ASHEVILLE CITY SCHOOLS JOB DESCRIPTION
JOB TITLE: HVAC MECHANIC ll
JOB STATUS: FULL TIME / BENEFITS
NATURE OF WORK
An employee in this class constructs, modifies, or repairs heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment and environmental control systems. This employee may serve as the technical expert in one or more areas of the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning fields.
Employees at this level review the heating and cooling requirements and make recommendations to achieve optimum system effectiveness and efficiency. The employee is expected to resolve most problems. Errors may or may not be quickly revealed, and they may result in inefficient and potentially dangerous situations. Work is performed independently under general supervision.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK
Overhauls large reciprocal, absorption, and centrifugal compressors. Troubleshoots and repairs complex chiller or control problems, determines parts needed and work procedures.
Analyzes HVAC system requirements recommending new systems or modifications. Researches new equipment or procedures for possible adoption and use. Reads blueprints and diagrams.
Sets heating, air conditioning, ventilation and environmental control equipment into place. Wires controls and other related electrical equipment. Have the ability to troubleshoot and repair all food service equipment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of heating, ventilation and refrigeration theory. Considerable knowledge of the practices, methods, materials, and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of HVAC equipment.
Considerable knowledge of the design and operation of centrifugal and reciprocal compressors. Working knowledge of electricity. Working knowledge of the design and operation of pneumatic control systems.
Ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions and prescribe repair procedures.
Ability to follow broad written or oral instructions. Ability to follow blueprints and diagrams. Ability to analyze building heating and air conditioning requirements and recommend systems or modifications.
SUGGESTED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Considerable experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of HVAC and related environmental control systems. Two year degree in Heating and Air Technology from Community College.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS It is preferred employee have a heating and/or air conditioning license based on State requirements, as directed by the Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Fire Sprinkler Contractors. This specification has been designed to represent the general nature and level of work found in positions in this class.
As such, it is not intended to contain all of the duties and qualifications required of an employee in a single position (job). Other task as directed by Director. Consequently, it is not to be perceived as a position (job) description or as identification of essential functions as required by ADA.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB
Must be physically able to operate power tools and mechanical equipment.
Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 25 pounds of force frequently. Physical demand requirements are for Medium Work.
Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or composite characteristics (whether similar or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.
Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving instructions, assignments or directions to subordinates or assistants.
Language Ability: Requires the ability to read simple forms. Requires the ability to prepare time sheets and supply requisitions using prescribed format.
Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagrammatic form; to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in or from standardized situations.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in standard English.
Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas, to add, subtract, divide and multiply.
Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, with and shape.
Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using tools.
Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as maintenance equipment.
Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate between colors or shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under average levels of stress.
Physical Communications: Requires the ability to see, talk and hear.
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