Facilities HVAC Technician IV

Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority

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*Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) is seeking a qualified candidate with journey-level experience in the maintenance and repair of commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems to join the Building Maintenance and Services team as a Facilities HVAC Technician IV.  The RTAA offers a positive, professional work environment that values teamwork, honesty, respect, recognition, integrity, innovation, versatility and excellence.  If this sounds like an environment in which you would THRIVE, the RTAA is a wonderful place to make a career!

There is one (1) position open.  Both internal and external applicants will be considered.  Applicants must be available to work all shifts (day, swing, and graveyard) 7 days a week – including holidays.  To be considered for this position, applicants must indicate they are available for day, swing and night shifts (all three), and must check the appropriate boxes under availability on the RTAA online application.  Shift assignments are generally determined by seniority using a Shift Bid System.

At the RTAA, the Building Maintenance and Services Division is a key member of the Facilities and Maintenance Department.  The Facilities HVAC Technician IV reports  to a Facilities Supervisor and is responsible for the  installation, inspection, diagnosis, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of commercial/industrial air conditioners, refrigeration units, computer controlled energy systems, boilers, circulation pumps, absorption units, cooling towers, heating and ventilation equipment, and other commercial/industrial HVAC equipment and systems for RTAA buildings and facilities. In addition, the nature of the work offers a wide range of variety, a unique environment, and the chance to learn and develop new skills with an organization that will help support you in the pursuit of your career aspirations.

The RTAA Facilities HVAC Technician IV is also part of our larger RTAA customer service team.  This team is dedicated to helping provide the public with a pleasant and safe experience while traveling through the Reno-Tahoe International Airport.  All of RTAA’s Facilities HVAC Technician IV’s are expected to approach their work with a positive, helpful, customer service mindset.

The nature of the work requires a strong understanding of commercial air conditioning and heating system maintenance and repair; the ability to operate and make changes to computerized energy management systems; and the ability to perform a full range of skilled HVACR maintenance and repair duties under minimal supervision.


Wage: $21.34 – $32.65 / hour.  Initial salary placement will be based upon experience and qualifications.  In addition, employees working non-day shifts receive an additional $1.50 per hour of shift differential pay.   This is an hourly and overtime eligible position.

Benefits:  The RTAA offers a competitive wage and benefit package, and provides a high-quality work-life balance.  Employee benefits include 100% employer paid contributions to the Nevada PERS retirement program; 100% employer paid health insurance for the employee; paid vacation and sick leave; 13-paid holidays per year; and tuition reimbursement – just to name a few!


Minimum Qualifications: 
Required Education: Completion of a recognized HVACR vocational program; OR an equivalent combination of  graduation from high school, journey-level HVACR experience, and training may be considered.

Required Experience:  Three (3) years of journey-level HVACR experience in an industrial/commercial environment.  This must include hydronic heating and cooling systems, boilers, circulation pumps, package air conditioning units, gas fired heating units and related commercial/ industrial plant maintenance and building control/automation system experience.

Required Licensing: A valid driver’s license is required at the time of application.

Required Certification:  A valid CFC certification at time of application.


How To Apply:
Applications for RTAA jobs are only accepted through an online process.  In order to be considered, applicants must fully complete the official online RTAA Employment Application.   Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately.  Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.  For more information about this opportunity and to apply, visit: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/renoairport.

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