HVAC Plumbing Mechanic I-II

Crafts / Trades Green Bank, West Virginia


                                 HVAC Plumbing Mechanic I-II






         Job Title:       HVAC Plumbing Mechanic I-II

Location:      Green Bank Observatory

State:           West Virginia

City:             Green Bank

Job Schedule:  Full Time Regular

Department:     Green Bank Business Division

Salary Interval: Non-Exempt

Internal Posting Start: 06/25/2018

Internal Posting End:6/29/2018

Duration: At Will





Position Description:


Given general guidelines provides skilled assistance and leadership, accrued through experience, in the design, construction, installation, repair, operation, and maintenance of refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, water, wastewater, and heat distribution systems.




  • Working with minimal supervision and instruction, operates, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains coolers, refrigerators, room air conditioning units, chillers, air handlers, boilers, plumbing systems, water filtration units, water coolers, fountains, fuel oil nozzles, motors, belts, fans, and all related connections.
  • Must be able to operate and maintain swimming pool and equipment, if required.
  • Must be able to interpret schematics and blueprints to aid in the installation of HVAC and water systems and the completion of cost estimates.
  • Operates and maintains all related electrical supplies, controllers, relays, operators, and CPUs.
  • Operates and maintains water and wastewater treatment facilities, collection systems, and distribution systems.
  • Takes samples and/or tests products for compliance with regulatory requirements in water and wastewater systems.
  • Responsible for determining the need for parts, contacting distributors to determine pricing, and placing orders, with supervisory approval.
  • Records all repairs and maintenance for future reference, maintains PC database as required.
  • Remains current with regulations and equipment to ensure code compliance with coolant industry and governing bodies.
  • May assume lead responsibilities, as required, which may include supervision of a multi-craft group.
  • Works as part of Plant Maintenance or Engineering Services team and assists any or all other areas, as needed.
  • Proactive compliance with NRAO and government safety policies and procedures in own work area is expected.
  • Other duties may be assigned.



Position Requirements:



Five years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Journeyman Electrician License or equivalent experience and CFC certification required. Must have or be able to obtain the required Federal, State and Local Waste Water Treatment Plant and Public Water System Operator certifications.  General knowledge of all construction and maintenance trades required.  Training in industrial cooling, including EPA Freon certification required.  Training in industrial heating, including oil fired or electric heat as appropriate.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee works both inside and outside, near moving mechanical parts.  The employee generally works at ground level, but occasionally works at heights above 100 feet.  The employee occasionally works in a confined or underground space and near electrical equipment.  The employee will work with chemicals, such as Freon, chlorine, and other water and waste treatment chemicals.  The employee must be able to climb ladders while carrying equipment and tools, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and operate a variety of tools and equipment.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Must be able to communicate clearly and precisely, both verbally and in writing.  Must be able to operate a motor vehicle; valid motor vehicle license is required.  Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color and depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.





Safety Sensitive

The selected candidate must successfully pass a post-offer, pre-employment/pre-placement drug screen.  Failure to pass the Screen will disqualify the candidate from employment consideration for a period of six months from the date of the results.







Application Instructions:


Apply online at the Associated University Inc. / NRAO / GBO / LBO Careers page; upload CV/Resume and letter of interest.






AUI is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V)