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Boiler Operator

30% – Operation and Inspection: Operates boilers, pumps, air compressors, de-aerators, water softeners, valves, regulators and pneumatic controls to maintain proper steam pressure, temperature and water level. Checks for proper operation of safety alarms, pumps, valves and piping systems. Reads gauges, thermometers and charts and records information. Assists with or performs personally Inspections of boilers, pumps, valves, piping systems and associated auxiliary equipment for proper operation to determine repair or preventive maintenance scheduling and does water testing. This requires ascending/descending multi-level stairs, vertical ladders and working from inside the boilers accessible through openings approximately 12″ by 16″. Notifies proper personnel to correct malfunction with any of the services provided by the power plant. For instance, steam, water, safety alarms, electrical feeders when non­standard readings are found. Maintains daily operational records of boilers, pumps, deaerators and air compressors. Requires the ability to perform basic mathematical computations and the ability to read and comprehend controlling instruments.

30% – Piping Systems: Assists in or performs personally the fabrication, assembling, installation and maintaining piping systems, valves and equipment for boilers, pumps, steam, condensate, feed-water, cooling water, pneumatics and lubricating systems in accordance with National Plumbing, ASTM and ASTE Codes, on the basis of knowledge of piping and specific power plant operations. Selects materials specified in blueprints, technical manuals, schematics and drawings and plans the sequence of installation or repair, using appropriate pipe cutters, threaders and fittings, joins piping by means of flanging, threading, soldering or fusing.

25% – Equipment Maintenance: Assists in or performs personally the cleaning, replacement, installation, lubrication and repacking of filters, pipes, pumps, valves, heat exchangers and auxiliary equipment in order to maintain the power plant in good operating condition and to make emergency repairs on boilers and to prepare boilers for inspection. Assists Boiler Operator Seniors in overhauling pumps on steam generating and heating equipment by replacing defective bearings, seals, packing, shafts and other pump parts. Performs routine cleanliness tasks to keep power plant and equipment in compliance with national fire and safety codes.

10% – Related Duties: Assists Boiler Operator Seniors in correcting problems in the case of water breaks, steam distribution irregularity or problems with electrical feeders until boilers, feed lines, etc. are stable. Assist with snow removal and surface treatment.

5% – Performs other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements :
Required Qualifications :
Must have a valid Driver’s License at time of hire and maintain that license throughout employment.
High school diploma or completion of G.E.D. equivalency.
Six months experience in Boiler and/or Hot Water Heater work. Associate’s degree or vocational school certification may be substituted for the required experience.
Position Requirements:
Lift and carry up to 20 pounds constantly and up to 50 pounds occasionally with or without accommodation.
Reach, grasp, lift, carry, and place moderately heavy loads frequently and heavy loads occasionally with or without accommodation.
Ascend/descend multi-level stairs and vertical ladders in performance of routine duties.
Work under a variety of temperature and weather extremes, both inside and outdoors.
Work in environments with constant loud noise.
Work in confined spaces.
Work overtime as needed.
Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed
Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather
Preferred Qualifications :
Knowledge and experience in the theory and mechanics of boiler operation and steam generation.
Knowledge of mechanical systems (e.g. air compressors, water softeners, steam and condensate system piping, pump and valve repair).
Ability to use equipment manuals, read measuring instruments and maintain accurate records.
Knowledge of water chemistry.
Knowledge of safe operating codes.

Work Schedule: 4 Days on Shift, with 3 Days off. Wed 12 AM to 8 AM, Wed 8 PM to Thurs 4 AM, Thurs 8 PM to Friday 8 AM, Friday 8PM to Sat 8 AM with overtime and after hours call back as needed.

Salary starts at $36,710.

Apply online at http://www.employment.ku.edu/staff/18371BR. In addition to the online application, the following documents are required to be considered for this position: A cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met. Resume or curriculum vitae. Contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin Monday, January 25th and continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified.

