|Date Opened||5/1/2019 12:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$53,680 - $69,220/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||5/24/2019 11:59:00 PM|
Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) is a constituent unit of the Board of Regents for Higher Education (BOR), Connecticut Sate Colleges and Universities. As one of the State of Connecticut institutions of higher learning, this university offers undergraduate and graduate programs that weave together liberal arts and professional education and instill a desire for life-long learning.
We are recruiting for a full-time Qualified Craft Worker (HVACR) for the Environmental & Facilities Services - Boiler House Operations department, located at 181 White Street in Danbury, CT. Applicants must possess four (4) years in HVACR Trades, with two (2) of these years performing HVACR duties.
Incumbent must be available for all shifts: Work Schedule - Two shifts during spring, summer and fall cooling seasons. During winter heating operations, we move to a three shift schedule. All three shifts have a rotating weekend schedule. Applicants must be able to work all three shifts and able to work weekends. Duties include performing highly skilled tasks on heating systems, boilers, ventilating and refrigeration; operating, maintaining, installing, and repairing boilers, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and systems; controlling and measuring air flow, room air changes and room pressurizing; monitoring computerized control systems; and more.
WCSU offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/. Starting salary is $53,680 for non-state of CT Maintenance & Service Unit Union (NP-2) employees.
All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application with their submission. Applicants invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
Should you have questions pertaining to any phase of this recruitment, please contact the hiring agency's human resources office: Hrpositions@wcsu.edu.
Performs highly skilled maintenance and/or construction work requiring application of trade skills, codes and standard trade practices in electrical, plumbing, utilities, or HVACR trade areas; makes estimates of time, personnel and determines and obtains required materials; keeps necessary records; may perform duties related to similar trade areas as required; may act as liaison with other operating units and outside contacts; may operate heavy equipment; may respond to fire and/or crash emergency situations at state owned airports; performs related duties as required.
Performs highly skilled tasks in accordance with standard trade practices and codes on air systems used in heating, ventilating and refrigeration; operates, maintains, repairs, installs, modifies and assembles air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and systems which may use Freon or chilled water for air cooling means and air or water for condenser means; determines required cooling capacity of units needed for small areas; uses and interprets a psychometric chart; controls and measures air flow, room air changes and room pressurizing; monitors computerized control systems; performs minor tests for fuel specific gravity and gas leaks; adds water treatment chemicals to boilers; may install, modify, repair and assemble electrical or pneumatic controls for this type of equipment; may inspect and repair steam traps fed by main system at various locations; may remove pipe insulation materials associated with repair of pipes and fittings using OSHA approved methods.
Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate in their application:
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.