Job Details

Boston University
  • Position Number: 5134315
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Hvac - Plumber/Steamfitter, Facilities Management & Planning, Mechanical Operations (24500107090311)

Tracking Code: 24500107090311

Job Description
  • Install, maintain and service new and existing commercial, industrial and laboratory plumbing, HVAC, and steam/hot water heating systems.
  • Perform preventative maintenance work on all types of HVAC equipment.
  • Install and maintain and service hydronic heating systems with direct or variable frequency drives.
  • Perform gas pipe installation, trouble shoot existing gas installations.
  • Install and repair various pumps, valves, circulators, etc.
  • Prepare stock lists for material necessary to complete small jobs and project work.
  • Respond to emergency mechanical HVAC or other high/low temperature house calls.
  • Ability to follow and complete work orders and preventative maintenance duties and provide updates on the work order status.
  • Ability to work efficiently, productively, and with minimal supervision.
  • Follow safety precautions with appropriate PPE; providing an environment for personal and public safety.
  • Follow department policies.
  • Maintain a clean work site and area that minimally interferes with University operations.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Required Skills
    • Minimum of 5 years licensed experience in HVAC installation, service, and repair work.
    • Ability to identify and order all parts as required to complete HVAC work.
    • Ability to braze, silver solder, and work with black iron pipe.
    • Ability to diagnose electrical problems on low voltage systems.
    • Ability to lay out new piping and make repairs on existing systems.
    • Ability to work from ladders and lift heavy items up to 50 lbs.
    • Ability to work with Direct Digital Control systems.
    • Ability to diagnose steam trap problems.
    • Basic arithmetic and measurement skills.
    • Must have and maintain valid Massachusetts driver's license and daily use of an automobile.
    • High School Diploma or Equivalency.
    • Safely operate power tools and maintenance equipment (e.g., Pro-press).
    • Ability to adhere to all University policies and procedures.
    • Ability to speak, read, understand, and write fluently in the English language.
    • Knowledge of basic safety procedures.

    Preferred Requirements:
    • Massachusetts Journeyman Plumbing license.
    • Massachusetts Refrigeration Technician license.
    • Massachusetts Pipe Fitter license.
    • Massachusetts Oil Burner license.
    • Massachusetts Journeyman Sheet Metal license.
    • EPA recovery license.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Salary Grade: Grade 00

To apply, visit

Copyright 2022 Inc. All rights reserved.

Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency