HVAC Physical Plant Mechanic

Updated: about 18 hours ago
Location: Santa Cruz, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!
HVAC Physical Plant Mechanic  
Business and Administrative Services [314]  
Physical Plant  
Building Utility & Fleet Services  
Career [2]  
Immediate Opening
Full time  
Two positions being hired.
Schedule: Sunday - Thursday or Tuesday - Saturday  
Minimum Starting Salary: $37.77/hourly. Salary will increase to $41.65/hourly upon successful completion of 6 months of satisfactory service.  
This position is eligible for Full benefits.  
Physical Plant Mechanic - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning [8174 - HVA]  
Union Represented  
Not Applicable  
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.  
Under the supervision of the HVAC Superintendent and HVAC Supervisor: Employee inspects, maintains, repairs, and installs equipment. Inspects, maintains, and performs necessary repairs and installation on equipment including, but not limited to, various types of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, seawater distribution systems, refrigeration, clean labs, fume hoods, kitchen machinery, and automatic controls' systems that are common to all University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) buildings. Keep up with rapidly evolving HVAC/R and BMS technology. Request training as required to meet this demand. Perform other duties as assigned.  
Journey level experience and/or skills in the installation, maintenance, and repair of building heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, (HVAC/R), equipment, electrical, plumbing equipment, kitchen equipment.
Experience and ability to read, and understand blueprints, electrical wiring diagrams, and electronic schematics.
Knowledge of and ability in troubleshooting electronic, electric circuitry and pneumatic controls.
Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Knowledge of national, state, and local codes and safety standards.
Experience and ability to operate and maintain a variety of power and hand tools.
Good oral communication and interpersonal skills, sufficient to interact with member of the campus community.
Ability to work independently, and in a team setting.  
Universal level EPA refrigerant certification recommended.  
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check within 90 days of the live scan.
Must possess a valid license to drive in the state of California; will be required to provide a current DMV record.
Must be able to move up to 75 pounds with or without accommodation.
Must be in possession of an EPA refrigerant certification, Type I & II minimum.
Able to perform duties in confined spaces, noisy mechanical rooms, manholes, attics, from ladders and other disadvantaged locations.
Must be able to work scheduled overtime, and be available for emergency overtime when the need arises by responding to overtime call outs before and after standard scheduled hours of work.
Able to work a temporary alternative schedule or shift (e.g., swing shift) as requested by supervisor.  
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DMV Record Review
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No, this position does not require an E-Verify Check.  
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