ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Installs, troubleshoots and repairs heating, air conditioning and refrigeration units, including chillers, boilers and heat pumps
Troubleshoots malfunctioning heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems to determine the cause of the malfunction
Performs scheduled maintenance inspections, and adjusts, cleans and calibrates various systems to assure proper system operations
Repairs wiring and electronic components associated with automated building management systems
Replaces expansion valves, compressors, motors, coil units and other component parts
Cleans refrigerant systems from hermetic burnouts, evacuates, and charges systems
Troubleshoots and repairs direct digital and pneumatic control systems
Checks distribution systems for proper velocity, volume, temperature, pressure, etc.
Balances air and water treatment systems
Determines cause of and corrects condensation problems
Provides technical assistance with the design of HVAC systems including installations and modifications to existing systems
Assists in training other technicians and staff in preventative maintenance of HVAC systems
Prepares records and reports describing procedures, actions taken and recommended solutions
Prepares and submits requests for supplies and equipment
Responds to emergency service requests
May supervise work of other technicians
May be required to wear some type of respiratory protection in the performance of their duties
High school diploma or general education degree (DAE/BE (Mechanical )) with five or more years of progressively responsible experience working with complex HVAC systems and equipment including chillers, boilers, package units, VAV systems (direct digital, pneumatic and automated control systems), heavy rigging, pipe and steel fabrication experience.