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University of Rochester IUOE Systems Balance Mechanic A - 226878 in Rochester, New York

IUOE Systems Balance Mechanic A Job ID 226878

Location Central Administration Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 033 UF&S RC Operations


M-F 7:00 AM-3:30 PM; POSS WE/HOL


POSITION SUMMARY:Tests, troubleshoots, regulates and repairs a variety of HVAC equipment, including but not limited to water systems, ventilation systems, heat pump systems, return air and supply systems; installation of air and water monitoring equipment and devices. Performs work in compliance with all applicable codes and standards. SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION RECEIVED:Under immediate supervision of the shop's assistant supervisor or other departmental supervision.SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXERCISED:May guide, direct, and assist in training lower classified trades personnel. MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:Voltage meters, circuit testers, amp meters, mechanics' hand tools, pneumatic gauges, air flow measuring devices, water flow measuring devices. TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Evaluates present space conditions against system performance and design, and makes recommendations for redesign.

  • Tests, calculates, and balances air, chilled water, hot water, open and closed loop systems.

  • Checks electrical, electronic, and pneumatic controls particular to air-conditioning and hydronic equipment to make necessary recommendations for repair or replacement.

  • Disassembles, inspects, and examines system components such as receiver controls, electric, pneumatic controls, dampers, and valves to detect mechanical, electrical, electronic, and pneumatic malfunctions and makes recommendations for repairs or replacements.

  • Makes adjustments to dampers and valves necessary for proper balance of air, chilled water, hot water, open and closed loop systems.

  • Performs installation of balancing equipment such as dampers, valves, sensors, etc., as outlined by engineer using blueprints, sketches, specifications, and manufacturers' recommendations.

  • Diagnoses and calibrates air and water flow equipment and monitoring devices.

  • Works from blueprints, sketches, wiring diagrams, and from verbal instructions.

  • Maintains records and makes detailed reports of daily work.

  • Complies with safety regulations of the University and local state and federal agencies.

  • Maintains cleanliness of work area and insures that tools and equipment are kept in good working order.

  • Performs other duties requiring comparable skills and responsibilities as directed.

QUALIFICATIONS:High school diploma and 4-6 years experience in building heating, ventilation, cooling, and controls; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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