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HVAC Technician II

Job Title:

HVAC Technician II

Grade Level/Terms of Employment:

Grade 115 / 12 Month (260 days) Contract

FLSA Status:


Work Location:

Facilities Management Department

Immediate Supervisor:

Director of Facilities



  • Performs mechanical functions required to ensure efficient operation of air conditioning, refrigeration and/or heating plant systems. 
  • Installs services and repairs all types of air conditioning, refrigeration and heating systems including all temperature, pressure, combustion and safety control systems.
  • Performs overhauls on or repairs reciprocating, centrifugal, and absorption type air conditioning and refrigeration chillers and compressors.
  • Performs overhauls on or repairs gas and oil burners, boilers, hot air furnaces, and control systems.  
  • Adjusts and balances air, steam and hot water controls for maximum efficiency on heating and air conditioning systems.
  • Performs major repairs to all types HVAC units to include valves, piping, fans, fan shafts, bearings, sheaves, belts and guards; and repairs or replaces steam, hot water, chill water and air conditioning DX coils.
  • Performs major repairs to all sizes and types of pumps including chill water, condenser, hot water, condensate/vacuum, and air/oil pumps.
  • Operates shop equipment, machinery, and testing equipment for troubleshooting heating and air conditioning systems.
  • Installs, rolls and beads all types of boiler condenser tubes and performs work with torches, welding equipment, electrical hand tools and electrical equipment.
  • Troubleshoots and assists in the field repairs of energy management systems in emergencies.
  • Services and repairs cooling towers, fans, and air-cooled condensers as needed to ensure efficient operation.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 


  • Must have a high school diploma or its equivalency. 
  • A journeyman mechanical license is preferred. 
  • Must obtain journeyman mechanical license within one year of probation period. 
  • Four years of experience at journeyman level in the installation, servicing and repair of air conditioning, refrigeration and/or heating plants preferred. 
  • Three years of experience in the commercial HVAC repair required. 
  • Some experience with energy management systems to include Honeywell, Siemens, Johnson Controls and some computer skills to include IPad, LCDs on frequency drives, boilers chillers and rooftop units. 
  • Must hold the appropriate mechanical license and the universal certification for refrigerant transition and recovery. 
  • Must have the ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, schematics, and sketches and have knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions. 
  • Must have the ability to analyze and correct HVAC equipment malfunctions. 
  • Must have a working knowledge of pneumatic controls.  
  • Must have the ability to work in a cooperative manner with co-workers, supervisors, managers and school/department administration and staff.
  • Must have excellent knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods, practices and tools used in the trade.
  • Must have sufficient strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks of lifting, stooping, bending, and carrying HVAC equipment and materials to and from work sites. 
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all different types of weather conditions and service HVAC equipment in confined spaces.
  • Must hold a valid Virginia Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record.  
  • Applicant may be required to demonstrate the required skill level through a hands-on performance test.