Title Code: 6025
Air Conditioning-Heating Mechanic 3
Skill Level: 8
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Expectations for All Employees
East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:
PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.
Work performed in maintaining air conditioning systems
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Disassembles and reassembles compressors and components
Repairs and/or replaces parts as necessary
Troubleshoots and repairs electrical controls for entire system
Adjusts, calibrates or repairs and replaces control systems
Performs periodic maintenance and sets up preventive maintenance schedule
Uses specialized test equipment, power tools, precision measuring tools, plumber's tools, and common hand tools
Orders parts and supplies
Maintains small boiler systems and systems associated with big boilers in Steam Plant
All incumbents are expected to perform these functions except for those qualifying under the Americans with Disabilities Act for a reasonable accommodation.
These functions may vary by institution.
Incumbents may provide backup to various functions within the unit.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Employees work under general supervision. Advice and guidance are available from the supervisor as needed for complex issues or exceptions to policy.
High school diploma or GED, vocational certificate in commercial air conditioning mechanics plus one year on-the-job training, or completed apprenticeship in refrigeration or two and one half years experience in air conditioning and heating or similar experience with knowledge of electrical work. Preferred: experience in working with centrifugal air conditioning systems.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics
Ability to maintain and repair centrifugal and reciprocating chillers and cooling devices
Ability to perceive small differences in objects and spatial relationships
Willingness to work until job demands are met
Ability to attend to details
Ability to use and maintain electrical, mechanical and pneumatic equipment
Skill in making precise manipulations with simple hand tools
Ability to make precise positioning movements where strength and speed are minimum
Ability to interpret blueprints and drawings
Ability to plan and organize one's own work
Ability to work with others
Working Conditions/Physical Demands/Special Conditions
Specific working conditions, physical demands and special conditions relative to this position are on file in the Office of Human Resources for your information.
Date Skill Evaluation
5/2004 8 732033214
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.