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HVAC Technician

  • Job Tracking ID: 512693-820578
  • Job Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 27, 2022
  • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:


The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB) offers rewarding career opportunities to individuals seeking to contribute and to grow with a school committed to helping children and young adults who are blind, deafblind or low vision with or without other disabilities.


This position is eligible for a sign on bonus of up to $1000! Apply now!


Full time positions include an array of benefits – medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 403(b) retirement savings plan, professional development, wellness programs, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement!





SUMMARY :  Provides excellent customer service to the Maryland School for the Blind students and staff. With supervision, is primarily responsible for the repair, maintenance and installation for all campus commercial HVAC/R equipment to include air handlers, split systems, air cooled chillers, boilers, water heaters, heat pumps, circulating pumps, refrigeration equipment, electric, pneumatic and DDC controls at the journeyman level. This position also operates the campus energy management system and is considered emergency essential.



Essential Functions:

  1. Performs troubleshooting, repairs, replacement, new installation and maintenance to all HVAC/R systems.
  2. Operates the Siemens Computerized DDC Building Automation system. Vendor specific training will be provided.
  3. Maintains related HVAC/R parts inventory.                         
  4. Maintains personal and professional recordation via the school’s computerized maintenance management system.
  5. Assists other tradesman when necessary in the areas of but not limited to, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, etc.   
  6. Assists Facilities team with snow and ice removal and is essential during emergencies and inclement weather.                                                                                                                                              

Marginal Functions:

1.     Performs additional duties as assigned.



Equipment Used: A variety of test equipment and measuring devices, power and hand tools as required for troubleshooting and repairing commercial HVAC/R equipment. Occasionally operates grounds and snow removal tools, and some heavy machinery as needed.

Performance Standard: Perform all assignments in a safe, professional, and timely manner 100% of the time.

Work Environment: Multiple indoor/outdoor environments with a variety of lighting and temperature conditions to include extreme heat and cold. Works from ladders, scaffolding and genie lifts which may be in excess of 20 feet.

Work Schedule: 40 daytime hours, Monday through Friday with daily 1/2 hour unpaid lunch break. Overtime is required on an occasional basis.  This position follows a twelve-month work schedule. This position is considered on-call during non-work hours.


Pay Range: $26.69-$32.48 commensurate with education and experience, in keeping with the Non Exempt Facilities Operations Scale.

Experience and Skills:


Knowledge, skills and general abilities:

  1. Minimum of 5 years of related experience. Maryland State HVAC/R Journeyman’s License preferred.
  2. Comprehensive knowledge of commercial HVAC/R systems.
  3. CFC universal certification required.
  4. Capable of troubleshooting malfunctioning systems using schematic drawings, wiring diagrams, and blueprints.
  5. General knowledge of the use and application of hand power tools in all of the above areas.
  6. General knowledge of standard repair, replacement, installation, and maintenance procedures in electrical, pneumatics, plumbing, solder & brazing as it relates to repairing HVAC/R systems.
  7. General knowledge of proper safety precautions and procedures related to assigned work.
  8. General knowledge of various building automation systems.
  9. Requires a class "C" driver's license and a driving record compatible with School standards.
  10. Ability to push and pull more than 100 pounds and lift up to 50 pounds.
  11. General Microsoft computer skills.
  12. HS Diploma or GED equivalency required.
  13. MSB requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus by date of hire, with exceptions for approved medical or religious accommodations, in order to safeguard the health of our students, employees and their families from COVID-19 to the greatest extent possible. 


After six months in this position, the employee is required to have:

  1. First Aid & CPR Certification
  2. OSHA 10 Hour Certification

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