Refrigeration/HVAC Journeyman

Job | Posted a year ago




    Job Title:        HVAC State Licensed Journeyman


    Credentials:   Valid Oklahoma Drivers License and acceptable driving 

                       record; State HVAC Certified Technician.

     Education:      High school, GED and specialized vocational training in

                       heating, ventilating and air conditioning.


Training or Experience Required: Four years in the heating and air conditioning field; training may substitute for some on the job experience.  


Special Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:  


Communication Skills (oral, written, or business): Basic communication skills to exchange information give/receive simple instructions and respond to inquiries.  Includes filling out forms.


Mathematical Skills: Performs routine computations requiring knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using whole numbers, fractions, decimals and/or percentages.


Reading and Interpreting: Reads and interprets complex written or printed materials such as schematics, blueprints, building plans, charts, diagrams, maps or instruction material.


Business Machines (like computers, copiers, etc.): Uses business machines that can be easily learned from simple manuals or simple verbal instructions.


Office Filing and Retrieving: Responsible for establishing and/or maintaining an existing filing system.


Tools and Equipment Usage (other than keyboards, or office machines): Uses tools or equipment with expertise acquired through extensive experience and/or specialized training.  The most complicated equipment includes meters, recovery/recycle equipment, vacuum pumps, and torches.


Site:        Central Service Center


Job Goal (Purpose of Position): Performs skilled/full journey level duties under general supervision to install, repair or maintain heating, ventilating, and air conditioning system and equipment within the district. 


An incumbent in this position will follow generally standardized operating policies and procedures.  On occasion he will have to utilize discretion, ingenuity and independent judgment due to the complexity of the job. 

Contact with Others: An incumbent in this position has little to no regular public contact other than with members of own staff or district.  Some interpersonal interaction or communication is required with own staff.     


Other Performance Measures:

Successful performance of the job requires good customer service/people skills to resolve problems.  It requires following safety guidelines and policies to reduce accident or injury. 


It requires following school dress standards, proper attendance or leave policies, and other work-habits concerns.  Some initiative, self-discipline and effective problem solving are necessary for the success of the position.


Essential Job Functions: 

1.    Trouble shoots, maintains, repairs, and installs HVAC and refrigeration equipment in the district.

2.    Performs preventive maintenance to equipment.  

3.    Cleans coils, keeps units cleaned and oiled, changes filters.

4.    Upgrades HVAC and refrigeration equipment when needed.

5.    Informs supervisor of parts, equipment and other supplies that are necessary to do job.  Keeps necessary parts and supplies on hand for common projects.

6.    Provides suggestions that would prolong the life of the equipment.

7.    Cleans work area and maintains HVAC shop and tools, including assigned vehicle.  

8.    Performs other duties as assigned.


Supervision exercised: An incumbent does not usually supervise except for temporary employees.


Physical/Mental Requirements and Working Conditions:


In a workday, the employee must stand/walk 7-8 hours per day.  Employee's job requires occasional to frequent bending/stooping, squatting/crouching, crawling/kneeling, pushing/pulling, climbing (to 18 feet) and reaching above the shoulders.


Employee's job requires frequent carrying/lifting of up to 50 pounds and occasional lifting from 50 to 90 pounds carrying ladders, freon, vacuum pump, and changing out compressors.


Employee must possess manual dexterity/visual ability to operate hand and power tools, and ladders.  Must be able to read labels, blueprints, and schematics.   Employee must possess hearing to distinguish normal/abnormal sounds.  Must be able to communicate with fellow workers and the public.  Must be able to climb ladders and work within confined spaces.


Employee's job requires working on unprotected heights (18 ft. ladder and roof); Use of/close to machinery (boilers/air handlers); working in the outdoors with temperature changes; driving motorized equipment (vans and lifts); exposure to toxic and pressurized gas (freon), liquids, high voltages and working on live circuits.


Terms of Employment:


Contract length:    260 day contract.


Work Schedule:    7:30 am to 4:30 pm


Salary Schedule:    To be determined.


Reviewed and accepted:    ____________________________________

Supervisor's signature                         date



 Incumbent's signature                           date 

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Norman Public Schools

131 South Flood , Norman, OK 73069

At the following locations


425 12TH AVE NE , NORMAN, OK 73071