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Posting: Open Until Filled
Salary: Commensurate with experience
General Description and Classification Standards
Performs skilled technical work in the maintenance, repair, replacement, and installation of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, controls and distribution systems. This is the entry level for this job family. Individuals entering this level must already possess the basic knowledge of the work and the required motor skills and physical capabilities to carry out basic tasks. Typically performs the simplest pertinent tasks, assists higher level workers in more complex jobs, Prepares or puts away tools. Position may be part of an apprentice program; the position may be classified as an Apprentice if such a program/class exists. The position is distinguished from a semi-skilled laborer in that this position routinely uses tools appropriate to higher level skilled positions.
Works under very general supervision. May work independently or with other skilled or semi-skilled workers with responsibility for completion of assigned tasks.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned. Installs, repairs and operates heating and air conditioning units, water coolers and refrigeration units in assigned facilities. Monitors, inspects, and calibrates equipment to ensure proper working order; maintains equipment to ensure continuous operation which includes charging system with refrigerants and recovery of refrigerants in compliance with environmental regulations. Troubleshoots malfunctioning heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems to determine the cause of the malfunction. Provides technical assistance with the design of HVAC systems including installations and modifications to existing systems; Reads blueprints, equipment diagrams and drawings to properly layout projects. Prepares and submits requests for supplies and equipment; maintains an accurate record of materials and supplies used. Responds to emergency service requests in a timely and effective manner. Assist and monitor vendors/contractors while on site making repairs.
Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. Leadership Provided: None. May oversee temporary or contract workers as needed.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
This is a partial listing of the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list. Knowledge of HVAC terminology; knowledge of safety procedures; knowledge of HVAC principles and techniques; knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of HVAC maintenance and repairs. Skill in operating recovery equipment, tools, and UV leak detection equipment; skill in operating a forklift, bucket truck, cranes, and various tools and meters used to perform daily job duties; skill in operating basic hand and power tools such as a power drill, saw and related equipment. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, plans, sketches, blueprints, and procedure manuals; ability to write reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization; ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, plans, sketches, blueprints, and procedure manuals; ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization. Ability to use and understand facility controls to assist in the operation of the HVC components.
Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience
High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED). 1 year of experience performing maintenance on HVAC systems.
Preferred Education & Experience
Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study in HVAC and 1 year of experience performing maintenance on HVAC systems.
Licensures and Certifications
E.P.A Certification required. Valid State of Georgia Drivers License required.
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment
Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.p >