University of Texas at Arlington Air Conditioning Mechanic I (S00244P) in Arlington, Texas

Posting Number S00244P

Position Title Air Conditioning Mechanic I (S00244P)

Department Facilities Mgmt_Housing

Location Arlington

Job Family Facilities/Construction

Position Status Full-time

Work Hours Standard

Work Schedule

Open to External and Internal

FLSA

Salary Open (negotiable depending on qualifications)

Duration Funding expected to continue

Pay Basis Bi-weekly

Benefits Eligible Yes

Job Summary

To provide skills at the journeyman level and responsible for the complete service of all heating, ventilation, air condition and refrigeration equipment on UT Arlington’s campus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain and repair the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment on campus. Train on and utilize the energy management control system that monitors and control the HVAC systems on campus. Preventative maintenance to include: checking/calibrating sensors, greasing bearing, changing belts, changing filters, changing fluids and keeping equipment clean. Install/replace equipment as required in remodels and projects. Process work orders and EPA paperwork as required. Ensure proper freon disposal and adherence to state disposal codes. Recommend the ordering of parts as needed for repairs. Performs after hour’s service calls to include: HVAC, plumbing, electrical, door repair, etc. Performs other duties assigned.

Required Qualifications

High school or vocational school graduation with special courses in electricity, plumbing or air conditioning. One year of skilled/ journeyman-level experience in repair and maintenance of refrigeration equipment and systems. Valid Texas drivers license required. EPA Universal Refrigerant Certification or ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to use all hand and power tools common with the air conditioning and heating trade. Familiarity with different types of HVAC equipment. Must be accurate in all phases of work performed. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasionally involve exposure to inclement weather conditions, equipment, tools and chemicals used in the air conditioning equipment. Alertness and careful attention is required to avoid injury to self and to others.

Working Conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Use of manual dexterity

Special Conditions for Eligibility

EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date

Open Date

Review Start Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1)Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, major.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • Do you have a high school diploma or GED?

  • Yes

  • No


  • Do you have three years of skilled/journeyman-level experience in repair and maintenance of refrigeration equipment and systems?

  • Yes

  • No


  • Do you have a EPA Universal Refrigerant certification or ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire?

  • Yes

  • No


  • Which type of HVAC/refrigeration equipment are you MOST familiar with?

  • Residential

  • Commercial

  • Industrial

  • DDC Controls


  • Do you have a valid Texas class C operator's driver's license (or other states' equivalent for driving a personal vehicle) or higher?

  • Yes

  • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume or CV

Optional Documents