Colorado Department of Human Services HVAC Technician - HVAC Tech - Pipe/Mechanical Trades II - Pueblo in Pueblo, Colorado
HVAC Technician - HVAC Tech - Pipe/Mechanical Trades II - Pueblo
HVAC Technician - HVAC Tech - Pipe/Mechanical Trades II - Pueblo
$4,277.00 - $6,080.00 Monthly
Colorado Department of Human Services
IHA 02563 03/23/2021
A residency waiver has been granted for this announcement. Applications will be considered from residents and non-residents of Colorado.
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The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) strives to provide the most efficient, effective and elegant services to our customers. Services are elegant when both the provider and the customer feel uplifted by their interaction.
"Daily, our commitment is to be "people who help people"
DIVISION OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
The Division of Facilities Management is a customer-driven support organization responsible for providing facilities management services to all CDHS agencies and offices. These services include the maintenance of building and grounds, custodial, laundry/linen, capital construction (budgeting and contract management), utilities management, vehicle fleet management, building space leasing allocation, and facilities planning services. This is accomplished through a centralized statewide team that is divided into three districts and a central office. Our goals are to be an organization that meets customer expectations 100% if the time.
If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). Our professionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado. In addition to rewarding and meaningful work, we offer excellent benefits:
Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including a PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan www.copera.org plus 401(k) and 457 plans
Medical and dental health plans
Employer supplemented Health Savings Account
Paid life insurance
Short- and long-term disability coverage
10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
BenefitHub state employee discount program
Employee Wellness program MotivateMe
Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more
*Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dhr/student-loan-forgiveness-programs
Our Culture & Environment
We believe in a people-first approach: To serve the people of Colorado, we develop a culture and work environment that creates an energized, inspired, and healthy team capable of giving their best to Coloradans.
Balance creates quality of life: We want our team to be resilient through a supportive workplace that values flexibility, health and wellness, and employee engagement.
We hold ourselves accountable: We take responsibility through our actions, programs, and results for the state of health and human services in Colorado.
Transparency matters: We are open and honest with employees, our partners, the Coloradans we serve, and the public.
We are ethical: We abide by what is best for those we serve by doing what is right, not what is easy.
Collaboration helps us rise together: We work together with all partners, employees, and clients to achieve the best outcomes for Coloradans.
Description of Job
What You'll be Doing
This position is directly responsible to maintain, construct, install, troubleshoot, repair all air distribution systems services which provide services to the DHS, DYC, PRC and DOC facilities. HVAC-R services provided include maintaining, repairing, installing and coordinator of chill water and heating water hydronic systems, absorption and reciprocating chillers, conformance of CFC regulations and Title 15 regulations of EPA, all air distribution systems which include VAV systems, multi-zone systems, local fan-coil and cabinet unit heaters and all associated interface to the Siemens Building Automation system.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Maintain, troubleshoot, repair and install all HVAC equipment in compliance with manufactures recommendations, local codes, Health department, Joint Commission, and ACA standards in within a large multi building campus environment
Performs preventative maintenance and repair tasks on large HVAC/R systems ranging from hospital environments to small residential applications including: filter changes, coil cleaning, and other related work.
Monitor and test heating and cooling closed loops and cooling towers for water treatment levels and coordinate with vendor to correct out of tolerance conditions.
Maintain, repair, troubleshoot, and install large scale refrigeration equipment in compliance to manufactures recommendations, local codes, Health department, The Joint Commission, ACA, and ASHRAE standards. Understands principles and experience with refrigeration recovery, evacuation and charging, understands the installation and sizing of refrigerant piping in accordance with State and Federal regulations.
Monitor, Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair building automation controls and systems to ensure the proper operation of air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment and ensure all environmental conditions meet customer requirements. These controls include, but not limited to, electric, pneumatic, and DDC. Ability to read wiring diagrams, use multi-meters to read voltage, current and resistance values. Must be able to troubleshoot electrical and low voltage circuits. Knowledge of Ohms Law.
