University of New Mexico

HVAC Tech 2 - Albuquerque

Albuquerque, NM
The University of New Mexico (also referred to as UNM) is a public research university located in Al

Job Description

HVAC Tech 2

Posted: Friday, 8/11/2023
Requisition ID

Working Title
HVAC Tech 2

Position Grade

Position Summary
UNM Facilities Management (FM) is seeking an experience and professional HVAC Tech 2 with strong customer-service skills to join our FM-Area 2 division. The ideal candidate will perform routine repairs and maintenance on heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems including air distribution machinery, pneumatic and digital controls, hot and chilled water distribution, and variable volume systems. This position is also responsible to employ specially designed software and remote computer links to monitor systems and troubleshoot malfunctions in addition to other job-related duties as assigned.
Facilities Management is responsible for the care and upkeep of the physical campus environment. Additionally, the department maintains the University’s district energy system providing electricity, steam, chilled water and domestic water through its own distribution systems. FM-Area 2 is assigned to the Health Services Center (HSC) section of UNM and requires working in medical laboratories, medical clinics and medical academic spaces.
To learn more about the FM-Area 2 visit: https://fm.unm.edu/services/index.html

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Must maintain certification status.
  • All regular, non-temporary positions assigned to this classification are represented by a labor union and subject to the terms and conditions of the CWA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 4 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Possession of a current New Mexico State Journeyman's Refrigeration License (JR) and EPA Universal Refrigerant Recovery Certification.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of refrigeration units/systems

  • Maintenance and repair procedures for digitally controlled HVAC systems featuring programmable logic controls.

  • Major component replacement work in conjunction with central energy management and controls operators.

  • Troubleshooting and repairing building distribution systems including low pressure steam distribution, heat exchangers, hot and cold deck systems, air handlers, and pneumatic and digital controls.

  • Seasonal overhauls and instructing repair teams.

  • Prior work in hospital/clinical environments

    Additional Requirements

    Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM

    HSC FM Area Two (720D1)

    Employment Type

    Staff Type
    Regular - Full-Time

    Term End Date


    $18.26 hourly to $24.81 hourly DOE

    Benefits Eligible
    This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

    ERB Statement
    Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.

    Background Check Required

    For Best Consideration Date

    Application Instructions

    Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

    To be considered for this position: 1. Complete the official UNMJOBS application; you must include all prior work experience and number of hours worked per week. 2. Attach your current resume; listed three Supervisor references. 3. Attach your cover letter that addresses our preferred qualifications. 4. Incomplete applications will not be considered. **salary depends on experience and education - please include all experience and education on your application**

    The University of New Mexico has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for UNM students and employees. For detailed information, visit https://bringbackthepack.unm.edu/vaccine/vaccine-requirement.html

    Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

    The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

    The University of New Mexico requires all regular staff positions successfully pass a pre-employment background check. This may include, but is not limited to, a criminal history background check, New Mexico Department of Health fingerprint screening, New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department fingerprint screening, verification of education credentials, and/or verification of prior employment. For more information about background checks, visit https://policy.unm.edu/university-policies/3000/3280.html. Refer to https://policy.unm.edu/university-policies/3000/3200.html for a definition of Regular Staff.

    University of New Mexico At A Glance

    The University of New Mexico (also referred to as UNM) is a public research university located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is New Mexico's flagship research institution, the largest post-secondary institution in the state in total enrollment across all campuses as of 2012, and one of the state's largest employers.Founded in 1889, UNM offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs in a wide variety of fields.
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