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1156 Route 374
Minimum Qualifications Either 1. one year of satisfactory hands-on experience in the operation and maintenance of boilers and/or auxiliary equipment or HVAC equipment in commercial, industrial or institutional facilities. (Experience limited to residential applications is NOT considered qualifying);
Or 2. a high school diploma or GED and successful completion of four trades courses in any combination of the following trades: electrical, refrigeration, boiler operation and maintenance, plumbing, and HVAC. Each trades course must include a minimum of 30 to 45 classroom/lab hours in order to be considered qualifying;
Or 3. successful completion of 12 college semester credit hours in any combination of the following course areas: heating ventilation and air conditioning, electrical circuits, fluid mechanics, technical communications, thermal dynamics, utility refrigeration mechanics, blueprint reading and sketching, physics, boiler and steam systems, industrial electricity, electric utility systems, plant operation and maintenance, industrial instrumentation and control, industrial safety, and environmental air quality;
Or 4. completion of an approved certificate program** in HVAC or related area that is a minimum of one year in duration;
Or 5. completion of an approved certificate program** in HVAC or related area which is less than one year in duration and post certificate experience, which combined equals one year.
The following military experience is considered examples of qualifying experience:
U.S. Air Force: Graduate of heating, HVAC, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration apprenticeship program.
U.S. Coast Guard: Must have been an enlisted machinery technician (MK) with the U.S. Coast Guard OR possession of a certificate as a Marine Engineer issued by the United States Coast Guard.
U.S. Army: Must have been an enlisted power generation equipment repairer with the U.S. Army.
U.S. Navy: Must have been an enlisted gas turbine systems technician, submarine nuclear propulsion plant operator reactor control, utilities man, machinist mate, or engineman with the U.S. Navy.
U.S. Merchant Marine: Must have a merchant mariner's document (MMD) and be a qualified member of the engine department (QMED) as an oiler, fireman/watertender, refrigerating engineer or engineman.
**Certification program must be accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology or recognized by the NYSED Bureau of Proprietary Schools.
Duties Description Monitors equipment consoles; read, analyze and follow up on all console readings, charts, and trouble calls. Adjust equipment controls to correct malfunction and when indicated by observation or in response to a signal. Read and record gas, steam, and water meter readings. Fill out incident and quality assurance reports. Advise supervisor when repairs are required. Receive and distribute fuel supplies required for all program locations. Performs preventive maintenance on heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems. As instructed, under the guidance and supervision of qualified personnel, use specific chemicals to treat water used in heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems. Cleans strainers and condenser coils, maintain steam traps, change filters.
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