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HVAC Technician (Substitute)

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Position Information

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Classification Title HVAC Technician
Job Category: Short-Term Temporary (non-teaching)
Job Open Date: 04/27/2017
Job Close Date:
Initial Screening Date
Position ID: NBU0427174
Job Open ID: NBU0427174
Position Title: HVAC Technician (Substitute)
Location 60-Saddleback/IVC/ATEP
Department Human Resources (Dist) (Dist-014-090)
Term: Short-term
Salary Schedule Link: Click here for current Salary Schedules
Pay Basis: Hourly
Pay Range: $27.10
% of Range:
Hours per week: 20-40
Work Schedule TBD
Receives Benefits: No
Classification Benefits:
Position-Specific Benefits:
Additional Position Information:

Additional Information

Summary Description:

The District’s goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that is welcoming to all, fosters and celebrates diversity, and promotes and rewards excellence. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff and students to live, work, and contribute to a global society.

This position is a short-term, hourly, non-bargaining unit position, not to exceed 160 days per Fiscal Year. You will be contacted should the hiring department/division be interested in scheduling an interview with you to discuss your qualifications and skills. Please do not call the Human Resources Office regarding the status of your application. The most current status of all applications will be available for you to view on our website. This position is open until filled or withdrawn.

Under general supervision from assigned supervisory and/or management staff, performs skilled work in the installation, servicing, repair, and maintenance of refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and systems; operates and maintains a wide variety of hand and power tools and equipment; and assists in performing other skilled maintenance duties as assigned.
May receive functional supervision, technical training and work direction from a plant engineer.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Representative Duties:

The duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Please see Job Duties for details.

Knowledge of:

Methods, practices, equipment and tools used in the repair and maintenance of air conditioning,
heating and ventilation systems.
Methods and techniques of troubleshooting and diagnosing of HVAC malfunctions.
HVAC system design, equipment capabilities and requirements.
Electronic, pneumatic and mechanical principles as applied to the maintenance and repair of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.
Operational characteristics of energy management systems and related components.
Proper methods, materials, tools, terminology and equipment used in the HVAC trades.
Methods and techniques of preparing and interpreting drawings, diagrams, schematics and blueprints.
Time, material, and labor cost estimating principles and practices used in maintenance and repair projects.
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
Pertinent federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations.

Ability to:

Perform preventive HVAC maintenance work.
Maintain, install and repair complex HVAC systems, equipment and components.
Operate a variety of tools and equipment used in HVAC maintenance and repair work.
Read and interpret mechanical drawings, schematics, blueprints and sketches.
Order and maintain parts and supplies according to established guidelines and repair requirements.
Install, maintain and repair energy management systems and related components.
Maintain detailed and accurate records.
Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
Work independently with little direction.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.


Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in the
maintenance and repair of heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems or a related field.


Two years of responsible experience in the maintenance and repair of heating and air
conditioning equipment and systems.

License or Certificate:

Possession of a valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability.
Possession of, a valid EPA Refrigerant Handling certificate.

Conditions of Employment:

The conditions herein 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 to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed in indoor and outdoor environments; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors, gases, and all types of weather and temperature conditions; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces and rough terrain; exposure to electrical energy. Occasional exposure to risks controlled by safety precautions. Positions may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends.

Physical Demands:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time; frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, and twist; push, pull, lift, and/or carry moderate to heavy amounts of weights; requires a sense of touch, finger dexterity, gripping with fingers and hands; operate assigned equipment and vehicles; verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Additional Position Information:

Employment is contingent upon verification of employment history, DOJ background verification as governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in the United States, and approval by the SOCCCD Board of Trustees. It is the employee’s responsibility to pay costs associated with Pre-Employment Live Scan Fingerprinting. The fee is approximately $50. Please note that all NBU positions are paid once per month. The NBU pay period runs from the 15th of one month to the 14th of the next. They are paid the month after on the 10th. Upon successful completion of the Human Resources NBU pre-employment process, NBU employment will be on an “if and as needed” basis, as determined by the District. NBU employment is at-will, and either party may terminate this working relationship at any time. NBU employees shall not have reemployment rights or recourse to petition to be reinstated. NBU employees are limited to working in a single position in one department/site. NBU employees working as Classified substitutes for vacant positions may be able to serve up to 90 calendar days while the District recruits to fill the position. NBU positions do not offer benefits or pay for holidays or time not worked. Upon hiring, Payroll requires that you present your original Social Security Card for IRS purposes. This requirement is in no way connected to completion of the I-9 form for employment eligibility purposes.

Additional Classification Information:
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Job Duties

Job Duties

Documents Needed for Applying

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
  4. License or Certificate

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Have you obtained education equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in the maintenance and repair of heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you possess a valid EPA Refrigerant Handling certificate?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Does your experience include at least two years in the maintenance and repair of heating and air conditioning equipment and systems?
    • Yes
    • No