Diversity Statement
Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Vision Statement
We strive to create a campus that:

  • provides access and support for underserved populations;
  • has an inclusive and just culture;
  • values understanding, compassion, and acceptance;
  • is committed to the ideals of social justice;
  • prepares students for global citizenship;
  • and is collaborative, safe, and respectful.

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HVAC Mechanic

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month, University Staff - Permanent
Location: Platteville
Categories: Facilities, Trades, Maintenance

Position Summary:

UW Platteville invites applications for HVAC Mechanic. This position is responsible for the operation and repair of campus mechanical and HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning) equipment with a high level of independence and self-initiation. This position is responsible for the trouble-shooting of building mechanical problems, identifying, correcting, reporting and communicating building operational and maintenance needs, performing specialized repairs on equipment, performing preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment, and ensuring satisfactory operation of building systems to meet the needs of the campus. The HVAC Mechanic installs, maintains, and repairs environmental control or refrigeration equipment to ensure proper operation of equipment within an assigned facility and may direct the work of other staff performing routine maintenance and repair functions.

This is a full time, benefit eligible position with wage range of $25.48-$28.85 per hour commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

 

Responsibilities:

-Monitors, tests, maintains, and repairs Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, related equipment, and controls according to established policies and procedures

-Receives, prioritizes, and responds to service requests according to established timelines and policies

-Identifies, prioritizes, troubleshoots, and escalates system problems, equipment malfunctions, and repair needs

-Performs scheduled preventative and routine maintenance and documents activity on equipment and systems to ensure optimal and safe operation

-Develops and schedules operational work plans for staff occasionally

 

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Your resume and cover letter should be a detailed overview/summary of your qualifications and must clearly identify your experience and/or training.

Graduation from a technical college with an associate degree in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology OR with a Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating Service Technician technical diploma.

OR

Certified as a Senior Level Technician by NATE (North American Technician Excellence) with certifications in Air Conditioning, Light Commercial Refrigeration, Gas Heating and Hydronics.

EPA Section 608 Universal Refrigeration Certification

 

Qualified applicants will have education, training, and/or work experience related to:

-5 years of experience in Commercial/Industrial HVAC, building and equipment maintenance.

-Knowledge of operation, maintenance, and repair of electrical, plumbing, heating, refrigeration, controls, and other related mechanical systems.

-Prior welding experience

-Previous experience operating and using Building Automation Systems

-Previous experience working with commercial electrical systems

-Knowledge of OSHA safety regulations.

-Ability to react quickly and make sound independent decisions in an emergency.

-Flexibility and willingness to learn and apply new methods and procedures required from changes in facilities, equipment, retrofitting, technology, priorities, and standards.

-Ability to interact positively and provide outstanding service to fellow campus staff, students, and the general public.

-Awareness of sound safety procedures.

-Previous computer experience; including Microsoft office products.

-Ability to read & interpret plumbing, electrical, and control sequence diagrams.

-Ability to read & interpret building plans and building control sequences.

-Willingness to work in all weather and industrial conditions

-Ability to withstand repeated lifting, climbing, bending, and crawling in tight or confined spaces.

-Be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations; including necessary training and drills. 

-Additional duties as assigned 

 

Why it's Great to be a Pioneer:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications are due by December 12, 2021, and will be accepted until the position is filled. 

 

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • A current resume and cover letter 
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as required 

 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

As a member of the campus community for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville‚ it is essential that you support and foster a diverse‚ inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty‚ staff and students.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

 

 

 

 

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Annual Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study.

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