HVAC Technician

McMaster University - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Schedule Monday - Friday 40 hours per week
Education Level
The incumbent will be qualified with one or more of the following:

Certified Electrical Engineering Technologist or Technician program (minimum three year program)
Refrigeration and Air conditioning systems Mechanic 313A
Building Automation Systems Certificate
CEM - Certified Energy Manager

Job Description

About McMaster:
Ranked as one of the world’s Top 100 universities, McMaster University is devoted to the cultivation of human potential, realized through our innovative educational programs, cutting-edge research, and the diverse students, faculty, staff and alumni who make up the McMaster family. Dedicated to creating a Brighter World, we recognize that our people are our most valuable resource. Those who join McMaster will find a community of talented individuals who are inspired by the university's commitment to embodying the values of integrity, quality, inclusiveness and teamwork.

Housing and Conference Services (HCS) directly supports the University’s goal of advancing human and societal wellbeing and Forward With Integrity’s overriding vision of ‘educating for capability’. We provide a distinctive living and learning experience for 4000 students focused on key educational priorities including community development, personal growth and wellness, academic excellence, and inclusion.

HCS concurrently drives a positive McMaster experience for guests, alumni, staff, faculty and student by providing accommodation and event coordination, which meet the highest standards of service excellence. HCS is a proud and significant ancillary contributor to the financial health of the University and the core academic and research mission of McMaster.

The HVAC Technician role will almost exclusively focus on the 12 on-campus residence buildings, primarily focused on HVAC repair and maintenance and ensures the safe and efficient operation of the systems. This position reports to the Manager, Residence Maintenance and is part of an 8 person Residence Trades Team reporting jointly to Housing & Conference Services and Facility Services.

The Role:
McMaster Housing & Conference Services department is seeking a driven and trustworthy HVAC Technician who is responsible for providing maintenance, modification and renovation for the University HVAC and building automation systems. Building on our department’s commitment to delivering high-quality service standards, every member of the HCS team must champion the department’s values of: Teamwork, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Trust and Perseverance.

Our commitment:
McMaster will give you an invaluable opportunity to be a part of united team that ensures our McMaster community continues to feel safe, supported and inspired. As a member of our team, we are committed to your personal and professional growth. We strive to foster and encourage a motivated, skilled and professional workforce by providing numerous professional developmental opportunities and resources including an employee career services department.

The Job Duties:
Install, maintain and repair HVAC and building automation systems software and controls.

Perform general servicing and maintenance of HVAC equipment (filters, belts, cleaning, minor mechanical / electrical).
Monitor and schedule building automation systems, software and controls
Required to lift and carry equipment up to 50lbs
Provide input and recommendations on the design and overall construction, installation and maintenance of automation components
Update and maintain a variety of records and information.
Desired Qualifications

Certified Electrical Engineering Technologist or Technician Program &/or Refrigeration and Air conditioning systems Mechanic 313A
Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to work independently, show initiative
Ability to work under pressure.
Must understand customer service and deliver on it

How To Apply

To apply for this job, please submit your application online.

Employment Equity Statement

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.