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Title Position Type Classified Employee Class Code CF AR State Title Skilled Tradesman Grade C115 FLSA Non-Exempt Minimum Entry Salary $29,251 Hourly Rate 0.00 Search Manager Brittini Bolden, Ian Hadden, Michael Seamon Position Summary and Qualifications Posting Number CH00682 UALR Functional Title Skilled Tradesman-Mechanical / R98990 Position Number R98990 Department Facilities Mgmt-Mechanical Position Summary The Skilled Tradesman-STW-Mechanical/HVAC is responsible for performing skilled mechanical maintenance duties in the inspection, repair, installation and alteration of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and related equipment and facilities; perform preventive maintenance and routine servicing of equipment.The Skilled Tradesman is responsible for the work activities in one or more of the following skilled trades: HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) and Mechanical. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. Job Duties and Responsibilities + Install, maintain, repair and overhaul air conditioning systems, commercial and industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems and combined heating, ventilation and cooling systems; + Inspect, repair, modify and install HVAC equipment including refrigeration and air conditioning compressors, receivers, condensers, chillers, water cooling towers, forced air converter units, pumps, automatic and hand valves, expansion valves and capillary tubes; + Conduct regular preventive maintenance inspections of refrigeration units, isolated heating and ventilating units, including boilers, gas and electrically operated air conditioning equipment, and make necessary adjustments or repairs; service and repair evaporative coolers; + Repair or replace defective parts in units and equipment and their controls, including thermostats, automatic switches, fan controls, log switches, damper motors, louvers, relays, filters, controls, belts, compressors, heat exchangers, high limit controls, pressure controls, safety valves, and automatic gas valves; + Operate a variety of hand and power tools, welder torch, vacuum pump, test equipment utilized in the trade and a motor vehicle; maintain equipment in effective and safe working condition; + Maintain parts and tool inventory; + Perform skilled electrical maintenance work in the repair, installation and alteration of HVAC equipment, components, timers, motors and wiring systems as needed; + Connect motors to control panels; + Test and examine boiler operations, observing meter and pressure gauges; + Conduct boiler water quality test and treatment; + Adjust boiler burner combustion; + Lubricate and pack heating, ventilation, refrigeration, and air-conditioning motors, pumps, fans, and other equipment; + Install and calibrate systems; + Install copper tubing and repair pipes and tubing as necessary; + Test joints and insulate pipes of refrigeration and air conditioning systems; + Flush boilers, descale tubing; rebuild pressure and temperature safety valves and water pumps; + Install, rebuild, replace or repair fans, motors, thermostats, fuses, filters, bearings, valves, controls, gaskets and other equipment as necessary; + Maintain related records concerning time, labor and materials; maintain log of tasks performed and write reports as required; + Assist other skilled tradesmen to complete projects that require multiple departments to work together; + Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions; + Perform other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities + Must be able to wear a respirator; + Must be able to negotiate distances (from building to building on campus) and the ability to go up and down stairs in multi-story buildings; + Must be able to navigate in small spaces including manholes and tunnels to perform maintenance and/or make necessary repairs; + Must be able to hold, start, use and operate tools and equipment used in the skilled trade for extended periods; + Must be able to load/unload tools and equipment (weights varying up to 75 lbs.); + Must be able to communicate to campus community and co-workers; + Knowledge of the methods, practices, and safety precautions in one or more of the skilled trades; + Knowledge of the accepted practices, processes, materials, and tools of the various skilled trades; + Knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to one or more of the skilled trades; + Ability to provide mathematical and analytical skills necessary to do material estimates for one or more of the skilled trades; + Ability to read and interpret blueprints, manuals, schematics, building plans, and/or work drawings; + Ability to understand verbal and written instructions; + Ability to maintain inventory on needed parts and tools for one or more of the skilled trades. Required Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma. Level 1: requires EPA Section 608 Universal Refrigerant Technician Certification Level 2: Requires completion of an apprenticeship or academic program approved be the State of AR or an equivalent apprenticeship or academic program from another US state . Thee (3) or more years of work experience may be allowed as a substitute. Level 3: Requires AR Class B, C, D, E, or L HVAC license, or equivalent license in good standing from another US state, or completion of an apprenticeship program approved by the state of AR or an equivalent apprenticeship/academic program. Five (5) or more years of work experience may be allowed as a substitute. Level 4: Requires AR Class A HVAC license or equivalent license in good standing from another US state. Seven (7) or more years of experience may be allowed as a substitute for license. MUST POSSESS A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE. Preferred Education and/or Experience Licensed as a high pressure boiler operator. Background Check Requirements 00 - Criminal Only Start Date 03/01/2018 Additional Qualifications License(s)/Certifications Essential Job Functions Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds: Frequently, Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds: Occasionally, Kneeling: Occasionally, Crawling: Occasionally, Climbing (Stairs, Ladders, etc.): Frequently, Lifting 5 -10 lbs: Occasionally, Lifting 25-50 lbs: Frequently, Lifting 50 plus lbs: Occasionally, Carrying 25-50 lbs: Frequently, Carrying 50 plus lbs: Occasionally, Pushing/pulling 50 plus lbs: Occasionally, Sitting for long periods of time: Occasionally, Standing for long periods of time: Occasionally, Speaking; Essential, Hearing: Essential, Vision: Ability to distinguish similar colors, depth perception, close vision: Essential, Walking - Short Distances: Daily, Walking - Long Distances; Occasionally Work Conditions Activities occur inside or outside in approximately equal amounts, Sufficient noise to cause applicant to shout in order to be heard, Exposure to vibrating movements of the extremities or whole body, Hazards - definite risk of bodily injury, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, etc., Conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation Posting Detail Information Background Check Statement This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. UALR EEO Statement The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States. Open Date 02/05/2018 Close Date 02/17/2018 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants All Facilities Management employees are eligible to receive scholarship assistance to further their educational goals for skilled trades education and college degree through the Educational Scholarship fund. Posting Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). + * Do you have the required education or training along with the required license or certification in HVAC Mechanics according to ACA 17-33-301? + Yes + No + * Do you have a valid driver's license and are you able to operate a motor vehicle? + Yes + No + * Do you have experience working on a college campus? + Yes + No + * How many years of work experience do you have in high pressure boiler operation and maintenance? + None + Less than 1 year + More than 1 year but less than 3 years + More than 3 years but less than 5 years + More than 5 years but less than 7 years + 7 or more years Applicant Documents Required Documents + Resume + List of Three (3) References Optional Documents + Cover Letter/Letter of Application


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