Mechanic HVAC

Ithaca College

Position/Job Summary

Perform a variety of skilled tasks involved in building maintenance and repair. Participate in providing electrical, mechanical, structural, heating ventilating & air-conditioning ( HVAC ) and preventive maintenance of campus facilities, systems, and equipment to ensure efficient and continuous operation. Maintain building and equipment records and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and procedures pertaining to the facilities operation. This position is considered to be essential during emergency situations and the incumbent is subject to being requested to report to work. The incumbent is subject to being on-call twenty-four hours a day, seven days per week on a scheduled basis.

Position/Job Qualifications

High school diploma and a minimum of 3 years or 6,000 hours experience in at least one skilled area and the ability to read and follow basic schematics or blue prints and perform minor installation and repair. Knowledge of welding, repair of electronic devices, refrigeration and air conditioning techniques and repair of mechanical systems. Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and the ability to lift and carry 80 lbs. Experience and ability to operate a variety of power/hand tools and testing devices, a valid NYS Driver's License, and the ability to respond to calls twenty four hours per day seven days per week is required. . The incumbent will be required to carry a pager on a rotating basis.

EEO Statement

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Instructions for submitting your application:

Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Work authorization (select one):

Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position 

Department description

College Description

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

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