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Heating & Cooling Mechanic- Operations and Maintenance- Fort Wayne

Requisition ID:  15215

Job Summary


  • Perform maintenance on all campus HVAC systems including chillers, coils, Air handling units, rooftop units, VAV boxes, VRF and mini-split systems, food service coolers and freezers, etc.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, replaces, or repairs equipment.
  • Perform regular inspection and maintenance of systems.
  • Works with DDC and pneumatic Control systems.
  • Make recommendations and purchases for equipment and repair parts purchases




  • Attend training to keep current with changing technological advances.
  • Assist maintenance mechanics, grounds, and other physical plant co-workers in performing a variety of tasks based on departmental needs



  • 3 yrs HVAC experience with a least 1 year commercial HVAC experience, including air handling and rooftop units, mini split systems, VAV boxes, VRF systems, DDC controls, fume hoods,and other commercial HVAC systems.
  • Demonstrable knowledge in various types of HVAC equipment/systems.
  • Familiarity with performing installation, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, or repair of all refrigeration, heating or cooling equipment. Perform record keeping in compliance with regulatory standards.
  • May read blueprints, schematics, or manufacturer guidelines.

Additional Information


  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA:  Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Non-Exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University Fort Wayne seeks to develop and nurture its diversity.  Purdue Fort Wayne is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect.  Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.



Find out why so many are taking advantage of a career at Purdue University Fort Wayne!  Employees enjoy:

  • Free tuition through Purdue University Global
  • Fee remission for a traditional Purdue degree for yourself, spouse, and children
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Support for professional development opportunities
  • Live and work in an affordable, family friendly community
Oct 31, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

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