HVAC TECHNICIAN (#1804)

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Grand Forks

Grand Forks, North Dakota ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3881913
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 11, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Terms of Employment: Twelve (12) months

Hours:  7:00am - 3:30pm, Monday through Friday

 

 

Education: High school diploma or high school equivalency. 

 

Qualifications: Job related experience within a specialized field is required. Must have a valid driver’s license and be 18 years of age or older.

 

Job Goal: The job of HVAC is done for the purpose/s of providing HVAC services with specific responsibility for identifying repair and/or replacement needs; installing, repairing, maintaining and upgrading HVAC systems and equipment; assisting other skilled trades; and ensuring that tools and materials are available at the job site. Working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization's services. Cleans air conditioning and heating units (e.g. coils, condensation pans, drain lines, cooling towers, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring units are operating correctly and within safety guidelines.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following: 

  1. Coordinates with assigned lead and/or supervisor and other trades for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently.
  2. Diagnoses causes of problems and/or failures in heating/air conditioning systems for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair and/or replacement needs.
  3. Fabricates equipment parts for the purpose of meeting specialty needs and/or replacing unavailable parts,
  4. Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with building and safety regulations.
  5. Installs heating and air conditioning equipment and systems for the purpose of providing enhanced and/or upgraded capabilities.
  6. Maintains vehicle, tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.
  7. Monitors contract work for the purpose of ensuring contract terms are fulfilled and work standards are met.
  8. Monitors HVAC systems and their components (e.g. heating units, building exhaust fans, ventilation units, etc.) for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs and recommending preventive maintenance.
  9. Participates in meetings, workshops, training, and seminars, as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.
  10. Performs routine and preventive maintenance for the purpose of ensuring the ongoing functioning of HVAC systems.
  11. Prepares written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or conveying information.
  12. Repairs heating and air conditioning systems and/or components (e.g. pumps, motors, air handlers, fan coils, piping, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring a comfortable work environment.
  13. Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items required to complete the necessary installation and/or repair.
  14. Responds to emergency situations during or after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  15. Transports a variety of tools, equipment and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials required at job site.
  16. Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  17. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance on HVAC equipment; planning and managing projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records, and handling hazardous materials.

 

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions, and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: indoor air monitoring equipment and interpret resulting data; standards for design and construction; air conditioning and heating codes; and hazards and safety precautions.

 

ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize a wide variety of types of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate to significant, Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; working with constant interruptions; and displaying mechanical aptitude.

 

Continuing Education/Training: Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses

 

Work Environment and Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; walk and stand. Lift sixty (60) lbs. occasionally, with the ability to reach, stand, walk, carry, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, sit, and/or crawl. Maintain effective audio/visual discrimination and perception to the degree necessary for the successful performance of assigned duties; Maintain mental capacity, allowing for effective interaction and communication with others. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.

  

Evaluation: Job performance will be evaluated by the Supervisor.

 

Benefits:  Employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health Insurance and other voluntary benefits at:  https://www.gfschools.org/Page/596

 

Leave benefits (sick, holiday, vacation) can be viewed in the Classified Personnel Policy Manual at https://www.gfschools.org/Page/602

 

 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Support Staff > Administrative Assistant
    Support Staff > Maintenance
  • Employer Description

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    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • MaryJo Sturman , HR Assistant
    • 2400 47th Ave S
    • Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201
    • Phone: 701-787-4878
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