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Air Conditioning Mechanic - FM

County of Riverside
Murrieta, CA 92562
  • Job Code
    3622886
ABOUT THE POSITION

The County of Riverside Facilities Management department has an opportunity for an Air Conditioning Mechanic in Murrieta.

The selected candidate will p erform journey level work in installing, adjusting, and maintaining all types of air-conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment; work from blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams, or drawings; repair large central air conditioning units, compressors, and related equipment; identify and dismantle malfunctioning equipment and test components using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic test equipment; replace electrical, mechanical, or pneumatic components that are worn or defective; establish a preventive maintenance schedule for air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; troubleshoot malfunctioning systems or equipment; clean coils and other parts, oils fans, changes filter, adjust air flow and replace gas or fluid in system.

Other duties will be to: determine parts and equipment needed for maintenance temperature in the system; observe operation sequence of refrigeration system and make necessary adjustments to control level of fluid, pressure, or temperature in the system; determine parts and equipment needed for maintenance and repair work and submit job estimates; fabricates, erects, and maintains sheet metal duct work; test, calibrate, and repair thermostats; supervise assigned helpers; maintain record of inspections and work performed.

Competitive candidates will possess work experience with chiller plants, large boilers, heat exchangers, possess four or more years of experience installing and repairing air conditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment, and familiarity with building automation systems and mechanic pneumatics.

Meet the Team!

Riverside County Department of Facilities Management provides property management and operations services for county owned and leased facilities throughout the 7,200 square miles of Riverside County and over 14 million square feet of space. The department is responsible for keeping county buildings safe, comfortable and productive for both county staff and the public.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Performs journey level work in installing, adjusting, and maintaining all types of air-conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment.

Works form blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams, or drawings.

Repairs large central air conditioning units, compressors, and related equipment.

Identifies and dismantles malfunctioning equipment and test components using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic test equipment.

Replaces electrical, mechanical, or pneumatic components that are worn or defective.

Establishes a preventive maintenance schedule for air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; troubleshoots malfunctioning systems or equipment.

Cleans coils and other parts, oils fans, changes filter, adjusts air flow and replaces gas or fluid in system.

Observes operation sequence of refrigeration system and makes necessary adjustments to control level of fluid, pressure, or temperature in the system.

Determines parts and equipment needed for maintenance temperature in the system;

Determines parts and equipment needed for maintenance and repair work and submits job estimates; fabricates, erects, and maintains sheet metal duct work; tests, calibrates, and repairs thermostats.

Supervises assigned helpers; maintains record of inspections and work performed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:Four year of increasingly responsible experience performing work in installing and repairing air conditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment. Two years of the required experience may be substituted on the basis of:

Completion of 12 semester or 18 quarter units in trade related courses taken at a recognized college being equal to six months of experience;

OR

Completion of 144 hours of trade related instruction taken at a union training center, adult school, vocational school or specialized industrial program being equal to six months experience.

Physical Requirements:P erform lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds in weight without assistance. This position will require standing for long periods of time, climbing ladders, and bending/squatting.

License:A valid Class C Driver's License is required.

Certification:Must have Universal EPA technician certification per Environmental Protection Agency, Rule 608 of the Clean Air Act. Please upload a copy to your application.

Please note that a Sheriff's Level 1 Security Clearance is required.

Knowledge of: The principles and practices of installing, maintaining, and repairing air conditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment; state and local laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, and ventilating equipment; the tools and equipment used in heating and air conditioning maintenance.

Ability to:Read and write English at the level necessary for successful performance; follow oral and written instructions; estimate the quantities of materials and supplies needed to complete a job; detect causes of malfunctions; carry out a preventive maintenance program on air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; keep simple records.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
Veterans' Preference:
The County of Riverside has a Veteran's Preference Policy . Upload a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans' preference.

Reasonable Accommodations:
The County of Riverside is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter for the position noted above. For additional information and/or to obtain the appropriate form for requesting a reasonable accommodation, please visit the Disability Access Office web page located at: http://dao.rc-hr.com/ .

Degree/Transcript Verification:
Prior to the closing date, upload a copy of any license(s), official/unofficial transcript(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your NeoGov account. If your education was completed outside of the United States, you will need to provide a copy of your Foreign Education Equivalency evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( NACES )or Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. ( AICE ).

