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Maintenance HVAC Mechanic (2 Positions) (Extended)
Los Rios Community College District in Sacramento, California
Date Posted 10/22/2021
Admin-Facilities Management
Salary $5,157.60 -  USD Per Month
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
Job Posting Title Maintenance HVAC Mechanic (2 Positions) (Extended)
Location Los Rios Community College District (Facilities Management)
Department Location Facilities Management
Posting Number C01563P
The Institution
The Los Rios Community College District is the second-largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The District’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake, and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college’s main campus, the District offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas, and Rancho Cordova. The Los Rios District Office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work.
The District has approximately 6,000 employees throughout our four colleges and District Office complex. The District Office is centrally located between all four colleges and provides welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees, and our community partners. Our departments strive for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and are focused on advancing the learning of our diverse student population through improved academic and social outcomes.
Our Vision
Our Colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associates degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.
The LRCCD Facilities Management Department is responsible for facility planning, construction (new, modernization and renovation), maintenance and operations for all of the District’s education and administrative sites as well and maintaining the District’s entire vehicle and rolling stock fleet. Facilities Management (FM) is divided into two sub-departments, Facilities Planning and Construction and Facilities Maintenance and Operation. Each of these departments is led by a Director and these Directors report to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Management.
The Facilities Planning and Construction Department is responsible for managing the District’s Capital Building Program which is funded through voter approved local and state-wide bond measures. Currently, the District is in the midst of implementing this program which totals approximately $1.2 billion in new construction and modernization type project on all our sites.
The Facilities Maintenance Department provides journeyman-level maintenance over several disciplines to include carpentry, cabinetry, roofing, HVAC, plumbing, sheet-metal, electrical, grounds-keeping and vehicle maintenance. It also manages the District’s energy resources and sustainability programs as well as projects funded through the State’s Scheduled Maintenance and Special Repairs (SMSR) program.
Position Summary
Under oversight of the Lead Maintenance HVAC Mechanic, perform journey level work installing, modifying, maintaining, repairing, and overhauling district-wide heating, refrigerated equipment, environmental, air conditioning, and all auxiliary systems at district facilities; and skilled refrigeration and air-conditioning, heating, ventilation, controls, water treatment, and auxiliary equipment services. For a detailed job description for this posting click here.
Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments.
Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 17 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days’ vacation yearly (with increases after 10 years), and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies. You are eligible for the aforementioned benefits as a regular employee with a permanent assignment of 0.50 FTE or greater. For the full SEIU contract agreement, details click here.
Assignment Responsibilities
Incumbents inspect and examine heating/refrigeration and air-conditioning, chillers, boilers, air compressors, heat exchangers, and all auxiliary equipment to locate defects in operations; disassembles units and restore to operating condition; repair or replace condensers, compressors, pumps, valves, motors, bearings, belts and other parts; recycle and charge refrigerants as required; perform preventive maintenance on cooling towers and evaporative condensers; inspect and test refrigeration systems, safety devices, and controls for efficiency of operation and compliance with safety practices, laws and regulations; troubleshoot and take necessary corrective action for major malfunctions and breakdowns of heating/refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, pumps, air handlers, chillers, fans, ducts, dampers and grills; install, repair and maintain major heating/refrigeration and air conditioning units, coils, fans, subsystems and component parts; perform welding and soldering as needed; read and interpret blueprints, shop drawings and technical manuals. Incumbents order parts and supplies as needed; perform related work on all related and auxiliary Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems and components; inspect equipment, building, utility systems or other facilities needing heating and cooling work; repair and adjust pneumatic controls, lines and fittings, change filters and belts, lubricate and oil equipment according to manufacturer’s specifications and industry standards, perform weekly, monthly, and annual preventive maintenance on high and low pressure boilers, chillers, towers, and all related equipment; maintain logs and records of equipment operations, repairs, preventive maintenance, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) required records on refrigerants, and Air Quality required records on boiler operations; perform safety tests on equipment as required, maintain proper water treatment /chemistry in all systems; perform daily inspections of mechanical spaces; estimate time, materials, and cost involved for major equipment repairs, change-outs, and system upgrades; obtain quotes from vendors on equipment, repairs or services to be contracted out, and schedule and monitor the installation of these services manage/prioritize work orders; understand and operate computer based energy management system (EMS). Perform related duties as assigned.
Additional Information
This job position is located at Facilities Management, 3753 Bradview Drive, Sacramento, CA 95827
Work Year 12 month
Work Schedule
7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday
Total Hrs per Week/Day 40 hours per week
Special Requirements
Possess and maintain an EPA universal certification for handling refrigerants at the time of hire. Employment is contingent upon meeting the requirements of Los Rios Board Regulation R-8343, including possessing and maintaining a valid California Driver’s License. This position may require operating a District or personal vehicle in order to complete assigned work within the scope of the position duties. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a medical evaluation.
Minimum Qualifications
Experience: Completion of a formal apprenticeship and two years of experience as a journey level HVAC mechanic; OR, six years of experience as a journey-level HVAC mechanic.
One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement.
Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Application Instructions
  1. A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application (required).
  2. Resume (required).
  3. Letter of Interest (required).
  4. Two (2) Letters Of Recommendation (required).
Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified.
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.
Physical Demands
Salary $5,157.60 per month LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary Information No additional salary information to note
(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)
Education must be from an accredited institution.
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