JOB TITLE: HVAC Mechanic, Plant Maintenance
CLASS: 58 – Starting pay of $25.97
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE JOB:
This position involves a skilled HVAC technician to work under the general direction of the Superintendent of Plant Maintenance. An employee in this class is involved in the installation, maintenance and repair of all types of HVAC equipment in City buildings. The position will also work closely with other Plant Maintenance personnel on other general building maintenance.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Maintain HVAC systems, buildings, structures, grounds and equipment. Maintain HVAC database for all equipment at City buildings. Lubricate equipment and check for malfunctions, replace packing in pumps and valves, replace bearings in pumps, motors or other equipment, clean out pumps, pipes and perform other plumbing and pipefitting tasks as required. Use gas and/or arc welding equipment to heat, cut, braze or weld. Work under adverse weather conditions, in elevated position or extreme heights. Lift up to 50 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects. Work in close proximate to moving machinery. Assist in keeping maintenance records on equipment and fill out work requests in a neat and orderly fashion. Install and setup new equipment. Use a wide variety of hand and power tools. Read and interpret mechanical drawings. Work outdoors in all weather conditions. Assist the Senior Industrial Mechanic and Chief Electrician on an as needed basis to perform other tasks such as maintenance on lift stations, installation of new machinery at all City facilities including but not limited to: pumps, motors, gear boxes, generators, presses, conveyors and installation of electrical conduit and wiring. Perform other work as assigned.
1. High school graduate or equivalent GED.
2. Possess a valid Kentucky driver’s license/CDL Class B.
3. Possess an HVAC maintenance/technical certificate from an accredited trade school or 5 years of equivalent experience.
4. Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.
5. Ability to follow written and oral directions and instructions.
6. Physically capable of performing essential job functions.
7. Ability to hear and communicate via telephone.
8. Knowledge of hand and power tools and their proper care and use, as well as knowledge of welding, cutting and brazing.
9. Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements or duties does not exclude other work which may be required.
1. Perform duties as defined in “Examples of Duties”.
2. Perform additional duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Plant Maintenance.
3. Work Overtime as required.