Monitor and maintain heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment; perform repairs, and general and preventive maintenance on large capacity centrifugal chillers, refrigeration systems, evaporative coolers, chillers, electrical/mechanical controls, controllers and general plumbing throughout assigned facility and install, repair, test and rebuild backflow devices on all boilers.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or GED supplemented by a two (2) year formal apprenticeship program of specialized training in boiler and air conditioning maintenance and repair, plus four (4) years boiler and air conditioning maintenance and repair experience. Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.Possession of journey level New Mexico plumber, electrical, refrigeration, gas fitter, sheet metal, or boiler operator licenses; certificates in EPA recovery and/or back flow prevention. Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Possession of a valid City Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire.
Position requires: Background check, Pre-employment physical.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Operating principles of a wide range of heating, ventilation and air conditioning units
Operating principles of variable frequency drive and building automation systems
Methods and techniques of high and low pressure boiler maintenance and repair
Local and state codes related to boilers, air conditioning and electrical systems maintenance and repair
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices
Operate a variety of specialty HVAC maintenance equipment and tools in a safe and effective manner
Overhaul or replace major HVAC operating components
Read and use precision measuring instruments and gauges and understand the functional nature of installed machinery and systems
Repair and maintain plumbing fixtures and gas and water systems
Work independently in the absence of supervision
TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, a City Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.cabq.gov/jobs. Applications are also available at the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department 400 Marquette NW 7th Floor Suite 703, Albuquerque NM 87103. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.
NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your City application.
VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the City's website at http://www.cabq.gov and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.