HVAC Technician – Q City Metro

Charlotte Country Day School

POSITION TITLE: HVAC Technician  

DEPARTMENT: Plant Operations 

REPORTS TO: Facilities and Operations Manager 

FLSA: Non-Exempt 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Must be able to work in a team-oriented, safety conscience environment. Safety expectations include, but are not limited to, compliance with all company and commercial safety policies, guidelines, and procedures 
  2. Typically obtains work assignments from supervisor, contacts person requesting work and determines type of work required. Must be able to effectively work alone or in groups with others. 3. Performs PM’s, troubleshooting, repairs, adjustments and installations to industrial and commercial air conditioning systems, refrigeration and cooling systems and hot water and boiler systems. Includes refrigerant recovery. Performs silver solder; sweat copper tubing; cut, thread and assemble  black iron and galvanized pipe up to 3”. Includes operation and maintenance of chillers, condensers,  compressors, cooling towers, package units, associated electrical, electronic and pneumatic  controls, and associated piping systems; includes precision rebuild of components. 4. Maintains records of assigned equipment and for inventory of repair supplies and materials;  prepares materials requisitions for approval of supervisor as replacement needs dictate. 5. Operates simple and complex industrial equipment such as forklifts, scissor lifts, basket trucks,  backhoes, bobcats, etc. Utilizes hand and power tools on a daily basis; includes, but not limited to,  hand wrenches, pliers, hammers, hand grinders, saws, impact wrenches, hydraulic pullers, drill  press, cutting torch and accessories, measuring tools, and rigging equipment. 
  3. Must work from elevated areas such as ladders, platforms, scaffolding, etc., utilizing fall protection equipment as necessary to complete tasks.
  4. Must be capable of walking, standing, sitting, crouching, climbing and possible repetitive motions. Capable of lifting 50 pounds for short durations.
  5. Assists other Trades as directed by Supervisor.
  6. Must have flexibility to work overtime, including weekends and holidays, and serve on an on-call basis, as may be dictated by the needs of the business.
  7. Position includes supporting school events. This may require working outside the technical field of HVAC to assist Plant Operations, Grounds, and School Administration with a variety of events, set ups and potential problem solving.

Minimum Essential Qualifications: 

  1. Minimum 5 years progressive experience in the HVAC/R career field, with experience in commercial and residential HVAC heating and cooling equipment.
  2. Familiarity with commercial and pool de-humidification systems is preferred, but not required. 3. Formal training certification from technical/industrial trade school in HVAC. 4. EPA Refrigerant Certification
  3. Sound knowledge of supporting trades to include electrical, construction, blue-print reading. 6. Knowledge/experience in HVAC controls and direct digital control systems/technology. 7. Healthy teamwork mentality and focus. Ability to work well with other trades and diverse backgrounds.
  4. Sound communications skills in order to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, administrators and parents. 

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals,  employment decisions at Charlotte Country Day School will be based on merit, qualifications,  and abilities. Country Day does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the  basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic  protected by law.