Posting Number S02352P Classification Title Benefited Hourly
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Position Title HVAC Technician II Does this position require
driving? Yes Contact Maria Cruz Contact Phone Ext 434-592-4833
Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org Job Summary/Basic Function
The HVAC Technician II is responsible for performing
semi-skilled work involving the routine installation, adjustment,
operation, repair, and maintenance of building heating, ventilation
and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and refrigeration equipment.
Will also be responsible for performing these duties on a variety
of residential and commercial HVAC systems on and off campus
facilities. This includes operations of a central heating plant
utilizing steam and/or hot water for tempering or heating building,
and a central chilled water plant to provide cooling to all
buildings. As well as performing preventative maintenance,
servicing, overhauling, and maintaining small package units or
large central units and determining equipment needs. The HVAC
Technician II is responsible for providing excellent customer
service to create a comfortable environment for students, faculty,
and staff and perform daily tasks at all LU locations. Any other
duties as assigned. Working independently and exercising good
judgment and discretion is essential to this job.
This position requires a high school diploma or GED. Minimum of
3+ years of related experience required, or an equivalent
combination of education and experience in the HVAC trade. Must
have a current EPA certification in refrigerants and a journeyman
card required/ preferable or must be EPA approved Refrigerant
Transition and Recovery Certificate. Must have basic knowledge of
computer operation for use on our energy management system and our
preventative maintenance and work order system (CMMS: Schooldude).
Must have knowledge and understanding of the different types of air
distribution systems such as VAV, Double duct, etc. Must be able to
understand and follow directions, and work under limited
Supervision. Must be able to work well with the public and
co-workers and present a positive attitude. Clean and professional
appearance. Must be courteous, detailed oriented. Self-motivated,
diligent, trustworthy, possess strong organizational skills and
well-developed communication skills. Must be able to lift up to 50+
pounds and perform duties of the HVAC trade in typical Virginia
Climate. This position might require the use of and operation of
aerial lifts or be willing and able to obtain aerial lift
certifications, operate, and work from various aerial lifts and
heights. Desire to work with a team to accomplish goals. Urgency to
grow and improve. Certifications obtained while employed by Liberty
University at the expense of the employer will be reimbursed back
to the University upon voluntary termination (resignation) for the
first 12 months after acquiring it.
As Essential Personnel you are expected to be available in the
event of school closings, delays, shutdowns and any emergencies
including clean up required because of severe weather incidents.
Performs snow removal activities as assigned. Such as shoveling,
salting, etc. Maintenance personnel are essential to the overall
success of Liberty University and its day-to-day functions,
especially during ongoing campus events such as Winter Fest,
Orientation, Convocation, Commencement, and CFAW, summer camps,
amongst other planned and unplanned events throughout the year.
Must be available to work scheduled and unscheduled hours as
emergency needs arise.
Reports to work at the required time and performs duties as
assigned by the HVAC Tech III/ Lead and/ or HVAC Supervisor.
Must be familiar with the standard concepts, practices and
procedures of the HVAC Trade.
Must be able to think logically and solve problems that arise
with little guidance.
Must have basic knowledge of occupational hazards and
appropriate safety precautions.
Knowledge of the principles of air-conditioning and
air-conditioning maintenance methods.
Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of air compressors,
pneumatic controls, electronic temperature controls, relay systems,
thermostats, VAV systems, VFDs, rooftop and other air-handling
units, including gas-fired units, chillers, energy management
systems, pumps, 2-pipe and 4-pipe systems.
Knowledge of the principles of electricity. Knowledge of
standard parts, tools, and test equipment used in the trade and
proper and safe installation of new and replacement parts. Ability
to read and interpret blueprints, ladder diagrams, wiring diagrams,
schematics, and technical manuals, and the ability to implement
that knowledge in actual performance. Ability to plan work and keep
accurate records of work performed and materials used. Ability to
diagnose electrical, mechanical, and electronic defects. Ability to
maintain, adjust, and repair air-conditioning equipment. Able to
safely and properly operate, troubleshoot, repair and perform
preventative maintenance on HVAC software units, as well as, water
chillers, cooling towers, and hot-water boilers. Heat pumps,
refrigeration and kitchen equipment. Pumps, compressors, motors and
other auxiliary equipment. Electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic
Assists other HVAC technicians, lead technicians and Supervisor
Receives, completes and closes out work orders in the schooldude
system and enter all labor and materials.
Must keep accurate and up to date records of work performed and
materials used in accordance with department standards.
Provides HVAC repair services before, during, and after special
events as emergency needs arise. This is to include during
scheduled and unscheduled work times.
Must be willing to learn all locations of HVAC equipment and
their relation to each building.
Other duties as assigned.
Remains abreast of existing and emerging technologies, process,
products, services and leading industry performance benchmarks.
- Works effectively as a team member, embracing and fostering
Communication and Comprehension
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
to convey clear, well-articulated information.
Ability to understand, speak, and write English in order to
convey messages and correspond in an articulate and professional
Must be able to understand and follow instructions, and work
under limited supervision.
Possess public communication skills that allow professional
representation of Liberty University to a variety of business and
community customers and associates.
Strong organizational skills.
Basic computer skills and the ability to complete training
programs focused on the use of our CMMS. (computerized maintenance
Intuitively able to reason, analyze information and events, and
apply judgment to solve problems of both a routine and complex
Physical and Sensory Abilities
Frequently required to travel to locations both on and off
Occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb stairs to move
about the building.
Handle materials, reach overhead, kneel or stoop in order to
Must be able to lift up to 50+ pounds and perform duties of the
Able to bend, crouch, kneel, and work on hands and knees, when
Able to walk up and down stairs.
Must be able to work on weekends, holidays, and flexible daily
hours as well as various evening hours.
Ability to use radio and telephone to communicate and follow
written and verbal instructions.
Must be able to perform physically demanding work in a variety
of physical positions, including sitting, bending, and standing,
walking and driving.
The working environment in which one will typically perform the
essential functions of this position is an indoor/ outdoor space
setting and defined by the weather. It is well lighted, and the
noise level is moderate.
Use of one's personal vehicle (or LU vehicles) is required for
travel in the performance of the essential functions of this
position. Proof of a valid Virginia driver's license, an acceptable
DMV record, and liability insurance is required.
Monday - Friday
7:00am - 3:30pm
Must be able to work on weekends, holidays, and flexible daily
hours as needed