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HVAC SYSTEM TECHNICIAN III

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by SUNY Broome Community College

Binghamton, NY 13905
Professional Services
5 Aug 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
SUNY Broome Community College is a comprehensive community college located in the scenic Southern Tier of New York, the college has approximately 10,000 students annually, and serves over 4,000 full-time and nearly 3,000 part-time students per semester in Liberal Arts, Business & Public Services, Health Sciences, and STEM, programs. An additional 10,000 students are served through the college's community education and non-credit programs.
SUNY Broome Community College has an immediate opening for a full-time HVAC Systems Technician III in the Plant Operations & Maintenance department. Appointment provisional pending satisfactory completion of Civil Service testing requirement. The incumbent in this position performs skilled work in the operation of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment at SUNY Broome Community College. The position requires expertise in the operation and repair of large complex systems including, but not limited to, boilers, chillers, cooling towers, air handlers, pumps and associated control equipment. The work is performed under general supervision with a wide leeway allowed for the use of independent judgement in carrying out the details of the work. Often works independently. Oversees the work of subordinate staff. Does related work as required. Skills and abilities include: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices involved with the operation of large complex HVAC systems, auxiliary equipment and controls; Thorough knowledge of construction and safe efficient operation of large complex HVAC systems, auxiliary equipment and controls; Good knowledge of the methods, materials and test equipment used in the operation and maintenance of large complex HVAC systems, auxiliary equipment and Direct Digital Controls (DDC); Good knowledge of energy management, system integration and programming; Good knowledge of the fundamentals of cooling tower applications as well as water treatment; Working knowledge of energy conservation including heat load calculations and building envelopes; Working knowledge of current environmental and OSHA regulations pertaining to the HVAC operations; Skill in reading and interpreting technical manuals sketches, drawings and blueprints; Skill in the utilization of tools and test equipment of the mechanical, plumbing and refrigeration trade; Ability to solve HVAC problems diagnostically; Ability to use diplomacy, good judgement and tact in effectively communicating with people, building occupants, the general public, County employees and contractors; Ability to climb, stoop, and do moderately heavy lifting; Ability to layout work; Mechanical aptitude; Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. Minimum qualifications: Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and four years of experience operating and maintaining complex HVAC systems, auxiliary equipment and controls in a facility. NOTE: Education and/or training at a regionally accredited or New York State registered college, university or technical school in heating, ventilation, air-conditioning or closely related field may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis. Salary based on an hourly rate of $21.17 per hour. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 1) Certification as a Type I and II Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Technician as required by the Code of Federal regulations, Part 82, Subpart F, and approved by the Environmental Protection Agency within 1 year of appointment. 2) Possession of the appropriate level Motor Vehicle Operator's License at time of appointment. Application materials must be received by Friday, August 23, 2019. SUNY BCC is committed to the diversity of its community. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Category: Installation & Maintenance , Keywords: HVAC Technician

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