Analyzes logs, printouts, other materials, and information that apply to the operation of the mechanical systems. Utilizes all information to solve operational problems.
Working knowledge of maintenance and repair of pumps and control valves (Electrical and pneumatic).
Repair of cooling towers, absorption chillers, water cooled chillers and direct expansion unit over 150 tons to include replacement of piping, components and electronic systems.
Maintain the fire and smoke control systems in the air handling, duct and exhaust systems to include communicating with customers on repairs that may affect their office or department including facilities management office. While conforming to all provisions of NFPA.
Mechanical FABRICATION – Knowledge of HVAC fabrication processes and the use of HVAC machines and tools utilized for HVAC system fabrications
Must comply with the safety program and tool and key control
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
- Three Years (3) experience in trouble shooting and repairing HVAC systems (boiler, chillers, air handlers, control systems, etc).
Necessary Special Requirement:
Must possess a current and valid Universal CFC (chlorofluorocarbon) Certificate
Applicants must attach a copy of your current and valid Universal CFC
- Appropriate education or successful completion of a formalized apprenticeship program will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
The following supplemental experience, competencies and abilities are highly desirable for this position and may be considered in selecting the successful candidate:
Three (3) years of progressively responsible pipe and/or mechanical experience including HVAC systems, boiler, chillers, air handlers, and control systems.
Demonstrated experience in HVAC/R troubleshooting, repairs and adjustments to a variety of different types of HVAC/R systems for patient, client and laboratory comfort within a large multi building campus environment, preference will be given to individual that has documented maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting experience, installation of new equipment has no merit.
Demonstrated experience performing work order based maintenance services.
Excellent oral comprehension skills– the ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Excellent troubleshooting skills -- determines cause of operating error and decides on course of action.
Excellent customer service skills; anticipates and understands customer needs and expectations; takes action appropriately; understands the impact of decisions on customers.
Excellent attention to detail.
Basic computer skills in email, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
Conditions of Employment
The successful candidate in this position will be willing and available to submit to the following conditions:
Pre-employment Physical – post offer screening to include dynamic strength testing, eye exam and physical - All job offers are contingent on a successful physical exam which also includes a lift and range of motion test provided by a designated health care professional, certifying candidate's ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Applicant must consent to hold harmless CDHS and its agents and staff from any liability arising in whole or in part from this process and the use of this information in connection with CDHS's consideration of application for employment.
Must will be willing to submit to and able to successfully pass a criminal background check, pre-employment drug screening, and pre-employment physical examination.
Must be willing to receive an annual influenza vaccination or provide documentation for a medical or religious exemption at the time of hire.
Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver's license and be able to travel up to 30% independently throughout Colorado using personal transportation or a state vehicle.
Essential Services Designation - Must be available for call back to perform essential and/or emergency services of the agency without delay or interruption.
Must be willing to properly use, handle and properly respond to exposure to hazardous materials.
Must possess a current and valid Universal CFC (chlorofluorocarbon) Certificate.
Must be available for shift work.
Former employees of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on your application and may not be eligible for employment at CDHS.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.
If you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at https://spb.colorado.gov/.
A standard appeal form is available at: https://spb.colorado.gov/. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.
How to Apply (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)
Applicants are required to attach a cover letter and resume to their application.
Please note that ONLY your State of Colorado job application will be reviewed during the initial screening; if you submit a resume and cover letter, they will be reviewed in later stages of the selection process. Therefore, it is paramount that you clearly describe all of your relevant experience on the application itself. Applications left blank or marked "SEE RESUME" will not be considered.
Your application will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications for the position. If your application demonstrates that you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be invited to the comparative analysis process, which is described below.
Comparative Analysis Process
The comparative analysis process for this position may consist of a structured application review, and a structured interview depending on the number of qualified applicants.
For Recruiting questions, please contact Isaac.Phelps@state.co.us
The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.
CDHS is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Nancy Schmelzer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-929-0791.
