City of Fort Wayne

Maintenance Tech - HVAC Specialty

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Job Code: 2022308
Posted On: Thursday, 15th December 2022
Category: Regular Full Time
Department: Property Management
Shift: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. or 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., may vary
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $45,696.71 - $55,851.54 Annually

Job Description:

SUMMARY

Working under the direction of the Property Manager – 200 East Berry, the incumbent will perform building maintenance and renovation projects as they pertain to HVAC systems for the 200 East Berry Street property and as required for other City properties. This position is excluded from paragraphs 3 and 4 of City Attendance Policy 305; all other paragraphs of this policy apply. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.

OPERATIONS

  • Performs care and maintenance of all HVAC building equipment and facilities at 200 East Berry Street including preventative maintenance per established schedules;
  • Monitors HVAC systems to ensure proper and efficient operation;
  • Monitors, maintains, and records water treatment for hydronic loops and cooling tower reservoirs;
  • Assists with grounds maintenance to include snow and leaf removal;
  • Performs simple carpentry, concrete, and other semi-skilled work as assigned;
  • Performs other mechanical maintenance as assigned;
  • Works from blueprints and manufacturers drawings;
  • Maintains in-out sign out forms for materials;
  • Receives, stocks, and stores incoming supplies;
  • Completes paperwork on repairs to tools and equipment;
  • Assists with event furniture setup and takedown;
  • Assists with moving office furniture;
  • Performs duties in accordance with City of Fort Wayne safety rules and operating regulations;

Information/CommunicatioN

  • Assists Property Manager – 200 East Berry St with the implementation of predetermined emergency procedures(fire, earthquake, civil disorder, severe weather);
  • Assists in training of other employees;
  • Provides input and information for O & M;
  • Directs work of employees assigned to assist;
  • Responds to afterhours emergency calls as required;
  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing.

PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

  • Makes parameter adjustments in temperature controls software through user screens, properties, and logic sections of the program;
  • Maintains sewer and storm pumps;
  • Repairs and replaces pumps;
  • Cleans and lubricates equipment and parts;
  • Makes minor repairs on tools that are kept in inventory;
  • Makes minor repairs on tools that are kept in inventory;
  • Maintains equipment, tools and work area in a clean and orderly condition;

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

Performs other duties as required.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in commercial HVAC service and maintenance.

OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

  • Broad knowledge of non-HVAC building systems (including but not limited to electrical, fire alarm, fire suppression systems, domestic water supply, sanitary drainage, storm drainage, pumping systems);
  • Mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills;
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans, operation and maintenance manuals, control and electrical schematics;
  • Ability to use office software (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc…).
  • Ability to learn new systems, software applications, technology driven hardware;
  • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members, other government agencies, vendors, and the general public.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole number, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Indiana Driver’s License;
  • Heating & Sheet Metal License-Journeyman-Allen County, Indiana Building Department;
  • HVAC Technician Certification-EPA Clean Air Section 608-Universal Technician;
  • American Society of Power Engineers-Facility Op Eng 3rd Class.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands 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 to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Incumbent works inside and outside in normal weather changes, walks in various terrain and may be exposed to hazardous conditions, dust, grease, sanitary waste, water treatment chemicals, housekeeping and industrial cleaning chemicals.

Apply Online

All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

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