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A/C Refrigeration Mechanic Apprentice

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/17/23

Job Description

Department: Residence Life Maintenance

Full Time

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition: 202300184S

Educational and Experience Requirement:

High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Technical/vocational training related to job duties would be helpful. Two years as an air conditioning mechanic required. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Provides service and maintenance of an apprentice level skill on heating and air-conditioning systems, plants, boilers and all equipment associated with the University campus. Works under general supervision of journeyman HVAC Technician and is responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of various heating ventilation and air conditioning systems, boilers, plants, and various refrigeration equipment across the University campus.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assists with new equipment installation, maintenance, service and repair of air conditioning systems, equipment, boilers, and refrigeration units. Repairs, replaces, or adjusts worn or broken parts, condensers, compressors, water, and/or vacuum pumps. Tests and inspects units and equipment. Provides preventive maintenance, service, and installation of boilers, chillers, air handling equipment, various pumps, and related equipment. Assists with the installation and services of all electrical and control devices as well as general HVAC shop work and coordination. Reviews, schedules and records data in the work order system as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Requires familiarity with all types of air conditioning, air handlers, refrigerators, coolers, and related equipment. Working conditions are considered fair, but involve more than average (25%-50%) exposure to weather, electrical hazards, narrow quarters, noise, vibrations, dust, heat, chemical exposure, etc. Will be required to be locally available for on call 24 hours per day, on a rotational basis every 7-14 days for emergencies as needed by department.

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.

Up to 20% of this position, over the fiscal year during off-peak periods, may be performed remotely as determined by the supervisor.

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.

Physical Address:

Human Resources Department

1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202

P.O. Box 2356

Huntsville, TX 77341-2356

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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...