HVAC Technician I

Location
FAIRFAX (EJ32), VA
Salary
$45,159.71 - $75,266.05 yr
Posted
Apr 16, 2018
Closes
Apr 18, 2018
Hours
Full Time

Performs highly skilled journey-level maintenance, repair, and installation of industrial and commercial HVAC equipment, and control systems such as Tracer Summit, Siemens, and Prichett. Maintenance work includes, chillers, air conditioners, heat-pumps, oil and gas fired boilers/furnaces, cooling towers, pumps, air handlers, and complex computer-operated direct digital control (DDC) and pneumatic control systems. Determines HVAC systems' proper operation, troubleshoots malfunctions, and calibrates and repairs equipment. Technician must have the ability to solder using various types of alloys. Carries out the designated procedures for seasonal start-ups and shut-downs of all related equipment. Performs related duties as required. Duties are performed under general supervision. This position is considered essential personnel, on-call or alternate shifts may be necessary to complete work assignments.

Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to a high school diploma or GED issued by a state department of education; plus a two-year technical degree in air conditioning functions such as: heating, cooling, and ventilation; Plus two years of progressively responsible air conditioning or HVAC experience or completion of an apprentice-level vocational training program in air conditioning for a total of four years of progressively responsible air conditioning or HVAC experience.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • Valid state motor driver's license
  • Universal Refrigerant recovery license;
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background, a driving record check, and physical examination to the satisfaction of the employer. May be subject to overtime, on-call, and weekend rotation. May be exposed to materials known to contain asbestos, in which case the incumbent will undergo annual asbestos examinations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Possession of a valid journeyman's HVAC certification from the state of Virginia.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 75 pounds. Must be able to climb up to 35 feet, on ladders and scaffolding. Must be able to bend, stoop, crawl, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Ability to work in hot or cold temperatures. Strength and dexterity to work equipment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include practical exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.