Charlotte Country Day School

Charlotte , NC
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HVAC Technician

Charlotte Country Day School
Charlotte, NC Full time
Posted on March 2, 2018

Charlotte Country Day School

Position Title: HVAC Technician

Department: Plant Operations

Reports To: Facilities and Operations Manager

FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act): Non-Exempt


Essential Job Functions, Duties And Responsibilities:

  1. Must be able to work in a team-oriented, safety conscience environment. Safety expectations include, but are not limited to, compliance with all company and commercial safety policies, guidelines, and procedures
  2. Typically obtains work assignments from supervisor, contacts person requesting work and determines type of work required. Must be able to effectively work alone or in groups with others.
  3. Performs PM's, troubleshooting, repairs, adjustments and installations to industrial and commercial air conditioning systems, refrigeration and cooling systems and hot water and boiler systems. Includes refrigerant recovery. Performs silver solder; sweat copper tubing; cut, thread and assemble black iron and galvanized pipe up to 3". Includes operation and maintenance of chillers, condensers, compressors, cooling towers, package units, associated electrical, electronic and pneumatic controls, and associated piping systems; includes precision rebuild of components.
  4. Performs PM's, troubleshooting, repairs and installations to building and facilities equipment; to include, but not limited to, precision millwork/mechanical work, pneumatics and piping repairs, plumbing repairs, carpentry work, electrical repairs to 600VAC and to 24VDC, cleans electrical fixtures and replaces lamps and ballasts, and performs industrial painting processes.
  5. Maintains records of assigned equipment and for inventory of repair supplies and materials; prepares materials requisitions for approval of supervisor as replacement needs dictate.
  6. Operates simple and complex industrial equipment such as forklifts, scissor lifts, basket trucks, backhoes, bobcats, etc. Utilizes hand and power tools on a daily basis; includes, but not limited to, hand wrenches, pliers, hammers, hand grinders, saws, impact wrenches, hydraulic pullers, drill press, cutting torch and accessories, measuring tools, and rigging equipment.
  7. Must work from elevated areas such as ladders, platforms, scaffolding, etc., utilizing fall protection equipment as necessary to complete tasks.
  8. Assists other Trades as directed by Supervisor.
  9. Must have flexibility to work overtime, including weekends and holidays, and serve on an on-call basis, as may be dictated by the needs of the business.
  10. Position includes supporting school events. This may require working outside the technical field of HVAC to assist Plant Operations, Grounds, and School Administration with a variety of events, set-ups and potential problem solving.


Minimum Essential Qualifications:

  1. Minimum 5 years progressive experience in the HVAC/R career field, with experience in commercial and residential HVAC heating and cooling equipment.
  2. Must be capable of walking, standing, sitting, crouching, climbing and possible repetitive motions. Capable of lifting 50 pounds for short durations.
  3. Formal training certification from technical/industrial trade school in HVAC.
  4. EPA Refrigerant Certification
  5. Sound knowledge of supporting trades to include electrical, construction, blue-print reading.
  6. Knowledge/experience in HVAC controls and direct digital control systems/technology.
  7. Healthy teamwork mentality and focus. Ability to work well with other trades and diverse backgrounds.
  8. Sound communications skills in order to deal with faculty, staff, administrators and parents.


It is the policy of Charlotte Country Day School not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. This policy extends to recruitment, employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, termination, compensation, training, benefits and all other terms and conditions of employment.