Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Controls Technician (October 7)


The incumbent reports to the Building Engineer Supervisor. The HVAC Controls Technician is employed as a journeyman level Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Controls Technician to carry out skilled maintenance and repair work throughout the New Embassy Compound/New Consulate Compound (NEC/NCC) on critical and non-critical electrical components within the functional/office buildings, on-compound ancillary support and residential buildings, above and below ground infrastructures, recreational facilities, and other owned/leased properties.


EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three years’ experience at the journey-level in the installation, repair, and maintenance of commercial HVAC and/or other mechanical system digital building controls with interfacing to the building automation systems is required. Work experience must show a progression of increased responsibility, and the ability to repair complex equipment, components, and systems.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: The incumbent is required to know electrical theory, ohms law, circuit wiring, the laws of thermodynamics and their application to HVAC system design, installation, repair, and operations and maintenance. S/he must have detailed technical knowledge of HVAC control systems and basic knowledge of how control systems interface with the other operating systems including the building automation system. Incumbent must have a very good technical understanding of major building electrical/mechanical systems and equipment, and knowledge of International Building Code standards including electrical and mechanical requirements, and fire and life safety codes is required.

EDUCATION: Completion of secondary school required. Successful completion of specialized vocational training program from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level HVAC mechanical technicians and mechanical system specialist trained in the maintenance of commercial or industrial buildings/facilities is required. A portion of the training must be in HVAC Controls and the interfacing with Building Automated Systems Technology.

LANGUAGE:  English level III (Good Working Knowledge) (written/speaking/reading) is required in order to translate from the local language into English for the Supervising Building Engineer and the Senior/Deputy Facility Manager. Hungarian level III (Good Working Knowledge) (written/speaking/reading) is required in order to communicate with local contractors and other locally employed. Language knowledge may be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to read and interpret mechanical layout drawings, electrical drawings, riser diagrams, wiring schematics, various equipment schedules, operations and maintenance manuals, as-built drawings, and other construction documents is required. Skills and abilities in the following areas are essential: testing mechanical components and taking equipment readings with various meters, hand tools, power tools, and specialty tools to determine the root cause of a problem, and the appropriate repairs are essential. Ability to use tools of the trade in order to install, troubleshoot, and repair the components associated with the HVAC mechanical controls and their interface devices with the building automation systems is required. Ability to respond to emergencies to effect immediate repairs and to work in various adverse conditions is required. Incumbent must be computer literate, able to use the Microsoft Office Suite software. A valid driver’s license B is required.


HUF gross p.a. 5.638.724 plus additional benefits

Open Period:

10/07/2020 – 10/21/2020


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