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A/C Technician

  • Houston, Texas, United States
  • To be Determined
  • Full-Time

Job Description

The incumbent performs general repairs and maintains equipment and machinery by troubleshooting and diagnosing special service problems in accordance with instructions, blueprints, manuals, and all building codes.

Performs the duties below; other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary.
•Estimates cost factors for labor and material and determines requirements and plan for fabricating, installing, testing, start-up, and servicing HVAC equipment.
•Assists and trains less experienced co-workers and performs other duties as assigned.
•May be required to drive personal or county vehicle to various work sites.
•Will be required to be on-call after hours.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
•High school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency.
•Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Universal Certification.
•A minimum of five (5) years as an air conditioning mechanic or technician with hands-on experience in various aspects of mechanical installation and repair in commercial and/or industrial facilities.
•Good understanding of electrical, ductwork, piping and controls.
•Skilled in the care and use of hand tools and power equipment used in maintenance engineering trades.
•Self-starter possessing the interpersonal skills required to be a productive team player.
•Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in a thorough, neat, and timely manner.
•Ability to maintain a courteous, helpful behavior at all times.
•Ability to safely install rigging/lifting devices for heavier items.
•Valid driver’s license (Texas upon hire) and a good driving record.
Environmental and Physical Requirements: •Physical ability to perform job duties including: working on ladders and scaffolding; regularly standing, sitting, stretching, bending, stooping and climbing.
•Ability to frequently lift and/or move a minimum of fifty (50) pounds of equipment, supplies, and tools.
•Works outside in all kinds of weather; may work with no air conditioning or heating.
•Will work in cramped and awkward positions with all types of mechanical tools, electric and other equipment, and may be exposed to dust, dirt, paint fumes, etc.

NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation; but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration.

Preferences:
•A minimum of two (2) years of related technical school or courses.

General Information:
Job Location: Various locations throughout Harris County
Will Be Discussed During Departmental Interview

HOURS: Monday – Friday / 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
On-Call or After Hours as Needed

SALARY: Will Be Discussed During Departmental Interview
Based on 26 Pay Periods

his position is Safety Sensitive and subject to random drug and alcohol screening.
“This position may close at any time at the discretion of the Hiring Department”

BENEFITS
Harris County offers a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive group health and related benefits plan as well as defined benefit retirement plan.

The following list of benefits is offered only to employees in regular (full-time) positions:
•Medical
•Dental
•Vision
•Wellness
•Life Insurance
•Long-term disability
•Employee Assistance Program
•10 days of vacation each year for the first five (5) years of service. Accrual rates increase based on years of service.
•10 county holidays plus one (1) floating holiday
•Professional development opportunities
•Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan
•Healthcare Reimbursement Account
•457 Deferred Compensation Plan

The following benefits are also available to regular (full-time) employment and may be available to part-time employees:

•Retirement pension (TCDRS)
• Flexible schedules (varies by department)
•Transportation Assistance (Metro RideSponsor Program)

In accordance with the Harris County Personnel Regulations, Group Health and related benefits are subject to amendment or discontinuance at any time. Commissioners Court reserves the right to make benefit modifications on the County’s behalf as needed.

For plan details, visit the Harris County benefits website:

http://www.harriscountytx.gov/HRRM/employeebenefits.aspx

How to Apply

Visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/harriscountytx/default.cfm?action=viewjob&JobID=1557979

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