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Refrig Air Cndtng Mechanic I (#RFACM1AFSI) AFSI
$13.45-$21.36 Hourly / $2,331.33-$3,702.40 Monthly / $27,976.00-$44,428.80 Yearly

Refrig Air Cndtng Mechanic I (#RFACM1GENI) GENI
$13.38-$21.25 Hourly / $2,319.20-$3,683.33 Monthly / $27,830.40-$44,200.00 Yearly


Performs duties assisting higher level mechanics in maintaining and repairing various types of refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilating systems.


Completion of the tenth grade; and

One year of experience assisting in the maintenance and repair of refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation equipment.

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


  • 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 safety requirements.
  • Some knowledge of refrigeration and air conditioning operating principles.
  • Some knowledge of the electrical aspects of refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation systems.
  • Skill in working with tools.
  • Ability to diagnose HVAC equipment using laptop and hand held devices.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair boiler equipment. 
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to work in high places.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds.
  • Ability to read and understand job related material.
  • Ability to read and understand basic mechanical and electrical diagrams.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.


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.
  • Assists in installing, maintaining and repairing all types of refrigeration, airconditioning and ventilating equipment, such as, central, wall and window air conditioning units; exhaust fans and blowers; walkin and chest type freezers; ice machines and water coolers.
  • Assists in repairing, replacing and checking pressure relief valves.
  • Operates refrigeration gauge, volt/ohm meter, vacuum pump, recovery systems, welding equipment and other related tools and equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Possession of a Chlorinated Fluorocarbons (CFC) Type II certification within the six months probationary period. .

CLASS: RFACM1AFSI; EST: 11/15/1996; REV: 4/26/2012;
CLASS: RFACM1GENI; EST: 11/15/1996; REV: 4/26/2012;