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HVAC Mechanic I (Facilities Maintenance)

Montgomery County Government
Rockville, Maryland
Closing date
Oct 6, 2023

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HVAC Mechanic I(Facilities Maintenance)
 Montgomery County Government
Department of General Services
Rockville, Maryland

Salary Range: $50,250 to $81,770

The Department of General Services, Division of Facilities Management (DFM) delivers operational and mission critical services 24 hours a day seven days a week on behalf of County residents and Montgomery County Government. DFM manages over 400 County buildings, ensuring they are maintained at the highest level to provide a comfortable environment for employees and the public.

About the Position:

The Department of General Services, Division of Facilities Management seeks an interested individual to be responsible for journeyman level work involving the installation, operation, modification, repair, troubleshooting, and testing of new and existing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and associated equipment located in commercial sized-government facilities throughout Montgomery County.  This is journey level work involving the installation, operation, modification, repair, troubleshooting and testing of new and existing heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and associated equipment.  Duties also include performing routine and complex preventative maintenance on HVAC equipment.  The employee will be responsible for removing, calibrating, overhauling, and replacing associated instruments and controls in the air conditioning, ventilating and heating systems pumps, chemical feeders, valves, traps, boilers, burners, monitors and other safety devices.  This employee will also install, maintain and repair refrigeration equipment which includes refrigerators, freezers, and drinking fountains. 

This position is considered Essential. Essential employees are required to respond or may be placed on stand-by duty during severe weather or other urgent conditions.  Employee must have the ability to work standby shifts and respond to after-hours emergency service calls.  Work schedule may change to include weekends and/or evenings as part of the regular workweek. 

The selected candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-placement medical exam and drug/alcohol screening.
Experience:  Completion of a recognized apprentice HVAC program.
Education:  Graduation from high school or High School Certificate of completion recognized in the State of Maryland.
Equivalency:  None.
Physical Ability:  
    •  Ability to occasionally lift items that weigh as much as 100 pounds and to frequently carry 50 pound items.  
    •  Ability to perform work inside and outside year round from scaffolding, ladders, platforms, and roofs and to work overhead or in stretched, cramped and awkward or tiring and uncomfortable positions.
    •  Possession and maintenance at all times of valid driver’s license.
    •  Possession of a Journey level HVAC license issued by the State of Maryland. [Please include license number on resume.
    •  Possession of Environmental Protection Agency Universal Recovery and Recycling certification  

Preferred Criteria    
    There is no Preferred Criteria. All applicants will be reviewed by OHR for minimum qualifications. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be rated “Qualified,” placed on the Eligible List, and may be considered for an interview.

Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a “Transfer” candidate and may be considered for an interview.

Montgomery County Government offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at  
and click on the “Search for Jobs at MCG” tab.  
Read the full job description under the “Trades & Labor” Job Category.
Interested candidates must create an online account in order to apply.

The Requisition Number is IRC59726 .

This Recruitment will remain open until position is filled.

All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,
which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Resume Preparation Tips
listed under the “Career Resources” tab on the Office of Human Resource’s WORK4MCG  webpage.

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