HVAC Technician I
Performs highly skilled journey-level maintenance, repair, and installation of industrial and commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning equipment, and control systems such as Tracer Summit, Seimans, and Prichett for chillers, air conditioners, heat-pumps, water source and air, oil and gas fired boilers, oil and gas furnaces, cooling towers, pumps, air handlers, exhaust air units, make-up air units, duct air conveyance systems, variable air volume systems, variable volume temperature systems, multi-zone units, electrical power and control circuits, time clocks, gas piping, fuel oil supply piping, fossil fuel burning devices, flu gas systems, condensate pumps and drain lines, fan coil units, condensing units, unit heaters, radiant and fan-forced heaters, hydronic heating and cooling systems, and complex computer-operated direct digital control (DDC) and pneumatic control systems. Determines HVAC systems' proper operation, troubleshoots malfunctions, and calibrates and repairs equipment. Has to 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.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:
Driver's license (Required upon hire)
Universal Refrigerant Recovery (Required upon hire)
Journeyman (HVAC) (VA)-Required within 12 months
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check,a driving record check and a pre-employment medical evaluation to the satisfaction of the employer.
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.
Panel interview; may include a 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.