Jul 11, 2020

HVAC Technician (Maintenance)

  • TrulyHired
  • Benton Harbor, MI, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Qualified HVAC Technician


Reports to:

Facilities Manager


  • High school diploma, GED
  • Universal refrigerant license
  • 5-7 years verifiable experience in the mechanical trades in commercial setting
  • Proper licensing required by State of Michigan to perform annual CSD1 testing per Rule 27 requirements
  • Proper licensing required by State of Michigan to work on or operate steam/hydronic commercial boilers
  • Extensive experience in pneumatic controls in a commercial setting
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to function in fast paced, changing environment
  • Willingness to work extra hours, accept and route calls after normal working hours when necessary

  • Must have a cooperative, friendly personality. This position will deal directly with administrators, building principals, maintenance/custodial staff, and the general public. "Whatever-It-Takes" attitude is a must.

  • Install new units or replacement parts for existing units; perform skilled maintenance, cleaning, installation, repair and trouble shooting of all heating, cooling, boiler and pneumatic controls systems; mechanical work may be performed in all areas of the trades
  • Install and maintain all pneumatic boiler controls and auxiliary equipment; monitor and inspect heating and cooling systems to ensure continued proper operation
  • Complete annual CSD1 testing per federal requirements
  • Responsible for all Rule 27 requirements including supervising annual shut-down and start-up of all boilers, steam and hydronic; obtain quotes when asked; order repair parts; check and change air filters on a regular basis;assess drain problems and perform any needed repairs; install and connect water and drain pipes
  • Determine amount of airflow required to keep carbon dioxide at a safe level; ensure this level is maintained
  • Read complex blueprints, piping, sketches, schematics and wiring diagrams
  • Requisition material and supplies from stock; call vendors to discuss needs for parts and supplies, and recommend purchases and suppliers
  • Perform brazing, soldering, pipefitting, welding and fabrication
  • Assist Facilities Manager in development of preventive maintenance program for all HVAC, boilers and boiler related equipment
  • Monitor boiler water chemicals; make recommendations and adjust
  • Comply with all school district policies and procedures
  • Exercise safe procedures at all times, using good judgment in the protection of his own and others' safety as well as reporting/correcting safety hazards
  • Exercise strict adherence to all BHAS safety policies and training programs assigned
  • Maintain confidentiality of all student affairs
  • Responsibilities are not all inclusive; other job duties (such as minor carpentry and/or general electrical/mechanical trade work) will be assigned as needed

The candidate must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • Installation, repair, and maintenance of all types of commercial HVAC systems, equipment and components
  • Troubleshooting electrical circuits associated with commercial HVAC equipment
  • Use of all gauges associated with all refrigerants
  • Proper methods used for recovery of refrigerant and completion of all necessary paperwork
  • Relevant building codes and regulations
  • Policies and procedures within installation and maintenance of HVAC and boiler systems
The candidate must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Average computer skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office Products
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other trades and departments
  • Team building skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven track record of independent quality work
  • Initiative and good productivity
  • Ability to make sound decisions
  • Working knowledge and understanding of OSHA safety requirements for the work being performed
  • Ability to work from discussions, directions, and drawings to conceptualize and construct complete assemblies and systems
The candidate must demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • Sound work ethics
  • Honesty and trustworthiness
  • Respect for self and others
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent attendance
  • Proper time utilization

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally be able to lift or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to maintain composure and function effectively in a noisy, fast-moving environment and assume responsibility for the safety and well-being of students in that environment. The employee engages in physical management with students in order to maintain a safe environment for students and others.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.


  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories: Career Education > Plumbing & Heating
Support Staff > Custodian
Support Staff > Maintenance
Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information
  • Kayla Connor
  • 1995 Union Avenue
  • Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022

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