Date Posted: December 13, 2017
Job Number: GENM72

The Lead HVAC Technician will operate and install, maintain, repair, modify, and replace all types of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems and components in campus building structures.

The normal work schedule is Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week, 8 hours per day.

Duties include:

  • Read, understand and interpret blueprints, drawings, floor plans, and manufacturers' operating and/or maintenance specifications as they relate to electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC, special equipment, and building structures
  • Maintain and perform repairs, alter, install and operate air delivery equipment and support components, dampers, heating and ventilating units, including heating and cooling coils,  preheaters, dampers, heat exchangers, and associated control systems for existing facilities
  • Operate, maintain, alter, and install mechanical refrigeration systems
  • Maintain and perform work on traditional and computerized control systems and components associated with HVAC delivery systems
  • Work on water treatment for various types of closed and open systems
  • Test equipment for leaks and check gauges, repair if needed; make inspections for preventive maintenance on all HVAC equipment
  • Erect and work from ladders, scaffolding, boom trucks, and similar devices
  • Lubricate fans, motors and pumps, change filters and belts, adjust controls
  • Respond to requests for maintenance and service from building occupants to include emergencies, mechanical problems, requested installations, modifications, repairs and adjustments, and other similar tasks
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations and be knowledgeable of and comply with all safety and mechanical codes
  • Ensure the highest level of customer service
  • Compile assigned job documentation such as preventative maintenance information, work orders and punch list items, as needed
  • Participate in training classes as assigned and conduct research into best practices and methods, as needed
  • May supervise HVAC technicians and complete required administrative tasks such as timesheets, expense reports, or on-site documentation
  • May be required to participate in an on-call rotation
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications

To apply for this job, your resume and/or cover letter must show that you have:

  • At least five (5) years' experience in HVAC or refrigeration equipment maintenance in a similar facility

Qualified applicants will also be required to have the following skills, attributes, and abilities:

  • Must be available for on-call rotation as needed
  • Possess a Driver’s License valid in the State of Alabama
  • Skill to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches; ability to verbally communicate technical information
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment, occupational hazards, and safety precautions of the trade
  • Ability to exercise tact and discretion with customers and the public, including reasonable standards of personal appearance
  • Ability to move, lift, or carry up to and occasionally over 75 lbs.
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling and walking significant distances between and within buildings on campus
Preferred Qualifications
  • Certification or vocational school Associate's Degree in electronics, mechanical systems, computer technology, air conditioning or similar field
  • Supervisory experience
In order for your resume to be routed to the appropriate hiring manager, you must include the job number GENM72 in the subject line of your email.

Submit a resume and cover letter with current salary/salary requirements to:

Office of Human Resources
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229
FAX: 205-726-4027

Resumes received after the posting is removed will not be considered.

Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Employer.