Listing expires on Sunday February 14th, 2021

HVAC Technician Senior

Are you experienced in HVAC and looking for a career change? The University of Kansas is currently expanding their Senior HVAC Technician team and seeks master/journey level crafts­ persons to work in the areas of inspection, maintenance and repair of industrial and commercial heating and cooling equipment with an emphasis on work quality, efficiency, service, following all applicable local and national codes. KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176hours of paid vacation per year, 8 hours of sick leave earned each month, nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical & dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities. This position requires the operation of work issued vehicles.

Work Schedule is 7:30am-4pm Monday to Friday

75%- HVAC Operations
Inspects, monitors, diagnoses, troubleshoot s, repairs as well as provides maintenance on all industrial and commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration/chiller equipment and
associated plumbing, electrical, mechanical and energy management control systems independently or with limited supervision.
Reviews heat and cooling requirements; compares and recommends modifications to achieve optimal system effectiveness and efficiency of the system.
Participate in new equipment installations. Research and develop procedures and documentation.
Document and outline procedures for use of appropriate hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical troubleshooting skills as needed.
Works with impacted customers as needed to resolve heating and cooling related issues.

20% Training

Provides training and mentorship to junior level technicians and interns.
Conducts professional development as needed on new systems and/or controls

5% Other Duties as Assigned

Salary starts at $47,493.

Apply online at http://employment.ku.edu/staff/18063BR. In addition to the online application, the following documents are required to be considered for this position: A cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met. Resume or curriculum vitae. Contact information for three professional references.

Listing expires on Friday February 12th, 2021

HVAC Tech/Installer

Technician would be responsible for system diagnostics/repair, system replacement, and residential new construction installation. Must have valid drivers license and reliable transportation.

$16/hr. to start, with possibility of pay raise after 90 day probation period. Health insurance after 30 days; retirement investment option after 1 year.

Applications can be found on our website. They can be emailed to us, along with references, to friesshvac@att.net.

Listing expires on Sunday February 7th, 2021

HVAC Technician Senior

Are you experienced in HVAC and looking for a career change? The University of Kansas is currently expanding their Senior HVAC Technician team and seeks master/journey level crafts­ persons to work in the areas of inspection, maintenance and repair of industrial and commercial heating and cooling equipment with an emphasis on work quality, efficiency, service, following all applicable local and national codes. KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176hours of paid vacation per year, 8 hours of sick leave earned each month, nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical & dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities. This position requires the operation of work issued vehicles.

Work Schedule is 7:30am-4pm Monday to Friday

75%- HVAC Operations
Inspects, monitors, diagnoses, troubleshoot s, repairs as well as provides maintenance on all industrial and commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration/chiller equipment and
associated plumbing, electrical, mechanical and energy management control systems independently or with limited supervision.
Reviews heat and cooling requirements; compares and recommends modifications to achieve optimal system effectiveness and efficiency of the system.
Participate in new equipment installations. Research and develop procedures and documentation.
Document and outline procedures for use of appropriate hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical troubleshooting skills as needed.
Works with impacted customers as needed to resolve heating and cooling related issues.

20% Training

Provides training and mentorship to junior level technicians and interns.
Conducts professional development as needed on new systems and/or controls

5% Other Duties as Assigned

Position Requirements :
Reach, grasp, lift, carry and place moderately heavy loads frequently and heavy loads occasionally (50 lbs) with or without accommodation.
Perform work above normal heights, in confined spaces, and in extreme temperatures – both hot and cold, inside and outdoors.
Work overtime and respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather.
Must digitally enter work order information and perform other electronic communications as required.

Required Qualifications :
High School diploma or GED equivalency.
Five years of industrial or commercial HVAC experience. An associate degree or Vocational School Certification may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
EPA CFC Certification for refrigerants.
Demonstrated experience in repair and troubleshooting in 3 phase voltages.
Must have a valid driver’s license by the time of hire and maintain the license throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications :
Experience in low pressure refrigeration repairs and troubleshooting.
Experience in developing and conducting training and/or mentoring.
Experience maintaining equipment inventory and documenting activities.
Experience working in a university, college or other multi-building campus environment.

Compensation: Salary starts at $47,493.

To apply, go to http://employment.ku.edu/staff/18063BR. In addition to the online application, the following documents are required to be considered for this position: A cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met. Resume or curriculum vitae. Contact information for three professional references. Currently reviewing applications and continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified.

