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Operations and Maintenance Technician IV - HVAC - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - La Verne, CA


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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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Utilizing journey mechanical/electrical skills, experience, and knowledge the O&M Technician IV working in the Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) trade performs the practices and procedures of installing, improving, diagnosing, repairing and maintaining, both general and complex heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Governed by established trade, procedural, and regulatory code practices, HVAC IVs maintain and improve a variety of systems including air distribution systems and machinery, heat exchangers, furnaces, hot/cold deck systems, and pneumatic, digital, VAV controls and energy management systems related to Metropolitan’s buildings and facilities systems. HVAC IVs support the operational core of water and power reliability by effectively maintaining and improving the quality of working and operating environments within treatment plants, ozone plants, conveyance and distribution buildings including shops, offices, occupied and unoccupied structures including communication sites and computer rooms, as well as commercial/industrial systems. This position provides operational reliability, quality, capacity and energy efficiency of HVAC systems and output through a mix of general and advanced preventive and corrective maintenance skills to effectively meet or exceed customer expectations.


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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• High school diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency with a minimum of 6 years’ experience, one year of which must be in commercial/industrial HVAC.

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• High school diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency and attainment of journey level skills through a recognized HVAC trade training program and/or applicable related experience within an industrial environment.

Experience and knowledge as demonstrated by practical application of general and advanced techniques and practices specific to the inspection, diagnosis, repair and maintenance of HVAC and refrigeration equipment. Skills necessary include mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, welding (brazing) and electronics.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations Requirements
• Valid Driver’s license from state of residency equivalent to a California Class C (Required at time of application).

• EPA Certification to handle all refrigerants as defined on latest information revision of CFR 40 part 82, subpart F; (three parts—1,2, as a minimum, or universal). (Required at time of application).

Job Related Selection Criteria
50% Technical Skills and Knowledge including:
• Preventive and corrective maintenance and repairs of HVAC and refrigeration systems;
• Operations of Air and Water cooled chiller systems and Boiler systems;
• Pneumatic controls; and
• Energy Management systems
20% Technical Skills: Written and hands-on testing
15% Knowledge of safety practices related to the HVAC industry
10% Job Preparation (education, experience and training relevant to the position)
05% Oral Communication Skills
100% Total


CLOSING
Benefits:
• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee


ABOUT MWD
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: [email protected]

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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