Facilities Management is an exceptionally talented team built from a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about providing the highest levels of quality craftsmanship, customer service, and teamwork through sustainable practices and who take pride in supporting the mission of the University and Facilities Management âœWe Careâ principle values.
Performs corrective and preventive maintenance by testing, servicing, and repairing mechanical, pneumatic, electric, and electronic control equipment associated with heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and the University-wide Energy Management System.
This position is considered essential.Â Personnel may be required to respond to campus emergencies both during and off shift.
Job Qualifications and Competencies
High School education or equivalency required.
Must possess a City of Providence Refrigeration Machine Operator license, or have 5 years direct experience as a Control System technician and obtain a City of Providence Refrigeration Machine Operator license within 1 year.
Three yearsâ™ full time work experience in building and equipment maintenance or installation and troubleshooting of HVAC control systems.
Must possess own hand tools.
Possession of a valid motor vehicle operatorâ™s license is required.
Must maintain required licenses as a condition of employment
General responsibilities include responding, evaluating, and executing electronic service requests and maintenance repair work orders including entering accurate records of work performed and materials used into FMâ™s computerized maintenance management software using mobile technology devices.Â This position requires the ability to use a computer, laptop, or mobile device comfortably.
Overall knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical control systems, including the ability to skillfully apply the same.
Computer skills, including Microsoft Office, e-mail and familiarity with Google Applications.
Should have Networking knowledge and be able to change IP settings on personal laptop for controller setup.
Must be able to follow standard procedures, read and understand blueprints.
Ability to meet and effectively deal with others in the University community.
Objective bench test and/or field test will be required
Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
Additional physical demands and working conditions:
Must be physically able to lift and carry 50 pounds unassisted and possess the physical strength to perform strenuous work both indoors and outside.
Must have the physical ability to walk throughout the campus and to climb stairs throughout the duration of the shift.
Ability to climb and work from ladders, lifts, scaffolding, and staging heights up to 100 feet.
May be required to have the ability to work in areas needing a respirator
This position is classified as on-site
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and pre-employment screenings.
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.Â Â
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Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.