Job Title: HVAC Systems Control Technician

Reports to:Crew Chief of HVAC Services
Job Group:School-Related Personnel


Job Code:5004
Salary Schedule:PG11


Responsible for performing journeyman level work in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning trade involving the installation, diagnosis, troubleshooting, and repair of electric, electronic, and computerized control systems.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Maintain, inspect, and repair pneumatic and electronic, electric and DDC HVAC system controls to ensure effective operation of HVAC system controls.
  2. Perform troubleshooting tasks, including problem diagnosis, identification, and isolation.
  3. Discuss system malfunctions with users to assist in isolation of problem and determine appropriate action for problem resolution.
  4. Use TAB techniques to perform diagnostic duties and make repairs to systems.
  5. Inspect systems to verify system compliance with plans and specifications and to detect malfunctions in system component parts.
  6. Study building system design, as-built blueprints, HVAC systems diagrams, technical specifications, and system configurations.
  7. Test component and system performance to determine the need for adjustment or repair and resolve performance problems in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.
  8. Program, design and modify HVAC sub-systems of electronic building automation systems.
  9. Consult with engineers and contractors as necessary regarding system operation and configuration.
  10. Plan and schedule installation and repair operation for systems.
  11. Order appropriate materials, components, and equipment necessary for efficient system operation.
  12. Assist Specialists with more complex control problems.
  13. Provide support for general maintenance activity.
  14. May require work on occasion beyond normal duty hours in support of emergency or high priority work.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Considerable knowledge of the HVAC trade, including knowledge of automated control systems and components
  • Knowledge of applicable test and diagnostic equipment and instruments
  • Knowledge of and ability to use applicable hand and power tools
  • Operating knowledge of computer programs, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage, and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders
  • New hires must meet physical requirements of Post Offer Employment Testing (POET); current employees are not required to have this screening


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Four (4) years of experience in the trade which may include an apprenticeship and/or applicable vocational training.
  • Experience in the HVAC trade as a service or maintenance technician with a minimum of two (2) years automated system controls-related experience or equivalent formal training in automated systems controls operations
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position


  • Must have appropriate valid Florida Driver license required for vehicle(s) driven.
  • Must maintain a driving record that meets the standards of the District Safe Driver Plan II or district equivalent.
  • Driver license must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.


  • Completion of a trade school or equivalent program in air conditioning and refrigeration.
  • Successful completion of Maintenance and/or trade school training classes on three (3) types of digital control systems.
  • Experience with the following control system brands: Allerton, KMC, Johnson, Honeywell, Trane Tracer, Carrier and Delta.




Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

Heat: The worker is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures are above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

Noise: The worker is subject to extreme noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

Hazards: The worker is subject to hazards. This includes a variety of physical conditions, such a proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places and exposure to high heat or chemicals.

Atmospheric Conditions: The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions affect the respiratory systems or the skin: fumes, odors, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

Oils: The worker is subject to oils. There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.


  • HVAC Control systems which may include, but are not limited to, Allerton, KMC, Johnson, Honeywell, Trane Tracer, Carrier and Delta, and General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

HVAC Systems Control Technician;   EST: April 21, 2015;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: April 21, 2015

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