Senior HVAC Mechanic

Long Beach Community College District

Senior HVAC Mechanic

Salary: $79,381.08 – $97,903.20 Annually

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: 24-023

Closing: 1/2/2024 6:00 PM Pacific

Location: Both Liberal Arts Campus & Pacific Coast Campus, CA

Department: Building Maintenance & Repairs


Senior HVAC Mechanic
RANGE 40 $79,381.08 – 97,903.20 Annually
*Applications will be accepted through January 2th, 2024 6:00 PM*

The Facilities Department of the Long Beach Community College District is seeking a qualified individual for a current opportunity as Senior HVAC Mechanic! We are looking for a team member who is detail-oriented, organized and an effective communicator. The incumbent will need to have knowledge of practices and techniques in the supervision, scheduling, assigning of tasks. Leads and performs skilled, advanced journey-level duties in the inspection, installation, repair and servicing of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, refrigeration and related equipment, machinery and facilities. We are looking for someone who has graduated from high school, or at minimum, a GED equivalency. Additionally, the candidate will have six (6) years of journey-level experience in the heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration trade; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. If this describes you, we encourage you to apply for this opportunity to join the innovative and talented LBCC team!

• Type of position: Full Time (M-F, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm)
• Location: Liberal Art Campus, but will support both campuses
• Salary: Range 40 $79,381.08 -$97,903.20 Annually
• Advanced salary placement: Generally, new employees start at the first step on the salary schedule. Advanced salary placement may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
• Benefits: The District provides an excellent and comprehensive benefits package. Please refer to the Benefits tab for more details.
• All Long Beach Community College employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan 3, 2022 in compliance with District Policy. Please note that if selected for employment, you must provide proof of fully vaccinated status by date of hire. Documented proof of vaccination is required as part of the onboarding process. Individuals requesting accommodation must do so in a timely manner for consideration. For more information on LBCC District COVID-19 policy and guides please view our page.

For further information on the position or application process, please contact (562) 938-4837.

Here at Long Beach City College (LBCC), we celebrate equity, diversity and are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We strive to ensure a positive and inclusive working environment for all. Long Beach City College is committed to providing equitable student learning and achievement, academic excellence, and workforce development by delivering high quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities.

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Under general supervision, schedules, assigns, leads and performs skilled, advanced journey-level duties in the inspection, installation, repair and servicing of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, refrigeration and related equipment, machinery and facilities; and performs related duties as assigned.

Senior HVAC Mechanic is a working crew leader responsible for scheduling, assigning, inspecting and performing advanced journey-level responsibilities such as, installing, troubleshooting, diagnosing, maintaining and repairing a wide variety of large, complex heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment at District facilities. Assignments vary, encompass a variety of tasks, seldom require detailed instructions, and require sound judgment and initiative.

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Education, Training and Experience:
Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent; and six (6) years of journey-level experience in the heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration trade; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
1. May require a valid California Class C driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s vehicle insurance policy.
2. California EPA Section 608 Certification.
3. California HVAC Journeyman Certification from a union, trade or vocational school, or C-20 Contractors License.

Meeting the minimum requirements of the position does not guarantee advancement in the selection process. Candidate qualifications will be assessed to determine those who meet and exceed requirements, and are deemed most competitive amongst the applicant pool to proceed.

Additional Information

To be considered a candidate for this position, all materials required should be received by the Long Beach City College Office of Human Resources by the closing date. Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified from further consideration. Qualified candidates will be notified in writing if they are moving forward in the selection process.

Application Process:
• Submit a completed online application through NEOGOV. All portions of the application must be entirely filled out to be considered for this position.
• If the position requires a college degree, transcripts or copy of a diploma, the required document must be attached at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are accepted during this phase. For experience substitution in lieu of education, please make sure to attach a statement clearly outlining how your additional experience covers the education requirement, on a year-for-year basis, and qualifies you to be considered for this position.
• If you participate in and fail any examination segment, you must wait a period of 90 days (~3 months) to test again for the same classification.

Selection Process:
The following examination segments are pass/fail and may be utilized during the selection process:

Application screening: TBD
Subject Matter Expert (SME) Review: TBD
An Online Written Test or Oral Panel Interview may be used to assess applicant qualifications. Test parts are determined by the size and competitiveness of the candidate pool.
Final interview: TBD

*** PLEASE NOTE: The District reserves the right to utilize a flexible pass point (cut-off score) on any test part to meet the staffing needs as determined by the District. Applicants that most closely meet the needs of the District will proceed with the recruitment process. ***

Individuals who require reasonable accommodations in the Application or Examination Process in accordance with ADA should notify the Human Resources Office at least two days prior to the closing date, by calling (562) 938-4372.

The Long Beach Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and equity-minded hiring practices. It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, language, accent, citizenship status, race, color, ancestry, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics

Transfer Requests for current LBCC Employees:
District employees may request to transfer by completing the

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Long Beach City College acknowledges our presence on the traditional ancestral land of the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples. This land remains unceded territory. We acknowledge the painful history of genocide and forced removal from this territory. Long Beach City College honors and respects the Gabrielino/Tongva ancestors and their connection to this land.

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