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Heating Equipment Mechanic

Heating Equipment Mechanic

Department: Parks
Full-time, Hourly

Hourly Rate: $46.99/hr

Closing Date: 4/21/2024 or upon receipt of 50 applicant submissions  

Parks Equity Statement: Milwaukee County Parks is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse work force that is demographically and racially representative of Milwaukee County residents. Milwaukee County Parks leadership is committed to honoring diverse experiences, perspectives, and unique identities, while fostering work environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.


Job Summary

This position is responsible for the inspection, maintenance, diagnosis, repair, installation and alteration of HVAC and Refrigeration systems to protect and enhance department assets.


Work Schedule: Monday through Friday with frequent on call weekends during the heating season. The nature of work requires irregular, unpredictable and particularly long hours.


Job Responsibilities

  • Perform HVAC Inspections, Maintenance and Repairs - Perform HVAC inspections, maintenance, repair and related activities on departmental assets via a service vehicle. Perform activities on Steam Boilers, Compressors, Receivers, Condensers, Chillers, Cooling Towers, Pumps, Valves, piping systems, duct systems and other various systems.
  • Perform HVAC System Installations - Perform HVAC project installation work on steam boilers, hot water boilers, water chillers, pumps, valves and associated piping systems.
  • Perform Emergency HVAC Repairs - Perform emergency repairs on HVAC equipment during and outside of scheduled work hours. Routinely on call during the heating season.
  • Equipment Maintenance - Inspect and maintain all equipment and tools related to the performance of job duties.
  • Administration - Process purchase requests; inventory supplies; process electronic work orders, review blueprints, building codes and technical manuals; assist with project management; maintain logs; ensure relevant safety codes and regulations are followed.
  • Special assignments and projects - Participate on special project teams and communication efforts.
  • Ability to properly and safely operate vehicles, welders, recovery equipment, heavy machinery, hand tools, power tools, testing equipment, computers, and general office equipment.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 65 lbs.; and ability to push and pull up to 100 lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required License/Certification, Education and Experience

  • Current residency within the State of Wisconsin upon application required
  • Valid State of Wisconsin Driver’s License required and must be maintained throughout employment
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • At least one (1) year or more of work experience in HVAC installation required
  • At least five (5) years or more of work experience in HVAC service, repair and maintenance required
  • Type I, II, III or Universal CFC/EPA Handler certification required
  • Wisconsin Steamfitter or Refrigeration Apprenticeship required
  • Journeyman HVAC Service Fitter with competency in self-directed repair and diagnosis of HVAC systems preferred
  • Journeyman HVAC Service Fitter with competency in installation of equipment, piping and control systems preferred
  • Previous work experience with blueprints preferred

Note: This Original Examination is open to current residents of the State of Wisconsin. In accordance with Rule III section 11 of the Civil Service Rules a non-competitive examination will be held for this position. The non-competitive examination will consist of a review of candidate materials, education and related experience.