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MD Anderson Cancer Center HVAC Mechanic - Monday-Friday, 7am-3:30pm in Houston, Texas


The purpose of a HVAC Mechanic position is to maintain heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) systems. This position impacts the HVAC/R systems through maintenance and service.


Installs, maintains and repairs HVAC systems. Makes initial settings and final adjustments of commercial HVAC systems and modifies existing installations to obtain required results. Monitors and troubleshoots HVAC issues through BAS systems and/or other diagnostic tools. Follows schedule of preventive maintenance and makes recommendations regarding major overhaul of systems. Investigates outages. May order materials and maintain inventory.


Maintain Facility appearance, Functionality and Safety

  • Knowledge of typical HVAC system control strategies.

  • Assist with the repair/calibrate HVAC systems to include air handling units, fan coil units, terminal boxes, dampers, thermostats, sensors, control valves, and associated HVAC equipment.

  • Read and interpret HVAC, mechanical, electronic, and electrical schematics, blueprints, and floor plans.

  • Quickly respond to client "Dispatch" work order requests for a variety of tasks. • Disable malfunctioning equipment.

  • Perform preventive maintenance of all roof top exhaust fans, air handling units for the MDAH Campus.

  • Maintain and repair all exhaust fans, air handling, units for the MDAH Campus (chill water and steam valves, filter changes, replacement of motors, bearings, shafts, motor bearings, and squirrel cages).

  • Respond to customers' hot and cold room temperature calls.

  • Perform and maintain air balance of rooms to ensure positive or negative pressures.

  • Maintain and repair all mixing boxes controlling temperatures of labs and offices.

  • Requisition parts and materials to repair air handlers, exhaust fans, and miscellaneous equipment.

  • Install and maintain the air conditioning duct work and grills for proper air distribution.

Reduce Outside Contractor Costs

  • Keep up to date on the knowledge of the National Electrical Code for electrical installations.

  • Requisition material. Skilled in practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment of electronic technician trade.

Other Duties as assigned

  • The employee may be expected to be part of an on-call group and when assigned this responsibility will be compensated for that time. When on-call, the employee must be available and be able to respond in accordance to policy. Periods of alert when Emergency Conditions may be expected are not considered on-call.

High school diploma or equivalent. Four years experience in a mechanical field to include commercial installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC, refrigeration, control systems or other mechanical environments. Three years of experience required with preferred Associates degree, as referenced by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations (TDLR). Two years of experience required with preferred Bachelors degree, as referenced by the TDLR.

Certification: Universal Certification by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Valid Class A, B or C Texas driver's license and eligible to drive State and institutional vehicles; Registered Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (ACR) Technician issued by the State of Texas; Certified Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (ACR) Technician issued by the State of Texas.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 155013

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 46,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 57,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 69,000

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No