HVAC Engineer Print (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofrochester/jobs/newprint/4346500) Apply HVAC Engineer Salary$30.55 - $36.90 HourlyLocation Rochester, NYJob TypeFull-TimeJob Number24DM579ESA01DepartmentDepartment of Environmental ServicesBureauBuildings & ParksOpening Date01/12/2024Closing Date1/26/2024 11:59 PM Eastern
General DescriptionThis employee is a skilled worker performing repairs and maintenance to a wide range of heating, refrigerating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems in City buildings and facilities. HVAC Engineers work independently or with other engineers to complete difficult or complex projects. Members of this class are distinguished from Assistant HVAC Engineers because of their knowledge and experience enables them to perform the more complex repairs. Work is performed with specific instructions from the Lead HVAC Engineer and under general supervision of the Superintendent of HVAC. This employee is required to respond to emergencies during unassigned hours. Employees in this class may be assigned to work day or evening shifts. Most work is performed indoors, often in tight spaces. Related work is performed as required.This is a Competitive Class position. The individual selected to fill this vacancy will be given a provisional appointment and will be required to participate in the next Civil Service Examination for this title. A qualified applicant may be provisionally appointed and serve in the position until a Civil Service Examination is administered and an appropriate eligible list can be established to make a permanent appointment in accordance with the Civil Service Rule of Three. (See " http://www.cityofrochester.gov/article.aspx?id=8589935786 " Provisional Appointment - FAQ's) If you are already a City employee and have permanent, competitive status in your current position and appointment to this title would result in a provisional appointment in another department, you will lose your previous permanent competitive rights. CITY RESIDENCY WILL BE REQUIRED WITHIN ONE YEAR OF HIRE. Typical Work Activities
Installs, operates and performs general repairs for a wide range of heating, ventilating, refrigerating, air conditioning, swimming pool, and ice rink equipment;
Performs all required preventive maintenance: lubrication, changing belts and filters, etc.;
Reports to supervisor all equipment or system problems which are beyond the capabilities of the employee;
Responds to maintenance work requests and tenant complaints;
Responds to air quality issues at City Facilities by testing for humidity, temperature, and carbon monoxide;
Completes maintenance work orders by describing work performed, hours required, and parts costs;
Identifies, suggests, and implements energy conservation measures;
Tests and treats water used in HVAC systems in order to prevent growth of fungi and bacteria;
Tests and treats public swimming pool water for chemistry and maintains a log sheet of water quality tests for submission to the County Health Department;
Operates, maintains, and monitors building automation systems;
Monitors and maintains emergency generators located at City facilities by performing weekly checks to assure operational integrity;
Keeps operating logs for all assigned HVAC equipment;
Drives city vehicle to work locations.
High school diploma or G.E.D., PLUS:
Three (3) years of experience with high pressure steam and/or refrigeration equipment, one (1) year of which must involve operating the equipment, and one (1) year of which must involve installation, maintenance, and repair.
Possession of either a City of Rochester R-4 Refrigeration Engineer's License OR City of Rochester Third Class Stationary Engineer's License a time of application. Possession of both licenses is required after six (6) months of employment.
Possession of an EPA Recovery Universal Certificate at time of application.
Valid NYS Class D operator's license at time of appointment. Licensure must be maintained throughout employment in this title.
Application for the R-4 Refrigeration Engineer’s and the Third Class Stationary Engineer’s licenses may be made through the Permits Office, Department of Neighborhood and Business Development, City of Rochester. Licenses from other jurisdictions may not be substituted for City of Rochester Licensing.For full-time employees:The City of Rochester offers a complete benefits package to full-time employees including health care, dental, vision, retirement, deferred compensation plans, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, holidays, vacation, and sick leave.For less-than full-time employees:The City of Rochester offers numerous growth opportunities to include the potential to transition into full-time, permanent employment.AgencyCity of Rochester (NY)Address30 Church St. Room 103A Rochester, New York, 14614 Phone585-428-7115 Websitehttp://www.cityofrochester.gov Apply Please verify your email address Verify EmailFull-time