Hvac Systems Control Tech Duties
Performs journeyman level work in the heating, ventilation, and
air conditioning trade involving the installation, diagnosis,
troubleshooting, and repair of electric, electronic, and
computerized control systems.
Work involves reading and interpreting building blueprints and
HVAC systems diagrams and specifications, isolating and
identifying problems, and installing and calibrating controls
and equipment according to specifications. Work is performed
under the general supervision of the shop foreman, and in some
instances, under the direction of an engineer or project
coordinator. This position has no direct supervisory
responsibilities over subordinate workers, but may oversee the
work of trades helpers, air conditioning mechanics, or other
skilled craft workers involved in specific projects. Work is
reviewed by observation of results and effective operation of
HVAC system controls. Job requirements, on occasion, require
work beyond normal duty hours in support of emergency or high
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintains, inspects, and repairs pneumatic and electronic,
electric and DDC HVAC system controls.
Performs troubleshooting tasks, including problem diagnosis,
identification, and isolation. Discusses system malfunctions
with users to assist in isolation of problem. Determines
appropriate action for problem resolution.
Use TAB techniques to perform diagnostic duties and make repairs
Inspects systems to verify system compliance with plans and
specifications and to detect malfunctions in system component
Studies building system design, as-built blueprints, HVAC
systems diagrams, technical specifications, and system
configurations. Tests component and system performance to
determine the need for adjustment or repair; develops methods to
resolve performance problems in the most efficient and cost
Programs, designs, and modifies HVAC sub-systems of electronic
building automation systems.
Consults with engineers and contractors as necessary regarding
system operation and configuration.
Plans and schedules installation and repair operation for
Orders appropriate materials, components, and equipment
necessary for efficient system operation.
Remains available for emergency callback in the event of system
Coordinated the work of trades workers assigned to support data
collection and/or large project objective.
Performs other related work as required in support of general
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED; 4 years of experience in the trade
which may include an apprenticeship and/or applicable vocational
training and should include some experience in the HVAC trade as
a service or maintenance technician with a minimum of two years
automated system controls-related experience or equivalent
formal training in automated systems controls operations; or any
equivalent combination of training and experience. Valid Georgia
driver's license required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the HVAC trade, including knowledge of
automated control systems and components.
Knowledge of the test and diagnostic equipment and instruments
and hand and power tools used in this work.
Ability to read and analyze building blueprints and HVAC systems
diagrams and specifications.
Ability to communicate effectively with engineers, craftsmen,
contractors, vendors, and system users orally and in writing.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with system
users, faculty and staff members, co-workers, and vendors.
Ability to stand, stoop, climb, bend, stretch, and walk as
required to successfully install, inspect, and repair building
automation systems. Ability to lift, hold, and carry equipment
and materials weighing up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis.
Ability to operate standard motor vehicles, including
automobiles, trucks, and vans.