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(Archived) HVAC Specialist & Controls Technician at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Last Updated: 2/17/23

Job Description

Requisition 202200390S

Position Title HVAC Specialist & Controls Technician

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 11. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category Skilled Craft

Department Facilities Management - Facilities Services

Division of Finance and Operations

Educational Requirements for the Position

High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Technical vocational training related to job duties would be preferred. Seven years working with all phases of pneumatic and electric temperature controls to include: five years working with gas and electric boilers, furnaces and heaters; and five years working with all phases of pneumatic and electronic temperature controls. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Provides skilled work on the journey person level involved in the installation of new HVAC equipment and controls, and handles the maintenance, repair, replacement, and installation of various heating ventilation and air conditioning systems and refrigeration equipment. Provides skilled work in pneumatic and electronic controls related to central air conditioning.

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to the following: answers all trouble calls relating to improper temperature. Repairs or replaces defective equipment of pneumatic or electric thermostats and associated control valves and systems. Performs systematic preventive maintenance and status of all pneumatic equipment. Interprets drawings, schematics, and building plans to locate control problems. Answers trouble calls and performs preventive maintenance on controls in all University buildings and structures. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Working knowledge of JOHNSON, POWERS, HONEYWELL, and ROBERT SHAW controls, including the compressed air systems used in the electrical and controls trade. Knowledge and use of standard tools used in the electrical and controls trade. Requires skilled accuracy in all phases of work. Working conditions may be considered undesirable due to continuous (50% or more)exposure to two or more disagreeable elements, such as dirt, grime, grease, oil, dust, fumes, tight working quarters, etc. Performs various periodic duties such as parts requisitions, records, and reports. May be on call 24 hours for emergencies.

Position requires driving and operating a university vehicle; therefore, a valid Texas driver license and driving record acceptable to the university’s insurance carrier is required.

Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy.

Position works Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30pm (on call on rotation for weekends, holidays, and after hours may be required as needed by department)

Full Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...