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HVAC TECHNICIAN - 40009375

Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

General Services

DATE POSTED:            

June 07, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MINIMUM:  

$40,523.00

MAXIMUM HIRING SALARY:

$42,512.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40009375

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

The work performed includes difficult skilled and technical work in the operation, maintenance and repair of a variety of mechanical equipment. Work is performed under general supervision Building Supervisor or Senior HVAC Technician

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Inspects operation of building systems and equipment such as air-conditioning and refrigeration units, air handling units, elevators, fire alarms, cooling towers, electrical panels, etc.;
  • Inspects and services pumps, electrical motors, pressure gauges, boilers, compressors, heating and air-conditioning equipment;
  • Inspects and cleans or replaces bulbs, coils, condensers, rings and bushings, valves, ballasts, safety controls, couplings, fan belts, motors and related equipment;
  • Tests boiler and water treatment operation;
  • Gases, oils, greases and cleans equipment;
  • Responds to requests for service on equipment failures, power loss, etc.;
  • Maintains and repairs various electrical and mechanical equipment;
  • Keeps records on work and makes reports;
  • Performs general building maintenance work as required; and 
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Requires a High School Diploma/GED and three years of experience servicing HVAC systems or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment, tools and techniques of mechanical equipment repair;
  • Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions associated with equipment maintenance work;
  • Skilled in the operation of the tools and equipment used in the trade;
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical trouble in small machines end mechanical equipment;
  • Ability to understand and carry out detailed oral and written instructions; and
  • Ability to plan and supervise the working relationships with other employees.

 

SPECIAL LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

 

Possession of a valid appropriate driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina and an acceptable driving record. N.A.T.E certifications, EPA 608 Universal Refrigerant certification, Fire Sprinkler license required or must obtain within first year of employment.

 

PREFERRED

 

NC H3-1, CFC certification preferred.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh