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Idaho State University

921 South 8th Ave Stop 8107
Pocatello, ID


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HVAC Specialist

Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: March 6, 2018 - March 20, 2018
Announcement # 06616012167
Salary Range: $15.09 to $16.80 per hour DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

Facilities Services


Analyzes, repairs and performs preventive maintenance on all HVAC installations, fire and boiler alarm and surveillance control systems (high and low pressure).

Defines and implements preventive maintenance programs for motors, steam condensate return traps, pumps, controls, compressors, auxiliary heating and cooling systems, and related devices.

Compiles reports for changes to HVAC systems which includes reporting costs, estimating values, and justifying changes.

Reviews work of contractors' new and remodel construction for compliance to specifications and compatibility with existing HVAC systems.

Maintains air distribution and balance systems and heat exchange equipment.

Adds chemicals and analyzes water treatment for chill water and heating systems.

Inspects and maintains specialized items such as coolers, freezers, ice machines, and domestic refrigerators.

Lifting and carrying items weighing approximately 90 pounds, bending, stooping, and climbing ladders.

Minimum Qualifications:

Charging, starting, and checking for proper operation of HVAC type equipment and related devices; Troubleshooting and repairing digital electronic and pneumatic HVAC control systems; Starting, stopping, and troubleshooting chiller operations and chilled water systems; Modifying and/or installing natural gas and water piping; Operating, maintaining, diagnosing problems, and repairing industrial type HVAC systems and control devices; Performing basic carpentry, Plumbing, electrical, and sheet metal work; Welding and repairing material and brazing pipe; cutting, brazing and soldering high pressure refrigerant piping.

Specialty Area. This position requires the ability to demonstrate successful completion of both a physical exam, including cardiopulmonary function testing and chest x-ray, and a respirator fit test.

**This position is eligible for reduced tuition for some college courses for the employee, spouse and dependent child.**


Checklist/education/experience. You will receive a score based on your answers to the checklist and the information you provide to support those answers. Notification of your test results will be available online when the exam is completed and rated. If at any time during the screening/scoring process your responses or resume do not support the answers you provided; your name will be removed from the register.

To Apply:

Click on the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.

To preview the examination, click on Preview Exam below. You will not be able to take the exam from this screen. If you wish to take the exam, click the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided.

When updating your online application information, you must select/add: Idaho State University under "Agencies"Full-time employment under "Job Type/Shift" Pocatello under "Cities". When updating your online application information, you must complete all items in the Application Checklist, including: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies and Job type. Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.

Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website:
ISU Clery Report


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At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.