HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING MECHANIC
Under direction, maintains and repairs heating, ventilating,
and air conditioning equipment; does related work as required.
NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are for
illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this
title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification.
Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Maintains, repairs, assembles, and installs condensers,
compressors, motors, heat exchangers, heat pumps, stationary
boilers, cooling towers, and other units of heating, ventilating,
and air conditioning equipment.
Assembles and connects pipes and ducts used in piping
refrigerants, steam, hot water, and warm or conditioned air.
Overhauls and repairs pumps, compressors, controls, piping,
ducts, and other equipment used in heating, ventilating, and air
Checks the operation of the water cooling tower and drains water
lines when switching from air conditioning to heating.
Keeps records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by
the agency, office, or related units.
Three (3) years of experience in work involving the maintenance
and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment.
Appointees will be required to possess a valid Air Conditioning
and Refrigeration Technician Certification of the appropriate level,
commensurate with the type of equipment serviced, issued under
the authority of the Federal Environmental protection Agency.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license
valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather
than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential
duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of principles and theories of refrigeration cycles and
Knowledge of the concentration and operation of a variety of
refrigeration units systems.
Knowledge of standard tools, materials, methods, and practices
involved in the repair and maintenance of heating, ventilating,
and air conditioning equipment.
Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions involved
in the repair and maintenance of heating, ventilating, and air
Ability to organize assigned work and develop effective work
Ability to take needed safety precautions in performing the work.
Ability to take care of tools, equipment, materials, and
Ability to keep records and files.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the
agency, office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate
in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered
as acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.
If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause
the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.