AIR CONDITIONING, REFRIGERATION AND VENTILATION TECHNICIAN


AIR CONDITIONING, REFRIGERATION AND VENTILATION TECHNICIAN
(2 Positions)
Facilities Services
Classified Represented Position
100%-12 Months

FINAL DATE TO SUBMIT THE DISTRICT AND ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS: Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Position #1: Monthly Salary Range: $5,008-6,392.61 (Starting Salary $5,008.78)
Hours/Days to be worked: Tuesday-Saturday 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Position #2: Monthly Salary Range: $5,008-6,392.61 (Starting Salary $5,008.78)
Hours/Days to be worked: Monday-Friday 2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Training will take place for the first 30 days from Monday - Friday, 2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

We are looking for candidates who have the desire and ability to create a welcoming work environment that positively engages and impacts our diverse workforce and student population. Our goal is to create an inclusive working environment of collaboration, transparency, support, and shared leadership among all constituency groups: faculty, staff, administration, and students. We are looking for candidates who share the District's vision and willingness to ensure equal employment opportunity, will assist in creating an environment that is welcoming to all, and that will foster diversity and promote excellence.

DEFINITION:

With limited direction and supervision, performs journeyman level work maintaining, repairing, operating, and installing heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and ventilating units, appliances, water chillers and auxiliary equipment, and does related work as required. Incumbents in the class of Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Ventilation Technician are distinguished from those in the class of Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Ventilations Mechanic by a greater degree of specialized knowledge and independence of action, broader work assignments and the regular performance of a full range of skilled tasks in a specialized trade without direct supervision. Has responsibility for the trouble-free maintenance and operation of a variety of air conditioning and ventilation equipment.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Checks, diagnoses, repairs, replaces, adjusts and/or installs HVAC, refrigeration, and/or water-type and related equipments/systems (including air compressors that assist HVAC, refrigeration and water-type related equipment).
  • Prepares requisitions for necessary parts and equipments; determines cost of material and labor and/or coordinates repairs, recommends replacement when necessary, and if repair is not feasible.
  • Checks levels of fluid/gases; conduct, maintains, evaluates log entries, chemical testing, adjust/services filters, lines, valves and control components relating to any HVAC, refrigeration, and water-type and related equipment/ systems.
  • Assists with layout and installs major equipment; plans layout and installs minor equipment relating to HVAC, refrigeration, and water-type and related equipment/ system.
  • Performs pipefitting.
  • Checks, diagnoses, repairs, replaces, adjusts electrical, electronic, pneumatic, digital controls or wiring regarding HVAC or EMS or related equipment/systems.
  • Assists in operating campus water chillers and related equipment (including cooling towers or loops), diagnosing problems related to equipment or parts controlling the unit that may affect the end result of cooling to the campus.
  • Performs preventive maintenance checks and repairs to HVAC, refrigeration, water-type and related equipments/ systems.
  • Uses the computerized Energy Management System.
  • Performs or recommends air balancing for internal environmental spaces relating to HVAC needs, requirements and practices in order to comply with current state HVAC codes throughout the campus buildings.
  • Checks, repairs, adjusts, and performs preventive maintenance of HVAC, refrigeration and water-type and related equipment including V-belts, pumps, bearings, exhaust fans, ice machines, air compressors, etc.
  • Reports equipment problems, malfunctions or operational status to supervisors.
  • Answers emergency calls at all hours, as needed.
  • At the request of a supervisor, performs a variety of unscheduled duties normally and traditionally performed by a Air Conditioning, Refrigeration And Ventilation Technician.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    DEFINITION:

    Graduation from high school AND completion of the equivalent of four-year apprenticeship or better in HVAC, refrigeration, water-type and related equipments/systems or certification from a recognized quality trade school resulting in journeyman status; AND at least five years of experience working at journeyman level regarding repairs and installation of pumps and pipes regarding any water or HVAC equipment/systems (this includes air compressors).

    KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

    Demonstrated knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used in operating, maintaining and repairing of HVAC or refrigeration or water-type systems. Knowledge of safety and trade codes and practices. Ability to plan and work from schematic drawings and blue prints; submit as-builts modifications; follow and give oral and written instructions; to hear well; distinguish colors as required on job; perform physically heavy work, often in difficult locations; to lift and push, on occasion, a minimum of 50 pounds; bend; climb stairs, squat, kneel, walk a lot (80%) of time), crawl, and/or work in tunnels which may be three feet in diameter; stand for long periods of time; climb and/ or work on a ladder, roof top, cooling towers, etc., above one story; drive a car, small truck (automatic and/or stickshift), gas scooter and/or electric cart; work in a multiethnic environment.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    A valid California Driver License is required.

    NOTE:

    Eligibility is determined by a review of the following:
    1. Performance Tests
    2. Interviews
    3. Reference checks
    4. Medical History
    A pre-employment physical examination is required. Cost of
    physical will be paid by Pasadena City College.

    PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

    Lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds, pushing and pulling, walking and standing for extended periods of time, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a variety of hand-power tools, reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, and kneeling or crouching.

    PROBATIONARY PERIOD:

    Six months.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    Salary and other terms of employment are competitive. Placement is at Range 52 on the District Classified Represented Salary Schedule which is available online at
    www.pasadena.edu/hr/.
    Generous fringe benefits include fully paid medical, dental, and vision for employees and their families, and life insurance for the employee.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Successful completion of background and fingerprint clearance and TB screening.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per government codes 3100-3109.

    APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS (CONTINUED):

    Once applications are submitted they are final. Please carefully review your application and the documents which you are attaching to make sure that they are free from errors and complete. If you require assistance, please contact the Human Resources office at 626-585-7388. Applicants may expect to be notified approximately 4 - 5 weeks following the closing date as to the status of their application

    SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS:

    For full consideration, applications MUST include all items in the order listed below. An incomplete application packet will not be accepted.
    1. Cover letter
    2. Professional resume
    3. Other information considered pertinent to the application
    (optional)

    Note: It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all application materials are fully and correctly submitted. All supporting documentation should include position name and/or position number. All materials submitted are for this position only and become the property of the District. Materials, including USB flash drives, compact disks and slides, will NOT be returned, copied or considered for other openings.

    ABOUT THE DISTRICT:

    Established in 1924, Pasadena City College has been serving the San Gabriel Valley for more than 90 years. PCC enrolls more than 30,000 students each semester and offers 60 academic and 76 Career and Technical Education programs. The main college campus occupies an idyllic 53-acre site, while the Community Education Center and Child Development Center are located in separate facilities. The college is renowned for its high student transfer rate, national mathematics and forensic honors, and extensive study abroad offerings. PCC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. For more information, go to www.pasadena.edu.

    MISSION:

    The mission of Pasadena City College is to provide a high quality, academically robust learning environment that encourages, supports and facilitates student learning and success. The College provides an academically rigorous and comprehensive curriculum for students pursuing educational and career goals as well as learning opportunities designed for individual development. The College is committed to providing access to higher education for members of the diverse communities within the District service area and to offering courses, programs, and other activities to enhance the economic conditions and the quality of life in these communities.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    The Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1987, Public Law 99-603 requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country. This requirement applies to both United States citizens and aliens. Any employee who is unwilling/unable to fulfill this requirement will not be employed.

    Pasadena Area Community College District will not sponsor any visa applications.

    If accommodations are needed for the application process in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please inform Human Resources.

    It is the policy of the PACCD that all candidates for employment need to be cleared for employment through the process of background check and verification of prior employment, references and credentials.

    Crime awareness and campus security information are available from Campus Police and Safety. (Public Law 101- 542)

    The Pasadena Area Community College District does not discriminate in the educational programs and activities operated by the District, or in employment procedures and practices of the District. The Policies of Title IX as developed to date are available for inspection during normal business hours at the District Office at 1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106.

    The Board of Trustees reserves the right to extend time limits or reinstate the search process at any time. The Pasadena Area Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. The District encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and the disabled.

    PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
    Equal Opportunity, Title IX, Section 504 Employer

    For full application instructions and position description, visit https://pasadena.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=326

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