Carnegie Mellon University

HVAC Mechanic II - Facilities Management & Campus Services (FMCS) - Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
We are a global research university with more than 12,000 students, 92,000 alumni and 5,000 faculty

Job Description

HVAC Mechanic II - Facilities Management & Campus Services (FMCS)

Posted: Friday, 5/10/2024
Carnegie Mellon University's Facilities Management (FMS) department is searching for an HVAC Mechanic II to join our team! In this role, you will perform work such as maintaining, repairing, and operating HVAC equipment including reciprocating and centrifugal chillers, self-contained air conditioning units, refrigeration equipment in laboratories and dining service facilities, fan coil units, air handling units and fans.
Here in Facilities Management & Campus Services (FMCS), we work together to provide Service Excellence. Within FMCS exists the Facilities Management Services (FMS) group, the steward of the Pittsburgh campus, dedicates, maintains, replaces, and energizes with an eye towards cost control and environmental sustainability. We value: Dedication, Impact, Collaboration, Creativity, Kindness, Inclusion, Integrity, Sustainability and Safety, reflected in the value of our workforce and our community through the planning and execution of every facet of our work.
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Core responsibilities will include:
  • Adjusting and repairs to pneumatic, electric, and electronic control components; Supervising and controlling equipment via computer interfaces, requisition job parts and supplies
  • Inspecting and supervising maintenance and repair functions and system equipment operations; Operating on and off-road utility vehicles and trucks; Reading and interpreting blueprints and schematic diagrams, and being familiar with building codes
  • Other duties as assigned
You Must Demonstrate:
  • Strong communication skills and ability to perform clearly defined tasks with minimal direction; Ability to professionally manage interactions with challenging customers.
  • Ability to move and work in confined spaces, up and down ladders and to work from ladders, scaffolding and bucket truck platform; Ability to lift 40 pounds from ground to overhead; Occasionally work outside during inclement conditions.
  • Ability to work independently and make appropriate decisions as to when additional help is needed to correct issues.
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Graduation from a trade certification or apprenticeship program as a HVAC or Air Conditioning mechanic required
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience as a journeyman level HVAC mechanic required, with experience in a large institutional (college, university, hospital, etc.) setting. Additional experience in HVAC system and DDC installations preferred
  • EPA CFC Universal certification required
  • City of Pittsburgh Stationary Engineers License required
  • Certification as Operating Engineer preferred
  • Must be a member of, or agree to join Local #95 International Union of Operating Engineers
  • Successful Background Check and Valid PA Driver's License
  • PA Child Protection Clearances (Act 153)
  • Motor Vehicle Records (conducted annually)
  • Fitness for duty assessment and pre-employment medical exam; Pre-employment drug and alcohol screen
Joining the CMU team opens the door to an array of exceptional benefits available to eligible employees.
Those employees who are
benefits eligible
have the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of advantages from
comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance
to an enticing
retirement savings program
offering a generous employer contribution. You can also unlock your potential with
tuition benefits
and take well-deserved breaks with ample
paid time off
and observed
. Finally, rest easy knowing you are covered by life and accidental death and disability insurance.
Other perks include a free Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus pass, our
Family Concierge Team
to help navigate childcare needs,
fitness center access
, and so much more!
For a comprehensive overview of the benefits that may be awaiting you, explore our
Benefits page
At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role and responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique skills and the diverse perspective you bring. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it’s about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.
Are you interested in an exciting opportunity with an exceptional organization?! Apply today!
Pittsburgh, PA
Job Function
Craft Trades (L95)
Position Type
Staff – Regular
Full Time/Part time
Full time
Pay Basis
More Information:
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    Why Carnegie Mellon
    ” to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.
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  • Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
  • Statement of Assurance

Carnegie Mellon University At A Glance

We are a global research university with more than 12,000 students, 92,000 alumni and 5,000 faculty and staff. Carnegie Mellon has been a birthplace of innovation throughout its 113-year history. Today, we are a global leader bringing groundbreaking ideas to market and creating successful startup businesses. Our award-winning faculty members are renowned for working closely with students to solve major scientific, technological and societal challenges. We put a strong emphasis on creating things—from art to robots. We have campuses in Pittsburgh, Qatar and Silicon Valley, and degree-granting programs around the world, including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. Our benefits include health insurance; tuition benefits for employees and children; retirement plans; life and disability insurance; paid time off; exercise and recreation opportunities, free access to public transportation, child care benefits, pre-tax spending accounts and more.
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