Overview

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
invites applications for the position of:

HVAC, Skilled Trade Specialist III

SALARY: $40,166.00 – $64,782.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 04/15/22
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:

Open Recruitment
OPEN UNTIL FILLED

If you have ever taken a flight from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport; renewed your Maryland driver’s license; traveled to an Orioles game on the Light Rail; embarked on a cruise from the Port of Baltimore; received roadside assistance from CHART Emergency Patrol; reduced your commute time by using one of Maryland’s toll roads; or applied for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification, then you have experienced some of the superb services provided by the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT).

MDOT has various careers for people of all experiences, backgrounds, and abilities who come together to contribute to one mission—connecting our customers to life’s opportunities. Join us in serving our Maryland residents, visitors, and businesses!

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) is recruiting for a Skilled Trade Specialist III.  The employee is responsible for performing journey level heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) work.  The incumbent independently performs skilled installation, connection, maintenance, and repair work in compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations and standard practices governing the HVAC trade. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Installing, repairing, and maintaining heating and air conditioning equipment to include: gas fired rooftop units and heat pumps, control system fans, filters, heat radiation units, motors, burners, piping, relays, gauges, valves, switches, wiring, air conditioning and cooling equipment such as air handling units, cooling and condensing evaporators, belts, hoses, bearings, coils, filters, compressors, dampers, pressure gauges, meters, thermostats, and fans. Additional duties include, but are not limited to: checking refrigerant pressure; using gauges and meters; correcting amount of refrigerant into unit; charging equipment; lubricating all HVAC equipment; and changing filters and moveable parts.

Employees in this position are considered essential employees and are subject to emergency call back procedures, twenty-four hours a day, as may be required in order to maintain continuous operation of a facility.

The current vacancy exists at the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration in Glen Burnie, MD (Anne Arundel County). The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill future Skilled Trade Specialist III (HVAC) vacancies throughout MDOT.

MDOT offers a generous and competitive benefits package. You can learn about our amazing benefits here: MDOT Benefits

QUALIFICATIONS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience:  Four (4) years of experience in the HVAC trade.

Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position for which you are applying.

If you have held more than one position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position.

Notes:
1.  Additional work experience in the HVAC trade may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2.  A certificate from a vocational technical school in the HVAC trade may be substituted for one year of the required general experience.

3.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in utilities repair classifications or construction and engineering specialty codes in the skilled trades as defined above field of work, on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
1.  Candidates appointed to positions in this classification are assigned duties that require the operation of motor vehicles.  Employees are required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the state of Maryland. All applicants must list their license number and expiration date on the application.

All applicants must list their license number and expiration date on the application.

2.  During the probationary period, employees may be required to obtain and maintain a Class A or Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) valid in the state of Maryland, depending on the type of equipment operated.

3.  The employing administration may require employees to satisfy its agency training, and certification program requirements to obtain and maintain permanent status in this classification.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Special Requirements:
1.  Applicants who are considered for work at the Maryland Aviation Administration are subject to an extensive pre-employment security background check as required by the Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Aviation Regulation Part 107.

2.  Employees must be willing and available for duty at such hours, day or night, as may be required to maintain continuous operation of a facility and are subject to call-in.

3.  Employees are required to maintain a reliable communication link for emergency call back requirements.

4.  Employees who work with, or may be exposed to, hazardous materials such as asbestos, lead-based paint, or chromium, may be required to undergo periodic medical testing and may be required to pass hazardous materials training and can wear a respirator.

5.  Applicants may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform maintenance work on high structures and in cramped quarters.

6.  Employees in this classification are considered “Essential Employees” and must sign and agree to all policies and procedures relating to “Essential Employee” status.

7.  Candidates will be subject to pre-employment drug testing in accordance with the Transportation Code of Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

8.  Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with the Transportation Code of Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

TO APPLY: You must complete a MDOT employment application (DTS-1) online to be considered for this recruitment. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MDOT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. No paper applications will be accepted.

Selected candidates may be subject to background and reference checks.

You may apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mdotmd.  Applications must be submitted online.

Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify in advance. MD Relay Service Number (711). Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa or providing an extension of an existing H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H-1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

Applicants who have education obtained outside of the U.S. will be required to provide proof of the equivalent U.S. education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service, such as the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://www.naces.org) or World Education Services: International Credential Evaluation (https://www.wes.org/).

The incumbent in this position may be a member of a covered bargaining unit.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MDOT does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.

Issue date: 4/15/22

HVAC, Skilled Trade Specialist III Supplemental Questionnaire

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1. Employees in this classification are considered Essential Employees and will be required to sign and agree to all policies and procedures relating to Essential Employee status. Please select ‘Yes’ below if you agree, or ‘No’ below if you do not agree with this statement.

Yes      No

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2. Do you possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the state of Maryland?

Yes      No

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3. If you answered ‘Yes’ to question #2, please list your license number and expiration date. If you do not possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the state of Maryland, please type ‘N/A’

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4. Do you have at least four (4) years of experience performing skilled trade HVAC work?

Yes      No

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5. If you answered ‘Yes’ to question #4, please provide details regarding this experience. Please include where you obtained this experience, dates of employment in months and years (i.e., 6/2007-9/2010), and whether this was part-time, or full-time work. This experience must also be documented in your application. If you answered ‘No’, please type ‘N/A’.

* Required Question

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

See Description

Required Education Level : High School Diploma or Equivalent