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HVAC Technician

Apply now Department: 3670060010 Fac Building Maintenance
Job no: 514508
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

Kansas State University Division of Facilities is seeking multiple HVAC Technicians. This position exists to provide highly skilled HVAC services to the campus community to allow for personal comfort in the various buildings at KSU at the advanced/ master level. Must participate in the mandatory on-call program, in which 24-hour emergency availability is required. This position is responsible for performing preventive maintenance and all repairs on central heating and air conditioning systems, exhaust fans, and fume hoods. It also includes troubleshooting and repairing refrigeration, electrical, electronic, and plumbing components. 

Why Join Us:

The Division of Facilities is an action-oriented service organization within the K-State family. We plan, budget, build, operate, maintain, clean, supply and transport. We are custodians, landscapers, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, mechanics, project managers, engineers, architects, accountants, and administrative professionals — all stewards and leaders of an inspiring campus shared by many.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of relevant experience.  Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four years of experience in refrigeration and air conditioning work including two at the journey level.
  • Journey-level experience in electronic control service and repair.
  • Journey-level experience in heating systems including electric, gas-fired, heat pump, steam, and hot water.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Valid driver's license and valid EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certificate with a universal rating are required upon employment.
  • Medical certification for respirator use within the probationary period. 
  • Maintain medical certification for respirator annually.
  • Work involves considerable physical exertion to transport items weighing over 50 pounds, unassisted, on a repetitive basis daily
  • Working in adverse outdoor weather conditions.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

1.       Online application

2.       Resume, cover letter and 3 professional references.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$19.90-$25.37 hourly

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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