Posted April 02, 2021
About Senior Level HVAC Technician
Pruitt Mechanical ServicesGodfrey, IL, USA Full Time Full Time
Compensation: $ annually
At Pruitt Mechanical Services, we're looking to hire a detail-oriented HVAC Technician to install, maintain and repair HVAC systems. The HVAC Technician will be skilled in cleaning, adjusting, and repairing systems.
Performs skilled, advanced journey-level duties in the inspection, installation, repair and
servicing of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and related equipment,
machinery and facilities.
Senior HVAC Technician is an advanced journey-level class responsible for installing,
troubleshooting, diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing a variety of large, small, and complex
heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems and equipment in District
facilities. Assignments vary, encompass a variety of tasks, seldom require detailed instructions,
and require sound judgment and initiative. The HVAC Technician is distinguished from the
Senior HVAC Technician in that the latter class requires more advanced knowledge in the
heating and air conditioning trade and has lead-level responsibilities.
Essential Functions: Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the
1. Installs, operates, and maintains the District’s heating, air conditioning/refrigeration
systems and energy systems; conducts regular preventive maintenance inspections of
refrigeration units, heating and ventilating units, including boilers, gas and electrically
operated air conditioning equipment and makes necessary adjustments or repairs.
2. Inspects, repairs, modifies, and installs heating and air conditioning and ventilation
equipment, including refrigeration and air conditioning compressors, receivers,
condensers, chillers, water cooling towers, forced-air converter units, pumps, automatic
and hand valves, expansion valves, and capillary tubes.
3. Installs and calibrates energy management controls; installs direct digital controllers
(DDC) and integrates Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networking
and RS-485 communication equipment.
4. Repairs or replaces defective parts in units and equipment and their controls, including
thermostats, electronic controllers, automatic switches, fan controls, log switches, damper
motors, louvers, relays, filters, belts, compressors, heat exchangers, high-limit controls,
pressure controls, safety valves, and automatic gas valves.
5. Tests and examines boiler operations, observing meter and pressure gauges; conducts
boiler water quality tests and treatments; adjusts boiler burner combustion.
6. Lubricates and packs heating, ventilation, refrigeration, and air conditioning motors,
pumps, fans, and other equipment.
7. Please ask for more details.
1. Assists other Facilities personnel in cooperative assignments.
2. Maintains a variety of records of completed work, including blueprints, sketches, diagrams
and logs; writes reports as required; assists in developing specifications for work to be
completed by others.
3. Operates vehicles to travel to various District sites.
4. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Experience and Education/Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience and training
that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to
obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Five years of journey-level experience in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration trade.
Education/Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.
1. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver’s license by time
2. Current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Refrigeration license.
3. Current HVAC certification from an accredited institution.
1. Standard principles, practices, methods, and tools of heating, air conditioning, and energy
system installations and maintenance.
2. Materials, methods, and tools used in the operation and repair of heating, air conditioning
and refrigeration systems.
3. Web-based building control systems.
4. Applicable building codes, ordinances, and regulations of state and local authorities
pertaining to building operations and HVAC systems.
5. Practices of sustainability programs.
6. Air compressor and pneumatic control operation, installation, maintenance, and repair.
7. Cooling tower and boiler water treatment.
8. Welding, soldering, and pipefitting techniques.
9. Health and safety regulations.
10.Basic record-keeping techniques.
11.Proper methods of storing equipment, materials, and supplies
1. Performing skilled mechanical maintenance duties in the inspection, repair, installation
and alteration of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems and
related equipment and facilities.
2. Calibrating systems.
3. Performing preventive maintenance and routine servicing equipment.
4. Diagnosing defects and installing, repairing, and maintaining heating, ventilating,
refrigeration, and air conditioning units.
5. Interpreting and working from plans, diagrams, and specifications.
6. Following oral and written instructions.
7. Operating specialized machinery, equipment, and tools utilized in the repair, installation
, and maintenance of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.
8. Communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
9. Understanding and following oral and written directions.
10.Working independently with little direction.
11.Meeting schedules and timelines.
12.Maintaining routine records.
13.Maintaining sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic,
cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students, faculty, and staff.
14.Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those encountered in
the course of work.
Environmental Conditions: The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions, near
moving mechanical parts, and on slippery and uneven surfaces. The employee is frequently
exposed to wet or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and
the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.
Essential and marginal functions may require physical fitness
requirements necessary to perform the job functions with or without accommodation, such as
the ability to stand, walk or sit for prolonged periods; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; work at
heights of up to 50 feet; and use hands to repetitively finger, handle, feel or operate objects,
tools or controls. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and
occasionally over 75 pounds.
Benefits: Please ask!