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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $49,151.52 to  $72,871.20  PAY GRADE: 34
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Administration
Division: State Public Works Division
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 09.413
Announcement Number: 38782
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/07/2019
Close Date: 12/31/2019
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVACR) Specialist's perform skilled work in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action. This position is with the Department of Administration, State Public Works Division, Buildings and Grounds Section, Carson City and is under the supervision of the Deputy Administrator. Under the supervision of the Deputy Administrator, the incumbent assigns work orders to subordinate skilled staff; plans, lays out and inspects their work; prepares estimates of time and materials; orders and requisitions supplies; keeps records and prepares reports; establishes preventive maintenance schedules; and supervises and evaluates the performance of subordinate HVACR Specialists.
This position is responsible for the supervision of the HVACR section in Buildings and Grounds. The incumbent is responsible for the management of the maintenance, preventative maintenance and the repairs through subordinate staff for all State facilities under the jurisdiction of the division in Northern Nevada. The incumbent is responsible for the management and oversight of budgets for that section. They must oversee, prepare, review and perform new HVAC construction and equipment installation. *Experience with Direct Digital Systems (DDC) is required. *Experience working with: Boilers, Chillers, Cooling Towers, and HVAC systems is required *Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds overhead. This position requires the selected applicant to pay for and complete a Criminal History check for Department of Administration. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Completion of a recognized HVACR apprenticeship program followed by two years of journey level experience in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment; OR one year of experience as a HVACR Specialist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    This position requires the incumbent to be EPA certified to recover refrigerant and recharge equipment.
Additional Position Criteria
    Experience with Direct Digital Systems (DDS) is required.
    Experience working with boilers, chillers, cooling towers, and HVAC systems is required.
    This position requires the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds overhead.
The Examination
HVACR SPECIALIST 3 (09.413) Training & Experience Exam
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.
1) Identify the HVACR apprenticeship program(s) you have completed, if applicable. Please attach copies of education and training certificates relating to HVACR.
2) Describe your experience, including number of years, maintaining, servicing, and operating HVACR equipment such as chillers, boilers, pumps, air handlers, and cooling towers.
3) Describe your experience, including number of years, a) estimating material and labor needed to complete a job; b) maintaining an inventory of materials; and c) maintaining inventory records.
4) Describe your experience, including number of years, using an energy management system, and identify the system(s).
5) Describe your experience, including number of years, with preventive maintenance scheduling for a large commercial facility (60,000 sq. ft.).
6) Describe your experience, including number of years, securing technical advice and diagnosing system failures.
7) Describe your experience, including number of years, a) designing appropriate system modifications; b) preparing plans or specifications and; c) performing or supervising their implementation.
8) Describe your experience, including number of years, a) supervising and directing the work of other skilled personnel; b) training subordinate staff in work techniques and safety procedures; and c) planning and scheduling work to accommodate staff, agency needs, and seasonal demands.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you have experience devising, implementing and overseeing and/or supervising an HVAC maintenance and preventive maintenance program for a major complex of buildings such as hotels, casinos, state, county, city or universities? Please describe, including the number of years, when and where you obtained this experience.
2) Are you willing and able to supervise and work with inmate workers? Please explain.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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