Air Conditioning Mechanic
The Claremont Colleges Services
Claremont, California 91711

Job Description

Air Conditioning Mechanic

The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) is the shared services organization for a highly regarded cluster of seven independent colleges known as The Claremont Colleges located in Southern California. Today, TCCS is a nationally recognized educational model for academic support, student support and institutional support services to meet the needs of 6,300 students and 2,300 faculty and staff. Some of the more than 30 different services include: campus safety, a central library, health and counseling services, cultural centers, central bookstore, physical plant and facilities support, payroll and accounting, information technology, real estate, risk management and employee benefits.

TCCS is committed to offering a work environment that is supportive, collaborative, accountable and enjoyable. TCCS offers generous time off benefits, employer-paid retirement contributions, tuition remission benefits and professional development opportunities. Our employees also take advantage of discounted meals provided in the TCCS café, regular employee events and an opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues.

Job Description:
Maintaining and repairing HVAC equipment by inspecting, adjusting and repairing HVAC equipment.

Essential Functions: The incumbent performs these essential duties and responsibilities:
Perform HVAC Services
Maintaining and repairing HVAC equipment up to 30 tons, including split systems, package units, pumps, fans, air handler units, heating units, refrigeration equipment and air compressors up to 5hp.
From interpreting blueprints, manufactures' instructions and written or verbal instructions, determining the sequence of operations required to maintain, repair and adjust air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. Performing periodic or special preventive maintenance inspections to ascertain the general condition of the equipment and making recommendations for repairs as necessary to keep the equipment in good operating condition. Perform the recommended routine preventive maintenance on the equipment.
Troubleshooting problems using appropriate electrical, mechanical or pneumatic testing equipment.
Adjusting pneumatic, mechanical and electric controls, including calibrating, replacing and setting for appropriate temperatures and pressures.
Assisting in the installation of major new air conditioning systems; including installation of ducts, piping, various air conditioning units and related equipment.
Air Conditioning Shop and Central Facilities Services Duties
Performing other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: The following qualifications must be met in order to meet the requirements:
Three years, demonstrating the ability to apply the techniques of the trade

Required Knowledge and Critical Skills:
Possess communication skills, including general ability to speak, read, comprehend and write the English language.
Possess mathematical skills to include as a minimum ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, determine linear measurements, compute areas and volumes of conventional shapes and forms, and compute approximate weight of objects.
Possess ability to climb ladders, crawl in attics and under buildings, lift and carry heavy equipment, bend, stoop, work from heights, and work in uncomfortable positions. Be physically capable of working under all weather conditions.
Be able to be contacted by telephone during non-working hours.
Be available for overtime work and to be on call.
Be capable of wearing protective clothing and equipment as required by the tasks being performed.
Be able to work in a safe manner and comply with all applicable OSHA and CALOSHA rules.
Present a neat and professional appearance and be capable of performing all tasks and presenting one's self in a manner that reflects well on CFS and TCCS, and of promoting the interests of these organizations throughout The Claremont Colleges.
Possession of a Universal EPA certification
Possess a thorough understanding of air conditioning and refrigeration thermodynamic and psychometric principles
Possess and maintain a valid California driver's license and be insurable under The Claremont Colleges insurance.

Required Hours: The regular hours for this full time position are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Holiday, weekend and evening work hours may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the organization or business unit.

This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. The Claremont Colleges Services expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, The Claremont Colleges Services will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
TCCS is an equal opportunity employer. TCCS managers make employment decisions on the basis of merit, with the aim to have the best available person in every job. TCCS prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin or ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), military or veteran status, and status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. TCCS also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

3 Year(s)

Employment/Position Type:

Full Time
Date Posted : 11/26/2018