Sr. HVAC Technician

BGSU Office of Human Resources   Bowling Green, OH   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on February 27, 2023
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Under general supervision from the MEP Superintendent, the Senior HVAC Technician is responsible for maintaining heating, ventilating, refrigeration, and cooling equipment.




  •  Maintain and repair air conditioning, refrigeration, and chiller plants including pump distribution; chillers; cooling towers; condenser water systems; water treatment; refrigerant flow devices; control systems; fan systems, and terminal
  • Plan, implement, and perform preventive maintenance on equipment per the manufacture - Read and interpret sketches, blueprints, and layouts, determine amount of material and time involved; make cost estimates, work orders, inventory lists and project reports/records.
  • May be required to serve as a lead worker and/or supervise, instruct and train semi-skilled and HVAC Technician workers and trades people; assist supervisor in allocating work assignments; reviewing and evaluating work performance in training new personnel; coordinate work with other
  • Troubleshoots, Installs HVAC equipment and BAS control systems by researching and evaluating conditions, advising supervisor, and recommending actions
  • Responds to after-hours emergencies; works during inclement weather; and works to support various events on campus during non-business hours
  • Assist in procuring parts and/or services for maintenance or replacement of HVAC & related equipment; demonstrate proficiency in using a computer maintenance management system (CMMS) to enter service
  • Performs related duties based on departmental need






  •  Minimum of five years’ experience as a journeyman level HVAC Technician



  •  High school diploma or GED required
  • EPA refrigeration certificate (copy must be uploaded as attachment to application)
  • Successful completion of a trades certification or apprenticeship program as a journeyman HVAC Technician
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the University’s insurance



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  •  Knowledge of basic science, math, and scientific methods Knowledge of basic reading skills
  • Ability to carry out verbal and/or written instructions Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and written Detailed-oriented and highly accurate
  • Ability to work in changing environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and/or staff or the public and represent BGSU appropriately
  • Ability to coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities
  • Knowledge of computer skills such as MS Office, presentations, spreadsheets and/or database entry/query
  • Ability to access and maintain document imaging systems, including scanning and filing documents
  • Ability to draft office correspondence
  • Ability to operate hand and/or power tools appropriate to the trade Ability to read and understand blue prints and schematics



Deadline to apply: The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by ‘March 13, 2023’.



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BGSU Office of Human Resources

1851 N. Research Drive
Bowling Green , OH