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Published
July 3, 2019
Location
Hillsboro, Oregon
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Description

General Summary
The HVAC Technician is responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC systems utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, electrical schematics, pneumatics and electronic control systems, pipe fitting, welding/brazing and mechanical layouts

Essential Job Functions
• Responsible for the monitoring, operation, repair, replacement and preventative maintenance of air conditioning and heating systems, ventilation and extraction systems, roof top units, fan coil units, data center HVAC, controls and other building mechanical and electrical equipment in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operational manuals, blueprints and manufacturers recommendations.
• Responds to HVAC related requests from a variety of sources- general employee population, management and admin services team.
• Maintains manual and computerized records of all equipment, preventative maintenance and service history and replacement parts.
• Flexibility to work nights/overtime/weekends, as required.

Qualifications
• 2-3 years of commercial HVAC service experience.
• Universal EPA certification.
• LEB License.
• NATE certification preferred.
• Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
• Knowledge of HVAC controls systems.
• Experience installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.

Salary
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience

Physical Demands and Work environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here 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 accordingly.

Physical demands:
• Continually standing/walking while performing normal maintenance of equipment and traveling to and from site of repair. Walks approximately 4-5 miles per day. Walking surfaces include gravel, cement, water, mud, and uneven ground asphalt between piles of scrap pieces.
• Frequently crouching (bend at knees) while performing normal maintenance on equipment and machinery. May work at knee waist or floor levels.
• Frequently stooping (bend at waist) while performing normal maintenance of equipment and machinery. Works / stoops at all levels including waist knee and floor levels. May lean over motor to observe or work on a repair.
• Frequently reaches at shoulder or waist height level. Generally electrical panels are accessible so positioning on ladder can eliminate overhead reach. Occasional overhead reach is required.
• Frequently climbing to areas required. Climbs grated steel stair ramps and ladders to work above ground level on various equipment and machinery.
• Occasionally works from vertical ladders.
• Occasionally twisting/turning – generally has option to twist body or move feet to change position.
• Occasionally may need to crawl to reach lower work area.
• Occasionally kneeling to inspect and/or work on a particular area.
• Frequently use hand tools test equipment electrical wires electronic drives and controls. May handle spools of wire of 20-30 pounds.
• Continually fingering/feeling/grasping to use hand tools and equipment for electrical inspection and repair. Fine motor and sensation in hands is required.
• Frequently use vehicles to operate vehicles forklifts and cranes; to either get to work station or to work on equipment.
• Occasionally – pushes and pulls electrical cabinet covers. May maneuver weights up to 35 pounds to remove or replace covers.
• Frequently carries tools average weight under 20 pounds. May lift up to 50 pounds independently.

Work environment:
• Works indoors and outdoors as the need arises.
• Exposed to weather typical to the area.
• Must be able to wear the necessary PPE (safety boots, ear plugs, safety glasses, gloves, respirators etc.) as required by the situation.
• Wear appropriate fall protection as needed.
• Exposed to noise, dirt, fumes, grease, and oil heat chemicals, high voltage electrical current.

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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