Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #12-0203

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035


Facilities Management Department

Job # 12-0203

$43,097 to $57,462  (Grade S20)

This opportunity is being re-announced. Applicants who previously applied to this position do not need to re-apply; all resumes will be considered.
Diagnoses complex problems as they relate to HVAC systems. Repairs and maintains heating, air-conditioning, and ventilation systems to include assembling, disassembling, and installing components associated with these systems. Tests, adjusts, and calibrates pneumatic, electronic, and electrical control systems associated with HVAC systems. Prepares work orders to record materials and time spent making repairs and inspections. Operates county-owned vehicles, machinery, power tools, and testing equipment in accordance with all applicable safety regulations in the performance of assigned tasks. Duties are performed under general supervision.



Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to a high school diploma or G.E.D. issued by a state department of education; plus two-year technical degree in air conditioning functions such as heating, cooling and ventilating, and five years of progressively responsible air conditioning or HVAC experience; or completion of an apprentice-level vocational training program in air conditioning; plus three years of progressively responsible air conditioning or HVAC experience.



Must have a valid driver's license; a universal refrigerant recovery license; and valid HVAC journeyman certification from the state of Virginia. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment.



Extensive experience in commercial air-conditioning diagnostic repairs and other commercial building operating systems. Knowledge and understanding of control strategies utilized by energy management systems.



Panel interview. An HVAC assessment test will be given at the time of the interview.



Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 75 pounds. Must be able to climb up to 35 feet on ladders and scaffolding. Must be able to bend, stoop, crawl, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Ability to work in hot and cold temperatures. Strength and dexterity is required to work on equipment. This position requires the incumbent to work during emergencies and to be called back to work to respond to emergencies as required.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.


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