City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Aug 01, 2020Full Time
The Public Works Department is looking to fill two (2) Air Conditioning Mechanic vacancies. The Air Conditioning Mechanic position is responsible for performing HVAC duties at more than 200 civic building sites across San Jose. The position will be responsible for performing the operational support, adjustment, troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance of heating, ventilating, air conditioning systems and auxiliary equipment. This position will require controls experience, mechanical equipment experience, and water treatment experience. Duties include but are not limited to: Inspecting, repairing, performing preventative maintenance and routine testing of heating, cooling, air-conditioning, ventilating equipment and controls; and chiller and low pressure boiler maintenance. Operating, diagnosing, and programming HVAC equipment and systems via computer controlled LON/BACKNET Energy Management Controls, such as Schneider Electric, Alerton, Johnson Metasys. Servicing DX refrigerant and hydronic chilled/hot water distribution piping systems and components and HVAC units for commercial facilities. Repairing/replacing actuators, valves, compressors, controls, etc. in a refrigerant or hydronic piping system or HVAC unit. Using safe job practices, including wearing the proper PPE and making the job area safe before proceeding to work. Conducting chemical tests on water and determining potential issues and causes of HVAC piping and connected components. Maintains cooling towers and sump basins as well as filtration systems. Responds to calls for emergency repair service. Maintains operating logs and related records. Replaces sub-assembly units; inspects safety cut controls. Performs other related work as required. Incumbents are expected to work independently and exercise judgment and initiative. Incumbents should possess ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects averaging a weight of 50 pounds, or heavier weights, in all cases with the use of proper equipment. Selected candidate will need to successfully complete a background check. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.