Department of Campus Services
HVAC Technician

Under direct supervision of Maintenance Supervisor, to perform duties related to the repair, maintenance, operation, adjustment, and/or installation of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, and related electric, pneumatic control systems, piping and building automation systems.


  • Install, repair, adjust, service, and maintain electric or pneumatic control systems for heating ventilation, air conditioning, humidity, laboratory equipment, including calibration of related instruments, gauges and controls.
  • Install, operate, service, and repair conventional mechanical refrigeration/air conditioning equipment including ice cream and ice making machines, standard refrigerators, and general purpose air conditioning units.
  • Repair, clean, adjust, and/or install oil and gas burners and auxiliary heating specialties other than high pressure equipment.
  • Conduct necessary tests of equipment to determine malfunctions or causes of breakdown; remove and replace faulty parts, subassemblies and major components; re-test equipment with repaired components and make required adjustments and corrections.
  • Recommend ordering of necessary parts and supplies for maintenance of equipment.
  • Maintain air compressors, air dryers, and low voltage installations such as warning light systems.
  • Instruct and advise users of proper operation of equipment.
  • May be required to make emergency repairs at hours other than normally scheduled.
  • May direct helpers and other tradesmen in performance of duties.
  • Repair, operate, maintain hydronic systems such as boiler, chillers and pumps.
  • Install additional electrical/plumbing components to improve performance or for adaptation to existing system(s).
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Make adjustments to system operating and monitoring systems.
  • Recommend seasonal settings for campus facilities to ensure occupant comfort and energy savings.
  • Performs a variety of other skilled and unskilled tasks in support of the Campus Services department as needed.

Essential Skills:

  • Technical/trade school graduation or equivalent apprenticeship.
  • Three years’ experience at the journey level.
  • Knowledge of heating, refrigeration/air conditioning equipment and/or pneumatic and electrical control systems as applicable to work specialty.
  • Knowledge of all tools, materials, methods and hazards of the trade.
  • Skill in the use of tools of the trade.
  • Ability to perform delicate repairs.
  • Knowledge of local and national fire underwriter’s codes as applicable to work performed.
  • Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this job, including heavy lifting, climbing ladders, kneeling and/or standing for long periods of time in various weather conditions.

Required Education, Licensure, Certification, Registration, Or Other Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED and Valid South Carolina Driver’s License

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.