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1400 Washington Avenue
Minimum Qualifications Successful completion of a NYS two-year Service & Repair Mechanic (HVAC-R) Traineeship or NYS two-year refrigeration repair and maintenance training program; OR successful completion of any equivalent refrigeration two-year training or apprenticeship program;* OR four (4) years of full-time experience in the mechanical or electrical trades under a skilled journey-level mechanic or electrician which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program, one (1) year of which must include both training and work in the operation and maintenance of commercial type refrigeration or air-conditioning equipment. Apprenticeship training in the mechanical or electrical trades or training gained by completion of technical courses in the mechanical or electrical trades at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
* Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific class room instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of C or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.
Duties Description Valid EPA Refrigerant Certification Type II or Universal required; ability to perform journey-level work in the operation, maintenance, repair and installation of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment; working knowledge of the safe and efficient operation, procedures, materials, tools, properties and qualities of various refrigeration gases and solutions used in the maintenance, repair and installation of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment; basic understanding of HVAC control systems including DDC building management systems and manufacturer’s electronic chiller control systems; working knowledge of variable volume refrigerant systems and the uses of variable frequency drives in motor control applications; ability to read and interpret technical manuals, specifications, blueprints, and schematic drawings; layout and draw rough sketches and diagrams of work to be performed; recognize and rectify mechanical and electrical problems existing in refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment; train and supervise skilled, semiskilled and relatively unskilled workers; perform medium to heavy physical labor; ability to work with a computerized maintenance management system, work overtime as required for emergencies and campus events; ability to wear a negative pressure respirator and pass a fit test, and willingness to attend training on new equipment and building systems; Valid New York State Driver's License required.
Additional Comments Please MAIL your application to University at Albany, Office of Human Resources Management-UAB 300, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY, 12222 Applications available via the SUNY Classified Employment page, http://hr.albany.edu/content/classvac.asp or via the employment link at the bottom of the SUNY main page http://www.albany.edu/
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Notes on ApplyingPlease MAIL your application to University at Albany, Office of Human Resources Management-UAB 300, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY, 12222 Applications available via the SUNY Classified Employment page, http://hr.albany.edu/content/classvac.asp or via the employment link at the bottom of the SUNY main page http://www.albany.edu/ Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period.
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