City of Palm Bay, FL.

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HVAC Technician

at City of Palm Bay, FL.

Pay: up to $37831.00/year
Salary : $18.19 Hourly $37,831.00 Annually
Posted: 10/25/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2250368

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:HVAC Technician
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$18.19 Hourly
$37,831.00 Annually
Job Type:Full-time
Location:Palm Bay, Florida
 

Graduation from High School or a GED plus four (4) years HVAC experience required to include working knowledge of municipal and national HVAC codes. State certified/registered with Brevard County as a Journeyman or Master in the HVAC trade or the ability to obtain within 12 months. An EPA Universal Refrigerant certification is required. Desired candidate will have considerable knowledge of the standards, tools, methods, materials and practices of the HVAC trade and general maintenance. Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License and have and maintain an acceptable driving record.

Note:  Employee will be responsible for maintaining CEU's (continuing education units) for their Journeyman or Master license.


 EMERGENCY DECLARATION STATUS:
CODE 1: Essential Employees may be required to work during an undeclared emergency and/or declared emergency.  On an incident by incident basis, the employee's Department Head will make the determination as to who will be required to work.

 GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB:
Performs skilled technical work at the journeyman level performing the installation, alteration, maintenance and repair of HVAC systems, fixtures and accessories. Work is performed in accordance with standard practices of the HVAC trade.  The work also includes performing general trades work to include carpentry, electric, painting, and construction. Reports to the Facility Maintenance Supervisor.

 SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBLITIES:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Executes highly-skilled HVAC work on major projects, performing various HVAC installation, maintenance and repair tasks.  Operates, maintains and repairs HVAC equipment including but not limited to air handlers, fan coils, boilers and water heating equipment, chillers, condensers, pneumatic controls, cooling towers, dampers, building automation systems, exhaust fans, ice machines, pumps, VAV boxes, variable speed drives, ductwork and diffusers.

Performs minor sheet metal repairs to existing duct work; minor insulation repairs to duct work and chill water piping.  Operates refrigerant recovery equipment to avoid expelling refrigerant to atmosphere and file appropriate documentation to assure compliance.  Brazes and welds dissimilar metals to form leak proof connections on refrigerant piping/tubing, as well as hydronic systems.

Interprets and works from technical sketches and blueprints. Locates and defines defects in HVAC systems and equipment. May plan, layout and maintain a variety of HVAC systems and equipment. Diagnoses causes of problems and/or failures in HVAC/refrigeration systems for the purpose of identifying repair and/or replacement needs.

Displays skill in the use and care of standard tools, equipment and testing devices of the HVAC trade and a proficient working knowledge of HVAC occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.

Performs carpentry, masonry, electrical, and drywall repair or replacement, painting, and other related facility maintenance work.  Plans and executes facility maintenance or construction work plans.

Operates a personal computer and other automated systems to monitor work, enter and retrieve information.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs other related work as required.

This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position.  While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary that are a logical assignment to the position.