HVAC Technician

Fort Worth, TX

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Job Summary: The HVAC Technician is responsible for maintaining climate controlled buildings by installing, maintaining, and repairing heating, ventilating, air conditioning and control equipment.

Duties and Essential Job Functions:
  • Maintains adequate structural climate by installing, repairing and maintaining HVAC systems.
  • Keeps equipment, systems and buildings ready for use by implementing preventive and routine maintenance programs and schedules for HVAC systems, and documenting.
  • Assists in completing projects by installing, restoring and repairing faulty or inoperative HVAC systems and associated equipment.
  • Troubleshoots HVAC systems by researching and evaluating conditions, advising supervisor and recommending actions.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies.
  • Complies with federal, state and local building codes by adhering to requirements.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Ensures proper operation of tools and equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
  • Maintains Indoor Air Quality by performing routine cleaning of HVAC system components and equipment rooms.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:
Required Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • 1 year in heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system installation, maintenance and repair or related experience.

Preferred Education and Experience:
  • 5 years of HVAC experience
  • Experience with both Direct Expansion and Chill Water systems

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
  • Valid Texas Driver's License.
  • Must be insurable under the university motor vehicle requirements.
  • Satisfactory results from a post-offer physical examination.

Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
  • EPA Certificate ( Universal )

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, job safety practices, and customer service techniques.
  • Skill to operate equipment required to perform the job.
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly.

Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
  • Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
  • Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
  • Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
  • Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
  • Lifting and moving up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:
  • Work is a combination of indoors and outdoors and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
  • Possible harmful environmental factors are high pressure high temperature systems, rotating equipment and electricity.
  • The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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