Job description


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  • Houston


Job Number 1911002
Technician, Preventative Maintenance/Filter
Closing Date: 11/22/2019
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Position InformationLocationService CenterHours40 hours/week as assigned; Generally Tue-Fri 6:00am to 5:00pm SalaryTechnician 1.5/114 ($31,200.00 - $36,267.00)FLSA StatusNon-ExemptReports ToSupervisor, Heating VentilationCriminal Background CheckPre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.College Profile

Austin Community College District (ACC) is a Hispanic-Serving Institution. ACC's designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution reflects the commitment the college has to supporting our students' educational goals as well as the economic and social well-being of the surrounding communities we serve. ACC currently enrolls approximately 41,500 students each Fall semester, over half of whom are non-white. In fall 2019, ACC's students were 42% White, 38% Latinx, 8% African-American, 6% Asian, underserved. The successful candidate will join a college dedicated to the use of curriculum that is responsive to the students it serves. Such curriculum includes use of pedagogical techniques that draw on a wide range of high impact and effective practices as well as varying culturally-relevant illustrations and approaches.Our Mission

The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.For more information, see to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.General Statement of Job

To inspect, maintain, and replace filters and perform minor preventative maintenance on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment on all campuses in order to maintain efficiency and mechanical integrity of HVAC units.Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

- Replaces filters in all HVAC units districtwide; adding drain tablets.
- Disposes of dirty filters properly.
- Monitors and reports to supervisor the levels of HVAC filters for reordering.
- Tracks replacement of filters and maintains replacement schedule.
- Reports HVAC-related problems and assists in preventative maintenance of HVAC equipment.
- Assists in removal, repair, and reinstallation of HVAC equipment.
- Performs minor preventative maintenance including inspecting/replacing belts and greasing bearings.
- Complies with all applicable health and safety regulations, policies, and established work practices.

KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

HVAC tools, materials, and safe work practices. Types of air filters.

SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Maintaining an established work schedule. Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills. Effectively using organizational and planning skills. Operating, installing, maintaining, and repairing HVAC equipment. Reading and understanding schematics. Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Manage the budget within assigned department.

Technology Skills

Use basic computer skills such as accessing and sending emails, locating Internet sites, and completing time sheets including work order systems.

Required Work Experience

- One year related work experience.

Required Education

- High school diploma or educational equivalent.

Physical Requirements

Work is performed in a variety of settings. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling, and at times subject to stooping, crawling, and climbing. May need to lift heavy objects of up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds. May be exposed to a variety of temperatures, noise, moving mechanical parts, or chemicals. Specific vision abilities may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to focus.


- Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

ACC Benefits OverviewFull-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

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