HVAC Technician

Savannah State University

HVAC Technician

Job ID: 242484

Location: Savannah State Recruiting Loc

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Savannah State University established in 1890, is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s students select majors from four colleges – Business Administration, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Sciences and Technology. The campus is by far the most picturesque in the state of Georgia. The moss-laden sweeping oak trees, expansive marsh and historic architecture create a resplendent yet tranquil atmosphere. Beneath the beauty and splendor is a vibrant residential campus bursting at the seams with the vim and vigor of quality collegiate life: relevant academic majors, engaging lectures, cutting-edge research, quality student-faculty engagement and a nurturing environment.

Job Summary
Responsible for all aspects of the installation, maintenance, inspection, operation and repair of HVAC systems.


  • Performs routine repairs and preventive maintenance to a variety of building heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) equipment including air handling units, chillers, heat pumps, exhaust fans, fan coil units, variable air volume boxes, motors, pumps, air distribution machinery, pneumatic and digital controls, hot and chilled water distribution and variable volume systems
  • Performs maintenance work including detection and correction of HVAC systems
  • Assists other technicians on emergency and corrective maintenance
  • Troubleshoots and repairs EPA refrigerant class I, II and class III equipment
  • Accurately maintains equipment inventory and historical records
  • Serves on the Emergency Response Team as required
  • May be required to serve in an on-call status and remain work-ready when scheduled for an on- call period or rotation
  • May be required to perform job related duties other than those specifically delineated in this position

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Three (3) years of experience repairing and troubleshooting residential or commercial HVAC equipment
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Vaild State of Georgia HVAC license

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of mechanical and HVAC machinery
  • Knowledge of appropriate safety standards including occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions in the use of tools and equipment
  • Knowledge of ASHRAE standards
  • Knowledge of inner workings of heating and cooling units, and refrigerators and freezers
  • Knowledge of federal regulations regarding conservation, recovery, and recycling of refrigerants
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematic drawing charts and technical instructions
  • Ability to understand and comply with building, electrical, fire, and plumbing codes and other technical standards and specifications as required
  • Ability to safely handle, dispose, and document chemicals
  • Able to handle with multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
  • Good interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, and project management
  • Basic knowledge of computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
  • Customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Apply Before Date
For best consideration apply by May 9, 20222 . Position is Open Until Filled.

Contact Information
For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at (877) 251.2644, or by email at mailto:[email protected].

Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Savannah State University, as determined by Savannah State University, its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Savannah Stare University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Savannah State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Savannah State University, Office of Human Resources at mailto:[email protected]. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Office of Human Resources at mailto:[email protected].

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