Toll Free Applicant Technical Support:
If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching documents to your online application) call NEOGOV technical support at 855-524-5627 Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time). Helpful hints: if you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application first, ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files, and second, close the document before you attempt upload (attach) it.
Note: Transfers, voluntary demotions and reinstatements are required to apply and participate in the selection process.
Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application and provide an explanation why the prior termination or resignation should not disqualify the applicant from the current position. Absent extraordinary circumstances, prior disciplinary termination or resignation in lieu of termination will disqualify the applicant from future State employment with CDHS.
THE CAMPUS OF THE COLORADO MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE AT PUEBLO IS TOBACCO FREE
The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer
The State of Colorado offers permanent employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program. Please click the following link for detailed information: www.colorado.gov/pacific/dhr/benefits
Please note that each agency's contact information is different; therefore, we encourage all applicants to view the full, official job announcement which includes contact information and class title. Select the job you wish to view, then click on the "Print" icon.
If you are a current or previous state employee, please provide the following information for each state job worked: department, job title, dates worked. This will allow us to determine transfer, demotion, promotional, or reinstatement status. (This information will be verified.)
If you answered yes to be being a former State of Colorado employee, please provide your employee number, if not applicable type N/A
Former State employees who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application. If you are a former state employee who was disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination please provide an explanation as to why the prior termination or resignation should NOT disqualify your application from the current position.
"This position starts at the minimum of the pay range as listed on the announcement. Are you comfortable with this rate of pay?"
If you are using education as a substitution for required experience listed in the minimum qualifications, this position requires that unofficial transcripts be submitted with your application. If you are using this substitution, have you prepared your transcripts to attach to your application? NOTE: if transcripts are not attached, an education substitution will not be considered. [Not Applicable (not requesting an education substitution)/Yes, I will attach my transcripts].
Do you possess a current and valid Universal CFC (chlorofluorocarbon) certificate. If so have you attached a copy, this is required for verification purposes.
This position is required to work with confidential information, and may come into contact with vulnerable populations. Pre-employment screening (which may consist of fingerprinting, polygraph, physical examination, drug screen, and an extensive background investigation) will be conducted as part of the selection process. Felony convictions or conviction of crimes of moral turpitude or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position. Should your pre-employment screening reveal any charges and convictions, it is your responsibility to provide an official disposition of any charges. As a condition of employment, you are required to submit to pre-employment screening if offered the position. Are you willing to meet this requirement?
This position requires an annual influenza vaccination. Are you willing to receive an annual influenza vaccination or provide documentation for a medical or religious exemption at the time of hire?
Do you possess, and are you willing to maintain a valid Driver's License, as required by this position?
This position requires the incumbent to occasionally travel (up to 30%) independently throughout Colorado using personal transportation or a state vehicle. As a condition of employment, are you willing to travel in order to fulfill the duties of this position?
This position requires that the incumbent be available perform essential and/or emergency services of the agency without delay or interruption. Are you willing to meet this requirement?
This position will be exposed to moving mechanical parts, electrical shock, working in high places, radiant energy, explosives, and caustic chemicals, and requires that the incumbent be willing to properly use, handle and properly respond to exposure to hazardous materials. Are you willing and able to meet this requirement?
This position requires shift work. Are you willing to meet this requirement?
Please describe your experience managing and maintaining Refrigeration systems within large scale hospital, institutional and/or commercial environments within a large multi building campus environment.
Briefly summarize your experience maintain and repairing in boilers within a large multi building campus environment.
Describe your experience maintaining, repairing and installing HVAC equipment in conformance with Joint Commission, ACA, NFPA, ASHRAE and State Health Department standards?
I acknowledge that post offer screening to include post offer screening to include dynamic strength testing, eye exam and physical will be performed should I be selected for this position.
Please describe your experience utilizing a Direct Digital Control (DDC) building automation and control system to manage, and troubleshoot all aspects of HVAC systems. Indicate your specific abilities responsibilities when using a DDC system.
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