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HVAC Maintenance Tech II - Howard University at Thompson Hospitality Corporation

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington, Washington DC

Job Description:

BASIC FUNCTION : Maintain repairs and services air conditioning and heating systems.

SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY: Involves no responsibility or authority for the direction of others. Works independently with minimum supervision.

NATURE AND SCOPE : The incumbent will be exposed to every level of the University community and on occasion consults with outside vendors/contractors.


ACCOUNTABILITIES : Realigns fans, motors, air handlers, pumps and/or other building equipment for proper operations. Replaces belts, adjusts pulleys and changes filters. Lubricates motors, air handlers, pumps, compressors, linkages, and other building equipment. Diagnose utilizing building automation systems.

Replaces motors, bearings, fans and pulleys. Cleans evaporators, condensers, relays, chill water coils, humidifiers, air handlers, steam applications, and strainers. Changes oil in compressors and vacuum pumps. Changes oil in compressors and vacuums pumps.

Cleans compressors electric contacts or relays. Performs major services, repairs and installations on a wide variety of air conditioning units and packaged type units, split systems and central air conditioning units. Provides services for heating, ventilation, air conditioning systems.

Maintains, repairs, installs various equipment. Performs scheduled maintenance tasks, answers emergency or trouble calls, conducts preventive maintenance procedures on equipment, operates all building air conditioning, refrigeration, heating and

ventilation equipment manually or remote control.

Maintains and repairs reach-in and walk-in boxes, ice machines, self-contained and central water coolers, deep freezers and related equipment.

Diagnoses malfunctions and repairs or replaces components such as compressors, valves, evaporates, relays, switches and pneumatic controls, inspects and tests for correct operations of refrigeration cycles and checks for excessive refrigeration loads.

CORE COMPETENCIES : Ability to inspect and diagnose malfunctioning of equipment and to make repairs.

Competence in both written and oral English.

Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious relationships with staff, students, faculty, University Officials, and the general public.


REQUIREMENTS : High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent combination of education and 5 years or more of experience. Vocational training applications may be substituted for actual work experience. DC 3rd Class Operating Engineer License or Journeyman’s License. Knowledge of Siemen’s and Metasys systems preferred.

NATE Preferred

EPA Preferred

OSHA Preferred

Note: This position description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required. The university has the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description is not be construed as a contract for employment.

Thompson Hospitality Thompson Hospitality, formed in 1992, is the 6th largest food service company and the largest minority-owned Food Service business in the United States. We currently employ over 2,500 food service and facilities professionals and provide meals and facility services at businesses and institutions in 40 states and four foreign countries. The restaurant and retail division operates four different concepts with 22 unique locations in the Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. area, serving over 1.9 million guests each year.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.