Heat and Vent (HVAC) Mechanic

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Cambridge, MASSACHUSETTS
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

HEAT AND VENT (HVAC) MECHANIC, Facilities-Comprehensive Stewardship Group (CSG), to perform a broad range of duties in building heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) operations and maintenance.

REQUIRED: a high school education; a minimum of five years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of building HVAC systems including building management systems; specific experience in the operation of steam heating systems, HVAC controls, gas- and oil-fired heating systems and boilers, and water treatment and refrigeration systems and hands-on experience in the repair, replacement, and adjustment of their operating components; ability to troubleshoot repairs and install pneumatic temperature control systems; experience with Windows, Word, and email; ability to communicate and interact with vendors and work with customers and other tradespeople to plan and complete tasks; ability to read ladder diagrams, blueprints, and schematics; knowledge of and ability to repair all types of pumps; ability to order parts and materials; and knowledge of environmental rooms such as Harris environmental. Must maintain a valid Massachusetts driver’s license. Massachusetts’ refrigeration technician and oil burner technician licenses preferred, as is a universal refrigerant recovery certificate. Sheet metal license and experience also preferred. Job #14543

The schedule for the position is Monday and Thursday through Sunday, 7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M., but must be available to work all shifts as required.


MIT will conduct a background check (including checking criminal records) for finalists. For current MIT SEIU members, this background check will be done for finalists who are bidding for a promotion or for a voluntary transfer to another classification or seniority unit.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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