Applying To: HVAC Mechanic

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  • Minimum: $36,478.00
  • Maximum: $60,866.00
Candidates who have completed an apprenticeship program registered by the Department of Labor and have journeyman status may be appointed at the recruitment rate of $42,978.

Nature of Work

This is a position responsible for the maintenance and repair of the heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and other mechanical equipment generally found in commercial and institutional type buildings. Incumbent will install and maintain electrical controls; test equipment for proper operation; adjust pumps; lubricate machinery; assemble and connect refrigerant lines; and adjust refrigerant levels in refrigerant compression system.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Associate’s degree or completion of a two year training program in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating Technology from a recognized trade school or junior college.

Experience: Three years of full-time paid experience in the diagnosis, installation, maintenance and repair of refrigeration, air conditioning and heating systems doing commercial and institutional HVAC service and installation work;

OR, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Certification: Qualified candidates must be certified in EPA Standards at the “Universal” level (Type I, II, and III) for refrigeration handling.

License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver’s license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of filing application and be able to present license at time of the Oral Interview. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application. Applicants who do not possess a Missouri driver’s license will be required to present a “Driving Record Check” from their State’s Department of Motor Vehicles.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their experience and education as listed on the Employment Application. Please fully describe your qualifying education, training and experience on the Employment Application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. Applicants must provide explanation for all changes in employment and any gaps in their employment history. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

Some positions may require candidates to pass a “Character Investigation” prior to appointment. The Director of Personnel may reject the application, or refuse to test and/or eliminate an applicant from an examination as otherwise permitted by law.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted with the application or at the time of the oral interview.

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2281
April 06, 2015
3417-36T (No Wav)

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