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Indoor Air Quality Technician - Operations & Maintenance

Posted: 06/09/2021

The successful candidates for this position will serve as an Indoor Air Quality Technician (IAQ) Trainee.  Learn to support all Operations and Maintenance crafts including: the IAQ group, Central Shops, and Zones.  Must successfully learn and develop skills in the following areas:  temperature control, mechanical system controls, direct digital controls, electric control systems, testing and balancing, and fume hood balancing.  Must be able to learn to perform preventative maintenance and troubleshooting checks on all heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment.  


  • High school diploma/GED
  • Ability to successfully complete Module one and two of the Indoor Air Quality Apprenticeship program within 24 months of employment in this position to be promoted to the next level (IAQT)
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and interpret technical material and be able to read and interpret various types of blueprints and control schematics
  • Basic computer skills and a familiarity with word processors and spreadsheets
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 to 50 lbs. frequently, and up to 60 lbs. or more occasionally
  • Exposed to adverse conditions such as electrical hazards, extreme cold and heat, confined spaces and working from height
  • Personal protective equipment required during specific operations
  • A valid US or Canadian driver’s license


  • One year experience in heating, ventilation and air conditioning control or other related area 

Additional Information: 

  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment authorization for this position
  • This posting represents multiple vacancies
  • A Background Check will be required for employment in this position 
  • The hours for this position are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Occasional overtime may be required
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligible: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
All university employees are afforded a generous benefits package including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off, and retirement contributions. As part of Purdue University’s expansive employee benefit package, the University is proud to offer its employees the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance by offering a tuition remission opportunity at both Purdue University and Purdue Global.

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