HVAC Mechanic

  • Hayward, California
  • Sep 23, 2021
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Utilities
  • Salary: $96,241.60 - $112,923.20 Annually USD

Job Description


DEADLINE TO APPLY : Next review scheduled for November 5, 2021; Open Until Filled
The City of Hayward is excited to announce the Facilities Management Division has an immediate opening for a highly responsible HVAC Mechanic to join our team.

If you are as equally committed to maintaining energy and facilities efficiency and control, as you are to working as a key member of a team that takes pride in the work they perform and the excellent services they provide, we are looking for you! Ideal candidates will possess professional/technical strength following principles and practices of the HVAC field. Those with experience servicing diverse facilities and commercial equipment and adhering to job safety practices are also encouraged to apply.

Under general supervision, performs a variety of advanced heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) work in connection with maintenance and repair, performs skilled trades work on projects in the trade areas of electrical, plumbing, low-voltage communication systems, facilities repair and performs related work as required. May assist in the skilled trades of carpentry and painting as needed.
In this journey level class, incumbents must possess a comprehensive understanding of the HVAC field, including the relationships, dependencies and implications of actions taken. It is distinguished from the Facilities Serviceworker series in that the duties performed are of a specialized, skilled nature in the HVAC field, whereas the Facilities Serviceworker classifications perform semi-skilled duties relating to general building maintenance.

Essential Duties

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Services, repairs and replaces heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment; repairs and overhauls a variety of equipment, including air compressors, major tooling, drinking fountains, auxiliary fans of all types, and lighting devices.
Performs preventative maintenance on heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment.
Performs more complex, difficult or unique tasks or projects that have longer-term objectives and works in a manner that is largely self-directed.
Diagnoses causes of equipment malfunctions.
Installs, services and programs building operation computer-based control systems.
Exercises independent judgment in solving problems and identifying new approaches to achieving outcomes; demonstrates analytical skills in applying knowledge and experience to complex technical problems in order to develop appropriate solutions.
Follows all safety rules and protocols; takes appropriate action as required to identify and correct safety hazards and report safety concerns to his/her supervisor.
May perform lock-smith work and power-washing as needed.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:
  • Procedures, techniques, materials and tools used in the repair, maintenance, and installation of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment.
  • Operating and preventative maintenance requirements of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment.
  • Safe and proper use of tools, machinery, equipment and supplies used in the skilled trades.
  • Repair and installation of HVAC units of up to a capacity of 750 tons.
  • High-lift and fork-lift operations.
  • Building, plumbing and electrical codes.
Ability to:
  • Perform skilled HVAC maintenance and repairs and other skilled trade work.
  • Read and interpret plans and blueprints.
  • Establish and maintain a positive customer service attitude and effective working relationship with the public and City employees.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Understand and follow written and oral instructions.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience : Two (2) years of increasingly responsible skilled craft experience in HVAC. Experience in energy management systems is desirable.
Education : Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by the completion of an apprenticeship program in HVAC. Completion of a five (5) year apprenticeship program in HVAC is highly desirable.
Licenses and Certificates : Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License.
Possession and maintenance of Federal Environmental Protection Agency CFC Universal Technician certification.

Supplemental Information

Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered.

Based on the information provided, those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, and/or written examination.

The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process.

Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting.

Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward.

Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov under the Current Vacancies tab or at www.NeoGov.com. Paper applications can be obtained by contacting HR at: employment@hayward-ca.gov. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Our on-line application system is provided by Government Jobs. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Government Jobs Help Desk at (877) 204-4442.

The City of Hayward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date/Time: 11/5/2021 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Address

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