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Certified HVAC Technician

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College / VP Area: Facilities/Real Estate/Aux Svc
Work type: AFSCME
Location: Newark
Categories: Facilities Management, Full Time


Monday - Friday

4pm - 12:30am

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must possess knowledge of HVAC/R installation, troubleshooting, repair and preventive and applied maintenance, mechanical equipment, utilities, distribution systems, controls and/or HVAC/R systems, including maintenance, troubleshooting and automatic temperature control devices including systems with refrigerants. Must be able to repair and maintain commercial HVAC systems, including all types of ATC controls (pneumatic, electrical, and electronic). Requires knowledge of the use of leak detectors, refrigerant charging methods, and procedures, and systems analysis, ability to work with all HVAC equipment under 20-tons capacity, use of refrigerant recovery systems and disposal of refrigerants. Requires the skill and ability of pipe fitting for the carrying of low-pressure steam, hot water, and chilled water. Ability to use hand and power tools, perform preventive maintenance according to published guidelines, repair and/or replace building mechanical systems components. Ability to safely work around rotating equipment. Demonstrated understanding of practices and processes for starting and stopping equipment. Ability to perform routine maintenance of assigned equipment; basic knowledge of the Energy Management System. Ability to use meters and test equipment in the troubleshooting and repair of a HVAC system, ability to work from complex diagrams and drawings related to HVAC. Ability to understand and follow safety procedures. Knowledge of sheet metal work as it relates to air ducts. Ability to comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to interact well with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds.


REQUIRED MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Requires a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Minimum of four (4) years journeyman experience as a HVAC mechanic required. A certificate of completion as a Type I and II technician as required by 40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F, of the Federal Clean Air Act. Experience in the maintenance and repair of domestic, commercial, and industrial HVAC systems and satisfactory completion of four-year certified State of Delaware HVAC apprenticeship program or equivalent.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license in order to drive University of Delaware vehicles to get to and from job sites.  Non-allergic to solvents, gases, and chemicals commonly associated with refrigerant equipment, handling and storage of high-pressure gases.

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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