HVAC Maintenance Worker

About the position

The Maintenance Department HVAC Maintenance Position (Staff Position), will be responsible for performing various preventive maintenance duties on HVAC systems. Including boilers, hot water, forced air, cooling towers, and heat pump systems on Campus buildings. Maintain a daily log on repairs performed as assigned by the Facilities Manager. Operate, maintain, and repair heating, ventilating, air conditions, cooling towers, hot water, and forced air systems are the primary responsibilities of the HVAC Maintenance Worker. The HVAC Maintenance Worker will work with Facilities Manager to assure that all duties and responsibilities are successfully completed. 

Essential Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities

The following duties are not to be considered a complete list of duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.

  • Repairing or replacing blowers, circulating pump motors, bearings, calibrating thermostats, general cleaning and replacing of filters and belts, water analysis on cooling towers, boiler, and hot water systems.
  • Perform daily preventive and corrective repair tasks on assigned campus buildings to ensure safe and proper operation.
  • Complete daily work orders as requested for buildings assigned.
  • Safely and properly operate a variety of power and hand tools, including but not limited to: a drill press, radial saw, table saw, welding equipment, and pipe threading equipment.
  • Perform daily inspections of heating/cooling and ventilating systems of designated buildings.
  • Assist with remodeling and construction projects as needed.
  • Perform emergency maintenance needs as directed. (On Call Duty)
  • Work with contractors on repair or renovation projects as assigned by Facilities Managers.
  • Perform miscellaneous Service Department duties as needed.
  • Assist Facilities Manager as needed.
  • Utilize proper protective equipment to insure personal safety.
  • Operate forklift as needed.
  • Communicate all emergency conditions to the Facilities Manager.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Facilities Manager.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Previous HVAC maintenance experience of five years is required.
  • Certificate from a college or technical school in HVAC or 5yrs. related experience and/or training. 
  • Preferred experience in HVAC, plumbing, electrical, heating, cooling, and blueprint reading.
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written along with a positive work attitude.
  • Must be able to work independently with little to no supervision.
  • Requires shift flexibility, primary shift is days but could change to support campus needs.
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license required, and must possess or pass forklift certification.
  • Ability to work from ladders, lifts and scaffolds is required.
  • Must be able to lift up to 80 pounds and perform physical work.
  • Professional courtesy is required at all times. A neat and clean appearance, including personal hygiene is required daily.
  • A work uniform will be provided and is the only acceptable form of dress.
  • The Maintenance Department Staff Position reports to the Facilities Manager.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

The HVAC Maintenance Staff Position is both an indoor and outdoor position and as such could be exposed to the weather elements. Work environment will expose this position to dust and dirt conditions as well as loud operating equipment. Use of personal protective equipment is required. Moderate to High physical activity is required in the performance of the Staff Position. Strenuous physical activities with heavy lifting, pushing or pulling of items over 50 pounds and up to 80 pounds are common. The necessity to work from heights and on ladders, lifts and scaffolds make this a moderate to high physical risk

How to Apply

  1. Send a cover letter, faith statement and resume with three references to jobs@malone.edu.
  2. Fill out the Employment Application
  • The employment application is a fillable pdf. Please complete the application, print and sign (no electronic signatures accepted), then send to jobs@malone.edu. 

Malone University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees and applicants for admission or employment, in all university programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status. Malone University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.