Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician, S (December 21)

Duties:

The incumbent reports directly to the Building Engineer Supervisor.
The position holder is employed as a Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician to accomplish skilled maintenance and repair work at the journeyman HVAC Technician level, to International Building Code (IBC) standards, throughout all facilities on the New Embassy Compound (NEC) to include office buildings, out buildings, ancillary structures, and residential owned/leased properties.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years of journey-level experience in the installation, operations, repair and maintenance of commercial or industrial HVAC/mechanical refrigeration systems, is required.
Minimum of 3 years work experience operating, maintaining, or repairing 100 ton chillers or larger, and large air-handling units is required. Work experience must demonstrate a progression of increased responsibility working on complex sophisticated equipment and components, including operation and maintenance, and troubleshooting.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: The incumbent must have superior knowledge, exceptional technical skills, and a thorough understanding of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems with an in-depth understanding of thermodynamics and how they apply to HVAC theories and principles.  The candidate must be well-versed in HVAC controls including motor starters, thermostats, humidistats, variable frequency drive (VFD) motors and controllers, motorized and gravity dampers, and building automation systems and sensors.  Incumbent must have a thorough understanding of US or IBC standards, mechanical / ASHRAE standards, indoor air quality standards, building pressurization, ductwork sizing and air flow principles, and fire and life safety codes.

EDUCATION: Secondary school required. Successful completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with specialization in the HVAC field is required. The Incumbent will have completed a course of studies covering the principles of air conditioning, heating, and ventilation (HVAC), system design, system maintenance and troubleshooting, the various types of Freon and their uses, building pressurization, indoor air quality, and other specialized applications is required.

OR

Work experience can substituted for education as follows: secondary school degree plus minimum of one year experience in air conditioning, heating, and ventilation (HVAC), system design, system maintenance and troubleshooting, the various types of Freon and their uses, building pressurization, indoor air quality, and other applications.

LANGUAGE: English level II (Limited) (written/speaking/reading) is required in order to translate local technical information, contract documents, and correspondences 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 (LE) Staff. Language skills may be tested.

Open Period:

12/21/2020 – 01/21/2021

HOW TO APPLY/ CONTACT INFORMATION:

Please apply through our Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) system

Tools for applicants:

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