Mechanic - HVAC III (6:30am-3:00pm) - Two Positions

Jul 19, 2017
Aug 22, 2017
Full Time

Position Summary

Is this position exempt from overtime pay?


Functions as a work leader for a small maintenance crew engaged in the more complex servicing, adjustment, replacement, repair and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning units, boilers, refrigeration equipment, components, and related parts. This position requires frequently assisting the Mechanical Systems Specialist / Assistant Manager in scheduling, assigning, and completing the more complex work assignments. The incumbent in this position performs any and all of the listed duties independently which may vary upon work location/assignment. Responsible for performing emergency service/maintenance work.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


1. Serves as a work leader in supervising and participating in the work of less skilled tradesmen engaged in the servicing, adjustment, replacement, repair and maintenance of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, boilers, refrigeration equipment, components, and parts.

2. Lays out work for self and other members of the crew.

3. Instructs new employees in the proper practices and procedures of the trade.

4. Reads blueprints, schematic drawings or sketches to determine location, size, capacity, and type of component or unit. Observes and tests functioning of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning units, and boilers to determine need for adjustment, replacement or repair.

5. Inspects central heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems to determine operating efficiency of equipment. Adjusts, repairs or overhauls such parts as reciprocating compressors, centrifugal pumps, water pumps, coils, motors, louvers, dampers, filters, pneumatic electric and electronic controls, blowers, solenoids and thermostats, humidistats, and registers.

6. Services, adjusts, and places central heating, boilers and burners, ventilating and air-conditioning equipment into operation by checking appropriate gauges and instruments to maintain proper operating conditions within the operating specifications.

7. Responds to emergency situations as they arise.

8. Advises Mechanical Systems Specialist / Assistant Manager of issues that will require a contractor and problems with equipment under warranty or maintenance service contract.

9. May perform duties of lower level personnel engaged in servicing, adjustment, replacement, repair and maintenance of heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning equipment, components and related parts.

10. Employee must wear ID badge during working hours.

11. May be required to work night shift.

12. Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made on request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


· High School Diploma or GED certificate required. Preferably supplemented by appropriate vocational training within a maintenance trade.


· Six years of progressively responsible heating, ventilation and air-conditioning mechanic work experience of which at least two years have been at the HVAC Mechanic II level or equivalent years and experience.

· Experience with performing routine service and assisting with overhaul of boilers by trouble shooting and calibrating commercial boilers using a digital combustion analyzer and checking appropriate gauges and instruments to maintain proper operating conditions within the operating specifications.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

· Demonstrated ability in performing boiler efficiency tests and state mandated safety checks.

· Must provide own basic hand tools and some test equipment (i.e. manifold gauges, Amp meter).

· Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications.

· Knowledge of procedures and regulations pertaining to hazardous materials and "The Right to Know Law."

· Ability to employ business technology tools and software (e.g. Microsoft Outlook /Office Suite preferred).

· Ability to work shift work, scheduled extended hours and/or respond to emergencies outside of normal working hours and holidays as necessary.

· Satisfactory score on any tests required.


· Possession of a valid Maryland State HVAC journeyman license and C.F.C. Certification is required.

· Possess a valid Maryland Class (C) driver's license, plus proof of good driving record.

Career Ladder Requirements

· N/A

Physical Requirements

· Employee is required to use safety devices and protective equipment in order to minimize the frequency and severity of work-related accidents. Adheres to safe practices and methods in the operation of equipment and supplies related to his/her particular job.

· The employee is responsible for correcting and/or reporting any conditions within the building or grounds that may be hazardous to employees, students or staff members assigned to the building.

· Assignments may involve exposure to dust, dirt, noise, climbing ladders, crawling and temperature extremes.

· Ability perform manual labor, carry tools and to handle materials of 80 pounds, work at heights on aerial lifts, scaffolding, stepladders and/or extension ladders, crawl in, under, over, or through equipment, and work in confined spaces. , and work in adverse environments, in and outdoors (hot or cold, as required) and/or in inclement weather. May be required to do extensive walking, bending, stooping, crawling and kneeling in the course of completing daily work assignments.

VR17001 / VR17002

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