HVAC Maintenance Tech

Harms, Ann   Bozeman, MT   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on September 10, 2021
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General Statement

This position is located in University Services, and is responsible for the operation and maintenance of HVAC/R equipment and components on the MSU Bozeman campus.

Duties and Responsibilities

The person in this position may work individually or in conjunction with others as job conditions demand, and is subject to overtime and call-outs outside of regularly-scheduled work periods. Equipment and systems include, but are not limited to: all types of HVAC/R systems, commercial equipment, as well as some specialty food service and laboratory equipment.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
  1. Knowledge of HVAC/R equipment.
  2. Valid Universal EPA Certification for proper handling and use of refrigerants.
  3. High school graduation or equivalent. plus one of the following:
    • Journeyman-level pipefitter- refrigeration certification.
    • Five (5) years full-time (or part-time equivalent) work experience maintaining, operating, installing, and troubleshooting refrigeration/heat transfer systems and controls.
    • Successful completion of Vocational/Technical institute training (minimum of two years).
    • 1,200 hours of equivalent formal certification program training in refrigeration, air-conditioning, and/or controls.
  4. Competence using specialized equipment of the HVAC/R industry such as welding, soldering/brazing, digital multi-meter, recovery equipment, etc.
  5. Demonstrated competence using personal computers and software.
Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
  1. Experience with the operation of computerized building management/controls systems.
  2. Knowledge of chemical treatment programs for cooling towers, and closed loop hydronic systems.
  3. Experience working in a university, institutional or commercial environment.
  4. Competence in reading and using construction plans, specifications, and maintenance manuals.
The Successful Candidate Will

The successful candidate will also have the following abilities: to provide and promote strong customer service to the campus community; to effectively operate all work-related tools, equipment, machinery and vehicles in a safe and effective manner; work well independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team; follow oral and written instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse groups of people such as co-workers, contractors, the public, and the campus community; and represent Facilities Services and its programs to others in a professional and courteous manner.

Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Must possess currently or be eligible to obtain a valid State of Montana Driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record (less than 12 points). Do NOT send a copy of the driver’s license.

Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This position has supervisory duties? No

Harms, Ann

Bozeman , MT