University of Northern Iowa Environmental Systems Mechanic I Trainee (04718-ME4) in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Environmental Systems Mechanic I Trainee (04718-ME4)

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Position Details

Department: Facilities Management

Location: Physical Plant Room

Contact: Gary Saak

Phone: 319-273-2622

Department URL:

Number of Positions: 1

Wage Details

Pay Grade: Trainee Matrix

Starting Hourly Wage: $16.08 (will receive an increase every six months as specified in the apprenticeship agreement)

Position Funding: Appropriated Funds

Work Schedule

Appointment Type: Full-Time; 12 Months

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Occasional weekend and evenings)

Shift: First Shift

Job Details:

Primary Function: Under direct supervision, receives work experience and related training instruction in all phases of the HVAC occupation, including safe work practices, necessary to develop the skill and proficiency of a skilled HVAC professional. During the four year term of apprenticeship, appropriately 576 hours of related training instruction through Hawkeye Community College and approximately 8000 hours of on-the-job learning is required before a completion certificate is awarded. Individual is required to sign an apprenticeship agreement in order to participate in the program.

Position Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalency prior to completion of the apprenticeship; possess a speaking and reading ability as essential for personal and coworker safety on the job; and ability to read and understand written or oral instructions. Must be at least 18 years old.

Upon completion of the apprenticeship program, must be able to meet the minimum eligibility requirements for the Environmental Systems Mechanic I classification which is ‘four years of experience in refrigeration, heating or air conditioning work, including apprenticeship; has refrigeration certificate of at least type 2; and must possess a valid driver’s license and meet University’s Fleet Safety Program’. brary work experience, or a combination of related work experience, undergraduate education, and/or post high school library training totaling three years.

Preferred Qualifications:

Application Process

Application may be obtained by downloading at: A Merit application is also available at: UNI Human Resource Services 027 Gilchrist Hall Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0034 Phone: 319-273-2422 Fax: 319-273-2927

Submit completed application materials to Human Resource Services via mail, fax, or in person. Indicate position title and the search number (04718-ME4) on your application. If you have a valid application with HRS, you can contact HRS to add this search number to your current application.

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Application Deadline

Application must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018.

Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI is a tobacco free campus. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.