Qualified Craft Worker (HVACR) (37.5 Hour)
Company: Southern Connecticut State University
Posted on: November 16, 2021
Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) is a constituent
unit of the Board of Regents for Higher Education (BOR),
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities. As one of the State of
Connecticut institutions of higher learning, we are a diverse and
student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence,
access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a
supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its
community through a campus wide commitment to social justice.
Founded as a teachers college in 1893, Southern has evolved over
the past century into a comprehensive public university of more
than 10,000 students, offering graduate and undergraduate programs
in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. It is one of four
universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
System. The University is located in New Haven, a city rich with
arts and culture, and less than 90 miles from New York City and 140
miles from Boston.
We are currently recruiting for two (2) full-time Qualified Craft
Workers (HVACR) to work 1st shift, from 7:00am - 3:00 pm. We offer
a competitive benefits package, excellent health care, generous
leave policies, retirement plan, and more! We also encourage a
healthy work-life balance to all employees!
All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of
their application. Applicants invited to interview may be required
to submit additional documentation, which supports their
qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include:
performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts,
licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to
provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment
process. Updates during the recruitment process will be provided
through your JobAps portal account. Interviews will be limited to
candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the
requirements of the position. For all other inquiries, please
contact Francesca Poole, email@example.com.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency, this class is accountable for performing a full
range of highly skilled duties in one of the following trade areas:
electrical, plumbing and steamfitting, utilities or heating,
ventilation and refrigeration.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs highly skilled maintenance and/or construction work
requiring application of trade skills, codes and standard trade
practices in electrical, plumbing, utilities, or HVACR trade areas;
makes estimates of time, personnel and determines and obtains
required materials; keeps necessary records; may perform duties
related to similar trade areas as required; may act as liaison with
other operating units and outside contacts; may operate heavy
equipment; may respond to fire and/or crash emergency situations at
state owned airports; performs related duties as required.
HVACR: Performs highly skilled tasks in accordance with standard
trade practices and codes on air systems used in heating,
ventilating and refrigeration; operates, maintains, repairs,
installs, modifies and assembles air conditioning and refrigeration
equipment and systems which may use Freon or chilled water for air
cooling means and air or water for condenser means; determines
required cooling capacity of units needed for small areas; uses and
interprets a psychometric chart; controls and measures air flow,
room air changes and room pressurizing; monitors computerized
control systems; performs minor tests for fuel specific gravity and
gas leaks; adds water treatment chemicals to boilers; may install,
modify, repair and assemble electrical or pneumatic controls for
this type of equipment; may inspect and repair steam traps fed by
main system at various locations; may remove pipe insulation
materials associated with repair of pipes and fittings using OSHA
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply standard tools,
materials, methods and practices of the particular trade;
interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills;
ability to prepare estimates and keep shop records; some ability to
utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Four (4) years of experience in the particular trade area indicated
by the parenthetical title.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been performing
skilled trade functions in the specific trade area.
Note: For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of
Skilled Maintainer or Transportation Maintainer 2.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma
designating completion of subject requirements in a maintenance
trade area may be substituted for two (2) years of the General
2. Two (2) years of experience as a Qualified Craft Worker Intern
in a designated maintenance trade area may be substituted for the
General and Special Experience.
3. Experience performing technical duties within a designated
maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or
large compound may be substituted for the General and Special
Experience on a year for year basis.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess a current D2
1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing
authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses,
permits and/or certifications including possession and retention of
an Unlimited Journeyperson's license in the trade area indicated by
the parenthetical title.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain
specific education and/or experience to meet various certification
At State Airports: In addition to the checking of references and of
facts stated in the application, a thorough background
investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are
certified for appointment.
1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength,
stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity and must
maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties
of the class.
2. A physical examination may be required.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to
heavy weights and to use protective equipment such as respirators
and safety goggles; and may be exposed to risk of injury from
equipment, extreme weather conditions and/or environmental
2. The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos
removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and
maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be
required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer and strongly encourages the applications of women,
minorities, and persons with disabilities.
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