HVAC Mechanic, HVAC Shop - Planning and Facilities Management – Georgetown University

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Job Type: FullTime

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

HVAC Mechanic, HVAC Shop - Planning and Facilities Management – Georgetown University

The HVAC Mechanic provides a direct service to the department to ensure a comfortable, safe and clean environment in which the University community can live, learn and work. They perform technical trades work to maintain heating, ventilating and air conditioning and/or refrigeration equipment as part of the services provided by the facilities management department to maintain University buildings. Depending upon area assigned, the HVAC Mechanic reports directly to the Mechanical Shop Supervisor or one of the Zone Managers or to the Preventive Maintenance Manager, along with tradesmen and trades helpers, and has duties that include but are not limited to:

HVAC

  • Ensures service to heating/ventilating and air conditioning and/or refrigeration equipment to support University operations. 
  • Responds to work orders, verbal or written requests from users, and supervisor's directions to service equipment. 
  • Examines, tests and measures performance of equipment to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Dismantles, adjusts, replaces and repairs equipment and/or parts to restore proper functioning; and tests and adjusts equipment to ensure proper operation. 
  • Follows up to ensure that noted deficiencies have been properly corrected.
  • Repairs all HVAC equipment up to DDC panel / energy management panels

Preventive Maintenance

  • Ensures preventive maintenance work is scheduled and performed to support University operations. 
  • Performs scheduled preventive maintenance on heating, ventilating and air conditioning and/or refrigeration equipment (including but is not limited to: pneumatic thermostats (calibrating and repairing), pneumatic actuators (adjusting, repairing, and replacing), main air distribution lines, branch air distribution lines; all pneumatic end devices (including EP and PE switches – except those inside the DDC boxes); compressors, dryers, filters, and PRV stations; and VAV controls (calibrating, repairing, and replacing). 
  • Inspects, tests, and adjusts equipment; changes and/or services filters, packing, seals, bearings and other components; cleans and tests equipment for proper operation; and records preventive maintenance service performed.

Major Maintenance

  • Provides unscheduled and major maintenance service from central shop to maintain timely and efficient service. 
  • As directed, performs unscheduled and/or major maintenance service, and repairs of heating, ventilating and air conditioning and/or refrigeration equipment.
  • Installs, replaces and overhauls such equipment as needed.  Participates in building surveys to identify equipment in need of service.

Training and Assistance

  • Provides training and assistance to other workers to improve staff capability. 
  • Provides on the job instruction to helpers and other workers as assigned, as well as in the normal course of performing daily work. 
  • Demonstrates use of tools and equipment, and assigns appropriate tasks to helpers and others, enabling them to develop their skills in the field. 
  • Provides information to supervisors regarding the performance and skill development of helpers and others assigned.

Supplies and Materials

  • Ensures efficient and economic use of supplies and materials to conserve University resources. 
  • Draws and/or requisitions supplies, parts, materials and tools needed to effect repairs; and uses such items economically to avoid undue costs. 
  • Keeps supervisor informed of supply/material needs to ensure that adequate inventory is maintained.

Suggestions, Improvements, and Testing

  • Suggests improvements in service to improve unit operations. 
  • Provides supervisors and department management with advice and suggestions regarding work methods, procedures, parts, tools and related matters for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and cost of service. 
  • As assigned, conducts tests or pilot programs to evaluate new products, methods or procedures; and monitors tests and reports test results with recommendations to supervisor.

Documentation

  • Ensures completion of paperwork to assure accountability. 
  • Records actions taken in response to work orders and other requests, entering such information on forms, documents and/or into computerized record system as needed. 
  • Fills out, completes and submits such other forms and documents as may be required to assure that such information is properly recorded and submitted.

Installation, Operation & Maintenance

  • Ensures that serviced equipment is installed, operated and maintained in accordance with all applicable codes and regulations.
  • Notes and reports any inappropriate installations.
  • Ensures that work is performed in accordance with applicable building codes and local government regulations. 
  • Uses and disposes of materials in accordance with applicable environmental safety and control regulations. 
  • Keeps abreast of changes and new developments in applicable codes and regulations.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalency
  • 5 years of experience in commercial and residential HVAC/refrigeration
  • Universal EPA – CFC certification
  • Completion of apprenticeship or 4 years of equivalent training in the heating/ventilating and air conditioning and refrigeration trade
  • General knowledge of DDC/EMS system and computer controls
  • Good working knowledge of pneumatic controls
  • Computer literacy
  • A valid driver’s license from Maryland, District of Columbia or Virginia

Work Mode: On Campus

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu ) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here  for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu .

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website .

