|Department: || |
We need dedicated team members to join us to keep the construction, operations, maintenance and infrastructure of the UMBC campus running smoothly so our students, faculty and staff can continue our mission of striving for excellence.
Our staff maintains 70 university buildings on 512 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds.
Join our team of dedicated skills trades staff members!
|Position Overview: || |
UMBC is seeking a HVAC Zone Supervisor to direct the daily operations of a team of HVAC Mechanics. The incumbent has total responsibility for the complete maintenance, operation, service and repair of a wide variety of large, complex commercial and industrial HVAC systems, including large regional heating and cooling facilities up to 4,000 tons in an assigned area. This position also serves as an expert mechanic for the equipment and systems in the zone or area responsibility.
|Why Work at UMBC? || |
UMBC offers reliable hours in a stable work environment.
Facilities Management provides free uniforms and shoes for skilled trades positions. Tools are provided for use on the job as well as a UMBC-owned vehicle to travel to worksites on campus. UMBC also assists with keeping trades licenses current and obtaining needed training.
UMBC offers competitive compensation. This role starts at $83,053 and full-time regular positions offer 11 days of vacation, 15 sick days, 15 holidays including winter break and spring break, as well as 3 personal days. Tuition remission benefits are available immediately for employees.
We offer a generous benefits package including pension plan, health insurance, on-site day care center and much more. See more details about our benefits below.
UMBC has been recognized 13 years in a row as a Great College to Work for.
|Responsibilities: || |
Specific responsibilities include:
- Serves as a working supervisor for an HVAC zone or specialty unit, responsible for directing day-to-day operations of HVAC Chiefs and HVAC Mechanics providing service to HVAC systems. Work includes the organization, assignment and coordination of the technical maintenance work and installation services rendered by the team.
- Performs all the duties of HVAC Chiefs and/or HVAC Mechanics. Operates standard equipment including power and hand tools.
- Has primary responsibility for the complete maintenance, operation, service and repair of a wide variety of complex building HVAC systems. HVAC Systems include: large, regional heating and cooling facilities of up to 4,000 tons, or is responsible for related specialty equipment and systems such as low-temperature, pneumatic systems and pumps.
- Supervises and trains skilled and unskilled workers assigned to projects, assigns specific tasks to workers, evaluates results and participates in performance evaluations and recommends areas for individual training and development.
- Inspects completed job assignments for adherence to trade standards. Ensures work is properly performed by contractors. Notifies appropriate parties for warranty-related equipment problems.
- Prepares estimates of time, labor and materials to be used on assigned tasks. Compares cost of completed jobs with original cost estimates. Prepares a variety of special and recurring reports reflecting daily operations and project status.
- Prepares specifications for the requisition of equipment, tools, parts and supplies. Inspects these items on receipt for adherence to specifications. Implements programs and facilities renewal projects to increase the life of assigned HVAC equipment and systems.
- Performs routine maintenance and planned service on chillers (centrifugal, rotary screw, reciprocating absorption, etc.) and chiller plant sub-systems (thermal energy storage, condenser/cooling tower systems, etc.). Performs routine maintenance and planned service on heating plant systems, both steam and hydronic.
- Remediate air quality issues in the zone.
- Works closely with architecture, engineering, design, construction and/or operations and maintenance staff for coordination of work.
- Ensures operational readiness and safety of work areas, tools and equipment, conducts routine inspections and performs routine repairs and maintenance on equipment and tools.
- Assists higher level supervisors in administrative tasks such as scheduling, occupational safety, security and other workplace standards.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
|Required Minimum Qualifications: || |
- High School Diploma or GED
- Ten years progressively responsible experience in any combination of air conditioning, refrigeration, temperature control, steamfitting, stationary engineering, plumbing or heating trades. Three years of this experience must have included the supervision of journey level mechanics in these trades.
- CFC certification
- Valid Class C driver's license
|Background Screening Statement: || |
A background check will be required.
|Special Instructions to Applicants: || |
Upload a resume.
|Closing Date: ||Open Until Filled |
|Benefits: || |
UMBC offers a rich benefits package including the following for nonexempt regular employees.
Generous Leave which includes accruing the following for full time positions:
• 11 Days of Annual Leave (increases with years of service)
• 15 Days of Sick Leave
• 15 Holidays
• 3 Personal Days
• Available immediately for employees
• 8 credit hours per semester
• Tuition remission at UMBC for eligible dependents after two years of FT employment
• Life and disability insurance
• Pension plan
• Supplemental retirement plans
• Professional development opportunities
• Wellness opportunities
|Salary: ||Pay Range 16 (starting at $83,053, commensurate with experience) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program |
|Hours: ||Full-time |
|Type: ||Regular |
|FLSA Status: ||Nonexempt |
| Equal Opportunity Statement: ||UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. |
|Title IX: ||As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. For more information about Title IX and contact information for Title IX Coordinator click here. |
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
|Work Authorization: ||As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work. |