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HVAC Install/Repair Tech Senior

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title HVAC Install/Repair Tech Senior
Position Number 00482A
Location Norfolk, VA
Type of Position Classified
Type of Job Full Time
EEO Category G Skilled Craft Workers
Job Description

This position will serve as a lead technician to provide guidance with building systems with emphasis on HVAC and mechanical systems that are becoming increasingly sophisticated and linked to Smart Building systems. Duties include maintaining all heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, boilers and all associated equipment, to its maximum capability at masters level; operating the energy management control system in an efficient manner; and serving as a lead technician during the absence of the HVAC Supervisor.

This position is designated “essential” for emergency closings.

Type of Recruitment
Knowledge, skills and abilities

Extensive knowledge of boilers, heating, ventilating and air conditioning operations including controls. Extensive knowledge of chilled water systems. Extensive knowledge of the operation, repair and maintenance of various types of HVAC equipment and controls. Basic knowledge of smart buildings, Internet of Things (IOT), etc. Proficient skill in the use of hand tools, power tools and special instruments in rebuilding and replacing of compressors ranging from 3 to 75 tons. Demonstrated ability to diagnose malfunctions of building and mechanical/electrical systems. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and present a professional business image. Demonstrated ability to repair and perform maintenance on institutional type equipment. Demonstrated ability to read and understand blueprints. Demonstrated ability to solve problems with heating, air conditioning, ventilation equipment, boilers and chilled water piping.

Special licenses, registration or certification

Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record. Successful completion of a refrigerant transition and recovery course and tests. Type Universal Certification.

Education or training


Level and type of experience

Extensive heating, ventilating, air conditioning, boiler equipment repair and maintenance experience. Considerable experience installing and performing maintenance and repair on commercial type HVAC equipment at different sites. Some heating, air conditioning and boiler trade school and/or working experience.

Preferred knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience, licensure, certification

Mechanical license. Considerable experience installing and performing maintenance and repair on commercial type HVAC equipment. Considerable heating, air conditioning and boiler trade school and/or experience. Some supervisory experience.

Conditions of Employment

Position is considered essential during emergency closings.

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate Salary commensurate with education and experience

Posting Detail Information

Job Requisition Number S00384
Job Open To General Public
Open Date 03/06/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have knowledge of operation, maintenance and repair of institutional HVAC equipment including chillers, boilers, air handlers, cooling towers along with digital/pneumatic controls and building automation systems?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe your experience performing preventative maintenance on HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical equipment and their associated controls.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license and an insurable driving record?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have an HVAC Type Universal certification?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Other Document