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HVAC Mechanic -Specialist

  • Under the direction of a lead or supervisor, employees in this classification, HVAC Mechanic Specialist covers a broader range of activity than the HVAC Mechanic.
  • Applies a greater degree of technical specialty to HVAC work.
  • Responsible for diagnosing HVAC problems independently, and advising HVAC Mechanics on assignments that are more difficult. 
  • Establish priorities for various phases of their work assignments, requiring little guidance from a Lead or Supervisor


Characteristic Duties

The duties listed under this section are designed to provide a representative sampling of key tasks and/or responsibilities associated with the job.  They are not intended to be a complete list of all the duties performed by employees in the classification.

  • Perform complex troubleshooting of HVAC systems, including functional analysis.
  • Install, test, troubleshoot, and service all types of industrial HVAC instrumentation and controls including electronic, pneumatic or digital systems.
  • Adjust complex HVAC instrumentation and control systems to improve system functionality and energy conservation.
  • Accomplish difficult repairs that may involve customizing parts to serve in old systems where replacement parts are no longer available.
  • Analyze and maintain diverse HVAC systems at optimal operating efficiency while maintaining energy efficiency.
  • Test, adjust, and balance HVAC systems.
  • Establish and maintain proactive maintenance of a full range of HVAC systems.
  • Respond effectively and expediently to critical repair situations, such as environmental systems that impact research operations.
  • Install, modify, troubleshoot, and repair duct systems.
  • Support state-of-the-art HVAC systems, requiring specialized and extensive training.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of a preventative maintenance system on new and existing equipment as assigned by Supervisor or Lead mechanic.
  • May perform specialized functions related to air quality (such as IAQ testing and reporting; or the testing, adjusting, balancing and certifying of laboratory fume hoods).
  • May write reports and certification documents.
  • May perform any of the duties described in the HVAC Mechanic maintenance specification or other duties as assigned.
  • Adhere to safety rule
     

Minimum Qualifications

  • In addition to the qualifications for the HVAC Mechanic –Maintenance, the Specialist must have extensive working knowledge of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. 
  • Typically, these positions involve complex trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills that have developed over many years, but they may also require specialized training in emerging HVAC technologies. 
  • The Specialists require high level testing, adjusting, and balancing (TAB) skills. 
  • Required to have at least a class III EPA certification, although many jobs will require certification as a Universal Technician

 

Valid California Non-commercial Class C Driver’s license.

 

This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.

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