STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A18

Class No. 9816

HVAC MECHANIC III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior-level) heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) mechanic work.  Work involves assigning, scheduling, or overseeing the work of staff engaged in the installation, maintenance, repair, and service of plant equipment and component parts in units such as heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and power distribution systems.  May train, coordinate, and lead the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Overhauls and services or oversees the overhaul and servicing of HVAC equipment.

Overhauls and services or oversees the overhaul and servicing of air compressors and pumps associated with HVAC equipment and systems.

Repairs and replaces worn or broken parts on condensers, compressors, and water and vacuum pumps.

Repairs or adjusts valves, piping connections, fittings, and couplings.

Removes and installs motors, thermostats, and humidistats.

Monitors energy consumption of HVAC systems and makes recommendations for increased energy efficiency in operations.

Maintains records and prepares reports on repairs and service to equipment.

Assists in developing plans, specifications, and estimates of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning maintenance and renovation projects.

May plan and oversee the installation of HVAC systems.

May plan long-range heating, ventilating, and air conditioning maintenance programs.

May train, coordinate, and lead the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in HVAC work.  Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent, supplemented by vocational or special training in the HVAC trade or related mechanical field, is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles, practices, materials, tools, and equipment of air conditioning, heating, ventilating, and plumbing; and of mechanical operation, maintenance, and repair.

Skill in the use of tools used in the maintenance and repair of HVAC equipment.

Ability to understand and follow directions; to work from blueprints and sketches; to maintain proper heating, ventilation, and air conditioning levels; to diagnosis malfunctioning units; to maintain labor and materials records; to prepare reports; to communicate effectively; and to train, coordinate, and lead the work of others.


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Revised 9-1-17