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Air Condition/Heating Mechanic 3

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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Air Condition/Heating Mech 3
Classification Code 60250
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Air Condition/Heating Mechanic 3
Position Number 133620
Pay Grade 8
Department Building Maintenance - 40310
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary

Work performed in maintaining air conditioning systems

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Ability to maintain and repair centrifugal and reciprocating chillers and cooling devices – Ability to perceive small differences in objects and spatial relationships – Willingness to work until job demands are met – Ability to attend to details – Ability to use and maintain electrical, mechanical and pneumatic equipment – Skill in making precise manipulations with simple hand tools – Ability to make precise positioning movements where strength and speed are minimum – Ability to interpret blueprints and drawings – Ability to plan and organize one’s own work – Ability to work with others

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED, vocational certificate in commercial air conditioning mechanics plus one year on-the-job training, or completed apprenticeship in refrigeration or two and one half years experience in air conditioning and heating or similar experience with knowledge of electrical work. Preferred: experience in working with centrifugal air conditioning systems.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date March 2007
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

Disassembles and reassembles compressors and components

Repairs and/or replaces parts as necessary

Troubleshoots and repairs electrical controls for entire system

Adjusts, calibrates or repairs and replaces control systems

Performs periodic maintenance and sets up preventive maintenance schedule

Uses specialized test equipment, power tools, precision measuring tools, plumber’s tools, and common hand tools

Orders parts and supplies

Drives truck

Maintains small boiler systems and systems associated with big boilers in Steam Plant

Job Duty Type Essential
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

All incumbents are expected to perform these functions except for those qualifying under the Americans with Disabilities Act for a reasonable accommodation.

These functions may vary by institution.

Incumbents may provide backup to various functions within the unit.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Duty Type Secondary