General Maintenance Mechanic A (HVAC) ROC

Requisition Number:  4321
Pay Rate:  28.46

Houston, TX, US

Category:  Trades

Basic Function

Performs maintenance and repair HVAC functions at all METRO facilities. Performs preventative maintenance inspections and diagnoses problems. Performs general repairs to property and equipment. Installs, repairs, services, trouble shoots, adjusts, calibrates all refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation systems and controls at all METRO facilities and properties. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures. 

Responsibilities and Specific Duties

Maintains METRO Facility by repairing, fabricating, installing, painting, striping lots and other related maintenance work as required.
Assess METRO Facility via visual inspections, for damage and hazardous conditions.
Performs maintenance as required; fills potholes, spreads asphalt, concrete, crushed rock, etc.
Maintains and repairs all air compressors including portable and stationary shop compressors. 
Performs installations, repairs, trouble shooting, and alterations to all refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation systems, air handlers, coolers, controls and duct work.
Charges and evacuates refrigeration and a/c systems, and balances air handling system.
Reads and interprets refrigeration, A/C and ventilation prints, schematics, control circuits, and diagrams.
Completes and submits material and equipment requirements.
Cleans, maintains, and services all fans, motors, filters, water towers, dampers, louvers, coils and pumps.
Lubricates and oils assigned equipment. Cuts and threads all types of piping and sweat tubing.
Able to solder, braze, weld, cut, and thread all types of piping and tubing.
Notifies supervisor of malfunctioning equipment.
Assists other trades and moves equipment as required.
Maintains inventory of refrigeration and A/C supplies and equipment.
Must be available for emergencies, required overtime, varied work schedules and shifts.
Cleans assigned areas and equipment.
Provides excellent customer service to METRO internal and external customers
Promotes safety awareness and follows safety procedures to reduce or eliminate accidents.
Performs other job-related duties as required.

Education Requirement

High school diploma or equivalent.

Years & Experience Required

Three (3) years’ experience as a Refrigeration-Air Conditioning Mechanic. Demonstrated ability in all phases of refrigeration and air conditioning. 

Knowledge & Skills Required

Valid State of Texas Driver’s License. Valid State of Texas TDLR Registered Technician- AC Technician. Valid EPA Section 608 – Universal Technician Certification.  Good working knowledge of HVAC codes. Able to complete/fill-out written reports, records and forms. Able to maintain and/or obtain additional licensing or certifications as required

Additional Information

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.

Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.

We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Houston