Facility Technician HVAC - Mechanical Services

Recruitment #1710-FTHVACTSNH-002

Introduction

Hillsborough County (County seat of Tampa, FL) is a great place to work! Situated along Florida's Gulf Coast, this region boasts an enviable quality of life with year round sunshine, a unique cultural heritage and a diverse business climate. For both individuals and companies alike, Tampa offers accessibility, affordability and opportunity.

Hillsborough County Government is a great employer looking for new members to join its team who are aligned with the core values of commitment to excellence; stellar customer service; and embracing diversity, transparency, and accountability.  Our employees enjoy careers that are professionally and personally rewarding and provide competitive and reasonable compensation.   

Hillsborough County Government consists of many independent agencies and thousands of employees.  We provide a wide range of municipal services to the citizens of Hillsborough County, including port operations, childrens' education, arts and culture, courts, planning and zoning, public transportation, environmental protection, and employment-related services.

Read below to learn more about this exciting opportunity to join our team.

JOB OVERVIEW

The Facility Technician HVAC – Mechanical Services will be responsible for repairing and maintaining the HVAC and Refrigeration systems for event and facility operations at Raymond James Stadium to provide a superior experience to the guests of Raymond James Stadium.

In addition, the Facility Technician HVAC – Mechanical Services shall follow the Authority operational policies and procedures designed to promote efficiency of operation, quality of service and a safe work environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from High School or equivalent GED; and

Three years of experience in operation, maintenance, and repairs of HVAC and mechanical systems.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge in all administrative and operational rules, procedures and programs of the operations department.
  • Willingness to be in an on-call status and ability to work irregular schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays; the performance of work assignments may not be directly related to job specifications. Adjustments of shifts, overtime, breaks, etc. may be required upon short notice.
  • Ability to diagnose HV AC equipment using laptop and hand-held devices.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings, diagrams and schematics.
  • Ability to interact with fellow employees, clients, the general public and outside vendors in a courteous, cooperative and professional manner.
  • Maintain a high public image, positive attitude and demeanor when performing a service for customers and the general public in the facilities.
  • Ability to monitor work activities of all contract vendor services required.
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills including the ability to motivate others.
  • Knowledge of CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and the ability to use and AED (Automated External Defibrillator).
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time. Ability to work in high places. Ability to lift over 50 Ibs. and work in non-conditioned environment.
  • Valid driver's license and ability to operate mechanical and powered maintenance equipment including forklifts, highlifts, and scissor lifts.
  • Thorough knowledge of building HV AC and mechanical systems operation and maintenance.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

  • Participates in repairs and maintenance activities as required related to the repair, preventative maintenance, calibration, testing, modification and troubleshooting at the component level on heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, refrigeration, life safety and BMS control systems and equipment.
  • Installs, maintains, repairs, schedules and operates mechanical, refrigeration, BAS control systems and equipment. Locates and corrects mechanical, refrigeration or BMS control failures.
  • Assists other departments in repairs and maintenance activities as required related to plumbing, fire monitoring systems, emergency generators, and low voltage control systems.
  • Provides event support services.
  • Under supervision, coordinates work with HV AC, BMS and Mechanical service contractors, to include, but not limited to, lighting control, energy management, equipment rental, environmental agencies, construction services and other misc. trades who frequently service the facility and events.
  • Conducts regular facility inspections to review facility, mechanical systems, building automation system, energy management system and life safety systems. Shares findings and ohservations with departmental managers or coordinators to assist in maintaining a superior level of facility function, polish and efficiency, and review and recommend equipment, supplies and materials required to provide services to Authority and their clients.
  • Assists n the departmental participation in the automated preventive maintenance program; ensure department compliance and maintenance of equipment/systems database.
  • Participates in meetings necessary for conducting internal and external business. Participates in employee committees and staff meetings emphasizing team management, high morale and quality service to Authority customers.
  • Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings to share relevant information and gain feedback relating to methods to improve service to customers, both internal and external, and to insure efficient operations of the facilities for events. Attendance and/or travel may be required for meetings held off site.
  • Keeps abreast of innovations, improvements in procedures, and developments within the operational aspects of our industry to seek better methods to improve efficiency, levels of service, personnel performance, and reducing operating costs.
  • Assists in providing a safe environment free of harassment for department employees and ensure compliance with all Authority policies, applicable OSHA standards and local, state, and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
  • Creates and code requisitions as required. Follows all appropriate purchasing procedures accurately.
  • Uses computer terminal to enter and retrieve information and prepare reports as required. Assists in maintaining facility HV AC - Mechanical Services department filing system and records to ensure that all facilities department equipment and supplies are accurately maintained.
  • Performs other duties, functions, special projects and responsibilities, as assigned.

SPECIAL PROBATIONARY NOTE

Must obtain a universal EPA certification within twelve (12) months of start and maintain for as long as employed with TSA.

Selection Plan

  • Supplemental Questionnaire and Application Screening
  • Establish List
  • Department Selection Interviews*
  • Background Investigation
  • Offer

*The Department named at the top of this job bulletin is responsible for reviewing the qualified applications on the referral list and will carefully consider all qualified submissions during the screening of candidates. You will be contacted by the department directly if you are selected to continue in the recruitment process. Due to the high level of interest in the position, it will not be possible to interview every minimally qualified applicant. The Department, or its Human Resources Department, will notify you, via email, when the position has been filled. 

Conclusion

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: The Civil Service Board and its client agencies value the service veterans and their family members have given to our country and support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses. Therefore, special consideration and priority in appointment will be given to veteran preference-eligible applicants (as described in Section 295.07, F.S.) throughout each step of the selection process.

The applicant claiming veterans' preference is responsible for providing required documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference CAN be provided at the time of application submission. Documentation can easily be provided to us electronically through this online application system (preferred), but can also be provided to us by email, fax, or USPS. However, in ALL cases, required documentation must be provided to us prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Applicants that meet the minimum job requirements and qualify for Veterans’ Preference who believe they have not been afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law, may file a written complaint requesting an investigation with the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Blvd, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708. The complaint must be filed within 60 calendar days from the date the applicant receives notice that s/he was not selected.  Prior to filing a complaint, however, it is the responsibility of the preference-eligible applicant to contact the employer at least one time after 45 days have passed from the final date for submitting an application or the interview date, whichever is later in time, if the applicant has not received notice of a hiring decision.

For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit the Civil Service Board website by clicking here.

DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE: The employers of Hillsborough County have implemented a drug-free workplace and all offers of employment are conditioned on job applicants successfully passing a drug test.

RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: Employees may be required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to a major emergency or natural disasters affecting County operations. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees may be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Hillsborough County provides equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors.

Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

APPLICANTS RIGHTS UNDER FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT LAWS:  Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster;  Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Poster; and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) Poster.



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