George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 12-Sep-2017 to 11-Oct-2017 (PST)
  • Plant Services
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • $39,777 to $46,742 annually
  • Full Time
  • Staff Position

Vacation and sick leave; holidays; medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; and tuition remission.

Purpose for the Position:  To provide HVAC maintenance and installations for the George Fox University campus.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, trouble shoot, and repair all types of residential and commercial HVAC systems.
  • Specify and replace residential and commercial HVAC equipment as instructed.
  • Maintain kitchen equipment.
  • Assist with installation of controls and energy efficiency measures.
  • Clean and upkeep ductwork and bath fans.
  • Assist with installation of various controls.
  • Inspect projects before and after installation to meet requirements for code related issues.
  • Retain and work with Contractors for projects or services as needed.
  • Acquire permits for projects as needed.

Associated Duties: 

  • Fill in for other HVAC technicians as requested by Superintendent.
  • Assist the plumber with periodic backflow testing.
  • Perform after hours work as requested.
  • Supervise student employees.


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the University's mission as described in the GFU Statement of Faith and Statement of Community Responsibilities. 
  • Requires a minimum of the following licenses: LME license, Refrigeration license.
  • Working knowledge of low-pressure water and steam boilers.
  • Two years' experience in diagnostics and repair on commercial kitchen equipment.
  • Two years' experience in trouble-shooting and repair of a wide range of residential and commercial HVAC systems.
  • At least two years' experience in maintaining boilers.
  • Experience with, and ability to remove and replace residential furnaces and light commercial HVAC units.
  • Working knowledge of system controls.
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds numerous times throughout the day.
  • Ability to bend, rotate, kneel, work on back and work overhead.

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • An unmatched Christian community environment where you will Be Known
  • A gorgeous campus environment with coffee shops and restaurants within walking distance
  • Free fitness center access, beautiful walking and jogging trails and indoor and outdoor tracks
  • Strong Christian vision/mission led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions  
  • Wonderful peers and students who will become like family
  • Generous vacation/sick leave, holidays, medical/dental/life/disability insurance.
  • Retirement plan contribution match
  • Tuition remission
  • Free parking
  • Starting salary commensurate with your experience


We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.


*This position may close at any time, regardless of the date listed on the advertisement.


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