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HVAC Refrigeration Technician, Loysville Youth Development Center, Perry County

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Location: Loysville
Posted on: June 12, 2024

Job Description:

Reference #: 4531026 THE POSITION Are you experienced in the maintenance, repair, and installation of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) and refrigeration systems? Would you enjoy a public service career where you can put your skillset to great use? The Bureau of Juvenile Justice Services (BJJS), Loysville Youth Development Center is seeking a dedicated HVAC Refrigeration Technician to take pride in keeping the buildings and grounds safe from hazards, comfortable for the residents, and practical for employees. If you are a hard-working, energetic, and reliable individual who can work independently and as part of our trusted maintenance team, apply today and discover all that a career with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania can offer you!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK This position is skilled work at the journey level in the installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of refrigeration and/or HVAC systems.

Duties include performing ongoing and preventative maintenance of current systems, responding to service calls, and responding to emergency calls when needed. You also request equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory to ensure items deemed necessary for repair and installation are available. In addition, you service reach-in and walk in refrigerators, ice making machines, and other electrical appliances; test open and closed water systems, add chemicals, record test results, and make necessary adjustments; and participate in the performance of other trades' tasks consistent with operational and organizational requirements

Work is performed under the guidelines of federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to refrigeration and/or HVAC operations and maintenance, and established trade practices.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

Full-time employment, 37.5-hour work week Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday to Friday, with 30-minute lunch. May change based on operational needs. The Department of Human Services provides excellent benefits, pay increases, paid leave and holidays, as well as opportunities for career advancement. Travel as needed Overtime as needed including emergency call-in. FREE PARKING Salary:Selected candidates who are new to employment within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will begin employment at the starting annual salary of $44010 (before taxes). You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Please check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Successful completion of the HVAC and Building Automation Technician trainee program (commonwealth title);or Three years of experience in the maintenance, repair, and installation of HVAC and refrigeration systems, units, and equipment including one year working with commercial or industrial HVAC or refrigeration equipment and controls; or An equivalent combination of experience and training which includes one year working with commercial or industrial HVAC or refrigeration equipment and controls.

Special Requirements: All employees must obtain EPA Universal Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification from an approved provider within 6 months of employment. This position requires possession of a valid driver's license which is not under suspension.

Other Requirements: You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency. You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements: A conditional offer of employment will require a medical exam. This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law. Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require subm ssion and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance. How to Apply:

Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education). If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted. Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position. Veterans:

Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. *7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov. Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals). If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.


Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam). Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions. Your score is valid for this specific posting only. You must provide complete and accurate information or: your score may be lower than deserved. you may be disqualified. You may only apply/test once for this posting. Your results will be provided via email.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg , HVAC Refrigeration Technician, Loysville Youth Development Center, Perry County, Professions , Loysville, Pennsylvania

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