Title: Building Services Technician
Location: Granada Hills, CA
Internal Post Dates: 1/16/20 to 1/23/20
Union: CWA 9003 CAB 004
Reposting Internally: 2/7/20 to 2/14/20 due to system issue. Please Note: If you have already applied for this opening, there is no need to reapply.
Responsible for the proper operation, repair, and maintenance of all assigned Air Handling/Conditioning Systems including, but not limited to, the following: various types of refrigeration equipment/systems, various types of humidifying equipment/systems, furnaces (gas, electric, solar), various types of boilers, various types of fans, various types of heaters, controls associated with any and all air handling systems in use, and duct systems. Provides technical support and assistance to Air Conditioning Mechanics and performs other duties as may be assigned.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Performs building maintenance engineering and other miscellaneous maintenance/repair duties which include moving, changing, trouble-shooting and repairing mechanical and electrical building systems/ devices (fire alarms, security, lighting, elevators, air conditioning, kitchen, plumbing, etc.)
- Reads and interprets drawings and specifications
- Tests and diagnoses trouble using specialized tools and test equipment
- Performs functional routines and adjustments/repairs on complex building systems/ equipment.
- Programs digital building electronic automation systems.
- Analyzes system problem printouts and takes appropriate action.
- Gathers/records data and prepares reports
- Orders material, parts, and building supplies as required.
- Makes decisions based on analysis, technical knowledge, and capabilities of equipment.
- Follows all appropriate laws, Company policies and procedures.
- May be required to perform additional duties and tasks as required by the Company.
- Tests– Results obtained in standard tests for this position must meet minimum requirements established by the Company, in accordance with Company policy.
- Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and/or digital theory.
- Working knowledge of HVAC electrical systems.
- Working knowledge of B.A.S., fire alarm and plumbing systems.
- Working knowledge of, and manual dexterity to use, various hand and power tools and associated test equipment.
- Working knowledge of automated building controls.
- Demonstrated effectiveness to interpret and use blueprints/schematics/wiring diagrams/manufacturer’s specifications.
- Working knowledge of job-related equipment.
- Physical condition to perform job duties including seeing/hearing; fingering/feeling/handling/ reaching; bending/crouching/squatting/kneeling; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying weights in excess of 50 pounds while climbing ladders (heavy work).
- Able to work from a stepladder, climb to rooftops and ascend and descend by extension and/or stationary ladders.
- Demonstrated effective communication skills.
- Basic keyboard skills, alpha and numeric.
- Possess and maintain valid CDL driver’s license and safe driving record.
- No diagnosed condition(s) as defined by applicable state law(s) likely to cause loss of consciousness or control while driving and must be mentally alert to work around moving machinery and live electrical circuits.
- May require a Building Engineer’s certification and licensing.
- EPA Universal certification required (CFC).
- Advanced knowledge of commercial air conditioning and heating.
- Tolerance to work in confined spaces.
- Able to perceive differences in color.
- Working knowledge of organizing, planning, perceptual, and analytical skills.
- Tolerance to work in outdoor environment and/or areas that are damp and dirty.
- Tolerance to work with chemicals such as: refrigerants (Freon’s), gasoline, lubricating oils/greases, number 2 diesel fuel, fiberglass, contact cleaner/solvents, acetylene, acetone, paints, silicone, ammonia, cement, asphalt, acids, rubber, methane (sewer gas), coal tar, and adhesives.