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Job ID: 133375

Service & Repair Assistant (HVAC-R)
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Nov. 12, 2019
Title Service & Repair Assistant (HVAC-R)
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Facilities Campus Operations
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation

The Facilities department at the University at Buffalo invites applicants for our Service & Repair Assistant (HVAC-R) position. The incumbent must possess basic knowledge of mechanical equipment used in building HVAC and refrigeration systems and demonstrate proficiency in the safe use of hand and power tools.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the installation, repair and constructions tasks in the mechanical, building, motor equipment, HVAC, refrigeration and electrical trades.
  • Assist journeylevel trades to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair control systems for all types of coolers, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioning units and systems, humidifiers, compressors, ventilators, cooling towers and other similar and related equipment; and in the completion of complex projects and installations.
  • Function as a lead worker over Maintenance Helpers or Laborers.

Candidates must detail their qualifications and submit appropriate documentation with their application. Candidates must be able to explain and demonstrate their skills and competency for this position; must communicate well with other employees and customers; must possess and have demonstrated positive customer service skills; must be able to understand and follow written and oral instructions. Since the activities of other employees depend upon the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy. The incumbent of this position must be willing and able to respond to after hour calls resulting from equipment and system failures that may arise at any time of day or any day of the week. The incumbent may be required to work during adverse weather conditions to ensure continuous operation of all BMS and HVAC systems.

Outstanding Benefits
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our… packages.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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