Under limited supervision, serves as senior facilities representative
during campus "off-hours" to ensure that all equipment is operating to
standards and to respond to emergencies involving facilities and/or
1. Monitors HVAC computer system and responds to deficiencies.
2. Makes building rounds to inspect equipment for safe operation and
3. Starts, operates and secures HVAC-type equipment. Makes minor
4. Moves small equipment such as electric heaters and pedestal fans
up numerous stairs due to a lack of heat or cooling.
5. Responds to police calls for door openings.
6. Answers telephones and takes messages. Writes work orders. Calls
in help as needed.
7. Responds to emergency situations which may require climbing,
lifting or use of tools in a stressful and inhospitable atmosphere
and within a short amount of time, such as fires, floods, wind,
8. May participate in clean-up of emergency events to include moving
vacuum cleaners full of water, lifting pumps, pushing squeegees,
brooms, mops, etc. May also use power tools to cut and fasten
items such as plywood for security purposes.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.
EXPERIENCE: Six years progressively responsible experience in the
trade(s) where assigned to include at least two years in a lead or
Thorough knowledge of methods, practices, production procedures and
equipment used on maintenance and operations crafts; of engineering
drawings, blueprints, schematics and specifications; of the principles
of air conditioning and refrigeration; of the practices and techniques
used in installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC equipment and
systems; of refrigerant types, environmental impact, and gas
reclamation procedures and equipment. General knowledge of OSHA
regulations related to the refrigeration trade and of the National
Electric Code. Working knowledge of plumbing, steamfitting and the
electrical trades. Skill in the repair and maintenance of commercial
or industrial HVAC equipment and systems; in the use and maintenance
of tools and equipment of the trade; in brazing, soldering and
silfoss; and of work control procedures. Skill in scheduling and
determining resource requirements in trades occupations. Ability to
supervise on-call personnel and to perform required inspections of
trades work, materials and equipment. Ability to read and understand
manufacturer's recommendations regarding scheduled and preventive
maintenance, servicing and operation; to use computers and related
software to diagnose HVAC system problems; to prepare written reports;
to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to work at
heights up to 35 feet; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools and
supplies and/or exert force up to 50 pounds; to concurrently
manipulate multiple controls on machinery or equipment; to work in
hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces and adverse
weather or temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examination to determine the ability to perform the
job. Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's
license may be required. Employees in this job class may be required
to be trained to work with asbesto. Employees in this job class
assigned to work with equipment containing CFC refrigerants must
achieve and maintain valid certification in accordance with federal