Correctional Heating And Air Conditioning Mechanic

Baltimore County
40 per week $26 - $30 Per hour MD Baltimore County Department of Corrections, 720 Bosley Ave, Towson, MD 21204, United States
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Overview

Pay Schedule II, Grade H24, Regular Schedule: 40 hours per week

A vacancy exists in the Department of Corrections.

This job announcement may close at any time with little or no notice.  Applicants are advised to apply promptly.

A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring in this class may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

This job announcement may close at any time with little or no notice.  Applicants are advised to apply promptly.
 
 All interested candidates must apply at this time

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experience on your application.  Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

Note:  Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered.  A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position.  Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

You must attach your transcript(s)/degree(s) and professional license(s)/certification(s) to your application. Unofficial copies are acceptable.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered.  Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Examples of Duties

Job Purpose
Under general supervision, performs journeyman level installation, repair, service, and maintenance to heating, air conditioning, refrigerating, and ventilating equipment in County correctional facilities and leads or instructs lesser skilled workers and inmates.

Essential Job Duties

  • Performs journeyman level installation, maintenance, service, and repair to heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigerating equipment, including window and package units, freezers, water coolers, cooling towers, pneumatic systems controls, remote controls, pumps, compressors, condensers, and related parts and assemblies.
  • Lays out projects, evaluates and tests equipment and component operation, and determines method of repair. 
  • Replaces and disposes of refrigerant chemicals.
  • Leads or instructs lesser skilled workers and inmates and monitors activities of contractors. 
  • Inspects work both in progress and upon completion to assure quality and conformance to standards.
  • Maintains cost and operational records as required and prepares lists of parts and supplies to be requisitioned for assigned jobs.
  • Drives an automobile or light truck to transport workers and equipment to and from job sites.
Examples of Other Duties
Performs other related duties as required.


NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications
Four years' experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of heating, air conditioning, refrigerating, and ventilating equipment, two years of which included commercial and industrial units up to 450 tons capacity.

(Related education may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required experience.)

Character Requirement
Persons appointed to this classification must be of good moral character and emotionally stable as determined by a comprehensive background investigation and a drug test.

Licenses and Certificates
Possession of Type I and Type II E.P.A.-approved refrigerant certification for technicians is required at the time of appointment.  Possession of a valid driver's license equivalent to a noncommercial, class C Maryland driver's license is required at the time of appointment.

Proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education
Applicants are required to submit proof of licenses, certifications and education beyond high school to meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant's major field of study. Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered. Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Proof of Degree Equivalency
Applicants who have obtained a degree from outside the United States of America are required to submit degree equivalence documentation from World Education Services, Inc. ()

Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN: Correctional Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD 21204

You must attach your transcript(s)/degree(s) and professional license(s)/certification(s) to your application. Unofficial copies are acceptable.

EXAMINATION PROCEDURE
Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions.  Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.

Conditions of Employment

Employees hired after July 1, 2022 are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees’ Retirement System, with very limited exceptions. 

Persons appointed to this classification must attend correctional training courses offered by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission and other training set forth by departmental policy. Employees are subject to call to duty and overtime in emergencies.

Physical and Environmental Conditions
The work of this classification entails performance of heavy physical labor including bending, stooping, climbing ladders, lifting and carrying very heavy objects, and the operation of motor vehicles, and hand and power tools. Some work requires exposure to potentially hazardous conditions such as adverse weather and electricity. Work is performed in a fully operational correctional facility with all inherent hazards.

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for employment with Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination, drug screening and employment investigation, including, but not limited to criminal background, education certification and fingerprinting checks. 

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