Hvac Technician Wanted In Baltimore

Published 2017-12-22
Expires 2019-06-21
ID #11437
Hvac Technician Wanted In Baltimore
United-states, Maryland, Baltimore,
Published December 22, 2017

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Occupation: Hvac technician

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Role/Level/Range: ATO/2/OF
Starting Salary Range: $19.24 - 26.47/hour
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 7:30 am -
4:00 pm; Will need to be on-call periodically.
Employee subgroup: Non-Exempt
Location: Baltimore, MD
Department name: JHFRE
Utility Operations
Personnel area: University Administration

General Summary:

Position requires
experience in all phases of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) service, operation, and maintenance. Reports to the HVAC
Supervisor. Operates, maintains and repairs HVAC equipment for the systems serving the JHU campus.

Essential Job

  • Coordinates with assigned foreman and/or other trades for the purpose of completing projects and work
    orders efficiently.
  • Diagnoses causes of problems and/or failures in heating/air conditioning systems for the purpose of identifying
    equipment and/or systems repair and/or replacement needs.
  • Fabricates equipment parts for the purpose of meeting specialty needs
    and/or replacing unavailable parts.
  • Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of
    providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with building and safety regulations.

  • Inspects HVAC systems and their components (e.g. heating units, building exhaust fans, ventilation units, etc.) for the purpose of
    evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs and recommending preventive maintenance.
  • Installs heating and air conditioning
    equipment and systems for the purpose of providing enhanced and/or upgraded capabilities.
  • Maintains vehicle, tools and equipment
    for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.
  • Participates in meetings, workshops, training, and seminars,
    as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.
  • Performs routine and
    preventive maintenance as needed for the purpose of ensuring the ongoing functioning of HVAC systems.
  • Prepares written materials
    (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or conveying information.
  • Repairs heating
    and air conditioning systems and/or components (e.g. pumps, motors, air handlers, fan coils, piping, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring a
    comfortable work environment.
  • Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of
    items required to complete the necessary installation and/or repair.
  • Responds to emergency situations during or after hours for the
    purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  • Transports a variety of tools, equipment and supplies for the purpose of ensuring
    the availability of materials required at job site.



High School Diploma/GED required. Training in the industry in the form of an apprenticeship or
similar education from an accredited organization.


At least 3 years in the field
experience in an HVAC service atmosphere. Years of experience may be considered for training. HVAC Journeyman's license preferred.


CFC certification required; Driver's License.

Knowledge, Skills and

  • Performs algebra and/or geometry; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical
    materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge-based competencies
    required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: indoor air monitoring equipment and interpret resulting data; standards
    for design and construction; air conditioning and heating codes; hazards and safety precautions; and refrigerant handling and disposal.

  • Performs single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific
    skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating equipment used in the installation,
    repair and maintenance on HVAC equipment; planning and managing projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and handling hazardous
  • Schedules activities and/or meetings; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment.

  • Ability to read and write in order to read work orders and to complete records, maintenance schedules, and so forth.
  • Ability to
    interact and/or work with faculty, students, staff, and visitors in a respectful and courteous manner.
  • Ability to follow oral and
    written instructions.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift, carry or otherwise move
    and position objects and materials weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand, walk or otherwise move about campus on a continuous
  • Ability to ascend/descend ladders periodically to perform building maintenance.

The successful candidate(s)
for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The
Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the
HR Business Services Office at [email protected]. For TTY
users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will
work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The
Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to
have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in
termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects,
or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella
(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include
documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing.
Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who
provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these
diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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