FY15 2014 - 107 HVAC MECHANIC I

Job # FY15 2014-107
Job Type Classified
Department Physical Plant Department
Class Code 6969
Bargaining Unit No
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Pay Range 11
Job Status Full-Time
Posting Date June 27, 2014
Closing Date Open Until Filled


Department:  Physical Plant Department


Duties:  Installs, services, and repairs HVAC systems in buildings on the MSU campus;  operates, services, and repairs pneumatic, electric, or electronic control systems on HVAC systems up to 100,000 gross square feet; regulates and monitors all building air handling equipment for central and local stations; tests air and hydronic systems to isolate problems; adjusts distribution valves and resets temperature and humidity controls for steam supplied and self contained generation systems; performs service tasks such as adding refrigerant, lubricating, adjusting and replacing compressors and expansion devices; installs and reinstalls wiring and controls to connect components and controls to electrical power sources at low line voltage; diagnoses HVAC system problems utilizing computer applications; reviews mechanical blueprints, schematics, specifications, and performance data to identify and provide  interpretations of system problems and performance; services and repairs traps, flash tanks, piping, control valves, condensate pumps, and meters on steam systems up to 30lbs; performs mechanical joining of piping by using industry methods such as heat exchangers and associated subsystems; and performs other duties, as required.


Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; Four (4) years progressively responsible experience in the air conditioning/ refrigeration trade.


Requirements:  Knowledge of the principles of air conditioning and refrigeration; knowledge of the practices and techniques used in the installation, repair, and maintenance of HVAC equipment and systems; knowledge of refrigerant types, environmental impact, and gas reclamation procedures and systems; knowledge of OSHA regulations related to the refrigeration trade; skill in the use and maintenance of the tools and equipment of the trade; skill in welding, brazing, soldering, and silfoss; skill in repairing and servicing HVAC equipment systems; ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, drawings, specifications, and construction documents; ability to read and understand manufacturer’s recommendations regarding scheduled and preventive maintenance; ability to use computers  and related software to diagnose HVAC systems problems; ability to prepare reports; ability to communicate effectively; ability to work in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment and machinery; ability to work at heights up to 35 feet; ability to manipulate heavy equipment, tools and supplies and/or exert force up to 50 lbs.; ability to concurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery or equipment; ability to work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or temperature conditions; ability to wear and work in personal protective equipment.

To Apply:  To Apply:    Send letter of interest indicating Job #FY-2014-107, and your salary requirements along with the MSU Employment Application to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or e-mail your information to jobs@morgan.edu.  EEO/AA