Under general supervision, this position performs skilled work in the maintenance and repair of city buildings and facilities by performing service maintenance, troubleshooting, and installation and repair of all types of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Reports to the Building Maintenance Superintendent.
Performs skilled HVAC maintenance, installation and repair work for the purpose of ensuring proper, efficient and safe working conditions of HVAC systems in city buildings and facilities; uses a variety of equipment and tools to include vacuum pumps, refrigerant recovery machine, oxy/acetylene tanks, saws, drills and scaffolds.
Receives work orders and determines work to be performed; obtains materials, equipment and supplies; plans sequence of work, and prepares work site by clearing and setting up needed protective devices; completes work orders and maintains records of work performed and materials used.
Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on refrigeration equipment and ice machines; diagnoses and repairs problems; removes and replaces damaged parts; installs new parts and or systems for multiple heating and air conditioning equipment; recovers Freon from systems using recovery equipment and procedures.
Maintains tools and equipment; evaluates equipment performance and parts durability and reports findings for consideration in procurement of new equipment; submits requisitions for new, replacement and additional materials and supplies as needed; loads and unloads materials and equipment on trucks, and transports materials to work sites as needed.
Performs a variety of maintenance duties and provides assistance to other trades workers in the department; serves as the lead for assistants and subordinate craft workers; provides technical guidance and assists with problem solving.
Performs other duties as assigned. Individual assignments will be determined by supervisor based on current workload and department needs.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or the equivalent with additional technical training in HVAC maintenance and repair, 3 -5 years of experience in maintaining, repairing, and installing HVAC equipment and system, and one (1) year of experience in a lead or supervisory position; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires Freon recovery and replacement certification.
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