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HVAC/R - Journey

at Jefferson County Public Schools

Posted: 11/29/2018
Job Reference #: 56154

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Jeffco Public Schools Job posting 56154
1829 DENVER WEST DR BLDG 27, GOLDEN, Colorado, 80401Job posted as of Sep 12, 2018 until Until Filled

Jeffco Public Schools, a premier school district in Colorado, has been providing educational excellence for more than 60 years. Our graduates have gone on to become Nobel Prize winners, astronauts, award-winning doctors, writers and musicians. Our mission is to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. The district, located on the west side of the Denver Metro area, has 157 schools on 168 campuses and approximately 87,000 students.

Job Title
HVAC/R - Journey

District Name
Jeffco Public Schools
School/Department Name
Facilities Svs Maintenance
809 Quail St., Bldg. #4, Lakewood, Colorado, 80215
Job Status
Hours Per Day
Days Worked
Pay Grade
Position Start Date
Oct 22, 2018
Posted on
Sep 12, 2018
Expiry Date
Until Filled
Job Description
SUMMARY: Perform skilled HVAC/R duties relating to the maintenance, repair, installation, troubleshooting, and preventive/planned maintenance on mechanical equipment providing heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration to District facilities. Perform minor maintenance duties in secondary trades. Maintain a safe, comfortable, and secure learning environment for students, staff, and the public.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

- Maintain, repair, troubleshoot, and install residential and commercial sized HVAC equipment.

- Evaluate, maintain, repair, troubleshoot, and install temperature control systems, including pneumatic, electric, and direct digital control systems utilizing computer and associated software and hardware.

- Complete paperwork, including work orders, service orders, field purchase orders, and replacement parts orders.

- Coordinate work orders, service orders, and scheduled maintenance with zone crew, group leaders, and on-site personnel.

- Maintain and organize supplies needed to perform daily HVAC repairs.

- Assist in minor maintenance activities utilizing secondary skills, as required.

- Inspect and perform preventative/planned maintenance on all types of HVAC equipment.

- Provide technical support during design and construction phases of construction projects.

- Respond to emergencies.

- Attend training classes offered by the District to maintain or increase professional expertise.

- Assist with air and water balancing.

- Instruct and assist other trades persons within the HVAC field as assigned.

- Perform other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING: High school diploma/GED required, plus technical courses in boiler maintenance and operation, air conditioning theory and application, facility ventilation theory and application, and pneumatic and DDC controls operation. Employee to have and maintain journey level certification / license.

EXPERIENCE: 6 years experience, including 2 years service truck experience, and experience in secondary trades related to facility maintenance. Vocational training can be substituted for work experience.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & EQUIPMENT: Journey level skill in building mechanics, electrical, refrigeration, hydronic, and pneumatic theory. Strong communication skills, troubleshooting skills, and computer skills related to building automation systems. Ability to interpret specifications and comprehend manuals, diagrams, blueprints, and schematics. Ability to work flexible shifts. Operating knowledge of refrigerant reclaimer/recycler, volt/ohm meters, oxy/acetylene torches, and laptop computers. Must pass District written knowledge test and practical skills test to be hired.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS: Valid Colorado driver's license. Universal Class CFC Certification is required within three months.

SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITY: This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Acts as a technical resource for employees within the work group, school building staff, and project design group.

CONTACTS: Daily contact with persons in same work unit/building for routine internal matters, and with persons outside department/building to provide a service. Weekly contact with vendors/suppliers to furnish/obtain information, and with project managers, engineers, and contractors to resolve problems and negotiate matters.

SAFETY TO SELF AND OTHERS: High exposure to self to bruises due to power equipment, cuts due to sheet metal and duct work, heat burns due to steam and hot water boilers, and fractured bones due to falling from ladders and vehicle accidents. Medium exposure to self to hernia due to lifting heavy equipment or machinery, loss of limb due to working around heavy machinery, loss of sight due to power tools, disfigurement due to power tools, and fatality due to falling from ladders. Low exposure to self to disease due to poor ventilation and working with encapsulated asbestos and evaporative coolers. Also, duties of this job may impact the safety of others if precautions are not taken when working where others are present and if work is done poorly and does not meet required specifications or codes for safety.

The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

MENTAL FUNCTIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to analyze and evaluate. Frequently required to compare, communicate, use interpersonal skills, and compile. Occasionally required to copy, coordinate, instruct, compute, synthesize, and negotiate.

JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING: Work is assigned by group leader. This position requires application of technical knowledge to repair or replace equipment, determine cost effectiveness, prioritize repairs, and determine impact decisions have on building occupants. Work is guided by District policies, Uniform Mechanical Codes, ASME Section VI rules, State Regulation #15, and Asbestos Hazardous Response Act - Federal Register Regulation Appendix B. Decision making requires collaboration with other HVAC/R technicians, group leaders, Building Engineers, Principals, Supervisors, and Construction Management personnel. Supervisor is involved only in major decisions. Errors in decision making could lead to uncomfortable, unsafe, and unhealthy learning environments; increased energy costs; and liability issues.

DIVERSITY OF DUTIES: Duties require cross-training in pipe fitting, plumbing, sheet metal, electrical, and temperature controls. Must be cross-trained and have experience in a minimum of two secondary trades outside of the HVAC field. Duties and actions impact individuals across the District.
Additional Information
All internal lateral transfers have preference to SCAS.
Important Notice Regarding Licensed Positions:
Job Status Type is Referenced Above in Job Posting:
Job Status: Ongoing
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.
Job Status: Temporary
A successful external applicant will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco probationary contract will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco non-probationary contract, will forfeit their non-probationary status. Please contact Employment Services for questions.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, sex, disability.



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