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Heating & A/C Tech. II
Title:Heating & A/C Tech. II
Job Type:Full-Time


Job Title:  Heating and Air Conditioning Technician II

Job Code:  0812

Department:  Mechanical Maintenance

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Reports to:  Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor


Under general direction, employee performs responsible technical work in the service, repair, and operation of air conditioning, heating and ventilating systems. Employee may consult with contractors and work from manufacturers specifications and plans in installing new equipment or in replacing parts. Routine maintenance and operation is performed independently of specific instructions but in accordance with general operating requirements established by a technical superior. Work is primarily done in the jail, but as required may be done in other county owned buildings.


(All duties listed may not be included in any one position nor does the list include all tasks found in a position of this class.)

Installs and maintains air conditioning, heating and ventilating equipment. Starts and operates compressor units. Overhauls motors, cleans and adjusts temperature records, checks and repairs all pumps, conducts all water treatment daily; calibrates pressure gauges, meters and similar devices. Checks all indicating instruments periodically to know the functioning level of each unit.

Repairs units by replacing defective breaker controls thermostats, switches, fuses and electrical wiring using electricians hand tools and test equipment. Services and repairs forced-air heating systems in combination with air conditioning systems. Lubricates fans, motors and control units; replaces belts; relays compressors and circuit boards. Repairs, replaces and installs various types of plumbing fixtures, supply lines and drainage systems.Performs related work as required.


  1. Education

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a standard senior high school supplemented by college level courses in mechanical or electrical engineering or vocational training courses in the operation and maintenance of air conditioning, heating, and ventilating systems. Five years experience in the operation and maintenance of a wide variety of air conditioning, heating and ventilating equipment.

  1. Knowledge, Skill, and Ability

Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices applied to the safe and efficient operation of all types of air conditioning, heating, and ventilating equipment. Working knowledge of and demonstrated skill in the maintenance and repair of air conditioning, heating, and ventilating equipment. Ability to operate all types of ventilating equipment; ability to plan and supervise the work of skilled and unskilled workmen as necessary; ability to read and interpret plans and drawings of machinery and mechanical equipment; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

$37,419.20 annually


Full-Time Employee Benefits Summary

Healthcare Insurance: Blue Cross of Alabama administered through the Local Government Health Insurance Plan (LGHIP).

Coverage Type

Employee's Premium

County's Contribution

Single Coverage Bi-weekly Premium

$ 46.00

$ 179.00

Family Coverage Bi-weekly Premium

$ 93.50

$ 455.00

Dental Coverage: Dental coverage is included with LGHIP through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. LGHIP manages dental costs and provides enhanced dental benefits using negotiated discounts with in-network dentists. To locate in-network dentists go to Assuming the services are covered you will normally only be responsible for out of pocket.

Life Insurance: Madison County provides $25,000 in life, $25,000 in accidental death and dismemberment and $25,000 line of duty insurance to eligible employees in certified positions.

Employee Retirement Plans: Employees are required to participate in the Employees Retirement System, which is administered through the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA).Employees participate at one of the following levels:

Tier 1: An employee who had service credit in RSA prior to January 1, 2013 and contribute at a level of 5% per pay period. *The County contributes at a rate of 10.89%.

Tier 2: An employee who was hired on or after January 1, 2013 and contribute at a level of 6% per pay period. *The County contributes at a rate of 8.42%.

*Contribution percentage is set by the Retirement Systems of Alabama and changes annually.

Employee Clinic: Madison County employees and dependents over age 12 may use the Employee Health Clinic for the low co-pay of $15.00 per visit. To be eligible to use the clinic, the employee and dependent must be enrolled in Madison County’s health insurance plan as their primary coverage.

Voluntary Plans are also available:
*Additional life Insurance for employee and dependents
*Flex spending accounts (healthcare and childcare)
*Vision insurance
*College Counts

Holidays, Annual Leave and Sick Leave:
*Minimum of 10 holidays per calendar year
*Accrue 8 hours of annual leave and 8 hours of sick leave per month

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