does. It requires being able to troubleshoot equipment and installing all types of HVAC equipment and to insure HVAC equipment will work properly.

Work Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Pay Rate: $36,980 - $45,430.00/per year. Pay will be determined based on related work experience above required. To be considered in determining pay, all related work experience must be listed on the application.

A summary of our benefits can be found on online: at http://www.pstcc.edu/hr/benefits

Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Pellissippi State has an approved internship program managed by the human resources department.  For work experience credit, interns who participated in this approved internship program for one or more semesters are considered to have earned two (2) years of work experience credit at Pellissippi State.  This credit does not apply to temporary part-time contract workers, student employees, work study employees, interns who were not specifically recruited by human resources, adjuncts, or volunteers.  If you believe you have participated in an approved internship program, please contact human resources at humanresources@pstcc.edu prior to completing your application.

Pellissippi State Community College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA employer.