Company: Bentley University
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Job Description Summary
The position schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
The physical demands of this position range from LIGHT to
MEDIUM-HEAVY. This position involves installing, maintaining and
repairing a variety of HVAC, kitchen and refrigeration equipment.
Maintaining oil and gas fired boilers and related heating equipment
is also required in this position. These are completed in
accordance with all applicable OSHA and NFPA regulations and
established schedules and procedures at Bentley University.
Standing, walking, lifting, carrying and reaching are performed on
a frequent to constant basis. Bending, pushing, pulling, climbing,
kneeling and twisting are performed on an occasional to frequent
basis. The heaviest physical demands are required during handling
of furniture, heavier appliances and refrigeration equipment, heat
pumps, motors, etc. These activities require handling of 25-50
pounds of load resistance on a frequent basis and 50-75 pounds on
an occasional basis. Heavier tasks may require the assistance of
(2) or more co-workers.
1. Installs, operates and maintains all Energy Management Systems
associated with HVAC and refrigeration equipment. 2. Works from
piping diagrams, schematics, blueprints and sketches and/or verbal
instructions to maintain related equipment and systems. 3.
Installs, operates, maintains and repairs a variety of HVAC,
kitchen and refrigeration equipment such as centrifugal and
reciprocating refrigeration compressors, fan coil units, heat pumps
and related piping and pumps. Maintains, inspects, operates and
repairs central chiller system when necessary for repair and
preventive maintenance measures. Lubricates and cleans pumps,
motors, fans, machinery equipment and operating hardware.
Dismantles machines and devices for servicing, repair or
replacement of parts. Adjusts devices, instruments, belts, etc.
Maintains oil and gas fired boilers and related equipment for
heating. Cleans air conditioning and exhaust diffusers. 4. Will be
required to reclaim refrigerant in accordance with EAP regulation.
5. Participates in training to keep and acquire knowledge, skills,
and abilities to remain current with standard operational practices
and revised standards. 6. Reports building damages, malfunctioning
equipment, needed maintenance and/or repairs in assigned work
areas. 7. Responds to emergency call-in situations. 8. Interacts
professionally with members of the Bentley community. 9. Inputs
data into the computerized work order system, recording time and
work order information.
1. Provides appropriate support in major campus activities
including but not limited to: snow removal, freshman orientation,
and open house, opening/closing of school, baccalaureate and
post-baccalaureate commencement. 2. Follows proper clean-up and
recycling procedures, leaving work area clean and vacuumed, as well
as observes all safety rules and regulations (including OSHA and
NFPA regulations) while handling and/or caring for Bentley tools
and equipment, to avoid injury to self and others. 3. May be
required to assist other trades as directed by Facilities Manager.
4. Performs all other related duties necessary to meet Facilities
1. Associates Degree (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration) or Trade
school plus a minimum of 5 years applicable full-time experience
working with computerized energy management systems required. 2.
Must hold a valid Massachusetts Refrigeration license. 3. Must be
physically able to perform the essential duties of the position as
set forth in this Position Content Description Document. 4. Must be
able to read, write and interpret documents in the English
language, e.g. safety rules, material safety data sheets (MSDS),
operating repair, installation and procedure instruction manuals.
5. Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with
co-workers and supervisors. 6. Must be available for emergency
call-in situations. 7. Must hold and maintain a valid, unrestricted
United States driver's license, with an insurable driving history
as determined by Bentley's insurance carrier. May be required to
drive a Bentley issued vehicle. 8. Properly uses and cares for
Bentley tools, radios and equipment.
1. Oil Burner License
1. May be exposed to seasonal temperature extremes, including
occasional wet and slippery conditions.
2. Occasionally working near moving mechanical parts is
3. Close spaces, working at heights, and climbing both ladders and
stairs should also be expected on an occasional to frequent
4. Noise levels may vary from moderate to occasionally high
depending on the work situation.
5. Safety glasses with side shields, goggles, latex and work
gloves, and hearing protection may all be required depending on the
job task. Bentley uniforms and safety shoes are required to be worn
at all times while working (shoes in compliance with ANSI Z-
6. Power drills, power lifts, snow blowers, ladders, electrical and
pressure test equipment, assorted wrenches, etc. New employees must
provide basic hand tools including, but not limited to:
flashlights, hammers, screw drivers, pliers, etc
1. Ability to squat, kneel and maintain bent postures from 5
minutes up to 10 minutes for a continuous duration, on an
occasional to frequent basis.
2. Ability to walk on level, uneven and inclined surfaces on a
sustained basis and climb steps up to 24 steps and ladders up to
18-ft on an occasional to frequent basis.
3. Ability to lift up to 25-pounds individually and up to
100-pounds with assistance, 0-72 inchheight range, on an occasional
to frequent basis.
4. Ability to carry up to 25-pounds up to 100 yards on an
occasional to frequent basis.
5. Ability to push and pull against resistances up to 100-pounds on
an occasional basis.
6. Ability to extend reach with both arms, from floor level to
overhead, handling up to 25-pounds on an occasional basis.
7. Ability to manipulate small parts, machine and vehicle controls
and various hand tools on a frequent basis.
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other
Bentley University strives to create a campus community that
welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values
differences and views them as a strength in our community.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building
strength through diversity. The University is committed to building
a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the
diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications
from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with
disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences
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