Santa Rosa Junior College
HVAC and CONTROLS TECHNICIAN
Opening Date/Time: Wed. 06/15/16 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: 07/11/16
Salary: $4,887.00 - $5,942.00 Monthly
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: SRJC Santa Rosa Campus: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California
Department: Facilities Operations
FILING DEADLINE: Monday, July 11, 2016
It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
- Salary Range: $4,787 to $5,820 per month (2015/16 Salary Schedule); maximum initial placement at $5,277 per month (placement within this range is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials).
- Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive health & benefits package for employees and eligible dependents (benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees).
- Leave/Holiday time: Full-time classified members earn 8 hours of sick leave and start off accruing 6.67 hours of vacation for each month worked (accrual rate increases after third year of employment and rates are pro-rated for part-time employees). Employees are also compensated for holidays recognized by the District (14 holidays/year, pro-rated for part-time employees).
- Classified employees are required to become a dues paying member of the Service Employee's International Union
Candidate selected will need to successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination as a condition of employment.
Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking a qualified individual with demonstrated HVAC mechanic skills and customer service skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and staff to provide high quality services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students. Under general supervision, perform master journey-level work in the repair, maintenance, service, modification, troubleshooting, inspection and monitoring of the operation of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and associated plumbing, electrical, mechanical, EMS (Energy Management Control System) and controls systems in keeping with District-wide sustainability initiatives; serves as lead worker to other classified staff in the area; and perform related work as required. This is a regular, full-time Classified position. The tentative work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.
Incumbents monitor and adjust the full range of heating, cooling, ventilation, and refrigeration equipment by means of an energy management system as well as hands-on work; write, modify, code, analyze, enhance and debug EMS computer control software programming and train others in the use of controls software programming; set up, troubleshoot, repair, test and calibrate electronic components for EMS computer control; troubleshoot, maintain, modify and repair heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems and equipment including DX (direct expansion) and hydronic systems, fans and fan motors, pumps and pump motors, electric and pneumatic controls, and associated safety, overcurrent and other equipment protection devices; respond to trouble calls.
The Facilities Operations Department is responsible for building and grounds repair and maintenance, fleet management, energy management, custodial services, and coordination and oversight of District-wide repair, remodel, and new construction projects (these responsibilities encompass all District-wide sites and properties). The department is organized into four separate divisions: Buildings and Equipment Maintenance, Grounds, Custodial, and Administration, and consists of approximately 55 full-time staff.
Examples of Duties:
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature. Incumbents routinely perform approximately 80% of the duties below. The following duties are listed both as trade specific and shared responsibilities.
- Troubleshoots, maintains, inspects, modifies and repairs heating, ventilation systems, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment including boilers, air handlers, DX and hydronic systems and components, screw, reciprocating and absorption chillers, cooling towers, fans and fan motors, pumps and pump motors, electric controls and associated safety, overcurrent and other equipment protection devices.
- Implements and facilitates the Energy Management System (EMS) and HVAC controls and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ); configures, analyzes, troubleshoots and enhances programs to balance energy management with comfort control; prepares documentation and control flow charts; monitors and adjusts computer based EMS program for proper HVAC comfort and energy management control.
- Evaluates preliminary mechanical design plans and specs for remodels, upgrades or new construction and provides control "sequence of operation" for HVAC equipment to be incorporated into design plans and specs.
- Monitors work done by outside contractors for adherence to state and federal Code Requirements and reports back to supervisor.
- Assists in the writing of specifications for repairs and new construction.
- Maintains appropriate service and repair records.
- Researches, purchases and inventories equipment parts, chemicals and supplies.
- Responds to routine and emergency calls for repairs and service.
- May train and direct the work of other classified staff in the area.
- Assists and serves as back up to other Facilities employees.
Think analytically and independently; troubleshoot, maintain, modify and repair heating, ventilation systems, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment including Freon systems, electric fan and pump motors, electric controls and associated safety, overcurrent and other equipment protection devices; configure, analyze and troubleshoot EMS computer programs; perform heavy physical labor; read and comprehend plans and blueprints as appropriate to trade; train and direct the work of other classified staff in the area; follow and give oral and written instructions; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population.
Thorough knowledge of various energy management systems, heating, ventilation systems, air conditioning and refrigeration systems; use and maintenance of trade specific materials, tools, instrumentation, and equipment; applicable building and safety code requirements; methods and practices followed in the maintenance of tools, machinery, and equipment; basic computer software including e-mail and service request systems; safety precautions to be observed in the maintenance and installation of electronic and mechanical equipment.
Air and Hydronic Balancing, Boolean Logic and electronics knowledge.
Candidates/incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as detailed below, or file for equivalency. Equivalency decisions are made on the basis of a combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. If requesting consideration on the basis of equivalency, an Equivalency Application is required at the time of interest in a position (equivalency decisions are made by Human Resources, in coordination with the department where the vacancy exists, if needed.)
Required Education and Experience:
Graduation from high school, supplemented by completion of a Union, private (in-house), military, or trade school apprenticeship program that includes theory and on-the-job work and four years journeyman experience working as an HVAC mechanic in a commercial, industrial or large facilities environment.
Associate's degree and energy audit and absorption and screw chiller experience.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE:
This classification requires an EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification (refrigeration license preferred). Must possess a valid (Class C) California driver's license and an acceptable driving record.
Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting equipment (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking. Must be able to safely use manual tools and power equipment common in the construction trades. Must be able to handle hazardous materials safely and tolerate exposure to electrical hazards as well as environmental hazards such as molds and various solvents.
In order to be given consideration for this position, applicants must submit the following documents by the filing deadline:
- A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please provide contact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.
If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents: http://hr.santarosa.edu/sites/hr.santarosa.edu/files/ClassEquivApp.pdf
- A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the positions, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the "Key Duties and Responsibilities" section of this job announcement.
- Current Resume.
- If applicable, transcripts of all college level course work, including confirmation of degrees (unofficial copies acceptable (both sides), but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring). If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
- Proof of completion of a Union, private (in-house), military, or trade school apprenticeship program
- Copy of EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification
- Current DMV Report.
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
Following the filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-3 weeks later, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position/pool will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Associated Students, and the Board of Trustees.
If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.CAMPUS DESCRIPTIONS
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PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive
MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE: (707) 527-4954
FAX: (707) 527-4967
The office is located in the Button Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
- In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
- Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
- Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)
Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can read or obtain a full copy of this report by going to http://www.santarosa.edu/police
. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by coming to the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.
The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non-discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities--including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics--and application for District employment.
The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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