Senior HVAC Technician

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Role Title:

Trades Technician III

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Working Title:

Senior HVAC Technician

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Northern VA Community College


NV280-VP Administration

Work Location:

Prince William - 153

Hiring Range:

$55,000 - $65,000

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EEO Category:

G-Skilled Craft Workers

Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday 600AM to 230 PM

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Job Description:

General Description:
As the Senior HVAC Technician you will be required to perform operation, maintenance, repair and installation of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning [HVAC] systems and other related components.

Duties and Tasks:
•Supervise contracted HVAC work.
•Maintain HVAC equipment and systems, correct problems, and perform new •HVAC installations in compliance with applicable codes.
•Provide the most economical and safest HVAC service to campus.
•Complete work orders with priorities approved by immediate supervisor.
•Independently handle emergency work on weekends and holidays.
•Lead other HVAC technicians and other trades staff with priorities approved by immediate handle emergency work on weekends and holidays

Essential Functions:
•Perform maintenance work, troubleshoot and repair systems.
•Support emergency operations and take lead with campuses HVAC contractor’s.

Special Assignments:

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications:

Required KSAs:

• Knowledge of principles and practices of maintenance, repair and replacement of HVAC equipment. • Ability to repair and maintain a variety of equipment to include, but not limited to, air conditioning, boilers, air-handlers, fan coil units, pumps, valves, controllers (both DOC & Pneumatic), motors, starters, refrigeration and automated control systems. • Ability to follow verbal instruction and work independently. • Ability to work with little or no supervision and make sound decisions independently. • Proficient in the use of hand, electrical tools, as well as service manuals and all diagnostic equipment related to the trade. • Ability to move/lift 50 Ibs. on a regular basis. • Ability to function in close quarters or cramped environments. • Ability to operate all required equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Valid driver’s license and good driving record
• High School Graduate or equivalent.
• Commercial HVAC Training
• Significant field experience in energy management and mechanical systems
• Significant Experience in the operation and maintenance of HVAC equipment and preventive maintenance operation
• Experience in multiple Automatic controls/building management computerized controls or equivalent applicable experience or training

Preferred Qualifications:

• Refrigeration Certificate

• Journeymen license/HVAC Trade license • Niagara EMS certification • Encelium lighting certification • Experience working from Mechanical drawings and building blueprints • Experience on operation and maintenance of chiIIer, heat pumps, air handlers, geothermal system

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Travel between campuses may be required

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Background Check Statement Disclaimer:

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:

EEO Statement:

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement:

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

E-Verify Statement:

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 5/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time