Job Description

Extended Job Title
Tradesman / HVAC

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Safely performs journeyman level tasks in the fabrication, construction, maintenance, alteration and repair of fixtures, equipment, structures, buildings, and built-in components for Texas Tech facilities. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Professional License/Certification, Recommendation/Referral, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
-Performs maintenance, operation and repair work on mechanical electrical and plumbing systems and equipment (HVAC, boilers, controls, valves, VFD's, etc.)
-Responds to and corrects, environmental calls such as temperature complaints/problems, and performs on-call duties as required.
-Prepares and submits work documentation, to include work order submission, changes made to mechanical system (e.g. controls).
-Updates, maintains and coordinates information and schematic drawings pertaining to the preventive/predictive maintenance program of the facilities (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems) in WebTMA.
-Responds to emergency calls during business hours, after hours, holidays and weekends to help in mitigating or eliminating the problem (fire alarms, emergency calls, trouble alarms. Following troubleshooting guidelines in accordance with existing procedures and routines).
-Monitors existing plumbing fixtures servicing mechanical equipment to ensure the efficient utilization of water and the minimization of waste.
-works with other trades and maintenance staff to complete maintenance, installation and construction activities of building systems.
-Monitor and adjust set points and operating parameters of water treatment systems to optimize the performance of mechanical systems and equipment under the guidance of mechanical tradesman leader and foreman.
-Performs other related and various job duties as assigned including but not limited to plumbing and electrical work.
-Maintains and monitors building energy management system.
-May cover 24/7 shifts as required.
-Must have and maintain valid Sate of Texas Drivers License and be listed as an approved driver as determined by Risk Management and insurance carrier.  Must be able to pass the employee Criminal Background Check.

Ability to supervise task teams and monitor quality, team financial performance and team's time usage. Ability to read and interpret construction documents. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Basic knowledge and ability to install, operate, maintain and install of building systems and associated equipment. Skilled in proper use of the tools equipment and devices used in the construction and maintenance trade. Knowledge of occupational and safety hazards in trade and PPE & processes to prevent accidents. Able to work and respond (follow p) to emergencies on weekends, holidays and after hours. Basic understanding of other trades and able to perform or assist in the completion of them.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
24/7, Holidays and Weekends

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge on how to operate, troubleshoot and maintain water treatment systems in mechanical application (handling units, closed loops and RO/DI). 4 years of combined experience in mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. Journeyman level experience and/or required apprentice and vocational training (HVAC Technology).

HSC - El Paso

Bldg Maint and Op Elp

Required Attachments

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Proficiency in written and mathematical skills as may be reflected in the completion of high school or equivalent. Three years experience in designated trade or licensed journeyman.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Navy Enlisted Classification Code

Army Military Occupational Speciality Code
12W, 91C, 91E, 91J, 91L

Air Force Speciality Code
3E2X1, 3E3X1, 3E4X1

Marine Military Occupational Speciality Code
1169, 1300, 1316

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