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HVAC-R Technician

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 13, 2022

HVAC-R Technician

Kern Community College District

Salary: $4,023.98 - $5,685.77 Monthly

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: FY22-2300190

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Department: Maintenance & Operations

Basic Function
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of duties related to general plant engineering maintenance and service at an assigned campus.

Representative Duties
Maintain and repair boilers and boiler controls; treat boiler water; maintain and repair refrigeration systems.

Maintain and repair air control systems for air conditioning and heating; troubleshoot electrical control systems.

Maintain and repair food service refrigerators, stoves, ovens, steamers and hot water heaters.

Maintain and repair pumps, valves, air compressors, hot water heaters, ice machines, air regulators and driers.

Install, maintain and repair plumbing systems including drinking fountains, sinks, drains and toilets.

Maintain and repair sewer, gas and water lines.

Maintain and repair pneumatic and electrical thermostats and controls; maintain water cooling towers and related pumps.

Maintain and repair swimming pool equipment including filters, pumps and chlorinators.

Perform preventative maintenance on equipment.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by specialized training in plumbing, heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and water treatment technology and three years responsible HVAC/R experience.


Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license.
EPA 608 Refrigerant and Recovery Certificate.

Knowledge and Abilities
Basic methods, practices, equipment and tools used in the repair and maintenance of plumbing, air conditioning, heating, water treatment and swimming pool systems.
Basic principles and practices of plumbing, air conditioning, heating, water treatment and swimming pool systems.
Basic math.
Record-keeping techniques.
Safe work practices.

Service and repair plant equipment.
Use and care for tools and equipment used in maintaining and repairing plant equipment.
Maintain records related to work performed.
Work independently with little direction.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

SALARY RANGE$4,023.98 - $5,685.77 monthlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $4,227.69 monthly
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by February 23, 2023 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
  • List of five (5) professional references - Listed on application form

It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.

Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024

Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices. Discrimination Free Work Environment

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.


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