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Skilled Trades VI - HVAC

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Skilled Trades VI - HVAC
Position Number 988991
Requisition No. S00700
Salary Range/Pay Rate $28.62 per hour/$32.20 after 90 days
Position Notes

This position is an Oakland University Campus Maintenance and Trades – MEA/NEA position. The incumbent will be represented by the MEA/NEA.

This position will remain open a minimum of five (5) working days. External applicants may be considered. Qualified bargaining unit members will receive interviews and initial consideration.

Employee Group/Grade Skilled Trades VI - HVAC
Job Category Service
Work Schedule FT/Reg (40 hours)
Shift/Days

This is a full-time position.

Pay Schedule Hour
Number of Hrs./Wk. 40

Position Information

Position Information

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduation or an equivalent combination of education and experience. City of Detroit unlimited refrigeration journeyman’s license or equivalent journeyman’s card through Union Local 636, and proof of six years of continuing job related experience dealing specifically with large heating/ventilation/air conditioning systems. In the absence of above credentials, individual may possess a State of Michigan mechanical contractor’s license. Demonstrated working knowledge of cooling towers, pumps, chilled water coils, centrifugal chillers, absorption chillers, heating systems and their distributions. Experience and working knowledge of DDC building controls. Preferably experience with Honeywell and Automated Logic building control systems. Certified in refrigerant recovery. Candidate must also possess a working knowledge of other trades including electrical and plumbing installations and have ability to perform repairs on these systems. Ability to interpret building schematics related to large building systems. Ability to repair equipment in a professional manner. Ability to work without supervision. Valid Michigan vehicle operator’s license and a driving record acceptable to the university.  

Desired Qualifications
All Qualifications

Unless otherwise required by an applicable collective bargaining agreement, all minimum, additional and desired qualifications are preferred, but qualifications, degrees, and/or experience deemed comparable and/or equivalent by Oakland University in its sole and exclusive discretion may be considered.

Additional Qualifications
Position Purpose

The successful candidate will become part of a skilled trade’s team responsible for University maintenance activities. This individual will be called upon to perform a variety of tasks associated with maintaining building HVAC, and mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems.  

Job Open Date 09/14/2017
Job Close Date

Position Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a member of the Oakland University Campus Maintenance & Trades-MEA/NEA?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  2. * Do you have a valid Michigan drivers license and a driving record acceptable to the University?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  3. * Do you have a City of Detroit unlimited refrigeration journeyman's license, equivalent journeyman's card through Union Local 636, or a State of Michigan mechanical contractor's license?
    • No
    • Yes
    • No Response
  4. * Do you have six years of continuing job related experience dealing specifically with large heating/ventilation/air conditioning systems?
    • No
    • Yes
    • No Response
  5. * Describe your experience with mechanical systems (high temp hot water, chillers, HVAC controls, etc.)

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents