LOCATION: Facility Services


PAY GRADE: 71 ($3,477)


Must be able to communicate effectively verbally with supervisors and the general public and understand verbal and written instructions and other communications (such as digital) regarding work assignments and other matters. Team player and role model for other employees in the organization demonstrating a commitment to continuous quality improvement; supports and exhibits organizational core values of caring, respect, integrity, responsibility, high expectations, being a customer driver, and valuing diversity. Strives to meet departmental goals to promote safety, service, stewardship, and staff development in the workplace.

This position is a highly skilled worker with proficiency in maintenance, operating, and repair of heating, cooling, fan systems, hot water boilers, air cooled water chillers, electrical, plumbing, and general building maintenance with a specific emphasis on HVAC.

Ability to operate as team leaders/supervisory roles at times. Ability to provide quality work with minimal supervision.

Supervises in house staff or contractors on major overhaul and installation of HVAC systems to assure that work is carried out according to plans and specifics for quality assurance.

Position requires ability to scope, schedule, and budget repairs. Ability to contact multiple vendors to order parts, equipment, and supplies.

Maintain recordkeeping, work orders, inventory, and expenditures. Maintain refrigerant log.

Ability to determine appropriate HVAC equipment for application.

Position must train staff in proper use of tools and work procedures.

Position requires experience and technical skills to implement new technology and lead the team in implementing new technologies.

Position performs maintenance, operations, installation, and repairs of building facilities systems to include building HVAC, mechanical, electrical, controls and plumbing systems.

Position provides technical solutions by troubleshooting facilities maintenance standard and non standard repairs for HVAC, electrical, and plumbing issues.

Position to repair leaks (copper, steel, pvc), replace thermostats, charge refrigerant, check boilers and chillers, pipe installation, preventative maintenance operations for equipment, replace filters, motors, and belts, clean coils, direct digital controls repairs, and electrical/plumbing repair.

Working knowledge of and ability to train/instruct others on advanced repairs in multiple trades.

Working knowledge of HVAC system operations and multiple building automation systems with the ability to train others.

Knowledge of industry standard safety practices with ability to demonstrate proper isolate and lock out tag out systems for which they are responsible and identify deficiencies.

Working knowledge of troubleshooting and replacing large reciprocal, scroll, screw, absorption, and/or centrifugal compressors. Ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions and prescribe repair procedures independently.

Working knowledge of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigerants, electricity, plumbing, and/or control systems equipment and tools.

Ability to use refrigerant recovery and recycling equipment.

Working knowledge of practices, methods, materials, and equipment used in the maintenance and/or repair of building systems.

Working knowledge of equipment such as fans, pumps, coils, valves, compressors (reciprocating, scroll, screw), boilers, burners, tanks, etc.

Working knowledge of department of labor requirements include boiler and pressure vessel safety.

Working knowledge of ice storage, geothermal, sprinklers, and safety systems preferred.

Must be able to work overtime, on call rotation, and/or alternate shifts when necessary for emergencies, adverse weather conditions, and unforeseen circumstances. Position may assist with snow and ice removal or flood mitigation under the direction of a supervisor.

Responsible for working safely and completing tasks to meet expectations set for quality, schedule, and budget. Position to perform additional duties and responsibilities as directed by their supervisor.

High School Diploma or equivalency. Some positions may require special licenses or certification(s).

Vocational or Technical School training preferred.

5+ years experience with north carolina state board of examiners of plumbing, heating, and fire sprinklers licensure (H1, H2, or H3) or 10+ years of experience in the maintenance, installation, and/or repair in the building systems trade as a HVAC mechanic (preferably commercial or institutional experience) or equivalent experience.

2+ years experience in operation, troubleshooting, installation, and repair of building automation systems and controls.

State and Local Government Plumbing or Heating Technician license preferred.

CFC Certification required.

American Welder Society (AWS) Welder Certification preferred.

Multitrade experience with a concentration in HVAC.

Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Valid Driver’s license required.

Must be able to walk up and down steps in a building, work on a ladder, and lift 35 pounds of equipment on a regular basis throughout the day.

Must be able to lift 90 pounds or more occasionally.

Must be able to work in confined spaces.

DISCLAIMERS:Johnston County Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the employment or promotion of employees on the basis of gender, race, religion,age, national origin or disability.

The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this position. They are not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and skills that may be required of the employees assigned to this position. This description may be revised by the supervisor, with HR review and approval, at any time.