Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Mechanic

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Los Rios Community College District


Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Mechanic

Job Posting Number: C00632P

Salary: $4,826.50 per month (Exempt)

Additional Salary Information    Plus shift differential.

Closing Date: 7/16/2018


Complete job description and application available online at: http://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/8429


Position Summary    

Under direction and supervision of the Lead HVAC and HVAC Supervisor, perform journey level work installing, modifying, maintaining, repairing, and overhauling district-wide heating, refrigerated equipment, environmental, air conditioning, and all auxiliary systems at district facilities. Incumbents, under direction of Lead HVAC Mechanic, perform skilled refrigeration and air-conditioning, heating, ventilation, controls, water treatment, and auxiliary equipment services. [For a detailed job description for this SEIU (Blue Collar) posting posting Job Descriptions click here].


This position is assigned to the Facilities Management department.


Assignment Responsibilities    

● Incumbents inspect and examine heating/refrigeration and air-conditioning, chillers, boilers, air compressors, heat exchangers, and all auxiliary equipment to locate defects in operations.

● Disassemble units and restore to operating condition.

● Repair or replace condensers, compressors, pumps, valves, motors, bearings, belts and other parts.

● Recycle and charge refrigerants as required.

● Perform preventive maintenance on cooling towers and evaporative condensers.

● Inspect and test refrigeration systems, safety devices, and controls for efficiency of operation and compliance with safety practices, laws and regulations.

● Troubleshoot and take necessary corrective action for major malfunctions and breakdowns of heating/refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, pumps, air handlers, chillers, fans, ducts, dampers and grills.

● Install, repair, and maintain major heating/refrigeration and air conditioning units, coils, fans, subsystems, and component parts.

● Perform welding and soldering as needed.

● Read and interpret blueprints, shop drawings, and technical manuals.

● Incumbents may order parts and supplies as needed.

● Perform related work on all related and auxiliary HVAC systems and components.

● May direct work of others on assigned projects.

● Inspect equipment, building, utility systems or other facilities needing heating and cooling work.

● Repair and adjust pneumatic controls, lines and fittings, change filters and belts, lubricate and oil equipment according to manufacturer’s specifications and industry standards, perform weekly, monthly, and annual preventive maintenance on high and low pressure boilers, chillers, towers, and all related equipment.

● Maintain logs and records of equipment operations, repairs, preventive maintenance, Environmental Protection Agency required records on refrigerants, and Air Quality required records on boiler operations.

● Perform safety tests on equipment as required, maintain proper water treatment/chemistry in all systems.

● Perform daily inspections of mechanical spaces.

● Estimate time, materials, and cost involved for major equipment repairs, change-outs, and system upgrades.

● Develop and maintain preventive maintenance reports.

● Understand and operate computer based energy management system (EMS).

● Perform related duties as required.


Special Requirements    

Possess and maintain an EPA universal certification for handling refrigerants.


Possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License in compliance with Los Rios Board Regulation R-8343; employment is contingent upon meeting the requirements of Los Rios Board Regulation R-8343. This position may require operating a District or personal vehicle in order to complete assigned work within the scope of the position duties.


Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a medical evaluation.


Minimum Qualifications    

EXPERIENCE: Equivalent to completion of apprenticeship and two years of experience as a journey-level HVAC Refrigeration/Air Conditioning Mechanic.


Promotional: Equivalent to completion of apprenticeship. Four years experience as a Maintenance Technician specializing in HVAC trade. (Promotional applies to regular current Classified employees working with the Los Rios CCD.)


Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.


(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement.)



The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/26/2018
Application Due: 7/16/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $4,826.50 per month (Exempt)