Job Details

Valencia College
  • Position Number: 5345745
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Air Conditioning Technician

Position Number: SE0376.00000
Job Type: Staff
FT/PT: Full Time
Employee Class Description: Staff (ed. support)

General Position Description:
Responsible for the operation of and performs repairs, service, and preventative maintenance on air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, and related systems at the College.

Grade: 1620
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Posting Number: S2575P
Primary Work Location:
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Proposed Work Schedule (please note hours subject to change based on business needs): Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting Start Date: 06/20/2024
Posting End Date: 7/22/2024
Open Until Filled: No
Temporary Position (Temp or Grant Funded Details):
Salary Range: $34,757 per year

Essential Job Functions:
1. Services and maintains refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning systems by determining malfunction and replacing or repairing defective parts or components.

2. Installs new window or wall air conditioning units or removes and replaces existing units as required. Troubleshoots and makes necessary repairs, replaces compressors, fan motors, and charge units. Services and repairs air compressors.

3. Performs preventative maintenance on heating and air conditioning systems and other campus appliances and equipment.

4. Changes filters on air conditioners; performs plumbing and electrical repairs on heating and air conditioning and other mechanical systems as required.

5. Operates and maintains any other mechanical systems or equipment on campuses and assists in plumbing installations.

6. Performs other work found in the maintenance technicians classification as required.

7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Education:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Required Field of Study:

Other Required Qualifications:
Experience in one or more of the following fields: heating and air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, and/or temperature control systems.

Required License/Certification:
Must possess a valid Drivers License.
Refrigerant Recovery Certification.

Preferred Education & Field of Study:

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Preferred Licenses/Certification:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of all types of heating and air conditioning systems, plumbing, electronic, electrical, and temperature control.

Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work.

Ability to read, interpret, and work from blue prints, wiring diagrams, specifications, and operating manuals.

Knowledge of construction, assembly, adjustment, and maintenance of a wide variety of equipment.

Knowledge of all types of shop tools, meters, and other required equipment used in the trade.

Knowledge of the practices, methods, materials, and tools commonly utilized in the repair and services of refrigeration equipment.

Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.

General Working Conditions:
This job primarily operates throughout the Colleges worksites and grounds. The employee may be exposed to elements including but not limited to wet/humid weather, extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and unpleasant odors. The role may also involve hazards or physical risks, which require comprehending and following basic safety precautions and may require Personal Protection Equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.

Typical physical competencies include but are not limited to remaining stationary, moving, ascending/descending, positioning self, reaching, lifting/moving objects weighing between 5-100 pounds. This job also entails communicating, discerning and exchanging information, detecting and perceiving objects up close, at a distance, and the ability to adjust focus. Cognitive abilities include but are not limited to discretion, judgment, reasoning, memory, learning, maintaining confidentiality, comprehension, problem solving, and decision-making.

The typical work environment, physical and cognitive demands listed above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The College has a process to identify and make available reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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