Issue Date: Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Advertisement Period: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 – UNTIL FILLED
Application Deadline: UNTIL FILLED


HVAC Technician
Maintenance & Operations Department
This is a Classified Position


An employee in this position performs skilled mechanical work that involves installing and repairing Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning equipment, and all plumbing systems throughout the district. Work is performed under the direction of the Maintenance Technician Foreman. This position subject to final approval of FY’17 budget.


Individual may be required to exert up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Individual may also be required to work on scaffolds, stepladders, and high extension ladders. Work involves exposure to unusual elements such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, biohazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and loud noises.

  • Inspect, install or maintain heating and air-conditioning equipment throughout the District.
  • Read blue-prints and schematics.
  • Purchase material and parts necessary to repair plumbing systems or HVAC equipment.
  • Evaluate and recharge air-conditioning systems with refrigerants as necessary.
  • Overhaul compressors, condensers and other equipment as needed.
  • Diagnose, repair and calibrate electronic and pneumatic HVAC controls.
  • Diagnose and repair variable frequency drives.
  • Operate computer based control systems, establish run schedules, and perform emergency restarts.
  • Assist in estimating and planning maintenance and construction projects.
  • Identify and report system repairs needed and safety discrepancies when noted.
  • Assist in the design and specification of HVAC control systems and verify the performance of completed work.
  • Maintain accountability and inventory for assigned tools and equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Maintenance.


Graduate from high school or equivalency diploma. Required certifications and licenses include a Electrical Contractor’s certification from the City of Oak Ridge, the North American Technician Excellence certification, and the EPA Universal Certification for stationary air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.


$15.65 to $23.65


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Oak Ridge Schools is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. The district will not tolerate any conduct by an administrator, supervisor, student, faculty or staff member that constitutes harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other protected status. Inquiries and charges of violation of the Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the ADA (for students) or the ORS harassment policy (for students) should be directed toward Dr. Larrissa Henderson at (865) 425-9026. Inquiries and charges of violation of the ADA, ADEA or the ORS harassment policy for applicants or employees should be directed toward Dr. Christine Lee at (865) 425-9008.