Prior to the closing date, upload a copy of your official/unofficial transcripts.

What's Next:
This recruitment is open to all applicants.Applicants who are current County employees County Employees Riverside HR employees may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of applications received. Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. No late applications will be permitted.

Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered. Based on the number of applications received, this posting may close or be extended without notice. Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County.

General Information:
If you have any questions regarding this posting, please contact Crista Tarvin at CSTarvin@rivco.org

If you are experiencing technical problems, you may contact the governmentjobs.com applicant support desk Monday through Friday, 6 am to 5 pm Pacific Time at support@governmentjobs.com or toll-free 1-855-524-5627.

MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE: A choice of different medical, dental and visions plan are available to elect. The County provides a Flexible Benefit Credit contribution as governed by the applicable LIUNA Memorandum of Understanding to contribute towards the cost of these plans.

Note: Employees on assignment through the Temporary Assignment Program (TAP) receive different benefits. See the list here .
MISCELLANEOUS RETIREMENT: County of Riverside has three retirement Tiers through the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).

  • Tier I (Classic Member - Formula 3% @ 60): Applicable to current and former County of Riverside local miscellaneous employees hired prior to 08/24/2012 and did not withdraw CalPERS contributions. The employee contribution is eight (8%) percent.
  • Tier II (Classic Member - Formula 2% @ 60): Applicable to local miscellaneous employees 1) hired after 08/23/2012 through 12/31/2012; 2) Previously employed with another CalPERS contracting public agency or a reciprocal retirement system, with a break in service of less than six months between the separation date with the previous employer and the appointment date with the County of Riverside. The employee contribution is seven (7%) percent.
  • Tier III (PEPRA New Member - Formula 2% @ 62): Applicable to CalPERS local miscellaneous new members hired on or after the implementation of the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA) which took effect January 1, 2013. As of July 1, 2020, the employee contribution is 7.25% and subject to change annually.

A new member is defined as any of the following:
  • A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who has no prior membership in any California Public Retirement System.
  • A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who was a member with another California Public Retirement System prior to that date, but who is not subject to reciprocity upon joining CalPERS.
  • A member who first established CalPERS membership prior to January 1, 2013, and who is rehired by a different CalPERS agency after a break in service of greater than six (6) months.

  • CalPERS refers to all members that do not fit within the definition of a new member as "classic members".

    Contribution rates are subject to change based on the County of Riverside annual actuarial valuation.

    Note:

    This summary is for general information purposes only. Additional questions regarding retirement formulas can be sent to retirement@rivco.org or by calling the Benefits Information Line at (951) 955-4981,
    Option 2.

    If you have prior service credit with another CalPERS agency or within agencies, please contact CalPERS at (888) 225-7377 to determine which retirement tier would be applicable to you. CalPERS is governed by the Public Employees' Retirement Law. The Retirement Law is complex and subject to change. If there's any conflict between this summary and the law, the law will prevail over this summary.
    DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Voluntary employee contribution with a choice between two 457 deferred compensation plan options.

    VACATION ACCRUAL (Bi-Weekly Accrual):

    0< 3 year = 80 Hours (10 Days)
    4< 9 years = 120 Hours (15 Days)
    10 or more years = 160 Hours (20 Days)

    Maximum Vacation leave accumulation is 480 hours.

    SICK LEAVE: Four (4) hours Sick Leave accrual per pay period with unlimited accrual.

    HOLIDAYS: Normally 12 paid holidays per year

    BEREAVEMENT LEAVE: Allowed 5 days (3 days are County paid; 2 additional days can be taken from accrued Sick Leave balance)

    BASIC LIFE INSURANCE: Equal to one times annual base salary not to exceed $50,000 of term life coverage. Premiums are paid by the County. Additional Supplemental Life plan is available for employee purchase.

    DISABILITY: Short-term Disability benefit pays up to a maximum of $461.54 weekly, payable up to a maximum of 52 weeks.

    POST RETIREMENT MEDICAL CONTRIBUTION: A monthly contribution is made by the County towards retiree health insurance offered through the County as governed by the applicable Memorandum of Understanding.

    OTHER: There may be other benefit provisions as specified in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding. Please contact the recruiter listed on the job posting directly for more information.





    Posted: 2022-07-15 Expires: 2022-08-13
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