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Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, UNC Asheville is the designated public liberal arts campus in the University of North Carolina system. UNC Asheville is nationally known for the quality of our student-centered teaching, mentoring of undergraduates in research, interdisciplinary learning, and striving to be an inclusive campus community.
UNC Asheville's commitment to increasing and sustaining the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is reflected in our strategic plan goals of diversity and inclusion, and social sustainability. (http://www3.unca.edu/spcms3/) Women, traditionally under-represented minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Classification Title : Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades
Department : Campus Operations
Full-Time/Part-Time : Full-Time
Months per Year : 12 Months
This position will be required to maintain HVAC systems in a number of assigned buildings and respond to other buildings to assist as required. This position requires a very broad base of knowledge due to the highly technical and widely disparate nature of various elements of HVAC type of work. Above average working knowledge & competencies demanded by this career field include but are not limited to- Boiler operation & theory, operation & controls diagnostics (mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and digital), full range of thermodynamics, chiller operation & theory. All of which are interrelated with various auxiliary sub-systems that include but are not limited to; air coils, heat exchangers and other heat transfer equipment that utilize air-to-air, air-to-water and water-to-water side methods, any of which can be the cause or causes of improper temperature/humidity/flow control.
Minimum Education/Experience/Skill :
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certification.
Preferred Education/Experience/Skill :
Licensure Requirement: Universal Technician License as approved by EPA for refrigerant reclamation and maintenance of pressurized air-conditioning and refrigeration systems. (40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F) The preferred candidate will have a high school diploma. Valid driver's license. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated progressive experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment and systems. Prefer at least one to two years of formal technical HVAC training. Minimum of three years of experience in mechanical/ electrical systems installation & repairs is highly preferred. Prefer experience with Automated Logic Corporation Controls (ALC).
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About The University of North Carolina at Asheville
As the only dedicated liberal arts institution in the University of North Carolina system, UNC Asheville kindles learning by offering students an intellectually rigorous education that builds critical thinking and workforce skills to last a lifetime. Small class size, award-winning faculty and a nationally acclaimed undergraduate research program foster innovation as well as recognition.The cornerstone of a liberal arts education is the ability to explore the connections between many different subjects as well as the options available. So learning here expands well beyond the classroom walls. Focusing on undergraduate studies, we help students dig into learning, whether they participate in faculty-mentored research projects, undertake career-related internships, study abroad, or join service projects aimed at improving the quality of life at home and around the world. We encourage everyone to seek challenges, seize opportunities and become a doer as well as a thinker.At UNC Asheville, we’ve created an environment for exploring the world as well as more than 30 different majors. About 3,900 undergraduate students and about 330 full- and part-time faculty bring the campus alive with ...a genuine hunger to understand and contribute to the human experience. Amid the culturally rich setting of Asheville, North Carolina, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, it’s all designed to spark a lifelong quest to know more — a fire that will grow brighter in the future.