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In order to be considered for any vacancy within the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas an application must be completed. If you are among qualified candidates, you will receive a call/email from our one of our recruiters to schedule an interview. Once your application is completed please send it to Human Resources Coordinator Ricardo Barcena ricardo.barcena@ktttribe.org

Employment Application

Job Description 

Position:                              HVAC Specialist

Supervisor:                         Facilities Director

Division:                              Tribal Reservation Services Administration

Department:                       Buildings

Responsibilities

Perform skilled mechanical maintenance duties in the inspection, repair, installation and alteration of Facilities heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and related equipment and facilities; perform preventive maintenance and routine servicing of equipment.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Inspect, repair, modify and install HVAC equipment including refrigeration and air conditioning compressors, receivers, condensers, chillers, water cooling towers,             forced air converter units, pumps, automatic and hand valves, expansion valves and capillary tubes.
  • Conduct regular preventive maintenance inspections of refrigeration units, isolated heating and ventilating units, including boilers, gas and electrically operated air conditioning equipment and make necessary adjustments or repairs; service and repair evaporative coolers.
  • Repair or replace defective parts in units and equipment and their controls, including thermostats, automatic switches, fan controls, log switches, damper motors, louvers, relays, filters, controls, belts, compressors, heat exchangers, high limit controls, pressure controls, safety valves and automatic gas valves.
  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools, welder torch, vacuum pump, test equipment utilized in the trade including a motor vehicle; maintain equipment in effective and safe working condition; maintain parts and tool inventory.
  • Repair and rebuild semi-hermetic reciprocating compressors and compressors for centrifugal refrigeration machines.
  • Perform skilled electrical maintenance work in the repair, installation and alteration of HVAC equipment, components, timers, motors and wiring systems as needed; connect motors to control panels.
  • Test and examine boiler operations, observing meter and pressure gauges; conduct boiler water quality test and treatment; adjust boiler burner combustion.
  • Lubricate and pack heating, ventilation, refrigeration and air-conditioning motors, pumps, fans, and other equipment.
  • Install and calibrate systems; install copper tubing and repair pipes and tubing as necessary; test joints and insulate pipes of refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
  • Install, rebuild, replace or repair fans, motors, thermostats, fuses, filters, bearings, valves, controls, gaskets and other equipment as necessary.
  • Maintain related records concerning time, labor and materials; maintain log of tasks performed and write reports as required.
  • Troubleshooting system failures.
  • Writing HVAC maintenance reports.
  • Provide suggestions for equipment replacement.
  • Determine the reasons for any malfunctions of systems or components, and create a maintenance or repair plan to solve the problem.
  • Provide suggestions on the lifespan of equipment and other HVAC components, advising when certain components should be replaced due to potential risk and failure.
  • Keep records of all maintenance and repair work conducted, including a record of any supplies ordered and used.
  • Ensure all routine maintenance work is handled on a regular schedule to reduce the risk of larger and more complex issues and to reduce costs.
  • Perform such other tasks and duties as may be assigned from time to time by supervisor.

Education/experience requirements:

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or graduation equivalent diploma (GED)

At least four years of maintenance and repair experience in the HVAC and refrigeration trade.

Preferred Qualifications: State licensure and relevant certificates.

Native American preference is observed:

KTTT recognizes preference for KTTT tribal members and qualified Native American tribal members including preferential treatment in recruitment, hiring, promotions, layoffs and reductions in force so long as they meet minimum job qualifications.

To apply for this job email your details to ricardo.barcena@ktttribe.org