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Ithaca, NY 14850
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HVAC Systems Technician

Minimum Qualifications

In order for County Personnel to determine a candidate's eligibility for a position the applicant must document in writing on the application how they meet the minimum qualifications related to the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
a) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two-year college, university, or technical school with an Associate’s Degree or certificate in air-conditioning, heating, and refrigeration  technology or a closely related field and five (5) years of full-time paid experience in the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of complex commercial, industrial, and/or institutional HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and controls systems, six months of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR
 
b) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma plus completion of an apprentice program and possession of journeyman certification, and a minimum of seven (7) years of full-time paid experience in the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of complex commercial, industrial, and/or institutional HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and controls systems, six months of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR
 
c) Any combination of training and experience equal to or greater than that described in (a) and (b) above as determined by the Commissioner of Personnel.
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
The applicant will possess a valid NYS Driver’s License with a good driving record at the time of application and maintain such license for the duration of employment.
 
Candidate should possess a record of on-going training and a Universal EPA CFC certification at time of appointment. 
 
Possession of Boiler Certificate within one year of appointment.
 
NOTE: Five years of hands-on experience in the HVAC field will be considered equivalent to the journey level of experience specified in (b) above.  This means that an applicant who does not have Journey level certification must have at least 12 years of experience in the field, with at least six months of the experience being supervisory.