State of Arizona :


Job Information
Job Reference ID:  57002 
Grade:  17 
Posted Date:  06/30/2020 
Close Date:  07/07/2020 
Job Description

The Department of Emergency & Military Affairs (DEMA) is the headquarters for the Arizona National Guard. The Army National Guard is "Always Ready - Always There" providing military forces to accomplish community, State and Federal missions.  The Air National Guard maintains excellence with flexible, sustainable, expeditionary and joint interoperable capabilities in all facets of current Federal and State missions.  The Division of Emergency Management’s mission is to coordinate emergency services and efforts to governmental agencies to reduce the impact of disaster on person and property.  The Division of Administrative Services maintains the business operations of human resources, finance, purchasing/contracting, and legislative activities.  Many positions posted do not require military membership.



PAY RATE:  $ 13.9462 - $ 19.4826 per hour (DOE)

State Grade 17

This position is eligible for over-time compensation.

WORK LOCATION: Papago Military Park Military Reservation (PPMR)




Position Description:

The Refrigeration Mechanic is responsible to maintain heating, air-conditioning and ventilation equipment for the Arizona Army National Guard Facilities under the direction of a Physical Plant Supervisor.


Responsibilities Include:


-         Diagnose and repair malfunctions in heating and cooling equipment and controls.

-         Perform preventive maintenance.

-         Install miscellaneous heating and cooling equipment.

-         Repair and modification work on electronic/electrical control systems, on new and existing energy controls.

-         Build HVAC equipment to meet the needs of the agency’s statewide energy programs.

-         Install and service various HVAC equipment and controls.

-        Installation, maintenance and repair of electrical and mechanical heating and cooling components, electronic environmental controls and monitoring systems.

-         Modify schematics and install special electronic/electrical wiring projects, control units on new and existing equipment.

-          Installation, maintenance and repair of generators, cooling tower systems with refrigeration compressors and condenser package heat pump units, exhaust fans, window air-conditioning units, split HVAC system chillers, boilers (Naturals Gas, Propane, Fuel oil), evaporative coolers, thermostatic controls, space and radiant heaters.

-         Procure and stock heating and cooling equipment parts and supplies.

-         Keep accurate records of work performed, fill out time sheets, expense vouchers, travel claims, vehicle reports or other routine agency reports.

-         Confer with superiors, present and resolve difficult problems and discuss plans and actions.


Special Job Requirements:


This position requires possession of, and ability to, retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.). In state travel required. Selected incumbent will be required to achieve a favorable National Agency Check for purpose of obtaining a Common Access Card (CAC) within one year of hire and obtain secret security clearance. Must be willing and able to supervise DOC minimum-security inmates and requires the possession of a Universal EPA Certification upon hire.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Desired Qualifications:  


Knowledge of:


-         Troubleshooting different types of HVAC equipment and components that support them electrically, relays, circuitry and the controls which activate refrigeration units.

-         Blueprints and schematics of electrical circuits to analyze refrigeration malfunctions using performance and test equipment.

-         Must have extensive knowledge of safety procedures in working with or near potentially dangerous high voltage services.

-         Codes, standards and regulations pertaining to the repair, modification and replacement of HVAC services, fixtures and apparatus.

-         The operation of specialized building automation, HVAC controls and their respective systems.


Skilled in:


-         Refrigeration mechanics and possess the ability to utilize electrical and HVAC diagnostic equipment.

-         Electrical mechanics and the use of electrical diagnostic equipment.

-         The use of various HVAC manual tools, including but not limited to drills, grinders, sanders, sheet metal shears, saws and welding torches.

-         Maintaining and repairing various types of building automation and energy controls.

-         Diagnosing and troubleshooting repairs of various electronic controls and systems.


Ability to:


-         Make mechanical estimates from blueprints and specifications.

-         Troubleshoot mechanical components, including HVAC equipment.

-         Analyze electrical and mechanical malfunctions using performance and test equipment.

-         Diagnose defective printed circuit boards, estimate repair costs and customize electrical designs.

-         Read and understand blueprints and schematics of electrical circuits to analyze refrigeration malfunctions using performance and test equipment.

-         To work outdoors and in different climate conditions.

-         To work indoors in confined quarters and to climb ladders and work at various heights.


Desired qualifications include any combination of experience, education, and training that meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities as described. Preferred candidate will have a background in construction/building trades with experience in electrical and mechanical HVAC/Refrigeration. As well as experience with computer programs, computer mechanical control programs and low voltage controls and control systems.

Unless otherwise noted in this announcement, the State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, wellness, life insurance for employees and dependents, short and long-term disability and flexible spending accounts.  Eligible DEMA employees participate in excellent retirement programs provided by the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and for fire personnel the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).


DEMA is a smoke-free work environment.

ADA/EEO Employer

The State of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer



Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
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Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $13.95-19.48 


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