HVAC Refrigeration Technician
Arizona State University
FDM FM KE Facilities Svcs
Facilities Development and Management FM KE Facilities Services seeks an HVAC Refrigeration Technician to install, repair, overhaul and maintain heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC) and refrigeration systems within complex research buildings.
To be determined
This is a working position with responsibility and accountability for problem solving and resolution to keep buildings and systems operational at all times. This position requires a technical skill set to support cutting edge research buildings. Troubleshoot, install, repair and overhaul refrigeration equipment and systems. Maintain preventative maintenance records. Read gauges and instruments and adjust mechanisms. Operate refrigeration recovery equipment in compliance with EPA guidelines. May drive university vehicles. Clearly communicate to perform essential functions of the job.
The various types of spaces and equipment located within these buildings may include but are not limited to:
Research laboratory spaces
Clean room spaces
High bay spaces
Administrative and office spaces
DDC Metasys Control Systems
Phoenix Control Systems
Phoenix Valve airflow control
VAV airflow control
Air Flow/Psychometrics and Air Distribution
Makeup Air Handlers
Shaft and Pump Alignment
Environmental Growth Chambers
Ultra Low Temp Freezers
Corrosive Exhaust systems
Perchloric Exhaust systems
Laboratory Exhaust systems
General Exhaust systems
Variable Frequency Drives
Heating and Cooling equipment
Direct Expansion Heating and Cooling equipment
Chill Water Cooling Systems
Chill Water Pumps
Steam Condensate pumps and associated systems
Hot Water Pumps
Steam systems and associated steam traps, pumps and control devices
Clean Steam Generators
Handle CFC refrigerant
Six years of progressively responsible HVAC or refrigeration experience; OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable skills, knowledge and abilities have been achieved. Some positions may require chlorofluorocarbons certification upon employment. Employee may be required to possess a valid US Driver’s license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout employment.
Evidence of being a graduate of accredited/certified HVAC Trade School.
Experience in electrical systems up to and including 480 volt 3 Phase systems.
Evidence of safe work practices
Experience in commercial/industrial maintenance and repair; rebuilding; and installation of HVAC mechanical and refrigeration equipment
Experience in commercial/industrial HVAC troubleshooting for Heating/Cooling/Electrical; AND
Evidence of EPA 608 Universal certification
Utilize power tools (e.g. drills, generators, saws, lifts, vacuum equipment). Climb ladders, ladder wells, and stairs. Work off ladders using hand tools and power tools to include working off lift platforms and boom trucks at heights above six feet. Use lifting, moving, and rigging equipment to safely move, transfer, or relocate heavy equipment. Operate refrigeration recovery equipment in compliance with EPA guidelines. Handle CFC refrigerant. Work in adverse working conditions such as confined spaces (e.g. tunnels, man holes, vaults), dirty areas, low lighting, and extreme temperatures. Stoop, bend, and reach. Walk throughout campus/various research buildings. Lift up to 75 pounds. Ability to push and/or pull weight loaded maintenance cart. May drive University vehicles. May be exposed to hazardous and dangerous materials, tools, and equipment which will require safety precautions and/or specific process to be followed, and may include the use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) (e.g. safety glasses, hearing protection, negative pressure and positive pressure respirator). Use of PPE may require medical clearance prior to use.
ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM’s vision is to contribute to and guarantee the success of the university’s mission by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We provide quality customer service, effectively steward our resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative and collaborative efforts.
ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff. This package includes low-cost health and life benefits to insure you and your family, a wellness program for preventative health education and screenings, a disability and leaves program for income protection, employee assistance for free and confidential behavioral health services, reduced tuition for you and your dependents, disability resources for Americans with Disabilities (ADA), a retirement program with a variety of retiree benefits to ensure your financial security at the end of your career, paid vacation and holidays – and more.
ASU’s comprehensive benefits package is a significant part of your overall total compensation – and ASU pays for most of it when you are a benefits-eligible employee. https://cfo.asu.edu/compensation-estimator
For more reasons to join ASU, please visit: https://cfo.asu.edu/why-work-asu
Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States. Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.
This position is located at the Tempe campus.
Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment. Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.
This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than general operating funds. As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available.
Ability to obtain Chlorofluorocarbon Certification within five months of employment date.
Must pass pre-employment physical examination post offer of employment to include auditory, asbestos worker clearance, respiratory clearance questionnaire and respiratory fit test.
This position requires working a rotating on-call/stand-by schedule and may be called in for emergency response including nights, weekends, and holidays.
This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of all background, including fingerprint checks.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf . You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.
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Employment Verification Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.
Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Fingerprint Check Statement
This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.
Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.