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Licensed Mechanic (HVAC)

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff



Quinnipiac University's Facilities Department seeks applications for a Licensed HVAC Mechanic. This position is responsible for performing highly skilled and skilled maintenance on Quinnipiac University buildings, property or related buildings. The employee will work under the direction of a designated supervisor.

The hours for this position will be Monday-Friday 4:00pm-12:30am or Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm.

About the Department The Quinnipiac Facilities Department is responsible for the overall physical plant operations of the University which includes custodial and grounds keeping to mechanical and general repair in buildings. The Facilities Department is comprised of roughly 170 unionized employees on three campuses which span more than 750 acres and over 3.1 million square feet. We pride ourselves on preserving and enhancing the beautiful atmosphere for all students, staff, and visitors.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a “Great College to Work For” as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University’s commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University’s innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.


  • Installations and repairs of heating and plumbing fixtures, apparatus and control equipment
  • Connects equipment using all necessary tools and devices
  • Installs pneumatic controls and distribution equipment such as relays and other related equipment
  • Ensures HVAC installations, comply with existing state and local codes
  • Additionally must be able to perform a variety of skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning equipment and control systems, pumps, generators, life safety systems (fire, lighting, sprinklers) motorized equipment (gasoline and electric), outdoor lighting and kitchen equipment
  • May drive trucks and do related skilled work as required
  • Licensed mechanics are on call for emergency situations. However, licensed mechanics will remove snow during regularly scheduled shifts but will not be utilized for snow related overtime


  • A State of Connecticut Heating and Cooling Journeyman or Contractors license S or D Classification is required
  • The employer shall provide release time for all re-certifications of licensed personnel and shall pay all costs associated with such

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume. Contact information for three references may be required at a later date.

  • This position requires a successful completion of a physical demands exam as well as a pre-employment physical, drug screening test and background check.
  • Please note this is a union position with a 90 day probationary hourly rate of $38.64, post probationary hourly rate is $39.78.
  • The hours for this position will be Monday-Friday 4:00pm-12:30am or Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm.  

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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