HVAC Tech - Tuskegee


Maintain repairs and services air conditioning and heating systems.


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


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


  • 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.
  • 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.


  • 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.


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. Knowledge of Siemen s and Metasys systems preferred. EPA Universal Certification HVAC/R - Required

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