Craftsperson - Control Technician (Two Positions)

Posted: Continuous 2012-03-02
Closes: 03/11/2012
Energy Managment/HVAC


  • Accredited high school diploma or valid equivalent (U.S.A. equivalency)
  • CFC Universal Certification required; Technical HVAC trade school or vocational training preferred
  • Certified in air conditioning, gas heating, hydronic heating, air distribution systems and commercial air conditioning preferred
  • Three years of experience performing within the HVAC craft (boilers, burners, controls, heating, air conditioning and otherrelated HVAC equipment)
  • Must be able to attend evening and/or weekend continuing education, training and certification courses
  • Must be able to pass continuing education, training and certification courses within six months of completion
  • Demonstrated skills for problem solving and investigative skills as required to research inquiries
  • Demonstrated technical skills and knowledge of HVAC systems
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces; frequently required to use ladder, climb or balance at a height up to 30 feet
  • Regularly required to lift or exert force of up to 100 pounds
  • Must maintain a valid Texas Driver License that meets Dallas ISD driving standards
  • Must be able to pass the Dallas ISD Random Drug test
  • Ability to communicate in English by speaking, reading and writing; Spanish bilingual is a plus 


  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, disassemble, repair, maintain, and service forced air heating, cooling and refrigeration equipment
  • Calibrate and repair electric control systems related to HVAC equipment
  • Must be knowledgeable of operating, maintenance and repairs to the computerized energy management control system (i.e., Trane, and Johnson Controls)
  • Utilize computerized energy management control systems to operate district wide HVAC systems and equipment in as energy efficient manner as possible
  • Repair controls on HVAC equipment, thermostats, VAV boxes, tab units, heat exchangers, air handler controllers, etc., to include calibrations
  • Inspect and repair air handlers, air-cooled chilled water generation and multi-zone heating expansion cooling units, fiberglass piping, window units and other HVAC equipment
  • Inspect various air moving equipment and HVAC systems that remove heat from the buildings, and/or conditions air for any malfunction, repair the malfunction, and make other adjustments
  • Follow preventive maintenance schedules for HVAC systems
  • Monitor air movement equipment, and make adjustments on the equipment for efficient operation
  • Operate hand and power tools and other equipment using good safety practices
  • Recommend emergency purchase order requests and maintain work order recordkeeping.  Assist in obtaining materials for the job using the proper Dallas ISD purchasing procedures
  • Maintain inventory of tools, equipment and vehicle as assigned daily, inform supervisor of any known problems with tools, equipment and vehicle immediately and provide documentation during inspection and/or inventory of tools, equipment and vehicle as required
  • Communicate effectively with principals, department heads, district staff and all other auxiliary services personnel, contractors and vendors in a professional manner in all phases necessary to locate, correct, repair and complete each job or project
  • Perform all other special projects and duties as assigned

               Minimum                         Midpoint                         Maximum  

               $16.52/Hour                    $21.37/Hour                    $27.55/Hour


Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines.  A campus-based professional employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the Executive Director - Human Resources.



Dallas Independent School District

3700 Ross Ave., Box 1
Dallas, TX 75204
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