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Certified Refrigeration Technician

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

Schedule: M_F_8AM_430PM

General Statement of Duties: Under general supervision performs skilled work at the journeyman level in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of refrigeration systems (including commercial refrigeration units, cooling dx-units under 20tons, and multizone VRF/VRV systems). Must efficiently diagnose and resolve refrigeration equipment service issues. Must complete work order requests and document accordingly within a computer system. Also will comply with the proper disposal/recovery and documentation of refrigerants to be in compliance with the Clean Air Act of 1991. 

Required Minimum Training and Experience:
Requires a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.  Minimum of four (4) years journeyman experience as a HVAC/R 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 commercial and industrial refrigeration systems and satisfactory completion of four-year certified State of Delaware HVAC apprenticeship program or equivalent.

Special Requirements:
With or without assistance, must be able to exert 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and job-related materials and/or equipment.  Requires the ability to accurately discern colors.   The employee is required to climb stairs, use 12-ft ladders and 32-ft. aerial lifts, work on rooftops, work from scaffolding and high areas using appropriate harness and tether equipment, and use ramps and aerial lift devices above ground in order to work above floor level and/or in pits.  This position is considered essential, meaning that personnel must report to work during times of emergencies and extreme weather conditions, safety permitting.   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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