HVAC Journeyman

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Granite School District

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Jay Parks, Foreman, at (385)-646-4276 or email jsparks@graniteschools.org



Job Title  HVAC Journeyman
Department  Maintenance
Supervisor  Lead and Foreman
Salary Schedule  Classified
Lane Placement  L
Contract Length  12 months
FLSA Classification  Non-exempt
Last Review Date  May 2021

Job Summary
Installs, repairs, and maintains building, heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment throughout the schools and other district buildings.  Attendance, physical presence, and timeliness are required and are essential functions of this position.

Essential Functions
  • Maintains, repairs and services building heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. 
  • Participates in refrigerant tracking program to assure compliance with Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation regulations.
  • Participates in annual inspection of boilers to ensure safe and proper operation and to meet insurance requirements.  Also performs combustion analysis on suspect burners to maximize energy efficiency.
  • Performs inspections, repair, and replacement of HVAC-R systems, including ductwork, dampers, and air distribution equipment.  Inspects new installations of mechanical equipment and boilers.
  • Works closely with Energy Management in service and repair of direct digital temperature and energy management controls.  Assists in implementation of Indoor Air Quality management plan providing clean, well ventilated buildings.  Inspects mechanical and HVAC-R systems, ductwork, dampers, and air distribution equipment.
  • Participates in education and compliance requirements of apprentices in techniques, equipment, safety, policies, and procedures, as necessary.
  • May be assigned to participate in organizations, committees and sub-committees as needed.
Non-Essential Functions
  • Other duties as assigned*
*This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of education, knowledge, and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Required Education and Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent
Must have a current and valid Utah driver’s license.
Must have four years of job-related experience.
Must possess a current and valid class 1 and 2 Refrigerant Handlers Certification.
Must be willing to obtain and maintain a current Boiler Operator’s and Steam Engineer’s permit within the first two years of employment.
Required Prior Experience
Must have four years of job-related experience

Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Must have thorough current working knowledge of HVAC-R trade as it applies to commercial and industrial installation, maintenance and repair and its accompanying tools, equipment, and procedures.
  • Must have ability to understand blueprints, technical drawings, and schematics. 
  • Must maintain current knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations as to air quality, refrigerant and hazardous waste handling, transportation, and disposal.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of relevant building and safety codes including pertinent aspects of OSHA, EPA, MSDS and ADA.  
  • Must have basic mathematical skills. 
  • Must be skilled in oral and written communications and interpersonal relations.  
  • Must be able to plan work and organize apprentices and temporary workers, materials, and equipment for specific projects.
  • Must keep abreast of changing developments in techniques in relevant fields.
Assigned Decision Making
May consult with administrators, teachers, co-workers, and patrons to assist in the timely completion of projects. Assists in planning work projects.  Assures that each assignment has sufficient tools, materials, and supplies.  Determines repairs and replacements of equipment as needed.    Prioritizes work for specific jobs assigned.  Must be able to perform assigned tasks without on-site supervision.  May determine that the use of specific equipment is a danger to the user and remove the equipment or neutralize it in place.
Interactions with Others
Interacts positively with students, teachers, principals, district personnel and other outside vendors or agencies.
Supervisory Responsibility
Requires ability to motivate apprentices.
Ability to plan and initiate activities.
Responsible for planning work as assigned, assuring a high-quality finished product.
Makes specific work assignments and monitors performance of assigned employees.
Assist in evaluating performance of apprentices
Budget Responsibility
Financially responsible to maintain and track purchase card usage and follow purchasing guidelines.
Maintaining and tracking of inventory.
Working Environment
Subject to a variety of temperatures.  Responds to district emergencies during irregular hours.  May be subject to high locations, awkward positions, heat, noise, dirt, chemicals, and confined spaces.  May have occasional stress from emergencies and in meeting deadlines. Interruptions may occur while performing work requiring accuracy and concentration.
Physical Requirements – Not limited to the following:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to speak and/or hear.  Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.  Occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.
  • Occasional heavy lifting, generally not exceeding 100 lbs.
Note:  The list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.


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Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

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