HVAC Mechanic

at Orange County Government Facilities Management

Orlando, FL

Posted on Nov. 29, 2016

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Overview:
The Orange County Government, Facilities Management Division is looking for qualified HVAC Mechanics to provide outstanding customer service through teamwork, innovation and the development of positive relationships with our customers and teammates. We’re seeking knowledgeable problem solvers with excellent communication skills to help us with our mission to provide safe, sustainable, and well-maintained facilities and services through high standards of integrity, professionalism, and ethics. We are committed to providing a work culture that emphasizes mutual respect, trust, career development, and a collaborative work environment that recognizes individual achievements.

In return, we offer stable positions with excellent benefits, including:
County issued truck with tools
Uniforms and Safety Shoes
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance offered
Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account options
Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
FRS (Florida Retirement System)
457 Retirement Savings
Paid Time Off

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from high school or equivalent and two years experience in the operation and maintenance of refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Up to three years additional experience may be substituted for up to three years of the required education.
Must possess Universal EPA Section 608 certification; OR Type I AND Type II EPA Section 608 certification.
Applicants with only Type II EPA Section 608 certification, if selected, must achieve Type I certification within 2 months of hire.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License by date of hire.
Will be required to perform mandatory Emergency Standby Duty.
Preferences

Skill-trade experience performing highly skilled journeyman level HVAC work, maintaining, installing, altering, and repairing commercial HVAC systems and equipment (condensers, air handlers, chillers, cooling towers, etc.)

Knowledge of building maintenance in a multi-trade environment on facilities, buildings and building systems.
Experience maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing BacNet based Building Automation Systems such as Metasys, KMC, Trane ES, etc.
Willing to be sent on maintenance calls and assist other skilled trades’ personnel when needed.
Ability to work flexible hours to include weekends, holidays, shifts, standby and after-hours due to operational requirements.
Writing, communication and entry level computer skills.
Excellent customer service skills and ability to work in a team environment.

Representative Duties
Maintenance and repair of boilers and mechanical equipment in the central energy plants including monitoring and operation of building control systems.
Installation, inspection, maintenance and repair of a variety of cooling and heating equipment including split system refrigeration units and air-conditioning equipment ranging in various sizes up to large commercial chilled water systems throughout the district.
Diagnosing electrical, mechanical and controls issues for reciprocating and centrifugal systems up to 1,500 tons.
Repairing or replacing pneumatic electric/electronic controllers.
Inspecting and adjusting refrigeration, air-conditioning and heating equipment and controls to ensure efficient operations. Also trains and supervises the work of lower level trades personnel.
Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine location, size, capacity and type of component needed to repair equipment.
May install new air conditioning and refrigeration units and run necessary duct work.
Work emergency after-hours standby on a rotational basis.
Performs related work as required.

Notes:
All candidates selected for hire in the Administrative Services Department must successfully complete a Criminal History and Background check.
Hours will vary according to operational needs to include 2nd and 3rd shift. Normal work hours may be 7:00am to 3:30pm. Standby duty assignment for after hours and weekends is a requirement of this position. The initial Maintenance District assignment will be at the Facilities Management West District. However, this position is subject to assignment at any Facilities Management location, including the 33rd St District, due to project, task or operational requirements.

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