Senior HVAC Mechanic

  • McCarran International Airport
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • May 22, 2019
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Fleet Management Public Works Utilities
  • Salary: $53,976.00 - $83,699.20 Annually

Job Description

About the Position

Provides work direction and training to a crew of skilled and semi-skilled employees on a project or day-to-day basis; performs journey level installation, repair, maintenance and remodeling of heating, air-conditioning, and related systems, equipment and facilities on a variety of County locations; installs and repairs components on specified refrigeration and related equipment.This recruitment will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies which may occur within the next six months.

The Department of Aviation reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the hiring interview.


Equivalent to graduation from high school, and successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an HVAC mechanic, and three years of full-time skilled experience in the HVAC trade. Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the apprenticeship program on a year-for-year basis. Attendance at a recognized trade school is desirable, as is experience with heating, cooling and refrigeration systems and equipment in an industrial or plant setting.Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Applicants not meeting these requirements will not be considered for employment.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Class C Nevada Driver's License at time of hire. Must possess EPA certification in refrigerant transition and recovery. Specified positions require possession of a Class G certification for Nevada fire sprinkler systems test.

Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

Residency Requirement: Permanent employees must maintain a principal place of residency within the boundaries of Clark County and provide proof of compliance with Nevada motor vehicle registration and drivers' license laws within 90 days of employment.

Background Check: Employment with the Department of Aviation is contingent upon completion of an education/experience background investigation, a fingerprint-based criminal history record check processed by the FBI, and upon the ability to be granted a security badge as mandated by the Transportation Security Administration. Note: all prospective hires must present two original government issued ID's upon acceptance of job offer. Examples of acceptable ID's include a Passport, Driver's License or DMV issued ID, birth certificate, Social Security card, Voter Registration card, school issued ID with picture, etc.

Customs and Border Protection Security Seal Program: Employment with the Department of Aviation in this job title is contingent upon a five year employment and residency history record check and the ability to present original identity based documentation in order to meet the requirements for a Security Seal.

Physical Demands

Mobility to work in a typical shop or related maintenance setting, including operating typical trade equipment, hand and power tools and standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle to various work sites; stamina to stand, walk and climb and to work in confined or awkward spaces for an extended period of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Examples of Duties

Provides lead direction, training and work review to a work crew; organizes and assigns work, sets priorities, and follows-up to ensure coordination and completion of assigned work. Estimates materials, parts, tools and equipment needed for work assignments; orders and picks up materials and supplies from outside vendors as appropriate; prepares cost estimates for job. Performs skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of heating, air conditioning refrigeration and fire sprinkler equipment, including the installation of associated piping and refrigerant lines. Ensures that all installation, maintenance and repair work is performed to code. Participates in the design, layout and installation of office, public facility, shop, plant and other remodeling, repair or modification projects affecting County buildings and facilities; takes measurements; prepares working drawings and sketches; assists in preparing project specifications. Installs and maintains electrical, electronic and pneumatic information and control systems associated with HVAC equipment; observes safety precautions when working with energized equipment. Inspects, maintains and repairs high- and low-pressure boiler and related piping and control equipment; cleans boilers and treats water as required. Performs welding, brazing and soldering tasks as required for installation and repair duties. Inspects refrigerant equipment for proper operation; repairs leaks; recharges equipment as required. Tests and troubleshoots HVAC system malfunctions, repairs or orders and replaces components, and tests equipment prior to placing back into service. Reads diagrams, blueprints, specifications and manuals for installation and repair projects. Maintains and services hand and power tools related to the trade; keeps small inventory of frequently used supplies and parts. May install, repair and maintain fire sprinkler systems. Maintains records of work performed and materials used. Recommends selection of staff; trains staff in work procedures; administers discipline as required. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Drives County vehicles to work sites and transports materials and assistants as required; may work from lift trucks and other aerial devices.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous