HVAC Mechanic

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Maintenance
Division: Business and Finance

For the 12th consecutive year, Rollins College has been named a “Great College to Work For”. Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?

The Rollins College Maintenance Team is seeking a skilled and service-oriented HVAC Mechanic to join their team.

Total Rewards & Compensation:

  • Paid Every 2 Weeks (direct deposit)
  • 15 Days - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time)
  • 11 Days - Paid Holidays
  • 10 Days - Paid College Closure Days
  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
  • FREE On-Campus Parking
  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
  • FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
  • Pet Insurance
  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
  • Plus More!

Additional Perks:

  • Uniforms, Equipment and PPE provided by the College
  • Rollins College is conveniently located on multiple Lynx Bus Routes (Winter Park/Rosemont-9 &  Winter Park/Springs Village-23) and within walking distance from the Winter Park Sunrail Station
  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
  • FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
  • IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
  • College Bookstore Discounts 
  • Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
  • Plus More!

Hourly Rate: $24.00

Click here to review our full benefits package.

Primary Job

  • Conducting routine maintenance on chillers and cooling towers, and the ability to diagnose and address issues.
  • Installing, inspecting, troubleshooting, and repairing commercial HVACR equipment such as rooftop units, split systems, boilers, walk in coolers, and chillers.
  • Installing, maintaining, and repairing of control systems, motors, and contactors.
  • Performing routine maintenance of A/C and heating unit systems including filter replacement, drain pan, and coil cleaning.
  • Working with control voltages and wiring methods, and ability to diagnose issues.
  • Participating in meetings, workshops and training to gather and convey information required to perform job functions.
  • Preparing written reports (work order status, activity logs, etc.) for documenting activities and/or conveying information.
  • Performing other relevant departmental duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Requires minimum eight (8) years of job related experience; including recent large chiller experience, including York and Trane 500 ton chillers.
  • Must be licensed by the appropriate city, state or local governmental entities
    CFC recovery license or ability to obtain one.
  • Requires a valid Florida driver’s license and satisfactory MVR to operate college vehicles.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair commercial HVACR equipment such as rooftop units, split systems, boilers, walk in coolers, and chillers without supervision.
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot gas fired boilers.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
  • Knowledge of refrigeration equipment (walk in coolers, ice machines).
  • Knowledge or experience with district chilled water loops.
  • Knowledge of tools, techniques and procedures of miscellaneous plumbing, HVAC, electrical, repairs and installation.
  • Knowledge of local city ordinances and codes, and OSHA workplace safety standards.
  • Knowledge involving single and three phase voltages from 120-480 volts.
  • Use of ladders and man lifts while wearing a safety harness will be required.
  • Ability to interpret and follow verbal and written instructions and diagrams.
  • Ability to wear or use proper safety and PPE equipment.
  • Ability to work as a team or independently. 
  • Exhibits sound judgment and the ability to make reasonable decisions in the absence of direction.
  • Demonstrates cross-cultural awareness and communication skills to maximize effective collaboration across diverse groups on-campus.
  • Physical role requiring heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, bending twisting, and kneeling. 
  • Modeling and delivering Rollins’ service philosophy through competent, collaborative, responsive and respectful service to others.
  • Demonstrates ability to work professionally with staff, faculty, students and external constituents at all levels.
  • Demonstrates ability to use tact and good judgment in resolving work problems. 
  • Demonstrates ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities without loss of composure.
  • Demonstrates ability to balance conflicting priorities in order to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, and meet critical deadlines.
  • Demonstrates ability to determine the appropriate allocation of time to complete tasks and projects.
  • Demonstrates proficiency to quickly adapt to workplace changes and learn new skills (i.e. technology, processes, tasks, projects, etc...)
  • Comply with all department policies, procedures and service delivery expectations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional business, technical or college training.
  • Advanced or specialized training in HVAC, plumbing, or electrical.
  • Ability to use computers for research, warranty, data storage, diagnostic, and programming needs.

FLSA Status:


Work Schedule:

The HVAC Mechanic is scheduled to work 7.5 hours/day, 37.5 hours per week. The schedule for this role is:

  • Monday - Friday, 7:00am to 3:00pm (with a 1 hour paid lunch)

Maintenance positions will be required to carry on call phone 2-3 times per year for periods of 7 days. This includes working a Saturday from 7-3pm with the following Friday off if desired, some major Holiday weekends may not be required.

As a condition of employment in this position, the incumbent will be subject to call in outside of regular hours in order to respond to emergencies, including the preparation and maintenance of College facilities, grounds, systems and services during inclement weather crises.

*Works overtime, special events and weekends may be required as needed.

Work Environment:

  • Works on-campus at multiple work sites including indoors and outdoors.
  • Work requires physical exertion and exposure to both hot and cold weather.
  • Physical ability to handle, lift and/or carry heavy objects and equipment.
  • Must be punctual and reliable; daily attendance is required.  

To learn more about Rollins effort about the College’s response to COVID-19, please click here.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Resume

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

About the
Facilities Services 

Facilities Services serves a variety of roles for the campus community by taking care of the physical environment and keeping things operating for faculty, students, and staff. The Housekeeping Team provides service and support to create an environment where learning can happen. To learn more about Rollins' Facilities Services, please click here.

About Rollins College:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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