Listing expires on Tuesday January 5th, 2021

HVAC Technician Senior

Position Overview :
Are you experienced in HVAC and looking for a career change? The University of Kansas is currently expanding their Senior HVAC Technician team and seeks master/journey level crafts­ persons to work in the areas of inspection, maintenance and repair of industrial and commercial heating and cooling equipment with an emphasis on work quality, efficiency, service, following all applicable local and national codes. KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176hours of paid vacation per year, 8 hours of sick leave earned each month, nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical & dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities. This position requires the operation of work issued vehicles.

Work Schedule is 7:30am-4pm Monday to Friday
Job Description :
75%- HVAC Operations
Inspects, monitors, diagnoses, troubleshoot s, repairs as well as provides maintenance on all industrial and commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration/chiller equipment and
associated plumbing, electrical, mechanical and energy management control systems independently or with limited supervision.
Reviews heat and cooling requirements; compares and recommends modifications to achieve optimal system effectiveness and efficiency of the system.
Participate in new equipment installations. Research and develop procedures and documentation.
Document and outline procedures for use of appropriate hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical troubleshooting skills as needed.
Works with impacted customers as needed to resolve heating and cooling related issues.

20% Training

Provides training and mentorship to junior level technicians and interns.
Conducts professional development as needed on new systems and/or controls

5% Other Duties as Assigned

Compensation starts at $47,493 annually. To apply, go to http://employment.ku.edu/staff/18063BR. In addition to the online application, the following documents are required to be considered for this position: a cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met; resume or curriculum vitae; and contact information for three professional references.

Listing expires on Wednesday December 9th, 2020

Maintenance Field Inspector

This is work which may include serving as a lead person for one or more crews engaged in performing building and equipment maintenance duties or serving as a primary inspector for contractor performed maintenance. Works under general supervision with work reviewed for results achieved. The class is normally supervised by a Supervisor I. Position hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM (Could vary based on project management schedule)

At least three years of experience in the building or carpentry trades or related experience required, field technician experience working for a licensed HVAC contractor and/or MEP contractor preferred. Experience in and knowledge of City and International Building codes preferred.

Compensation is $15.93/hour. To apply, go to https://www.topeka.org/hr/current-openings/.

Listing expires on Thursday December 3rd, 2020

General Maintenance Worker HVAC

Facilities Services supports KU’s mission of learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor by operating and maintaining the University’s physical plant and grounds. The incumbent will function as part of a team of maintenance staff who are responsible for the preventive maintenance program for Facilities Services. Work involves general maintenance and repair which may pertain to a wide variety of areas such as plumbing, HVAC, electrical and carpentry. The incumbent also responds to emergency calls involving loss of utilities and/or equipment failure, performs equipment inspection, and maintains records of equipment. This position requires the operation of work issued vehicles.

In addition to a competitive salary, KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176hours of paid vacation per year, 96 hours of sick leave earned per year, nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical & dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities. KU is a great place to work!

Schedule: Monday to Friday 7:30 AM to 4 PM

40% – Equipment Inspection: Follows a daily inspection route through and assigned area. Notes any conditions needing attention and/or performs minor repairs to correct problems such as damage to paint or walls, damaged ceiling or floor tiles, leaking water or gas pipes and fixtures, malfunctioning HVAC equipment, burned out lights, etc. Reports findings and any repair work done to supervisor. Performs monthly testing of life safety equipment, emergency generators, stand- alone lighting invertors, and other smaller power sources. Performs any related work assigned by supervisor.

25% – General Maintenance and Repair: Performs a wide variety of assigned maintenance and repair tasks such as replacing ceiling and floor tiles, patching holes in walls and repainting, replacing leaking plumbing parts and fixtures such as faucet washers, lavatories, remounting mirrors, towel dispensers, and other restroom fixtures. Performs lubrication, cleaning inspections, changes of belts and filters in HVAC and exhaust equipment. Replaces, or repairs lights, switches, receptacles, and other electrical equipment. Works alone or with other technicians under general supervision by more skilled tradespersons.

