The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
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The Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES) provides the expertise, business process, policies and standards required to plan, design, construct, operate, maintain and renew the physical assets of the University, excluding the health system. In addition, the Division, comprised of approximately five Departments, is responsible for the strategic planning, management and operation of non-academic University property, and collaborating with the neighborhood to create a safe, diverse and economically vibrant destination. With close to 12M square feet of space, FRES maintains 186 buildings on a campus of 276 acres, completes over 60,000 maintenance requests per year, and starts approximately 250 projects a year. FRES is comprised of the following Departments: Administration, Office of the University Architect, Design and Construction, Real Estate, Operations and Maintenance.
The University of Pennsylvania is implementing a campus transformation entitled Penn Connects (http://www.pennconnects.upenn.edu). This comprehensive, award winning effort is expanding the campus over the next 20 years, including the construction of new academic research and recreational facilities. In addition, the University has secured $300M in Century Bond funding and continues to upgrade existing facilities over the coming years. https://www.facilities.upenn.edu/
Operates, installs, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs all types of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems including building automation systems. Candidates will be expected to work in a multi-skilled environment. Candidates will possess Knowledge of Building system HVAC, SCADA/Controls systems, to include a minimum of one of the following; Allen Bradley Automated Logix, American Automatrix, Honeywell, Johnson controls, Lon works, Siemens. Ability to install, troubleshoot and repair HVAC electric, electronic and mechanical devices. Ability to interpret and work from drawings, sketches and O&M manuals. Knowledge and practices with rules and regulations required by NEC, OSHA, and NFPA70E understand all the PPE required to perform work assignments. Knowledge and understanding of sequence of operation for AHU's VAV's and hydronic systems. Knowledge and understanding of how steam is utilized in building steam systems. Ability to troubleshoot repair / replace pneumatic HVAC control system devices. Ability to be trained to being able to proficiently use a laptop computer to troubleshoot digital HVAC control systems.
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Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
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