St Edwards University
  • PHPL - Facilities-Heating and Cooling
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

HVAC Technician II
(Swing Shift)

St. Edward's University is currently searching for a HVAC Technician-II. This position is primary responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration equipment located on campus and will be a valued member of a high-functioning team.


  • Operate, troubleshoot, repair, and perform preventive maintenance on:
  • Water chillers, cooling towers, and hot-water boilers
  • Heat pumps, refrigeration and kitchen equipment.
  • Pumps, compressors, motors, and other auxiliary equipment
  • Electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic control systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by a total of five-year combination of vocational school and paid practical experience in the care and maintenance of air-conditioning and heating equipment and control devices, including instruction in troubleshooting.
  • EPA approved Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certificate.
  • Knowledge of the principles of air-conditioning and air-conditioning maintenance methods.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of air compressors, pneumatic controls, electronic temperature controls, relay systems, thermostats, VAV systems, VFDs, rooftop and other air-handling units, including gas-fired units, chillers, energy management systems, pumps, 2-pipe and 4-pipe systems.
  • Knowledge of the principles of electricity.
  • Knowledge of standard parts, tools, and test equipment used in the trade and proper and safe installation of new and replacement parts.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, ladder diagrams, wiring diagrams, schematics, and technical manuals, and the ability to implement that knowledge in actual performance.
  • Ability to plan work and keep accurate records of work performed and materials used.
  • Ability to diagnose electrical, mechanical, and electronic defects.
  • Ability to maintain, adjust, and repair air-conditioning equipment.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., climb ladders up to 20 feet, and work off scaffolding and platform/lifts at various heights.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License, good driving record, dependable transportation and must be insurable by university carrier.
  • Must have verifiable local references.
  • Must be able to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements.
  • Successful candidate must complete an employment and/or criminal history background check.

Equipment operated
Pumps, motors, compressors, heating, ventilation, air conditioning equipment, related test equipment, welders, forklifts, and university vehicles.

Work Schedules
Work schedule is typically 2:00 pm 11:00 pm, Monday through Friday, however scheduled hours may change for special events or to meet the needs of the facility. Duties may Include weekend, holiday, overtime and on-call work.

About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff that work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at

How to Apply
Qualified applicants should submit an online application at The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. No phone calls.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

Reference# J18133
Posted: 11/2/2018
Available: Immediately

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