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HVAC Technician

Fort Worth Zoo
Fort Worth, United States Posted: June 28, 2024

This position performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties related to the maintenance repair and construction Zoo electrical HVAC systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Install, service, repair, and perform preventative maintenance tasks associated with HVAC systems
  • Monitor equipment and systems for proper and efficient operation.
  • Perform HVAC controls testing
  • Consult with the department director and other staff as necessary to determine the Zoo’s overall HVAC requirements; and prepare technical specifications and project plans as required
  • Prepare estimate of work hours, materials, and resources required for projects
  • Order replacement parts and maintain parts inventory
  • Maintain service records on electrical systems and delivery, HVAC and other equipment as requested
  • Maintain required CFC records and precipitate inventory of CFC and other “FREON”
  • Operate all necessary hand tools and equipment to perform required duties
  • Possess knowledge of Johnson Metasys System or other associated controls
  • Track and log all time and materials used
  • Assist other trades as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned    
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Two years experience as a facilities maintenance technician or able to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities listed under duties
  • Familiar with maintenance/construction equipment and safety practices
  • Ability to operate various maintenance/construction equipment and tools
  • Knowledge of Fort Worth city codes as needed
  • Valid driver license with acceptable motor vehicle record to maintain Zoo standards of insurability
Education and/or Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • 2 years experience in maintenance/construction field
  • Certificates, Licenses, and/or Registrations:
  • CFC type 1 and 2 certifications
  • Universal certification preferred
Physical Demands: 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
Work Environment:
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Team oriented environment
  • Ability to work irregular hours (holidays and weekends)
  • Ability to work special events and functions as required
  • Ability to work outdoors in heat, cold and inclement weather
  • The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as a complete inventory of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.
  • Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.
  • To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
  • Continued employment remains on an at-will basis.
  • This is a full-time position and offers the following benefits: 
  • Medical and Prescription Drug (Employee Coverage 90% Employer Paid, Dependent Coverage 55% Employer Paid)
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Basic Life AD&D (100% Employer Paid)
  • Short Term Disability (100% Employer Paid)
  • Long Term Disability (100% Employer Paid)
Supplemental Life
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off (Accrual Equivalent to 5 Weeks Per Year)
  • PTO Rollover
  • PTO Sell Back
  • Free Zoo Membership
  • Free Guest Passes
  • Discounts on Food, Merchandise, Attractions, Admission and Programs
  • Commensurate with experience

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