Monitors the maintenance, repair, replacement, and installation of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, controls and distribution systems.
Performs system updates of crew members’ assignments and time management for each job assignment with the assistance of lower level crew members. This is a team lead or "foreman" level position with a formally designated team of skilled employees, either in one or multiple skilled specialties. Lead assignments made on a job-by-job basis.
Examples Of Essential Duties:
These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as
exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
Directs, monitors, inspects, and calibrates equipment to ensure proper working order; maintains equipment
to ensure continuous operation which includes charging system with refrigerants and recovery of
refrigerants in compliance with environmental regulations.
Troubleshoots malfunctioning heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems to determine the cause
of the malfunction. Establishes a preventative maintenance schedule for all HVAC and evaporative
coolers. Tracks unresolved problems.
Provides technical assistance with the design of HVAC systems including installations and modifications to
existing systems; Reads blueprints, equipment diagrams and drawings to properly layout projects.
Conducts daily meeting with crew each morning to plan daily assignments, and discuss any unfinished
work assignments from previous day. Attends supervisors’ meetings and writes daily report for the assigned
crew; informs the crew about any information received at supervisors’ meeting.
Disburses Technicians out to initiate jobs with checks of critical facilities before start of other tasks.
Supervises other maintenance crews when primary supervisors are not available.
Prepares and submits requests for supplies and equipment; maintains an accurate inventory of supplies
and equipment. Performs researches on equipment to maintain the most current knowledge of safety and
operations. Responds to emergency service requests in a timely and effective manner.
Applies organizational policies. Makes purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization
guidelines. Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks.
Has formal supervisory authority over work group (typically 3-4 employees) to include discipline,
performance management, scheduling, training, etc.
Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
Completion of Technical or Vocational course of study in HVAC
Eight years' of experience performing maintenance on HVAC systems.
Must have 3 years of supervisory experience
Must have knowledge of control systems, Building Management System (BMS), the ability to troubleshoot
different manufacturers’ logic programs, and be very familiar with direct digital control (DDC) systems.
Ability to work from heights and climb tall ladders
Must be able to communicate effectively with all internal and external customers
Licensures and Certifications
Possession of a valid Georgia State Warm Air Contractor License Class II is required.
E.P.A Universal Certification required.
Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License required.
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment
Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with
Physical and Lifting Capabilities
Standing: Continuously (over 2/3 of work time)
Walking: Continuously (over 2/3 of work time)
Sitting: None or Occasionally (Less than 1/3 of work time)
Climbing or Balancing: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of work time)
Stooping or Kneeling: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of work time)
Crouching or Crawling: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of work time)
Reaching / working overhead: Continuously (over 2/3 of work time)
Use of stairs or ladders: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of work time)
Lifting - Up to 20 pounds: Continuously (over 2/3 of work time)
Lifting - Up to 50 pounds: Continuously (over 2/3 of work time)
Lifting - Up to 100 pounds: None or Occasionally (Less than 1/3 of work time)
Lifting - Over 100 pounds: None or Occasionally (Less than 1/3 of work time)
Color Vision: True
Near / Close Vision: True
Distance Vision: True
Peripheral Vision: True
Depth Perception: True
Sense of Smell: True
Touch or Tactile Sense: False
Distracting Noise: False
High Noise (Hearing Protection Required): True
Outdoor Weather Conditions: True
Risk of Electric Shock: True
Exposure to Fumes, Airborne Particles, Toxic or Caustic True
Working in a hazardous environment or near hazardous equipment: True
Working at high elevations: False
The City of Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer