HVAC Controls Technician

Job category: Auxiliary
Exemption Status/Test: Non Exempt
Reports to: Supervisor, HVAC Controls
Date Revised: May 21, 2015
Dept./School: Maintenance

Primary purpose

Performs routine and extensive preventive maintenance and repair procedures on school district facility HVAC Controls equipment/devices and systems.



High School Diploma or GED

Associate Degree in Technical Field preferred

Valid Texas driver’s license with good driving record

HVAC Controls Technical School

HVAC Contractor License preferred


Minimum three (3) years of experience with Central Monitoring & Control Systems and Direct Digital Control (CMCS/DDC) and Pneumatic Controls Systems

Special knowledge/skills

Computer Experience and use of Microsoft Outlook and Office Suite

Ability to interface with Energy Management System

Ability to interpret mechanical and electrical plans and specifications for building facilities

Knowledge of basic types of automatic controls and systems instrumentation

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Major responsibilities and duties

  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to complete assignments in a timely and workable manner.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Hands-on experience with the installation, operation and maintenance of CMCS/DDC and Pneumatic Control Systems.
  • Assist HVAC Controls Supervisor in the development and maintenance of HVAC Controls Preventive Maintenance Program.
  • Assist HVAC Controls Supervisor in the development and maintenance of HVAC Controls devices and equipment inventory.
  • Ability to understand Electrical and HVAC Systems, building automation electronic control systems and to interpret control drawings, plans and specifications.
  • Ability to work on Universal Network Controllers and JACE.
  • Willing to perform other duties as assigned.
  • Available for after hours and weekend on call and emergencies.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  •  None.

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals; must be skilled with a variety of hand tools; ability to drive light truck or van safely.
Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; may work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
Frequent walking; climbing stairs; ladders/scaffolding; regular grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving
Regular moderate lifting and carrying (100 pounds or more)
Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, noise, vibration; exposure to chemical and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours; frequent districtwide travel
Mental Demands: 
Maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.