At the University of Central Florida, we dream big. Founded in 1963,
UCF has grown to be one of the largest universities in the nation for a
very good reason: We harness the power of scale in innovative ways to
transform the lives of our students and create lasting impact on the
world at large.
The Facilities Operations Department invites well qualified
candidates to apply for the position of HVAC Specialist I. Duties of
this position include but are not limited to:
- Performs preventive maintenance on all HVAC mechanical systems and
related equipment in order to ensure continuous operation and prevent
equipment interruptions through pro-active and scheduled maintenance.
- Installs new or reconditioned mechanical or HVAC equipment to
maintain a safe, functional, clean, efficient, and attractive living and
- Performs repairs through proper troubleshooting of complex HVAC
systems. Performs work as scheduled by the work order system. Contacts
the originator of the work order to discuss the progress of the work and
anticipated completion date. Monitors the progress of the work and
ensures timely completion of the work in order to exceed customer
expectations. Ensures that all repairs of refrigerant systems are
following the Environmental Protection Agency regulations.
- Minor repairs include but are not limited to complex corrective and
planned maintenance on basic pneumatic air systems, compressors
electrical controls, appliances, cooling towers, boiler soft water
systems, hot water tanks, steam converters, hot and chilled water pumps
and related piping, chilled water fan coil units, air handlers, variable
air volume units, direction expansion (dx) units from 1 to 10 tons,
window air conditioning units, ice machines, exhaust fans, ventilated
systems and related equipment.
- Complete work orders in timely manner. Record labor hours, action
code, shop stock, and trade notes. Indicate in the trade notes work
performed, any special conditions or situation that requires further
attention. Report to the supervisor any condition needing attention.
Change the work order status.
- Other duties assigned by the Supervisor on duty. May be asked to
support other Facilities & Operation areas in times of Personnel
shortages or emergencies. Act as a lead person during supervisor's
- Fulfill all work requests as assigned through the CMMS system.
Perform all routine tasks as identified in the worker class
- In absence of the supervisor, is responsible for execution and
coordination of all zone tasks, duties, and staff assigned for the
completion of routine job assignments, restorative projects, and/or the
fulfillment of all CMMS work requests.
- Assists in maintaining a system of internal controls which provide
reasonable assurance that unit operations are effective and efficient,
unit assets are safeguarded, and the unit complies with applicable laws,
regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
- Assists the supervisor in the planning of projects to assure
sanitation and maintenance of zone. Participates in the
coaching/counseling of zone staff and assists in ensuring team morale
and motivation. Trains all employees on Standard Operating Procedures.
Ensures assigned employees are at work on time and actively engaged in
assigned work. Work with the appropriate stakeholders and/or leaders to
inform and assist in the scheduling of utility and equipment shutdowns
and/or area closures required to complete the project. Maintain
committed schedule completion dates and standardized productivity
levels. Reports any discrepancies.
- Review all work orders assigned to the zone. Assists in maintaining
and entering accurate data into the CMMS that are related to work
status, pertinent details, costs (labor/materials), dates, time,
invoices, images, actions performed to correct the issue, etc. Ensure
that all life safety and urgent work orders are responded to in an
expedited manner. Demonstrate a keen understanding of the
interdepartmental responsibilities and capabilities as well as a
familiarization of university and customer needs and goals, in order to
guide customers and validate work. Provide quality checks to ensure
products and services produced by the organization meet current UCF
standards and adhere to the process guide. Participates in the unit
Quality Assurance (QA) and Audit program. Attend and participate in
university, departmental, and unit meetings.
UCF offers competitive pay consummate with experience and a variety
of employee benefits including health insurance, vision insurance, and
dental insurance. Additionally, full-time employees may be allowed to
enroll for up to six (6) credit hours of eligible instruction per term
on a space-available basis without payment of tuition.
For additional information, please reference the following link: https://hr.ucf.edu/prospective-employees/insurance
Job #: 497701
Open Date: June 28, 2019
Closing Date: July 11, 2019
Annual Salary: $42,367 to Negotiable
Completion of an approved apprenticeship program in heating,
ventilation and/or air conditioning; or a high school diploma and 2
years of relevant experience.
The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position.
- Ability to delegate, train, coach, lead, motivate, and ensure cohesiveness in a diverse work environment.
- Ability to comprehend reports, inspections, and documentation pertinent to the unit.
- Demonstrate ability to maintain confidentiality and address sensitive matters appropriately and efficiently.
- Ability to assess material needs, order, and sustain accurate and sufficient inventories.
- Demonstrates ability to ensure that work productivity and service meet UCF quality assurance standards.
- Able to interpret, follow and/or provide instructions.
This position requires a Class E driver's license.
If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment
opportunity, both your position and salary will be significantly based
upon the information that you have provided in your application for
employment. We urge you to please take the time to complete the
application in its entirety.
Applicants MUST apply through www.ucf.edu/jobs
. No paper applications, resumes, cover
letters or emails will be accepted or considered for this Staff position. Cover letters, resumes, and other documents
can be attached through the www.ucf.edu/jobs
assistance with the University of Central Florida’s Affirmative Action Plan
implementation is appreciated. The
University collects VOLUNTARY declarations of race and gender and uses the
information to compile statistics on recruitment success. If you choose to assist, your demographic
information will be used only for affirmative action.
University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access, and
affirmative action employer.