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HVAC Preventative Maintenance Technician

CLASSIFICATION:     Service/Maintenance Personnel

SUPERVISOR:     Position reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor


  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks involving but not  limited to repair of air-conditioning systems and  associated air handling, chilled water distribution, and  control mechanisms
  • Maintain refrigeration units and their control systems
  • Analyze boiler heating systems and cooling systems
  • Maintain steam/hot water conversion systems
  • Plan and implement equipment, control upgrades and new installations
  • Advise and train lesser skilled mechanics
  • Supervisor may determine extent of malfunction, to assure that proper work methods are being followed and that work is of acceptable quality may  review the larger, costlier, exceptional, or more complex jobs
  • Will be cross-trained and perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Will be “on-call” as scheduled

QUALIFICATIONS:  High school diploma or equivalent with at least three (3) years applicable experience in Preventive Maintenance field or equivalent vocational training. Valid driver’s license. Ability to read and interpret blueprints.  Ability to apply test equipment and procedures to the analysis and repair of refrigeration machines.  Knowledge of control methods and instrumentation as applies to HVAC systems.  Must be willing to work inside and/or outside.

To apply, submit a letter naming the position, a completed college application, and your resume via email to:


Mars Hill University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal.

To file a complaint with Mars Hill University, contact:
Jennie Matthews
Office of Human Resources
Box 6664
Mars Hill University
Mars Hill, NC 28754
828 689-1197
828 689-1256 Fax
To file a complaint of discrimination, write to:
USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop 9410
Washington DC 20250-9410
Or call toll-free at (866) 632-9992 (English) or (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642
(English Federal- relay) or (800) 845-6136
(Spanish Federal-relay).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.