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El Paso County Maintenance HVAC Technician in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Maintenance HVAC Technician

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Maintenance HVAC Technician


$47,800.00 - $69,340.00 Annually


Colorado Springs, CO

Job Type



Facilities and Strategic Infrastructure Management

Job Number



4/18/2021 5:00 PM Mountain

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Essential Job Functions

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications

Typical Hiring Range: $47,800 - $60,000 annually

Performs a wide variety of duties associated with all phases of HVAC preventive maintenance, cleaning, repair, modification, adjustment and lubrication of heating, ventilation, and refrigeration systems, associated equipment, and fixtures. Accomplishes other building maintenance and repair as assigned (i.e. carpentry, electrical, and plumbing). Assignments are made in the form of written or verbal instructions and may be accompanied by sketches and blue prints, although much of the work arises out of inspections and troubleshooting. Work is ordinarily performed independently, but may work as part of a team.

  • Performs preventive maintenance and services, regulates, and repairs mechanical equipment, including heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, such as steam and hot water boilers, forced air units, and associated components.

  • Tests, troubleshoots, diagnoses, and corrects mechanical problems to ensure systems remain operational to applicable codes and design standards.

  • Repairs or replaces compressors, unit controls, thermostats, pumps, water pressure regulators, and other parts of mechanical systems; charges refrigeration; inspects, cleans and replaces filters as necessary.

  • Performs electrical, pneumatic and mechanical testing of equipment; diagnoses mechanical and electrical problems; repairs or replaces defective parts in units, equipment and controls.

  • Performs other building maintenance tasks supporting building maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, etc. when requested.

  • Estimates time, materials, and equipment required for assigned jobs; maintains work order of work performed and material used.

  • Assists supervisor in scheduling work orders and completing paper work. Updates information on work order form as required to accurately reflect conditions in the field.

  • Performs on-call responsibilities as required in support of all County buildings, including correctional facilities.

  • Cleans debris from work area, parts, and equipment.

  • Performs other duties as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent education required.

  • Minimum three (3) years progressive experience working as a journeyman HVAC Technician accomplishing maintenance and repair in commercial and/or industrial buildings required.

  • Working knowledge of additional building systems to include electrical, plumbing, and carpentry preferred.

  • Ability to operate and maintain electrical test/diagnostic equipment such as voltmeters, ammeters, and combustion gas analyzers.

  • Knowledge of the occupational hazard and safety precautions applicable to accomplishing facility maintenance and repair.

  • Ability to read, interpret, and work from wiring diagrams, code books, sketches, layouts, blueprints; ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Skill in the care and use of tools and equipment commonly used in building maintenance, such as hand tools, power tools, gauges, pumps, detectors, and test equipment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with other County employees.

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to observe and follow safety procedures and precautions.

  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

  • An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for the education and experience requirements above.

  • Must pass conditional post offer background investigation, motor vehicle record check, physical examination and drug screen.


  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver's License.

  • Must possess and maintain a Federal Universal CFC Certificate.

  • Must possess and maintain Pikes Peak Regional Building Department Mechanical IV license or obtain within six (6) months of employment.

  • Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) certification, or have the ability to successfully obtain within ninety (90) days of employment.

Work Conditions

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors and requires the ability to perform laboring tasks in adverse weather and environmental conditions. Position involves extensive standing, bending, reaching, kneeling, carrying heavy tools and equipment to work site, and working in confined/tight spaces. Work is performed on ladders, scaffolds, poles, and in pits and tunnels. May be exposed to hazardous chemical/materials during the performance of some job responsibilities. Must be able to safely lift and carry up to 50 lbs.; uses equipment to move heavier items.

This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT: For inquiries please call: 719-520-7401.

Each applicant is considered only for the current vacancy indicated on your application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor any future openings and to submit a separate application for each position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Any new employee and rehires must provide documentation of authorization to work as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL99-603).