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Maintenance Mechanic / HVAC Technician

City of Stuart - City Manager Office
Job Description

Under the general supervision of Building Maintenance Coordinator, this is skilled work in commercial HVAC service, electrical, construction, installation, repair, and maintenance of buildings, structures, facilities, equipment, machinery, pipes, etc. Responsibilities include assuring the efficient and safe mechanical and electrical operation of HVAC systems. Work involves the application of knowledge of HVAC systems and one or more of the following: mechanical, plumbing, electrical and other construction trades.

Illustrative Duties (the following are highlights; a detailed job description is available in Human Resources)

  • Operates a variety of standard and specialized hand and power tools.
  • HVAC repairs to include installations, inspections, maintenance and repairs of air conditioners.
  • Ventilating equipment and controls to make sure they operate continuously and efficiently. Performs regular maintenance work on cooling units.
  • Diagnoses mechanical and electrical defects and malfunctions. Makes adjustments and do calibrations of thermostat controls.
  • Maintains and inspects refrigerators, ice machines, and chilled water systems.

Minimum Qualifications and Education/Licenses and Certifications

High School Diploma or equivalent; supplemented by (3) years’ experience in HVAC service, refrigerant transition and recovery certification program, and a variety of electrical, construction, mechanical, plumbing and general trades; or an equivalent combination of vocational/technical school training in trade areas; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Basic computer skills preferred.

Must possess a valid Florida Driver License.

Essential Physical Skills and Environmental Conditions

Task involves frequent walking on rough and uneven grounds; standing, bending, stooping, stretching, reaching; lifting and carrying objects of moderate to heavy weight (50-100+ pounds). Should be able to work in confined, hot spaces like roofs, crawl spaces and attics. May be required to stand or kneel for long periods of time. Task involves the frequent use of coordination and manipulative skills in performing a variety of tasks with the full range of eye-hand coordination; or the skilled and complex operation of equipment and tools calling for adherence to exacting standards of depth, grade, dimensions, and contours. Task may require frequent exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Task requires sound, visual, color, odor, depth and texture perception and discrimination. Task requires oral and written communications ability.

A City of Stuart Application for Employment can be obtained through our website (www.cityofstuart.us) or by visiting the Human Resources Department. Applications for employment must be sent or hand-delivered to the Human Resources Department, or you may apply online.

The City of Stuart is a tobacco-free workplace. All applicants must attest that they have not used tobacco products for the preceding 3-month period from the date of application. Candidates chosen for positions with the City of Stuart must undergo pre-employment screening to include verification of their non-use of tobacco products in order to be considered for employment.


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1650 S Kanner Highway
Stuart, FL 34994


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