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Maintenance B Lead - HVAC

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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016

University of California - Riverside Riverside, CA

Riverside, CA
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Job Classification
Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)




Full Time
8AM - 5PM
$67,212 - $77,196


The University of California, Riverside has an immediate need for a qualified Maintenance B Lead HVAC. The Maintenance B Lead HVAC oversees and performs repair, maintenance, service, installation, modification, troubleshooting, inspection and monitoring of the operation of commercial/institutional heating, ventilating, fume hoods, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and associated plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and controls systems. Troubleshoots, maintains, modifies and repairs heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems and equipment including DX (direct expansion) and hydronic systems, fans and fan motors, heat exchangers, pumps and pump motors, electric and pneumatic controls, and associated safety, overcurrent and other equipment protection devices. Supports the maintenance and operation of other campus and plant equipment, including but not limited to high pressure steam devices and accessories, EMS (Energy Management Control System), steam and other utility distribution, condensate return systems, and scientific equipment such as low-temperature freezers, autoclaves, growth chambers, and centrifuges. Assists in design, identification of systems, estimating hardware and labor costs; and planning of equipment upgrades and remodel projects by Physical Plant. Provides customer service. Performs critical daily functions in supervisor's absence.

**Reporting to the division of Business & Administrative Services (BAS), Facilities Services is one of the largest departments at UC Riverside employing nearly 400 career employees. Facilities Services provides exceptional service in maintaining an environment conducive of teaching, learning, living, working and research for the entire campus community. The department maintains buildings, facilities and landscape totaling over 6 million square feet across 1,350 acres of campus. We are a team of service oriented professionals focused on exceptional client engagement, continuous improvement and development opportunities.** UC Riverside career employees who have passed their probationary period will receive priority consideration for this position. If a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified, qualified external candidates may be considered at the discretion of the hiring department.


Seven or more years of journey-level experience in HVAC maintenance or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; and four years experience in a lead or supervisory role or an equivalent combination of education or training.

Demonstrated experience in the installation, maintenance, operation, inspection, calibration, and repair of HVAC and related systems. Demonstrated skill in maintenance and operation of: steam boilers firing natural gas or oil; pumps and compressors; coils, shafting, and pulleys; refrigeration equipment and cooling towers; and valves and piping systems. Knowledge of HVAC energy management systems, and controls system diagnosis, repair, inspection, installation, and calibration. Experience performing water analysis tests and adjustments. Ability to inspect climate control systems, and assess need for calibration, adjustment, repair or replacement.

Knowledge of all aspects of operation, maintenance, calibration, repair, installation, diagnosis, and inspection of direct digital control (DDC) energy management and industrial systems. Knowledge of all aspects of HVAC, chiller, pump, cooling tower, and control systems diagnosis, inspection, repair, operation, maintenance, installation and calibration. Skill in making recommendations as to system energy use and maintenance optimization. Skill in developing estimates for time, work and materials; do take-offs. Skills to produce designs, make specifications, read blueprints. Ability to produce field drawings.

Skill in operating shop equipment such as pipe threading machine, welding equipment, drill press, and various hand and power tools. Skill in using hand and power tools. Skill in proper application of precision measuring and calibration equipment. Skill in reading and analyzing construction and renovation project plans.

Physical ability to work in confined and dusty spaces; able to lift 50 lbs.; work on rooftops, ladders, scaffolding, lifts or stages at height of 25 feet above grade; able to wear respirator. Must be able to work in areas where noise levels may exceed 90 dB; able to work where temperature may exceed 125 degrees F Physical ability to work from ladders or scaffolding, and inside boilers and receivers.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with a diverse population of campus customers, contractors, consultants, and support staff. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.

Must successfully complete a post offer, pre-employment background check and physical and drug screen.


Steam Engineer Unlimited License

EPA 608 Universal Refrigerant Handling Certification.

Knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Knowledge of the UCR campus policies and procedures.


In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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