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Heating Vent A/C Technician (#HVACTTPAJ) TPAJ
$16.02-$28.66 Hourly / $2,776.80-$4,967.73 Monthly / $33,321.60-$59,612.80 Yearly


Performs duties related to the operation, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment.


Completion of the tenth grade; and
Two or more years experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.

Successful completion of a refrigeration and air conditioning program from a Vocational/Technical school; and
One or more years of experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of the operation of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
  • Working knowledge of HVAC safety requirements.
  • Working knowledge of the electrical aspects of HVAC systems.
  • Skill in using tools.
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to work in high places.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to read and understand HVAC equipment drawings.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Inspects heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Troubleshoots HVAC systems to determine cause of malfunctions.
  • Cleans, adjusts, and repairs equipment in a preventive maintenance program.
  • Keeps daily records and logs on operating conditions and repairs to mechanical equipment.
  • Schedules preventive maintenance for all equipment.
  • Checks air handler units to ensure most efficient operation.
  • Monitors construction on new HVAC systems to ensure compliance with project drawings and specifications.
  • Oversees the work of subordinate personnel.
  • Requisitions material and equipment for mechanical and electrical maintenance.
  • Lights the pilot light and cleans the burners on the gas fired boilers.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.