University of Southern California
University of Southern California (USC)
has embarked on an unprecedented period of expansion. USC is now poised to take its place as the preeminent research institution of the 21st century and we are looking for skilled, motivated professionals to help forge the future of higher education.
The USC department of
Facilities Planning and Management
(FPM) is seeking an
Air Conditioning Technician
Journey-level Module A to join its team.
THE WORK YOU WILL DO
Journey-level Module A performs standard air conditioning, refrigeration, heating and ventilation procedures as required. Determines need to repair and/or replace equipment. Estimates materials required for specific job components. Participates in the AC Technician Pay for Knowledge and Skills Program as well as on-the-job training. Performs all appropriate module tasks and demonstrates proficiency as outlined in the AC Technician Pay for Skills section, independently or as part of a team, as assigned by the supervisor.
The AC Technician Journey-level
- Responds to service calls and for emergencies regarding air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, and ventilation systems as well as system controls and auxiliary components. Estimates materials required for specific job component, installs equipment, and fabricates components for system and equipment as required.
- Performs routine safety and maintenance checks on air conditioning and refrigeration system of repair seals, chilled water or condenser water pumps, compressors and pneumatic controls, repair, and maintenance of mechanical equipment. Performs repair and maintenance procedures for heating and ventilation systems, working from blueprints, specifications, and schematic diagrams. Monitors, adjusts, and calibrates automatic controls of air conditioning and refrigeration system.
- Maintains clean job site throughout duration and cleans up job site following work completion. Maintains safe working conditions for self and others. Stores and maintains supplies, tools, and equipment. Prepares reports and/or maintenance records, as needed.
- Trains other journey-level workers, Maintenance Technicians, or other employees on specific skills and tasks, as required.
- Promotes an environment that fosters inclusive relationships and creates unbiased opportunities for contributions through ideas, words, and actions that uphold principles of the USC Code of Ethics.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
The work schedule for this position is currently 6:00 a.m. â€“ 2:30 p.m. Monday to Friday; however, work schedules may change at any time to accommodate business needs.
The ideal candidate for the position of
Journey-level Module A meets the following criteria:
- Related undergraduate study and completion of a four year apprenticeship program
Candidates for the position of
Journey-level – Module A must meet the following qualifications:
- High school diploma or equivalent and completion of four year apprenticeship program. Four years of experience as a trade-related trainee may substitute for completion of a four year apprenticeship program.
- 2 years of journey-level experience
- Valid California Driverâ€™s license required.
- Must own designated hand tools.
- Experience performing standard trade-related procedures. General knowledge of trade-related methods, materials, tools, and equipment.
- Experience in identifying systems and/or mechanical problems. General knowledge of engineering procedures, equipment and systems.
- Familiar with city and state building codes, OSHA rules and regulations, standard safety practices and equipment, and other requirements for workplace safety.
The hourly rate range for this position is $26.89 – $34.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâ€™s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
About Facilities Planning and Management (FPM):
FPM (formerly named Capital Construction & Development / Facilities Management Services) is responsible for planning, developing, and maintaining the breadth of the facilities at USC, and is also dedicated to creating a safe environment for our USC community. Woven into every service, safety is of upmost importance. As FPM, this diverse group of innovative and talented professionals provide high quality facilities construction, operations and maintenance services at USC and serve as dedicated stewards of USC and FPM core values. FPM values
employee recognition, accountability, collaboration, respect, and trust.
Come and join the FPM team â€“ a team that works as trusted partners shaping an environment of innovation and excellence. Apply today!
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent and completion of four year apprenticeship program Minimum Experience: 2 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Four years experience as a trade-related trainee may substitute for completion of a four year apprenticeship program. Additional two years minimum experience must be as a journeyman. Experience performing standard trade-related procedures. General knowledge of trade-related methods, materials, tools, and equipment. Experience in identifying systems and/or mechanical problems. General knowledge of engineering procedures, equipment and systems. Familiar with city and state building codes, OSHA rules and regulations, standard safety practices and equipment, and other requirements for workplace safety. Universal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Certificate.