HVAC Technician (One or More Positions)

Location
Mission Viejo, California
Posted
Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Saddleback College

HVAC Technician (One or More Positions)

Initial Screening Date    04/26/2017

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu

 

Summary Description:

Under general supervision from assigned supervisory and/or management staff, performs skilled work in the installation, servicing, repair, and maintenance of refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and systems; operates and maintains a wide variety of hand and power tools and equipment; and assists in performing other skilled maintenance duties as assigned.

May receive functional supervision, technical training and work direction from a plant engineer.

 

 

Knowledge of:    

• Methods, practices, equipment and tools used in the repair and maintenance of air conditioning,

heating and ventilation systems.

• Methods and techniques of troubleshooting and diagnosing of HVAC malfunctions.

• HVAC system design, equipment capabilities and requirements.

• Electronic, pneumatic and mechanical principles as applied to the maintenance and repair of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

• Operational characteristics of energy management systems and related components.

• Proper methods, materials, tools, terminology and equipment used in the HVAC trades.

• Methods and techniques of preparing and interpreting drawings, diagrams, schematics and blueprints.

• Time, material, and labor cost estimating principles and practices used in maintenance and repair projects.

• Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

• Pertinent federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations.

 

Ability to:    

• Perform preventive HVAC maintenance work.

• Maintain, install and repair complex HVAC systems, equipment and components.

• Operate a variety of tools and equipment used in HVAC maintenance and repair work.

• Read and interpret mechanical drawings, schematics, blueprints and sketches.

• Order and maintain parts and supplies according to established guidelines and repair requirements.

• Install, maintain and repair energy management systems and related components.

• Maintain detailed and accurate records.

• Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.

• Work independently with little direction.

• Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

• Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 

Education and Experience Guidelines:    

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

 

Education/Training:    

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in the

maintenance and repair of heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems or a related field.

 

Experience:    

Two years of responsible experience in the maintenance and repair of heating and air

conditioning equipment and systems.

 

License or Certificate:

Possession of a valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability. 

Possession of, a valid EPA Refrigerant Handling certificate.

 

To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  

 

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  

 

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