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Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017 10:28 AM


University of Maryland
Department of Residential Facilities

HVAC Chief – Supervisor Preventive Maintenance – Position 100780

Position Summary:

The Department of Residential Facilities at the University of Maryland, College Park is currently seeking to hire a HVAC Chief – Supervisor, Preventive Maintenance: Position #100780. This position is responsible for the management, coordination and administration of the Scheduled Maintenance Program. The incumbent will train, supervise and evaluate the work performance of a team of employees from the building, mechanical and HVAC trades. This position will have a working knowledge of the methods, techniques and tools involved in the refrigeration, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, temperature control trades.

High School Diploma or GED AND Ten years progressively responsible experience in any combination of air conditioning, refrigeration, temperature control, steamfitting, stationary engineering, plumbing or heating trades. Two years of this experience must have included the supervision of journey level mechanics in these trades. (2) Non-supervisory option: Supervisory experience not required. Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of air conditioning and refrigeration; of the practices and techniques used in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC equipment and systems; of refrigerant types, environmental impact, and gas reclamation procedures and equipment. Thorough knowledge of OSHA regulations related to the refrigeration trade; of National Electric Code, of basic mathematics including area, volume, and weights and the practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions. Thorough knowledge of plumbing, steamfitting, and the electrical trades as they pertain to HVAC systems. Skill in the installation, repair and maintenance of commercial or industrial HVAC equipment and systems; in the use and maintenance of tools and equipment of the trade; in welding, brazing, soldering, and silfoss; in reading and interpreting blueprints, schematics, drawings, specifications, and contract documents; in the use of dial indicators, vernier calipers, and depth micrometers; in using computers to diagnose HVAC system problems. Ability to read and explain manufacturer recommendations regarding scheduled and preventive maintenance, servicing and operation; to prepare written reports; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to supervise and train HVAC Mechanics and other maintenance personnel in the HVAC trade; to program computers for HVAC system operations; to estimate costs of installing HVAC equipment. Must have strong coaching skills and have demonstrated experience planning and executing long and short-term plans/projects. Familiarity with spreadsheets, word-processing and project management software strongly desired. Experience working in a facility of comparable size/scope preferred. Valid driver’s license with less than 6 points.

11 annual vacation days, 3 paid personal days, 14 paid holidays, 15 sick days annually. Eligibility to participate in group health insurance, prescription drug and life insurance and retirement programs, tuition remission up to 7 credits per semester.

To Apply:
Apply online to the University of Maryland website . Deadline to apply October 6, 2017.

The University of Maryland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

• Location: College Park, MD, District Of Columbia

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