Iowa Department of Administrative Services Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician in Des Moines, Iowa

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician

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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician

Salary

$46,051.20 - $60,132.80 Annually

Location

Des Moines - 50321 - Polk County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

582 Iowa Department of Public Defense

Job Number

19-01300

Closing

12/17/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Janie Keubler at janie.keubler@iowa.gov

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Job Description

The Iowa Department of Public Defense is looking to fill an HVAC Technician (Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) to assist the state. The successful candidate will installs, maintains, operates and repairs a wide variety of heating/distribution systems (e.g., gas central heat forced air ducted, gas fired radiant tube heat, electric powered radiant panel heat, hydronic radiant heating, electric radiant heat, packaged terminal units, heat pumps, low pressure steam boiler systems, and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design systems) air conditioning systems (e.g., air conditioners, chillers, packaged terminal units, and window units) and refrigeration units (e.g., built-up coolers and freezers, domestic appliances, ice making machines, and commercial systems). Conducts routine inspections of air conditioning, heating/distribution and refrigeration systems/equipment to ensure proper operation according to specifications/trade standards and services; inspects building and makes calculations to determine proper size of air conditioning, heating, and ducting systems; draws working sketches for duct layout and other work and installs ductwork for air conditioning/heating distribution systems. Performs preventative maintenance checks on boilers and services; repairs boilers, does off season maintenance, maintains operator's log and prepares boilers for annual inspections; repairs air conditioning systems/equipment according to manufacturer's equipment manual specifications and accepted trade practices.

Conducts tests/diagnostic procedures on building automated systems using graphical user interface programs and repairs system components (e.g., electrical to pneumatic transducers, pneumatic and electrical actuation of dampers, hydraulic, steam, and chilled water valves, control relays, and pressure and temperature sensors). Repairs/replaces a wide variety of system components (e.g., supply and return side, plenum, trunk and branch ductwork; compressors, condensers, valves, bearings, shafts, motors, pumps, cooling towers, pneumatic control systems, temperature and pressure controls, gauges, fans, humidifiers, refrigerant lines, electrical circuits, computer controls, and electronic components; fire tubes, baffles, fire boxes, refractory elements, steam pipes, pump controls, burners; cabinets, condensing units, evaporator, defrosters, relays, compressor motor, dryers, capillary tubes, ice makers) that make heating, ventilation, air conditioning, boilers, and refrigeration systems work. Reviews construction blueprints/specifications and compiles estimates of project materials; researches cost of parts/components and submits purchase orders; keeps a working inventory of parts and maintains historical maintenance records; safeguards tools/material. Maintains and repairs self-contained or central-plant type air conditioning, utilizing a variety of methods such as mechanical compression, vapor compression or absorption.

Must acquire and maintain a security clearance, lift and carry 75 pounds, acquire and maintain a Class B CDL and have a CFC/HCFC universal refrigerant license.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Experience equal to five years of full-time work in the installation, maintenance, repair and operation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, boilers, refrigeration, ancillary equipment, and building automated systems related to HVAC;

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an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting 30 semester hours of accredited post high school education in HVAC for each year of the required experience to a maximum substitution of two years.

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How many years do you have of full-time work experience in the installation, maintenance, repair and operation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, boilers, refrigeration, ancillary equipment, and building automated systems related to HVAC?

  • I do not have experience in the identified areas

  • Less than 2 years of experience in the identified areas

  • Two years to less than three years of experience in the identified areas

  • Three years to less than four years of experience in the identified areas

  • Four years to less than five years of experience in the identified areas

  • Five or more years of experience in the identified areas

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How many years do you have of combined experience in the installation, maintenance, repair and operation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, boilers, refrigeration, ancillary equipment, and building automated systems related to HVACAND/ORpost high school education in HVAC? 30 semester hours of post high school education equals one year of experience. Applicants may only count two years (60 credit hours) of education.

  • Not applicable – I do not have any of the identified education or experience

  • Less than 2 years of combined education and/or experience in the identified areas

  • Two years to less than three years of combined education and/or experience in the identified areas

  • Three years to less than four years of combined education and/or experience in the identified areas

  • Four years to less than five years of combined education and/or experience in the identified areas

  • Five or more years of combined education and/or experience in the identified areas

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

582 Iowa Department of Public Defense

Address

7105 NW 70th AveJohnston, Iowa, 50131

Website

https://dpd.iowa.gov/

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