SENIOR HVAC TECHNICIAN - 40007350

Date: Jun 22, 2024

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701-3744

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:            

APRIL 25, 2024

CLOSING DATE:           

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

HIRING RANGE:

$52,730.00 - $71,154.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40007350

JOB TYPE:

FULL-TIME

 

**This posting is subject to close without prior notification.**

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 

The purpose of this position is to conduct preventative and corrective maintenance of the HVAC/mechanical/electrical systems. Assists with installations and upgrades of equipment. Monitors and troubleshoots connections, traffic, and outages.

This class works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences. 

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

 

  • Manages the daily activities of projects occurring at the facility assigned, coordinate/and communicate with his supervisor or project manager as needed.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on HVAC systems, repair if needed.
  • Reports any deficiencies, repair/replace, or maintain motors and associated components serving AHUs.
  • Maintains, adjusts, and repairs pumps associated with the HVAC system, components, thermostats, controls and electrical systems.
  • Adjusts systems, monitor system health, reset fails and other issues as pertains to the HVAC systems.
  • Maintains a stock of needed items to efficiently maintain and repair systems.
  • Maintains and repair cameras, controllers, and associated components of the security system. Make repairs and maintain doors and door hardware, repairing electronic components and associated parts.
  • Obtains quotes, order material and equipment when needed, discuss purchases with supervisor. Write contracts, get pricing for parts and materials, and monitor contractor’s performance.
  • Maintains and repairs the electrical systems of the building. Add/move electrical circuits as needed. Repair/replace switches, receptacles, lamps, ballast.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment, tools and techniques of mechanical equipment and computerized control repairs.
  • Thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions associated with equipment maintenance work.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.
  • General knowledge of basic electricity and working knowledge of electronics.
  • Ability to read blueprints, technical and operational manuals.
  • Ability to read, understand and carry out detailed oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to lift materials up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, county employees and the public.

 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • High School Graduation or GED equivalent and HVAC technical training.
  • Four (4) years of experience in maintenance troubleshooting and repair, electrical controls, machine maintenance, preventative maintenance practices or related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

  • Performs medium to heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, digging, pushing and raising objects and also involves exerting between 20 to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and 50 to 100 pounds of force on an occasional basis.

 

 

UNAVOIDABLE HAZARDS (WORK ENVIRONMENT):

 

  • Involves routine and frequent exposure to:
    • Bright/dim light; Dusts and pollen.
    • Extreme heat and/or cold; Wet or humid conditions.
    • Extreme noise levels, Animals/wildlife.
    • Vibration; Fumes and/or noxious odors.
    • Traffic; Moving machinery.
    • Electrical shock; Heights.
    • None

 

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • HVAC certification.
  • CFC certification.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license with an acceptable driving history.

 

STANDARD CLAUSES:

 

May be required to work nights, weekends, holidays, and emergencies (man-made or natural) to meet the business needs of Durham County.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of essential functions and responsibilities that are required of an employee for this job. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE:

 

Durham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires Durham County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

 

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer