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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/05/17

Applications Due12/19/17

Vacancy ID45888

AgencyUniversity at Buffalo

TitleC1700036 Repost - General Mechanic - Facilities Campus Operations

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $40172 to $40172 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address xxx


City Buffalo


Zip Code14260

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
Four years of full-time experience in a trade under a skilled journey-level position which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprentice training in a trade or training gained by the completion of technical courses in a trade at a school or institute may be substituted for the above experience on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Willingness to work overtime and holidays, sometimes with little or no advance notice.
-A minimum of Type 1 and Type 2 Classification for Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certificate is preferred.
-Andover Controls and/or Siemens Controls systems experience is highly desirable.

Duties Description Position Summary:
The incumbent must be able to operate, maintain, repair and install building mechanical and HVAC equipment at a journey level.

Duties may include: changing filters, replacing sheaves, bearings, shafts, couplings, motors, actuators, valves, controllers, sensors, instrumentation.

Experience must include the ability to diagnose, troubleshoot and overhaul all types of HVAC equipment including: compressors, air handlers, pumps, motors and other similar and related equipment, and perform preventative maintenance.

Incumbent will be responsible for leading and training other crew members.

Candidates must possess a working knowledge of electrical and electronic controls, plumbing and steam fitting.

Must have the ability to stand, bend stoop, sit, twist and work at elevated heights using ladders and scaffolds for extended periods of time.

Candidates will be required to explain and demonstrate their skills and competency for this position. Universal Refrigeration Certification and refrigeration experience are extremely beneficial in being considered for this position.

Successful candidates in the position must be able to effectively communicate with coworkers, supervisors and the campus community. This position may require you to work in a team so the candidate should have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. The candidate must possess and have proven positive customer service skills; must also possess good listening skills and be able to understand and follow written and/or 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.

This position requires traveling within and between campuses. A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS is preferred, or candidate should otherwise demonstrate his/her capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Additional Comments Actual work hours and the number of hours worked will be discussed at the time of the interview

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Facilities Human Resources

Telephone 716-645-5277


Email Address


Street xxx

City Buffalo

State NY

Zip Code 14260


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