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Facilities Building Sys Tch Sr
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University Hospitals
Facilities - Bldg Operations
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Position summary

Facilities Building Sys Tch Sr (Job Opening 437945) - The Building Operations Shop is responsible for ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for patients, visitors and staff as well as ensuring safe and uninterrupted operations of mechanical and utility systems and equipment. This title is covered under the current Agreement between The Ohio State University and Communication Workers of America Local 4501. Shift, hours, days and/or location are subject to change as operations dictate. Position may be required to work overtime and be subject to 24-hour emergency call. Will require the successful completion of a criminal background check and motor vehicle review; may require employee health evaluation and vaccinations. Under the general direction of a senior technician or supervisor, performs complex level tasks that ensure a safe and comfortable environment, uninterrupted operations of mechanical and utilities systems and equipment, and indoor air quality. Duties include but are not limited to: providing building support service and inspecting, troubleshooting, calibrating, and repairing/replacing building systems and equipment. Responds to emergency situations, such as electrical, mechanical and medical gas disruptions, evaluates and corrects defects. Initiates the correct response protocol when problems cannot be resolved. May assist lower level technicians. Assists other trades as needed; adheres to all safety practices and procedures; cleans and maintains work areas and equipment; attends meetings; completes documentation; provides a high level of customer service; communicates to customers, coworkers and supervision via written, electronic and verbal methods and devices; operates department vehicles; and performs other duties as assigned. Actively supports our commitment to the university value of acting with integrity and personal accountability to establish a culture of professionalism in the workplace.

Education and experience

High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of education and experience; high school algebra and geometry proficiency; minimum six years’ experience in building systems operations, commercial/industrial building maintenance and/or HVAC and building automation systems or equivalent combination of education and experience with 2 of those years working on large scale heating and cooling systems;  obtain the following within the probationary period:  EPA Section 608 Technician Certification- Universal and valid OSHA 10-hour General Industry Safety and Health card; successful completion of probationary period includes demonstrated competence in each of the identified technical specialties as required for this position’s level of responsibility. 

Qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen and background check.