Technician II (Journeyman) HVAC RooftopFort Worth ISD
Technician II (Journeyman) - HVAC Rooftop
Reports to: Foreperson - HVAC Rooftop
PC#: 8757, 6788, 8859, 5163
Pay Grade: 308
Duty Days: 245 days
Salary Range: $46,775 - $57,443
Under general supervision, maintains, repairs, and installs heating and air conditioning systems and equipment throughout the District. Maintains and provides for the safe condition and operation of all HVAC systems in District facilities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Maintenance & Repair
- Diagnoses and repairs malfunctions in various types of heating and air conditioning systems; repairs, replaces, or calibrates controls including thermostats and switches.
- Installs new heating and air conditioning systems, and components, and relocates and expands existing HVAC systems as needed; fabricates, assembles, and installs duct work and piping according to code specifications; connects motors, compressors, temperature controls, and humidity controls according to wiring schematics.
- Maintains preventive maintenance schedules and procedures for all HVAC equipment, including changing filters, and cleaning condensers and coils; performs duct cleaning and air quality testing as needed.
- Receives and completes work orders; select materials and hardware, makes time and materials cost estimates, and maintains accurate records on material and labor used.
- Inspects jobs upon completion and ensures areas are clean.
- Maintains inventory of District-owned tools, equipment, and materials including maintaining coolant dispensing records to meet federal requirements.
- Assists energy manager to complete energy conservation surveys to realize most efficient, cost-effective use of HVAC energy.
- Responds to emergency calls as needed; including after hours and/or weekends.
- Performs preventive maintenance on tools and equipment and ensure that equipment is in safe operating condition.
- Follows established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting and climbing; operates tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.
- Corrects unsafe conditions in work area and promptly reports any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.
Personal Work Relationships
- All Fort Worth ISD employees must maintain a commitment to the District’s mission, vision, and strategic goals.
- Exhibits high professionalism, standards of conduct and work ethic.
- Demonstrates high quality customer service; builds rapport/relationship with the consumer.
- Demonstrates cultural competence in interactions with others; is respectful of co-workers; communicates and acts as a team player; promotes teamwork. Responds and acts appropriately in confrontational situations.
Other Duties as Assigned
- Performs all job related duties as assigned and in accordance to the Board rules, policies and regulations. All employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of HVAC repairs, maintenance, and installation techniques, and safety.
- Knowledge of District policies, procedures, and regulations.
- Knowledge of proper use of tools of the trade.
- Knowledge of NFPA Fire and Life Safety Codes, Uniform Building Codes, Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, and Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) codes.
- Skill in interpersonal relationships, including using tact, patience, and courtesy.
- Skill in coordinating, planning, organizing, leading, and completing projects.
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and written reference material.
- Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
- Ability to diagnose and resolve problems.
- Ability to use hand and power tools.
- Ability to work at various heights and perform various repairs without supervision.
- Ability to work independently or with a helper depending on workload demands.
- Ability to use software to status work orders, do email, and do word processing.
- Ability to organize and coordinate work, including maintaining attention to details and quality.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written forms.
- Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
- Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.
Physical & Mental Demands, Work Hazards
- Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment, including computer and peripherals; hand tools, electrical measuring and testing equipment; welding equipment; hand tools; power tools requiring skill to use safely and accurately; hoist; District vehicles such as light truck or van.
- Posture: Frequent standing, stooping, squatting, kneeling, bending, pushing/pulling, and twisting; works in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
- Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving
- Lifting: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over) on a daily basis.
- Environment: Works outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; may work on rooftops; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals and materials, noise, vibration, and electrical hazards; works around machinery with moving parts; may work in tight or enclosed spaces; may work alone; may work irregular and prolonged hours; frequent reaching and feeling while in confined spaces and around objects, which reduce or prevent visibility of what is being touched; occasionally works at heights up to 30' above ground; frequent district wide travel.
- Attendance: Regular and punctual attendance at the worksite is required for this position.
- Mental Demands: Maintains emotional control under stress; works with frequent interruptions; may require occasional irregular and/or prolonged hours and/or change in shift schedule with little or no advance notice.
Minimum Required Qualifications
- Education: Accredited High School diploma, GED, or Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency; Associate’s degree from accredited college or university in HVAC preferred.
- Certification/License: Clear and valid Texas Driver's License required; EPA Universal certification for refrigerant required; certificate from an accredited trade school or college preferred.
- Experience: 5 years’ experience required with certificate from an accredited trade school or college; 7 years’ experience required if no certificate.
- Additional Requirements: Employees must provide necessary personal tools to perform assigned duties. The FWISD is prohibited from replacing stolen or broken personal property.
INSURABILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL DRIVERS
- Must be at least 21 years old.
- NO positive drug or alcohol tests including pre-employment, random, post-accident or reasonable suspicion.
- Driving and accident record:
Valid Texas Department of Public Safety Driver Record Check Type 3A-Certified list of all crashes and violations http://dps.texas.gov/DriverLicense/driverrecords.htm
- NO more than 2 violations during previous 36 months including:
- moving traffic violations (including no more than 1 preventable accident);
- failure to provide proof of valid driver’s license or proof of insurance;
- equipment violations.
- NO Driving Under the Influence (DUI) for drug or alcohol.
- NO leaving scene of an accident (bodily injury or physical damage).
- NO vehicular assault, manslaughter, or homicide.
- NO operating a vehicle with suspended or revoked driver’s license.
- NO reckless driving, speed contests, drag racing, or highway racing.
- NO use of a vehicle in commission of a felony.
- NO operating a vehicle without owner’s permission (unauthorized use or grand theft).
- NO permitting an unlicensed person to drive.
- NO speeding more than 20 mph over the posted speed limit.
- NO history of a conviction in a commercial or personal motor vehicle.
- Additional restrictions may apply if directed by FWISD’s Fleet Insurance Carrier.