20% – Equipment Records and Inventories: Inventories new or added equipment to appropriate lists. Corrects and/or updates equipment information to maintain accurate listings for assigned area.

10% – Emergency Calls: Responds to emergency calls involving loss of utilities and/or equipment failure. Resets breakers, rigs emergency power cables, helps repair leaks in water or steam lines, repairs elevators, air conditioners, etc. Repairs are performed as time and expertise permits. More complex repairs are performed under the direct supervision of more skilled tradespersons. Performs any related work assigned by supervisor.

5% – Other duties as assigned.

Compensation starting at $26,309.

Apply online at http://employment.ku.edu/staff/17926BR.

In addition to an online application please attach a resume, cover letter addressing how you meet required qualifications and three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2020 and continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified.

Listing expires on Sunday November 22nd, 2020

Boiler Operator Senior

Facilities Services supports KU’s mission of learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor by operating and maintaining the University’s physical plant and grounds. The incumbent will be responsible for the skilled operations, maintenance and repair of boilers, water softeners, chillers, compressors, generators and other related power plant equipment. Work involves the operation of work issued vehicles and includes inspecting equipment, recording gauge or meter readings, testing water, performing preventive maintenance and installing, adjusting, repairing valves, pipes, pumps and other mechanical equipment. Work is performed according to established procedures and is reviewed by the supervisor through periodic inspections and on the basis of results achieved.

In addition to a competitive salary, KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176 hours of paid vacation per year, 72 hours of sick leave earned per year, nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical & dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities.

Work Schedule :
Sat, Sun 8 PM- 8 AM and Mon, Tues 8PM to 4AM with overtime and after hours call back as needed.

30% – Operation and Inspection: Operates boilers, pumps, air compressors, de-aerators, water softeners, valves, regulators and pneumatic controls to maintain proper steam pressure, water level, combustion, emissions, steam and water quality. Inspects boilers, pumps, valves, piping systems and associated auxiliary equipment for proper operation to determine repair or preventive maintenance scheduling and does water testing. This requires ascending/descending multi-level stairs, vertical ladders and working from inside the boilers accessible through openings approximately 12” by 16”. Records readings and maintains daily consumption and quality. Requires ability to perform basic mathematical computations read and comprehend instruments, such as pressure gauges, draft indicators, alarms, etc. and generated data, maintain current/accurate records.

30% – Piping Systems: Fabricates, assembles, installs and maintains piping systems, valves and equipment for boilers, pumps, steam, condensate, feed-water, cooling water, pneumatics and lubricating systems in accordance with National Plumbing, ASTM and ASTE Codes, on the basis of knowledge of piping and specific power plant operations. Selects materials specified in blueprints, technical manuals, schematics and drawings and plans the sequence of installation or repair, using appropriate pipe cutters, threaders and fittings, joins piping by means of flanging, threading, soldering or fusing.

20% – Equipment Maintenance: Repairs, replaces, installs, repacks, cleans and lubricates filters, piping systems, valves, pumps, heat exchangers, air compressors and auxiliary equipment within the Power Plant. Performs pump, air compressor and valve overhaul in accordance with the manufacturer’s technical manual specifications. Performs necessary repairs on boiler refractory and prepares boilers for inspection. Maintains, repairs and calibrates Power Plant pneumatic components and systems ensuring proper boiler combustion, fuel economy, stack emissions, boiler water levels, steam quality and demands. Performs general cleanliness tasks to keep Power Plant and equipment clean and in compliance with the National Fire and Safety Codes.

15% – Related Duties: Assists supervisor in orientation and training of other Boiler Operators. Develops preventive maintenance repair and training schedules. Orders parts, chemicals and supplies as needed for operation, safety, maintenance or repair and reports needs to the supervisor. May perform duties of supervisor in his/her absence as required by shift rotation. Performs other related work as assigned. May assist with snow removal and surface treatment.

5% – Performs other duties as assigned.

Compensation starting at $41,299. Apply online at http://employment.ku.edu/staff/17964BR.

In addition to the online application, the following documents are required to be considered for this position: 1. A cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met. 2. Resume or curriculum vitae. 3. Contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin Wednesday, October 28th and continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified.

