HVAC Technician

Bowling Green State University   Bowling Green, OH   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on May 28, 2024
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PAY GRADE             29                                    SALARY                 $24.47 - $26.73 hourly

JOB TYPE              Full-Time

JOB NUMBER        BGSU00454

DIVISION              Campus Operations            DEPARTMENT       Energy Management

OPENING DATE     5/22/2024                          CLOSING DATE      Continuous


Position Summary

Under the general supervision of the MEP Superintendent, Senior HVAC Tech, or higher-level supervisor, the HVAC Technicians are responsible for maintaining heating, ventilating, refrigeration, and cooling equipment.



Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Completes work orders to repair air conditioner and heating systems and units, refrigeration systems, pneumatic and electrical controls, pumps, motors and fans. Installs air conditioning units, including both window and central systems, heating units, dehumidifiers, pumps, motors, fans and pneumatics. Resolves issues of airflow related to space comfort.
  • Monitors and assesses issues in the BAS (Building Automation System). Performs needed resets, adjustments, or repairs either through the BAS or out in the field.
  • May perform a variety of routine, general and preventative maintenance on HVAC and other building/department equipment, fixtures and structures, including electrical, plumbing, doors, pools, custodial equipment and computer equipment.
  • Responds to after-hours emergencies; works during inclement weather; and works to support various events on campus during non-business hours
  • Performs related duties based on departmental need

This list of essential duties, tasks, and responsibilities is not all-inclusive; individual will perform other related duties as assigned.


Essential Competencies

  • Knowledge of basic mathematical skills Knowledge of basic reading skills
  • Ability to carry out verbal and/or written instructions
  • Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and written
  • Detail 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 operate computers and peripheral equipment such as printers
  • Knowledge of basic science and scientific methods
  • Ability to operate hand and/or power tools appropriate to the trade
  • Working knowledge of HVAC systems and controls


Minimum Qualifications


  • One-year related experience required


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the University’s insurance



Deadline to apply:  The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by ‘June 5, 2024’.   




Bowling Green State University provides a comprehensive benefit program as part of a total compensation package.  This includes medical, prescription, dental, vision, health accounts (medical & dependent), life & disability insurance, retirement plans, employee assistance program and tuition fee waivers for employees and their eligible dependents as well as paid time off, holidays and parental leave.  For more information please visit Benefits-at-a-Glance.



To Apply

For a complete job description & to apply for this position visit  https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/bgsu or contact the Office of Human Resources at (419) 372-8421. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.



Why work at BGSU?

Full-time BGSU employees enjoy an array of exceptional benefits, including:

  • Quality, affordable health insurance: Various coverage options available for health, vision and dental starting the first day of the month following your date of employment.
  • Generous paid time off: Vacation, holidays, sick days and more.
  • Excellent work life balance resources: Our Employee Assistance Program offers confidential support to employees and their eligible family members, along with ancillary programs covering identity theft, elder care, legal services and more.
  • Tuition fee waivers: For eligible employees, spouses and dependent children.
  • Professional development opportunities: For skills training, supervisor and leadership programs, performance management, online courses and online tools for employee growth and development.
  • Parental leave: Up to five weeks of paid parental leave for full-time employees with at least 12 months of continuous service.
  • Retirement: BGSU offers several options for meeting your retirement goals with a current employer contribution of up to 14% depending on the retirement program selected. Read more about the option that best fits your needs.

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