Lead Maintenance Technician

Rescue Union School District   Rescue, CA   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on March 16, 2023
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JOB TITLE: Lead Maintenance Technician, HVAC Emphasis

SUPERVISOR: Under the supervision of the Maintenance & Operations Coordinator

BASIC FUNCTION: With minimal supervision, the Lead Maintenance Tech, HVAC Emphasis, shall assist the Maintenance and Operations Coordinator to plan and perform inspection, service, repair and installation of heating, air conditioning, ventilating and refrigeration equipment and perform related and other maintenance work as required.


REQUIRED FUNCTIONS • Inspect, identify malfunctions, repair, maintain and service air conditioning, refrigeration, ventilation and heating equipment. • Examines unit visually for defective parts, or determines cause of malfunction by listening to machine in operation, utilizing knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and refrigeration theories, as well as refrigeration and electrical test equipment. • Replaces valves, fans, motors, gaskets, filters and belts. • Calibrate pneumatic and electrical controls. • Calibrate, repair and replace thermostats. • Adjust and repair air flow vents and dampers. • Performs a variety of skilled work in the maintenance and repair of District buildings, facilities, and equipment. • Receives approved work orders and determines necessary tools, materials, and equipment needed to complete assignment. • Performs carpentry work in the alteration, repair, and maintenance of buildings, including partitions, cabinets, floors, roofs, doors, windows, fences, furniture, sheds, scaffolds, and forms. • May perform minor new construction such as sheds, fences, retaining walls, etc. • Fits doors, windows, and screens. • Installs and makes repairs to electrical wiring, switches, outlets, fixtures, and motors. • Patches and repairs roofs and gutters. • Cuts, threads, assembles, and installs pipe. • Installs and makes repairs and adjustments to plumbing fixtures and equipment including pipes, washers and gaskets, faucets, floats, and valves. • Installs, repairs and/or replaces door hinges, locks, thresholds, door closure, doorjambs, and panic hardware. • Makes keys and maintains the district key identification system. • Maintain Energy Management System (EMS). • Input energy system related data into assigned computer system. • Cleans and performs maintenance and adjustments to heating/air conditioning units; changes filters, checks pilot lights, cleans coils, etc. • Mixes, pours, and finishes concrete, stucco, and plaster. • Maintains tools and equipment in safe operating condition. • Performs welding work in repairing playground equipment, furniture, and fixtures. • Operates a variety of hand and power tools including saws, welders, (acetylene and electric) drills, pipe threader, joiners. • Maintains work logs and records related to completed work tasks. • Monitors and responds to District radio communication networks. • Performs other duties similar to the above in scope and function as required. 


KNOWLEDGE OF: Methods, practices, and materials used in several areas of the building trades including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and painting repairs. Safe use and operation of a variety of tools and equipment used in building and equipment repair/maintenance.

ABILITY TO: • Use and operate safely a variety of hand and power tools, and other equipment used in building/equipment maintenance work. • Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and diagrams. • Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms. • Perform basic arithmetical calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. • Operation of a computer and assigned software • Knowledge of computer operations and computerized HVAC systems. • Effectively estimate the scope of work assignments and to secure the necessary tools and materials to complete each assignment. • Meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform the required duties. • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. • Ability to speak, read and write English at the level required for successful job performance.

WORKING CONDITIONS: ENVIRONMENT: Outdoor environment; exposure to dust, chemicals, variances in temperature, and equipment with moving parts. May be exposed to the extremes of outdoor environment and conditions. May be exposed to noises.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Strength and energy sufficient to maintain a rigorous work schedule involving driving and/or continuous, heavy physical exertion; hearing and speaking to exchange information; seeing to perform assigned duties; standing for extended period of time; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate equipment; kneeling, bending at the waist, and reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally to perform assigned duties, lifting heavy objects. • Regularly performs heavy physical labor requiring ability to lift, carry, push, pull, and move heavy objects or materials. • Requires great physical demand for strength and endurance, involving heavy physical exertion. • May be exposed to the extremes of outdoor environment and conditions. May be exposed to noises.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A valid Class C California driver’s license, TB test clearance, California Department of Justice fingerprint clearance. Must possess an HVAC EPA Freon Certification. Minimum of four years of experience maintaining and repairing HVAC units and other related equipment.

Board Adopted: December 6, 2005