HVAC Mechanic for Facilities Management, Main Campus Georgetown University
Location: Washington, D.C.
Internal Number: 2691061
HVAC Mechanic for Facilities Management, Main Campus Georgetown University
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HVAC Mechanic for Facilities Management, Main Campus - Georgetown University
The HVAC Mechanic provides a direct service to the campus to ensure a comfortable, safe and clean environment in which the University community can live, learn and work.
Reporting to the HVAC Shop Supervisor, along with other trades professionals, the HVAC Mechanic has duties that include but are not limited to:
Ensure service to heating/ventilating and air conditioning and/or refrigeration equipment to support University operations
Respond 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
Dismantle, adjust, replace and repair equipment and/or parts to restore proper functioning; and test and adjust equipment to ensure proper operation
Follow up to ensure that noted deficiencies have been properly corrected
Repair all HVAC equipment up to DDC panel / energy management panels
Ensure preventative maintenance work is scheduled and performed to support University operations
Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on heating, ventilating and air conditioning and/or refrigeration equipment [including but 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; VAV controls (calibrating, repairing, and replacing)]
Inspect, test, and adjust equipment; change and/or service filters, packing, seals, bearings and other components; clean and test equipment for proper operation; and record preventative maintenance service performed
Unscheduled and Major Maintenance
Provide unscheduled and major maintenance service from central shop to maintain timely and efficient service
As directed, perform unscheduled and/or major maintenance service, and repair 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 Instruction
Provide training and assistance to other workers to improve staff capability
Provide on-the- job instruction to helpers and other workers as assigned and in the normal course of performing daily work.
Demonstrate use of tools and equipment, and assign appropriate tasks to helpers and others, enabling them to develop their skills in the field
Provide information to supervisors regarding the performance and skill development of helpers and others assigned
Ensure efficient and economic use of supplies and materials to conserve University resources
Draw and/or requisition supplies, parts, materials and tools needed to effect repairs; and use such items economically to avoid undue costs
Keep supervisor informed of supply/material needs to ensure that adequate inventory is maintained
Suggest improvements in service to improve unit operations
Provide 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, conduct tests or pilot programs to evaluate new products, methods or procedures; and monitor tests and report test results with recommendations to supervisor
Ensure completion of paperwork to assure accountability
Record actions taken in response to work orders and other requests, entering such information on forms, documents and/or into computerized record system as needed
Fill out, complete, and submit such other forms and documents as may be required to assure that such information is properly recorded and submitted
Ensure that serviced equipment is installed, operated and maintained in accordance with all applicable codes and regulations
Note and report any inappropriate installations
Ensure that work is performed in accordance with applicable building codes and local government regulations
Use and dispose of materials in accordance with applicable environmental safety and control regulations
Keep abreast of changes and new developments in applicable codes and regulations
High school diploma or equivalency
5 years of experience in commercial and residential HVAC/refrigeration
Universal EPA - CFC certification
Completion of apprenticeship or four (4) years of equivalent training in the heating/ventilating and air conditioning and refrigeration trade
General knowledge of DDC/EMS system and computer controls
A good working knowledge of pneumatic controls
A valid driver's permit from Maryland, District of Columbia or Virginia
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