Listing expires on Sunday November 22nd, 2020

Boiler Technician

Facilities Services supports KU’s mission of learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor by operating and maintaining the University’s physical plant and grounds. This position requires the operation of work issued vehicles. The incumbent will be responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of low or high-pressure steam and hot water boilers plus related mechanical equipment and systems. Work involves operating and maintaining low or high-pressure steam and hot water boilers, water softeners, compressors, generators and other equipment in a central heating plant. Work includes maintaining surveillance over equipment operation by reading gauges, meters and charts and by testing water and recording this information to ensure efficiency and safety. Work also includes performing minor maintenance and repair work in the power plant. Work is performed in accordance with established procedures and is subject to inspection by the supervisor.

In addition to a competitive salary, KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176hours of paid vacation per year, 96 hours of sick leave earned per year, nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical & dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities. KU is a great place to work! The University actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 7:30 AM to 4 PM with overtime and after hours call back as needed.

30% – Operation and Inspection: Operate and troubleshoot boilers, de-aerators, water softeners, valves, and regulators, to maintain proper steam pressure, water level, combustion, chemical levels, emissions, steam, and water quality. Inspects boilers, pumps, valves, piping systems and associated auxiliary equipment for proper operation and to determine repair or preventive maintenance scheduling and does water testing. This requires ascending/descending multi-level stairs and vertical ladders. Records readings and maintains daily consumption and quality. Requires ability to perform basic mathematical computations, read and comprehend instruments such as, pressure gauges, draft indicators, alarms, etc., and generated data, maintain current/accurate records.

30% – Equipment Maintenance: Repairs, replaces, installs, cleans and lubricates filters, piping systems, valves, pumps, heat exchangers, air compressors and auxiliary equipment within the physical plant. Performs pump, air compressor and valve overhaul in accordance with the manufacturer’s technical manual specifications. Performs necessary repairs and prepares boilers for inspection. Maintains and repairs systems ensuring proper boiler combustion, fuel economy, stack emissions, boiler water levels, steam quality and demands. Performs general cleanliness tasks to keep equipment and mechanical area clean and in compliance with the National Fire and Safety Codes. Requires ability to complete mechanical maintenance work successfully. Requires knowledge of and success in using a variety of measuring instruments, such as, micrometers, dial indicators, etc.

20% – Piping Systems: Fabricates, assembles, installs and maintains piping systems, valves and equipment for boilers, pumps, steam, condensate, feed-water, pneumatics and lubricating systems in accordance with National Plumbing, ASTM, and ASTE Codes, on the basis of knowledge of piping and specific physical plant operations. Selects materials specified in blueprints, technical manuals, schematics and drawings and plans the sequence of installation or repair, using appropriate pipe cutters, threaders and fittings, joins piping by means of flanging, threading, soldering or fusing. Requires ability to work successfully from blueprints and other written instruction.

15% – Related Duties: Assists supervisor in orientation and training of other Boiler Technicians. Develops preventive maintenance repair and training schedules. Orders parts, chemicals and supplies as needed for operation, safety, maintenance or repair and reports needs to the supervisor. May perform duties of supervisor in his/her absence. Assist with snow removal and surface treatment.

5% – Performs other duties as assigned.

Compensation starting at $41,299.

Apply online at http://employment.ku.edu/staff/17965BR.

In addition to the online application, the following documents are required to be considered for this position: A cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met. Resume or curriculum vitae. Contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin Wednesday, October 28th and continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified. 

Listing expires on Sunday November 22nd, 2020

HVAC-R Service Technician

Must be able to perform service work on residential heating and cooling equipment, some refrigeration and commercial work as well. Individual will be asked to record time and materials into a database.

Compensation: $30,000 to $50,000 yearly, based on experience and any additional certifications Vacation pay, sick pay, holiday pay, and retirement after 1 year.

Applications available to Metal Products Company or NE Workforce Development. Send resume or application to MPC Heating and Cooling, 836 Hwy 385, Chadron NE 69337 or email.

Listing expires on Tuesday November 17th, 2020