Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic – Buildings

Job Order # Company Job Type Salary Location Application Deadline
10938292 City of Wichita Full-Time $18.77 - $27.19 Hourly Wichita, KS 04/28/2019
This is skilled work in the operation of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems and the direction of building maintenance crews. The employee is responsible for repairing and overhauling equipment during the off season. Examples of Work Performed: Fires boilers in a heating plant, maintaining proper water level and proper steam pressure. Exercises safety precautions. Inspects, cleans, repairs, alters and adjusts heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems and auxiliary units. May direct or supervise others. Completion of work assignments will require the operation of a vehicle. These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed. Requirements of Work: Considerable knowledge of boiler room practices and effective firing methods. Considerable knowledge of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems. Thorough knowledge of hazards and safety practices. Must be able to maneuver, in crawl spaces of 24 inches to 42 inches, and attic areas of 36 inches to do repair work on ducts. Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others. Ability to lift and carry up to 75 pounds short distances, such as compressors. Ability to push and/or pull two?wheel dolly with approximate 20 pound resistance while walking. Ability to operate oxyacetylene welding torches. Ability to climb six foot step and/or 16 foot extension ladder with minimal weight, approximate 15 pounds ? i.e., condenser fan change out on water chillers. Ability to determine color, location and assessment of damage and/or replacement of wiring and/or re?wiring of controls with color coded wiring. Ability to trouble shoot and/or detect malfunctions concerning belts and bearings indicating excessive wear. Ability to diagnose and repair problems in heating and ventilating equipment. Ability to maintain and fire a steam boiler. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, and representatives of other organizations. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas drivers license. An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

How to Apply:

Go to www.wichita.gov to apply for this position. Follow the instructions included at the site, including how to submit an application.

Helpful Information:

Required Experience and Training: Three years of experience in building maintenance that includes experience operating and maintaining heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. A City of Wichita approved and registered journeyman mechanical certificate may be required. An equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal record check.
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