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Indoor Air Quality Specialist (#INAQSPGENL) GENL
$16.20-$25.72 Hourly / $2,808.00-$4,458.13 Monthly / $33,696.00-$53,497.60 Yearly


Performs skilled duties in monitoring in-door air quality and in the operation, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and

Two years experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment which include one year of in-door air quality monitoring and testing.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and

Possession of an In-door Air Quality Association certificate.


  • 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.


  • Considerable knowledge of the operation of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
  • Working knowledge of in-door air quality monitoring and sampling techniques.
  • Working knowledge of HVAC safety requirements.
  • Working knowledge of the electrical aspects of HVAC equipment.
  • Skill in using in-door air quality test equipment.
  • Skill in using tools.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret laboratory air quality test results.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to read and understand HVAC equipment drawings.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to work in high places.


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 some or all of the activities described below.
  • Conducts routine tests of indoor air quality in response to complaints.
  • Reviews and interprets laboratory test results, and makes recommendations to supervisor on possible solutions.
  • Operates, maintains, and repairs heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
  • Troubleshoots HVAC systems to determine cause of malfunctions.
  • Tests condenser water conditions and adjusts chemical feed as necessary.
  • Monitors construction on new heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems to ensure compliance with project drawings and specifications.
  • Keeps daily records and logs on operating conditions and repairs to mechanical equipment.
  • Prepares and schedules preventive maintenance programs.
  • Requisitions material and equipment for mechanical and electrical maintenance.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Possession of an EPA Approved Certified Technician Certificate (Class II or higher) to manage freon within the probationary period.

CLASS: INAQSPGENL; EST: 7/16/2001; REV: 8/6/2012;