Senior HVAC Technician

Bowling Green State University

Senior HVAC Technician
Bowling Green State University

Salary: $32.58 – $35.59 Hourly

Job Type: Full-Time

Division: Planning Construction Campus Ops

Opening Date: 03/15/2024

Location: Main Campus (BG), OH

Job Number: BGSU00355

Department: Planning Construction Campus Ops

Closing: Continuous

Under general supervision from the MEP Superintendent, the Senior HVAC Technician is responsible for maintaining heating, ventilating, refrigeration, and cooling equipment.

Essential Functions
• Maintain and repair air conditioning, refrigeration, and chiller plants including pump distribution; chillers; cooling towers; condenser water systems; water treatment; refrigerant flow devices; control systems; fan systems, and terminal equipment.
• Plan, implement, and perform preventive maintenance on equipment per the manufacture specifications.
• Read and interpret sketches, blueprints, and layouts, determine amount of material and time involved; make cost estimates, work orders, inventory lists and project reports/records.
• May be required to serve as a lead worker and/or supervise, instruct and train semi-skilled and HVAC Technician workers and trades people; assist supervisor in allocating work assignments; reviewing and evaluating work performance in training new personnel; coordinate work with other trades.
• Troubleshoots, Installs HVAC equipment and BAS control systems by researching and evaluating conditions, advising supervisor, and recommending actions
• Responds to after-hours emergencies; works during inclement weather; and works to support various events on campus during non-business hours
• Assist in procuring parts and/or services for maintenance or replacement of HVAC & related equipment; demonstrate proficiency in using a computer maintenance management system (CMMS) to enter service request.
• Performs related duties based on departmental need

Minimum Qualifications

• Minimum of five years’ experience as a journeyman level HVAC Technician


• High school diploma or GED required
• EPA refrigeration certificate
• Successful completion of a trades certification or apprenticeship program as a journeyman HVAC Technician
• Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the University’s insurance

Additional Information

Essential Competencies

• Knowledge of basic science, math, and scientific methods
• Knowledge of basic reading skills
• Ability to carry out verbal and/or written instructions
• Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and written
• Detailed-oriented and highly accurate
• Ability to work in changing environment
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment
• Ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and/or staff or the public and represent BGSU appropriately
• Ability to coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities
• Knowledge of computer skills such as MS Office, presentations, spreadsheets and/or database entry/query
• Ability to access and maintain document imaging systems, including scanning and filing documents
• Ability to draft office correspondence
• Ability to operate hand and/or power tools appropriate to the trade
• Ability to read and understand blue prints and schematics

Deadline to apply: The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by ‘April 1, 2024′.

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer . We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email mailto:[email protected].

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