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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Air Conditioning-Heating Mechanic 1

Title Code: 6015

Occ. Group: 415.837

Air Conditioning-Heating Mechanic 1

Skill Level: 6

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

IPEDS: 710

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Purpose

Work performed in the installation, repair, and maintenance of air conditioning and heating units, equipment, and parts.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Reads specifications and blueprints in performance of work

Inspects air conditioning and heating equipment regularly

Repairs and/or replaces water pumps, cooling towers, hot water tanks, air pumps, heat exchangers, steam lines, traps and valves, and pneumatic controls such as thermostats, transmitters, valves, pistons, etc.

Installs and/or works closely with manufacturing representative in installing new equipment

Measures tolerances and clearances and adjusts to required specifications

Changes oil and filters and greases and lubricates systems

Supplemental Functions

All incumbents are expected to perform these functions except for those qualifying under the Americans with Disabilities Act for a reasonable accommodation.

These functions may vary by institution. 

Incumbents may provide backup to various functions within the unit.

Performs other work as assigned.

Direction Received

Employees work under general supervision.  Advice and guidance are available from the supervisor as needed for complex issues or exceptions to policy.

Direction Given


Job Specifications

Completion of standard apprenticeship in air conditioning and heating

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics

Knowledge of the materials, methods, and principles used in the performance of air conditioning and heating maintenance and repair

Knowledge of the use, care, and maintenance of required tools and equipment both specialized and common

Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions

Ability to use and operate required tools and equipment

Ability to read and follow specifications and blueprints

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees

Working Conditions/Physical Demands/Special Conditions

Specific working conditions, physical demands and special conditions relative to this position are on file in the Office of Human Resources for your information.

Date                         Skill            Evaluation
5/2004                        6              632023213

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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