Performs skilled work in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems in addition to HVACR controls and energy management systems. Performs related work as required.
Education equivalent to completion of an Associate's Degree in HVAC and two years of HVACR experience – or – Five years of progressively more responsible work in HVACR Possession of Type II or IV Refrigerant Handling Technician Certification Ability to obtain a cooling tower treatment, category 5B pesticide applicator certification within one year Working knowledge of HVACR controls and the ability to install/adjust digital and pneumatic control circuits Working knowledge of computer controllers and related equipment Ability to work from blueprints, diagrams, and schematics Demonstrated ability to follow and/or interpret oral or written directions Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills Possession of a valid driver's license Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image Ability to perform the essential functions and requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Ability to respond as needed for off hours HVAC and controls problems Ability to work independently and in a team environment and to provide a high level of service excellence to campus customers
Duties & Responsibilities
Provides aid in the evaluation of existing facility control system operation and maintenance Provides technical support on HVACR and related mechanical system performance issues through use of TAB (testing/adjusting/balancing) techniques and control system analysis Plans and performs a wide variety of skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, and environmental control equipment (both electronic and pneumatic) and related systems Heating includes, but is not limited to gas fired boilers, furnace and roof top equipment Ventilating includes, but is not limited to make-up air system, chemistry and kitchen hoods, or general exhaust Air conditioning includes, but is not limited to direct expansion air condition such as electric, unitary equipment, roof top units and chillers, steam absorption chillers with cooling towers and associated equipment Controls include, but are not limited to pneumatic and digital direct controls, up to 600 volt controls Refrigeration includes, but is not limited to reach-in and walk-in coolers and freezers, including ice machines and soft service ice cream machines Energy management systems include, but are not limited to Honeywell, Johnson, Trane, TSI and/or other vendors and computer interfaces Responsible for adjustment and maintenance of HVAC controls and computer interface in assigned buildings Maintains logs and records as necessary Maintains cleanliness of environmental system, spaces, mechanical rooms, and equipment Operates power equipment, hand tools, multiple electronic and analog meters Operates absorption and centrifugal chillers to maintain demand fro cooling in satellite locations Operates and maintains cooling towers in satellite locations Performs preventative maintenance and lubricates related equipment Maintains telephone and radio contact with campus and outside vendors and contractors as necessary Maintains a positive image with customers, vendors, and peers
Message to Applicants
Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.
You must submit an online application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.
Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit recommendation letters.
Employee Group Service Maintenance
Staff Pay Level 10
Pay Range $27.69
Division Finance and Administrative Services
Department Refrigeration & Control - CEF
Position Status Regular
Employment Status Full-Time
Position Type 12 month
Weekly Work Schedule Mon-Fri; 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., evenings and weekends as necessary
Location Mount Pleasant, MI
About the Department
Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 men's and women's Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It's part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state's largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city's central location in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms. CMU Leadership Standards Central Michigan University is a place where we value students and work for their success, where we act as family, and where employees are engaged, appreciated and have extraordinary opportunities to make a difference.
We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams.
Please review the Leadership Standards before applying for this position.
CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sexbased stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).
CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter.
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Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences. The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfil...ling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling. Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.