HVAC Technician

Regis University

HVAC Technician
 
Regis University
 
R002706
 
Northwest Denver Campus Thornton Campus
 
Position Type: Staff

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Requested Start Date for this Position:08/29/2022 – 14 days to go

Campus Location: Northwest Denver Campus

Full-time or Part-time: Full time

Job Summary:
Under broad supervision, from assigned work leader or Utility Superintendent, provide a variety of highly skilled operating, maintenance, repair and installation services to the University HVAC, chiller and chilled water distribution systems, exhaust, supply air, evaporative cooling systems, and DDC systems. Assist in maintaining a safe and comfortable environment for students, staff and visitors by replacing, repairing, modifying, and calibrating existing and new HVAC systems. Reset controls to Energy Management System assuring proper schedules are in place. Trouble shoots and repairs HVAC controls.

Working at Regis University:
As Regis employees, we each have a responsibility to perform our work in alignment with the mission of the University, especially with its Catholic and Jesuit values. All employees are expected to both contribute to and strengthen the university’s culture of respect, inclusion and equity for all members of our community.

Take a moment to consider our Total Rewards package:
– A generous tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependents
– Paid Mission leave to give employees time to volunteer in the community
– Options for flexible work
– Additional time off each year when the University closes for Winter Break
– Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
MAJOR DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential:

30% 1. Operate, maintain and repair of heating, ventilation, chilled water, and air-conditioning systems on the Regis Lowell Campus. Included are the maintenance, preventative maintenance and repair of pumps, motors, furnaces, chiller and chiller components, cooling towers, steam and chiller water coil air handlers, exhaust fans, supply air fans VAV systems, and refrigerated DX cooling systems. Repairs and preventative maintenance are accomplished through established schedules and the work order process.

25% 2. Assist in maintaining and repairing of steam and hot water boiler systems, to include storage tanks, pumps, boilers, valves, fan coil units, and furnaces. In the absence of Energy Manager, ensure EMS controls are within parameters. Trouble shoot and upload new control data. Upgrade EMS system to assure system stays within designed parameters.

20% 3. Primary technician in monitoring all HVAC equipment through existing Direct Digital control systems. Make necessary adjustment to temperature controls as required. Make repairs, modifications and improvements to the DDC control system components. Interact with control contractors assuring systems are installed and commissioned properly. Must attend certification class in order to maintain knowledge base of electronic control systems.

5% 4. Carry Emergency Pager / Phone on routine cyclical basis and perform call-back duties.

10% 5. Have knowledge and abilities to work with electrician, plumber, and other trades people as it applies to job duties. Assists other trades as needed and perform associated general maintenance duties as schedule mandates.

5% 6. Perform all necessary paperwork and documentation to include service reports, work order completions, purchase requisitions, and inventory.

5% 7. Assist in snow removal activities when called upon. Assist with all University sponsored special events.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
High School Diploma or GED required.

Experience:

• City of Denver HVAC certificate or capability of getting one within six months
• Five years of experience in HVAC maintenance and installation
• Five years’ experience in electronic controls and DDC systems
• Electrical skills needed to solve related HVAC needs
• Valid Colorado Driver’s License

The following skills, abilities and physical requirements can be performed with or without accommodation.

Skills:

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Decision Making – Making independent decisions daily, addressing the best way to handle specific tasks.

Communication and Collaboration – Collaborating with other support personnel and management on a regular basis.

Organizational Skills – Knowing how to prioritize tasks to stay organized.

Knowledge:

Wide range of knowledge needed to be able to work on old out dated equipment and modern, newly installed equipment. Knowledge of HVAC, chiller and boiler room equipment installation and maintenance. Knowledge of other trades and their association with HVAC systems. Knowledge of DDC control systems and applications.

English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Customer and Personal Service – Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Mathematics – A working knowledge of quantitative skills and their application.

Abilities:

Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.

Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to reach a logical conclusion.

Ability to negotiate and manage conflict/dispute resolution processes.

Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

Fluency of Ideas — The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).

Diversity and Inclusion – Ability to create and maintain an atmosphere of inclusive excellence that celebrates our diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and perspectives.

Physical:

Hearing – The ability to focus on a single source of auditory (hearing) information in the presence of other distracting sounds and identify and understand the speech of another person.

Vision – The ability to see details of objects at a close range (within a few feet of the observer) and see details at a distance.

Mobility – The ability to travel easily between campuses or buildings within each campus.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Throughout the workday, incumbent is subjected to hot/cold, dry/wet, noisy and dirty conditions in a regular workday. Heavy lifting/pushing/pulling in snow, sleet, and rain conditions. Work around machinery with numerous working parts, other times with oil/grease.

Other Requirements:

• Must show proof of Hepatitis B inoculations or receive inoculations provided by Regis.

• It is an essential requirement of this position to have and maintain a valid Colorado Driver’s License as well as maintain insurability through the University funded insurance carrier by maintaining an excellent driving record. Any changes in the incumbent’s driving record at any time during his or her employment must be reported immediately to his or her supervisor.

https://www.regis.edu/_documents/about/offices-and-services/human-resources/regis-university-employee-benefits-guide.pdf

Pay Rate:$29.50/hour

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Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola, the mission of Regis University is to educate men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a rapidly-changing global society. We encourage our students to seek truth, live purposeful lives, and continually examine and attempt to answer the question: “How ought we to live?” Regis University’s Northwest Campus is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. Regis University has three additional campuses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thornton, Colorado and the Denver Tech Center, as well as distance learning initiatives.