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HVAC Repair Senior Technician

Company: James Madison University
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: September 20, 2023

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Working Title
HVAC Repair Senior Technician

Position Number

Posting Number

State Role Title
Trades Technician IV

Position Type

Position Status
Full Time

FLSA Status
Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime

Business Services

100255 - Trades/Shops E&G

Pay Band

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$58,000-$62,000 / $27.89-$29.81 hourly

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Position Summary Information

General Information
Become a valuable part of the JMU community! James Madison University is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and is located in the heart of Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley. JMU offers excellent competitive comprehensive benefits (leave, health insurance, retirement, etc.) as well as great opportunities for personal growth and career development!

The Facilities Management Department at James Madison University is accepting applications for an HVAC Repair Senior Technician. This is a day shift position with rotating on-call responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs repairs and maintenance of HVAC and refrigeration systems and related equipment.
  • Completes inspection on equipment and repairs problems in timely manner.
  • Documents refrigerant usage for EPA records.
  • Properly installs equipment to code.
  • Provides input for the replacement of HVAC and refrigeration systems, when needed.
  • Performs seasonal maintenance on HVAC and refrigeration systems to provide reliable and efficient operation.
  • Follows JMU and manufacturer's procedures.
  • Assists associates when needed.
  • Assists with training of other technicians.
  • Responsible for managing jobs, ordering needed parts, keeping tools and equipment in good working condition.
  • Effectively manages time.
  • Keeps shop, parts, materials and paperwork organized.
  • Cleans and services tools and tests equipment.


    • The successful candidate must have considerable demonstrated working knowledge of HVAC, refrigeration and related equipment.
    • Demonstrated ability to use various test instruments to troubleshoot and repair HVAC and refrigeration systems and to repair such systems and equipment.
    • This position requires effective organizational skills, attention to detail and a positive attitude.
    • Must have effective skills in communicating clear and concise instructions both verbally and in writing.
    • The HVAC Repair Senior Technician will assist other Technicians and also have the ability to work independently.
    • Must be available for on-call/overtime and adhere to safety practices.
    • Candidates must have Universal Refrigerant Recovery Certification.
    • Candidate must be at least 19 years old and have a valid drivers license for a minimum of 24 months.

      Condition(s) of Employment
      Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report.

      E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

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      Open Until Filled

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      EEO Statement
      James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

      We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

      Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

      Reasonable Accommodation Request
      If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or . You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

      Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report
      Notice of Availability - Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

      The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, the university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, protocols for the immediate notification of students and staff upon confirmation of a significant emergency on campus and other matters of importance related to security and safety. The report includes statistics for the most recent three-year period of reported crimes that have occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by JMU or its affiliates; and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

      The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes campus housing fire statistics for the most recent three-year period, a description of each on-campus student housing facility fire safety system, the number of fire drills held during the previous calendar year, policies or rules on portable electrical appliances, smoking, and open flames in student housing; and procedures for student housing evacuation in the event of fire along with other fire safety information.

      The JMU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes the Harrisonburg campus and the three overseas branch campuses; Florence, Antwerp, and London. It is available electronically http://www.jmu.edu/publicsafety/clerycompliance/2018Annual-Security-and-Fire-Safety-Report.shtml

      You can obtain a copy of any of this report by contacting the Office of Public Safety, MSC 6810, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 or request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (540)568-6769/6913.

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Keywords: James Madison University, Harrisonburg , HVAC Repair Senior Technician, Engineering , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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