Skilled Trades Worker II - HVAC Technician - Job Code #4565

Sarasota County Government
Job Description

Skilled Trades Worker II (Working Title: HVAC Technician) (New FY20 Budgeted Position - Selected candidate will start on or after 10/1 Performs complex work with Building Automation Systems. Tests and calibrates various sensors including but not limited to: temperature, humidity, and CO2 sensors on all Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning systems and equipment throughout the county. General duties include inspection, testing, cleaning and minor repair and/or adjustment of all types of HVAC equipment. Assist HVAC Skilled Trades Worker II with skilled labor functions in support of all maintenance services when called upon.


  • Test and Calibrate sensors with certified calibration tools. Use software tools from the BAS to modify/adjust analog and binary points. Clean and Inspect sensor housing and remove any debris impacting such. Review and test after inspection for proper air and water flow operations. Identify, evaluate and make recommendations related to equipment condition in order to prevent and/or minimize equipment failures and down time.
  • Assist others or may lead other HVAC Skilled Trades Worker II with maintenance repairs as required.
  • Directs and works in conjunction with contracted service providers for related HVAC systems.
  • Maintains accurate records and keeps inventory. Orders materials as needed. Maintains clean work environment including mechanical rooms. Completes maintenance records and maintenance logs via Maximo or other designated process or software programs. 
  • Edits and maintains for accuracy set points, enters new scheduled set points.


Minimum Qualifications:  A High School Diploma or its equivalent and three (3) years of experience in HVAC trade.  Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License at time of hire.  

**Work Hours:  Wednesday - Saturday from 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Participates in on-call rotation.

Preferred Qualifications:  Formal classroom training pertaining to HVAC systems; Four (4) years experience working with programming and troubleshooting BAS – preferably Johnson Controls & Trane; Valid Universal EPA card.

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