Maintenance Mechanic III, HVAC

Category:  Maintenance
Job Function:  Maintenance
Department:  HVAC Foreman South

Salary Schedule Range



Performs skilled work associated with the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration trade

Essential Duties

  • Performs skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners, water-source and air-source heat pumps, roof-top units, heaters, boilers and associated control, electrical and plumbing work required to run the mechanical systems with limited supervision
  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment such as lubricating, cleaning coils, changing filters, and other necessary tasks
  • Utilizes schematics, drawings, layouts, or other specifications  to locate and diagnose trouble in the system or equipment
  • Applies skills, experience, and general knowledge of theory to the maintenance tasks associated with the related equipment
  • Utilizes appropriate tools and draws upon expertise for diagnosis and repairs
  • Purchases necessary parts for repairs of related equipment  
  • Coordinates work with other trades and contractors when needed  
  • Uses shop machinery and tools appropriately and safely to complete assigned tasks
  • Assists engineers in diagnosing problems and recommending correctable action
  • Serves as leader for less skilled assistants, occasionally
  • Consults with and advises the HVAC Supervisor and Coordinator of Utilities Services concerning efficiency as related to the proper methods and materials of the trade.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED equivalent


EPA Refrigerant Certification required
Valid Georgia Driver License required
Must be insurable by Fulton County School insurance carriers
Georgia Conditioned Air Contractor License preferred

Experience Qualifications

Minimum of 5 years of verifiable HVAC experience required; 3 years of experience in commercial HVAC equipment and controls preferred


  • Working knowledge of materials, methods, tools, and equipment of the electrical trade
  • Knowledge in use of hand and power tools and large equipment attachments related to the trade
  • Must be able to understand and follow directions both written and verbal
  • Must be able to work variable shifts

Working Conditions

  • Regular exposure to radiant or electrical energy, high voltage (over 440 volts) and/or chemicals
  • Regular exposure to moving machinery and/or vehicles
  • Regular exposure to weather including heat, cold, dampness, and/or humidity
  • May have to work from tall ladders

Physical Demands

  • Typically requires climbing ladders; pushing and/or pulling
  • May require high degree of precision working with minimum tolerances
  • May require stooping, crawling, and bending
  • Requires distinguishing colors and/or depth perception to judge distances
  • Using equipment requiring high dexterity
Posting ID:  28788

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