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Sr. HVAC Technician

at Douglas County Colorado

Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2598031
Keywords: construction

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


This is specialized work performing building HVAC and building automation maintenance.

This position is posted as open until filled, review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

Examples of Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  (The following examples are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive.)
Diagnosis of HVAC equipment failures.
Performs repairs on HVAC equipment to include boilers, air handlers, DX systems, chillers and numerous other types of HVAC and refrigeration systems.
Installs HVAC and building automation systems and equipment.
Installs ductwork, low voltage controls, gas piping, and ventilation systems.
Remodels existing systems.
Responsible for rough in and final trim of new systems.
Performs all HVAC and automation preventative maintenance.
Responds to and investigates complaints of malfunctioning building comfort control equipment.
Monitor building efficiencies to include indoor air quality and energy use.

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Generally a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by three to four years H.V.A.C. experience.  Experience with Honeywell building automation systems.
Extensive knowledge in the diagnosis and repair of the following systems: Gas Fired Boilers, Air Handlers, Unit Heaters etc.  DX systems, Chillers, Specialty Cooling Units, Exhaust/Ventilation Systems, Automation and Control Systems. This example is not meant to be all inclusive.  Considerable knowledge of approved methods and practices involved in the installation, construction, repair, and maintenance of a variety of H.V.A.C. equipment.  Knowledge of materials available and used for H.V.A.C. installation projects.  Working knowledge of state and local ordinances and codes and construction practices
Read and understand a variety of correspondences such as forms, reports, wiring schematics and blueprints.  Effective communication both verbal & written.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships.  Ability to perform and utilize mathematical calculations involving variables, formulas, square roots, and polynomials.  Ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape. 
Abilities:  Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to carry out instructions.  May be required to work irregular hours such as weekends, evenings and holidays
(Regarding driver license, is it an essential license required to perform the primary duties)

The ability to successfully complete pre-employment screening including but not limited to: reference checks, criminal background (to include fingerprinting through a national data base), motor vehicle record, and drug screen is required.

Supplemental Information

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Minimal supervision
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Acts as a lead, supervise and give direction to 3rd party vendors during various tasks/periods.
INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT:  Judgment is based on past knowledge and experience to reach decisions within given guidelines.

Physical Work Environment:  Work is performed both inside a facility and outdoors in all weather conditions.  Some hazardous situations may exist based on work to be performed.
Physical Demands:  Work requires the ability to frequently lift and carry 50lbs.  Work requires the ability to push and pull 100lbs. frequently.  Also requires frequent bending, squatting, standing, climbing, kneeling and walking.  May be required to occasionally work in small, hard to reach spaces.  May be required to pass a physical capabilities exam.
Material and Equipment Directly Used:  Ability to operate a variety of machinery and equipment such as computers, motor vehicles, power tools and numerous specialty HVAC test equipment.
In the event of an emergency/disaster in or near the County, all County employees are expected to make every effort to be available to assist the County Manager, Elected/Appointed Officials and Department Directors to ensure the continued operation of any and all necessary County functions.  This may mean being available to perform additional duties and hours beyond what is normally required.  In the event that an exempt employee does work more than 40 hours a week in support of County operations during an emergency, such employee may receive overtime or other appropriate wage compensation in accordance with existing County policies or at the discretion of the County.