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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA)
MTA is an equal employment opportunity employer

ATU EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Bulletin No:
000799-025
Job Title:
AIR CONDITIONING TECHNICIAN
Specialty:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Salary Grade:
A32
Salary Range:
Top Rate: $42.56 p/hr
External/Internal:
EXTERNAL
Open Until Filled openings may be closed at any time without notice.

At Will**

Other Info:

This bulletin is posted to establish an Eligibility List

 

Basic Function

Under moderate supervision, installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs climate control equipment at all Metro facilities.

Example Of Duties

  • Installs and performs preventive and remedial maintenance and repairs to climate control systems including, but not limited to, air conditioning, heating, ventilating, and refrigerating equipment
  • Uses test equipment including, but not limited to, amprobes, ampmeters, voltmeters, and thermometers
  • Determines and facilitates appropriate air circulation inside Metro facilities
  • Purchases supplies, parts, and equipment required to repair and maintain climate control systems, and fabricates parts needed to repair older equipment
  • Maintains appropriate levels of cooling agents, including freon, ammonia and bromate
  • Drives a non-revenue vehicle and transports parts and test equipment to various Metro facilities
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out

Requirements For Employment

  • 4 years of experience performing installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of climate control systems
  • Completion of 2 years’ course work in heating/air conditioning at a recognized trade school preferred
  • Valid California Class C driver's license
Special Conditions

  • Must possess required standard tools of the specified trade
  • Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required

Knowledge:

  • Methods, materials, equipment and safety procedures of the climate control trade
  • Structural air circulation and ventilation
  • Principles of heating, air conditioning, electricity, and basic electronics as they relate to the climate control field
  • Air circulation and ventilation inside buildings
  • Vehicle operations and safety

Abilities:

  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair air conditioners, exhaust blowers, fans, space heaters, furnaces, refrigerators, freezers, and other climate control equipment
  • Weld, solder, and braze components of climate control systems
  • Follow written and oral instructions
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Lift and move objects weighing up to 75 pounds
  • Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable time frame
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (FR)

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Telephone:
(213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.