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HVAC Controls Mechanic

CUIMC Facilities

HVAC Controls Mechanic

  • 528461
  • Medical Center
  • CUIMC Facilities
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Aug 8 2022
  • PP: HVAC Controls Mechanic

Position Summary

The HVAC Controls Mechanic performs operations as required by job work order and/or blueprint or diagram in preventive maintenance, operation, and repair to various types of boiler and refrigeration plant equipment used in building heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.


Must be experienced in repair and maintenance of all types of pumps (centrifugal, rotary, positive displacement, submersible, turbine, and reciprocating), handling water, condensate, and steam.

Shall be capable of repairing or replacing bearings, bushings, impellers, shafts, couplings, packing, drive belts, and sheaves without direct supervision.

Shall be able to repair or fabricate parts using standard machine shop tools. 

Shall be able to troubleshoot, service, and perform preventive maintenance on fans, all types of pneumatic and electro pneumatic building systems computer control interfaces.

In accordance with Collective Bargaining Agreement, may be required to respond to emergencies on a 24 hour basis and work overtime.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required
  • Four years trade school required or equivalent in combination of education and experience required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

Other Requirements

  • Must have a minimum of two years technical training in HVAC field and two years of experience in maintenance and troubleshooting of all control systems. A total of six years of experience in HVAC required

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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