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law .

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu  or view the online interactive benefits guide  for more information.



Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

HVAC Mechanic, HVAC Shop - Planning and Facilities Management – Georgetown University

The HVAC Mechanic provides a direct service to the department to ensure a comfortable, safe and clean environment in which the University community can live, learn and work. They perform technical trades work to maintain heating, ventilating and air conditioning and/or refrigeration equipment as part of the services provided by the facilities management department to maintain University buildings. Depending upon area assigned, the HVAC Mechanic reports directly to the Mechanical Shop Supervisor or one of the Zone Managers or to the Preventive Maintenance Manager, along with tradesmen and trades helpers, and has duties that include but are not limited to:

HVAC

  • Ensures service to heating/ventilating and air conditioning and/or refrigeration equipment to support University operations. 
  • Responds to work orders, verbal or written requests from users, and supervisor's directions to service equipment. 
  • Examines, tests and measures performance of equipment to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Dismantles, adjusts, replaces and repairs equipment and/or parts to restore proper functioning; and tests and adjusts equipment to ensure proper operation. 
  • Follows up to ensure that noted deficiencies have been properly corrected.
  • Repairs all HVAC equipment up to DDC panel / energy management panels

Preventive Maintenance

  • Ensures preventive maintenance work is scheduled and performed to support University operations. 
  • Performs scheduled preventive maintenance on heating, ventilating and air conditioning and/or refrigeration equipment (including but is not limited to: pneumatic thermostats (calibrating and repairing), pneumatic actuators (adjusting, repairing, and replacing), main air distribution lines, branch air distribution lines; all pneumatic end devices (including EP and PE switches – except those inside the DDC boxes); compressors, dryers, filters, and PRV stations; and VAV controls (calibrating, repairing, and replacing). 
  • Inspects, tests, and adjusts equipment; changes and/or services filters, packing, seals, bearings and other components; cleans and tests equipment for proper operation; and records preventive maintenance service performed.

Major Maintenance

  • Provides unscheduled and major maintenance service from central shop to maintain timely and efficient service. 
  • As directed, performs unscheduled and/or major maintenance service, and repairs of heating, ventilating and air conditioning and/or refrigeration equipment.
  • Installs, replaces and overhauls such equipment as needed.  Participates in building surveys to identify equipment in need of service.

Training and Assistance

  • Provides training and assistance to other workers to improve staff capability. 
  • Provides on the job instruction to helpers and other workers as assigned, as well as in the normal course of performing daily work. 
  • Demonstrates use of tools and equipment, and assigns appropriate tasks to helpers and others, enabling them to develop their skills in the field. 
  • Provides information to supervisors regarding the performance and skill development of helpers and others assigned.

Supplies and Materials

  • Ensures efficient and economic use of supplies and materials to conserve University resources. 
  • Draws and/or requisitions supplies, parts, materials and tools needed to effect repairs; and uses such items economically to avoid undue costs. 
  • Keeps supervisor informed of supply/material needs to ensure that adequate inventory is maintained.

Suggestions, Improvements, and Testing

  • Suggests improvements in service to improve unit operations. 
  • Provides supervisors and department management with advice and suggestions regarding work methods, procedures, parts, tools and related matters for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and cost of service. 
  • As assigned, conducts tests or pilot programs to evaluate new products, methods or procedures; and monitors tests and reports test results with recommendations to supervisor.

Documentation

  • Ensures completion of paperwork to assure accountability. 
  • Records actions taken in response to work orders and other requests, entering such information on forms, documents and/or into computerized record system as needed. 
  • Fills out, completes and submits such other forms and documents as may be required to assure that such information is properly recorded and submitted.

Installation, Operation & Maintenance

  • Ensures that serviced equipment is installed, operated and maintained in accordance with all applicable codes and regulations.
  • Notes and reports any inappropriate installations.
  • Ensures that work is performed in accordance with applicable building codes and local government regulations. 
  • Uses and disposes of materials in accordance with applicable environmental safety and control regulations. 
  • Keeps abreast of changes and new developments in applicable codes and regulations.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalency
  • 5 years of experience in commercial and residential HVAC/refrigeration
  • Universal EPA – CFC certification
  • Completion of apprenticeship or 4 years of equivalent training in the heating/ventilating and air conditioning and refrigeration trade
  • General knowledge of DDC/EMS system and computer controls
  • Good working knowledge of pneumatic controls
  • Computer literacy
  • A valid driver’s license from Maryland, District of Columbia or Virginia

Work Mode: On Campus

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu ) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here  for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu .

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website .

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law .

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu  or view the online interactive benefits guide  for more information.


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