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HVAC Mechanic

at McCarran International Airport

Pay: $50835.2 to $78769.6/year
$50835.2 - $78769.6
Posted: 12/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2625505

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

About the Position

Performs journey level installation, repair, maintenance and remodeling of heating, air-conditioning and related systems, equipment and facilities on a variety of County locations; installs and repairs components on specified refrigeration and related equipment.  This recruitment will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies.

Note: This continuous recruitment may close at any time with three days posted notice.

The Department of Aviation reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the hiring interview.


Equivalent to graduation from high school and six years of full-time skilled experience in the HVAC trade.  Successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an HVAC mechanic may be substituted for four years of the required experience. Attendance at a recognized trade school is desirable, as is experience with heating, cooling and refrigeration systems and equipment in an industrial or plant setting. Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Applicants not meeting these requirements will not be considered for employment.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess EPA approved certification for refrigerant handling at time of application.  Must submit a copy of your  EPA approved certification for refrigerant handling as an electronic attachment to your application.  If you need assistance with this requirement, call (702)261-5110. Applications without this documentation are incomplete and will not be considered.  Must possess a valid Class C Nevada Driver's License at time of hire.  Specified positions require possession of a Class G certification for Nevada fire sprinkler systems test during probationary/qualifying period.
Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations. Work in confined spaces, with exposure to heat or potentially hazardous materials.  Work out of doors in all weather conditions.
Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

Residency Requirement: Permanent employees must maintain a principal place of residency within the boundaries of Clark County and provide proof of compliance with Nevada motor vehicle registration and drivers' license laws within 90 days of employment.
Background Check: Employment with the Department of Aviation is contingent upon completion of an education/experience background investigation, a fingerprint-based criminal history record check processed by the FBI, and upon the ability to be granted a security badge as mandated by the Transportation Security Administration.  Note: all prospective hires must present two original government issued ID's, displaying identical names, upon acceptance of job offer.  Examples of acceptable ID's include a Passport, Driver's License or DMV issued ID, birth certificate, Social Security card, Voter Registration card, school issued ID with picture, etc.
Customs and Border Protection Security Seal Program: Employment with the Department of Aviation in this job title is contingent upon a five year employment and residency history record check and the ability to present original identity based documentation in order to meet the requirements for a Security Seal.

Physical Demands

Mobility to work in a typical shop or related maintenance setting, including operating typical trade equipment, hand and power tools and standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle to various work sites; stamina to stand, walk and climb and to work in confined or awkward spaces for an extended period of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Examples of Duties

Performs skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, including the installation of associated piping and refrigerant lines.  Installs and maintains electrical, electronic and pneumatic information and control systems associated with HVAC equipment.  Tests and troubleshoots HVAC system malfunctions, repairs or orders and replaces components, and tests equipment prior to placing back into service.  May inspect, maintain and repair fire sprinkler systems.  Observes safety precautions when working with energized equipment.  Inspects, maintains and repairs high- and low-pressure boiler and related piping and control equipment.  Cleans boilers and treats water as required.  Inspects refrigerant equipment for proper operation.  Recharges equipment as required.  Reads diagrams, blueprints, specifications and manuals for installation and repair projects.  Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team.  Performs welding, brazing and soldering tasks as required for installation and repair duties.  May direct the work of less skilled assistants on specific projects.  Ensures that proper safety precautions are followed.  Participates in the design, layout and installation of office, public facility, shop, plant and other remodeling, repair or modification projects affecting County buildings and facilities. Takes measurements. Prepares working drawings and sketches. Assists in preparing project specifications.  Estimates materials, parts, tools and equipment needed for work assignments. Orders and picks up materials and supplies from outside vendors as appropriate. Prepares cost estimates for job.  Ensures that all installation, maintenance and repair work is performed to code.  Maintains and services hand and power tools related to the trade.  Keeps small inventory of frequently used supplies and parts. Maintains records of work performed and materials used.  Drives County vehicles to work sites and transports materials and assistants as required.  May work from lift trucks and other aerial devices.