Laramie County Community College

  • Interim Temporary Technician, Mechanical/HVAC

    Job Location US-WY-Cheyenne
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/11/2018 3:30 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 


    A cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position is required. You can upload a cover letter when you create an applicant profile.


    This is an interim, temporary, non-benefited, full-time position.


    Job Summary:


    Core responsibilities of this position include:

    The Temporary Technician, Mechanical Maintenance position is a full-time temporary position with an anticipated employment length of less than six months and is non-benefited. This position ensures a productive working and learning environment for students, faculty and staff by providing excellent customer service, professional appearance, timely work and expert communication skills. Responsibilities also include but are not limited to the installation, operation, preventive maintenance and repair of all campus mechanical equipment to include commercial boilers, residential and commercial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) systems. This would include assorted fans, pumps, piping systems, unit heaters, Variable Air Volume (VAV) boxes, drive systems, air handler units, rooftop units, furnaces, air conditioners, heat pumps, boilers and chillers. Other mechanical system may include cooling towers, chemical feed systems, pool systems, kitchen equipment and various refrigeration systems. This position also operates, troubleshoots, and repairs Building Automation System (BAS) along with install and repair various electrical, electronic and pneumatic control systems components. Additional Responsibilities include providing risk management mitigation on all aspects of job and coordinating/providing quality assurance of contracted services. 

    LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College.  The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them.


    Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.



    Compensation: Starting hourly wage: $19.52/hr.


    Priority Screening Date: Position is open until filled. 


    Starting Date: As soon after hiring process as practical.


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    Essential Functions

    Essential Functions: 


    Mechanical Maintenance Functions:

    • Respond to request for service calls/work orders and make repairs as necessary
    • Inspect and test systems to verify system compliance with plans and specifications or to detect and locate malfunctions
    • Communicate with College end users regarding system/equipment malfunctions to isolate problems or to verify that repairs corrected malfunctions
    • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance of all HVAC/R equipment and BAS systems
    • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly inspections on boiler and chiller plants
    • Install, operate, maintain, and repair mechanical, HVAC, refrigeration and control systems
    • Study blueprints, design specifications, or manufacturers' recommendations to verify the configuration of heating or cooling equipment components and to ensure the proper installation of components
    • Assemble, position, and mount HVAC/R and BAS components and parts following blueprints or manufacturer's specifications
    • Order and maintain inventory/schedule for parts, services, equipment and tools for HVAC/R and BAS systems
    • Safely drive vehicles, and operate large complex maintenance equipment
    • Maintain kitchen equipment (i.e. stack steamer, grills, ovens, ice makers,)

    Department Support Functions:

    • Provide excellent customer service by displaying a professional image to include neat appearance, proper hygiene and appropriate attire
    • Participate in all duties as a professional team member, provide security and confidentiality of personnel information and equipment
    • Provide excellent customer service by utilizing professional and effective language, communication and timely follow-through
    • Comply with all applicable Department and College standards, policies, or procedures, such as safety procedures or the maintenance of a clean work area
    • Attend all mandatory department, work group, and college trainings/meetings
    • Follows OSHA and college safety practices, regulations, and procedures
    • Perform snow removal and supervision/coordination of part-time employees as required

    Administrative Functions:

    • Utilize electronic devices (computers or tablets) for completion and documentation of work orders and preventative maintenance
    • Organize and maintain warehouse materials, equipment, inventories, and documentation
    • Manage, reconcile, and complete necessary documentation for budgets, monthly purchase orders, and purchase card receipts
    • Coordinate and communicate with other college departments regarding necessary forms, documentation, or completion of processes as related to this position

    Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need


    Nonessential Functions:  

    An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis:

    • Perform related duties as delegated by supervision
    • Work with security and necessary departments during emergency situations, such as bomb threats, gas leaks, inclement weather, etc.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledgeable in the installation and servicing of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and Direct Digital control systems
    • Ability to properly and safely operate equipment/power tools used in HVAC/R and maintenance tasks
    • Ability to interpret building control sequences, set schedules, adjust set-points and use controls programming for troubleshooting and repair of HVAC systems
    • Skills in the installation, operation and repair of commercial HVAC systems to include boilers, chillers, roof top units, air handler units, cooling towers, and auxiliary equipment
    • Knowledge of water treatment procedures and equipment for heating/chilled water loop systems.
    • Must have a working knowledge of air conditioning systems, refrigeration and kitchen equipment
    • Knowledge of OSHA requirements and building code regulations; ability to learn, interpret and apply current pertinent federal, state and local laws and regulations
    • Working knowledge and ability with personal computing applications – specifically Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g., Reader, Professional), as well as database management systems
    • Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process)
    • Ability to read, interpret and consider possible applications of equipment and building schematics, blueprints, and manufacturer specifications
    • Excellent customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly with a variety of people, in one-to-one and small group settings – either face-to-face, by telephone, or by other electronic means – ability to communicate in an informative manner, effectively listen, and be able to handle escalating situations with concern and confidence
    • Ability to support time-based requests; able to function effectively in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment with deadlines, frequent interruptions, and some interpersonal pressure
    • Ability to deal effectively and professionally with people; proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport, with courtesy and tact, to accurately determine others needs, collect necessary information, and follow-through when requested
    • Knowledge of basic office equipment including (but not limited to) personal computer and associated peripherals, fax machine, multi-line telephone, voice recorders, and other electronic devices

    Physical/Mental Demands: 

    • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to squat, bend, twist, kneel, sit, stand, climb, and extend arms over head
    • Work in assorted environments and conditions above ceilings, on roofs, outside, inside, mechanical rooms, tunnels, labs, arena, hallways, meeting rooms and various campus facilities
    • Exposure to and use of safety equipment for outdoor weather extremes for extended periods
    • Exposure to and use of safety equipment for hazardous materials, chemicals, and fuels/petroleum products
    • May be required to climb ladders, maneuver in confined spaces, and work with tools/equipment in unconventional positions
    • The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
    • While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long workdays, evenings, on-call service, and weekends as needed
    • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations
    • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor
    • To perform the essential functions of this position an employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally use team lift techniques for lifts over 50 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
    • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and jobs along with being able to respond quickly to emergency situations
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds



    • EPA certified universal refrigerant handling license
    • Minimum Associate's degree level of educational achievement, OR five (5) years’ experience in Boiler and Chiller maintenance, temperature control or combined HVAC/Refrigeration service and repair
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to meet the college insurance carrier requirements


    • Eight (8) years Boiler, Chiller, HVAC, Refrigeration and Building controls experience
    • OSHA 10 certification or capability to attain certification




    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


    Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.


    The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,




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