Louisiana Department of State Civil Service HVAC/CONTROL TECHNICIAN MASTER in Baton Rouge, Louisiana



$2,578.00 - $5,276.00 Monthly

$14.87 - $30.44 Hourly

$2,578.00 - $5,276.00 Monthly


Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge, LA

Job Type



Division of Administration

Job Number

OSB 101816 BB


10/25/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

The Division of Administration/Office of State Buildings has one vacancy. This job title has an assigned pay grade of WS-215.

This position will be filled by new hire or by promotion of a current permanent status classified employee. There is no Civil Service written test score requirement. Anyone is eligible to apply.

A criminal history check will be conducted on all new hires as well as employees changing positions including promotions, demotions, details, reassignments and transfers. Also, prospective employees may be subject to pre-employment drug testing. New hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government's E-verify system.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

Checking for required test score - We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.

Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

If you are unable to apply online, you may fax your Civil Service application to (225) 219-1041 or you may mail it to the Staffing Division, Department of State Civil Service, P.O. Box 94111, Capitol Station, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9111. Please include the job title HVAC Control Technician Master and job number OSB 101816 BB on your application. All applications must be faxed or postmarked by the closing date of this posting. Paper applications will be considered incomplete if the supplemental questions are not printed, answered, and submitted with the application.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. You must include all relevant education and experience on your official State application.

Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application. The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application or faxed to (225) 219-1041. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.

For further information about this posting, please contact:

Brandon Blanchard

HR Supervisor

Division of Administration/Office of Human Resources

email: brandon.blanchard@la.gov



Three years of experience in the installation or maintenance of pneumatic, electrical or electronic control systems for heating (including boiler), ventilating, or air conditioning systems.


Training in the installation or maintenance of pneumatic, electrical or electronic control systems for heating (including boiler), ventilating, or air conditioning systems will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience on a month for month basis.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To perform complex/leadworker task in the installation, repair, adjustment and modification of electrical controls and electronic and pneumatic instrumentation for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, boiler systems, fire alarms, sound systems and energy management systems in a large, complex physical plant.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

General from a HVAC/Control Technician Foreman or Maintenance Supervisor of a higher level.

Supervision Exercised:

Functional over HVAC/Control Technicians and other craftsmen assigned on a project basis.

Location of Work:


Job Distinctions:

Differs from HVAC/Control Technician by leadworker responsibilities and/or performance of more complex tasks, such as responsibility for a energy management system or complex instrument repair.

Differs from HVAC/Refrigeration Mechanics by the presence of specialized technical duties peculiar to meter, instrument and electrical controls associated with large HVAC refrigeration and utility plant systems.

Differs from HVAC/Control Technician Foreman by the absence of responsibility for supervising the HVAC refrigeration, instrumentation and controls system for an agency or a large HVAC complex.

Examples of Work

Performs technical repairs and complex diagnostic analysis relative to all types of HVAC and refrigeration instrumentation and controls.

Inspects instrument and controls or HVAC refrigeration systems periodically and makes calibration adjustments to insure that indication recording and controlling meters and instruments function within specific standards.

Insures proper interfacing between electrical and temperature control systems with proper interlocks, relays, etc.

Performs air balancing as required to achieve desired comfort levels.

Performs complex repairs on centrally controlled fire alarm circuitry and energy management system.

Troubleshoots and repairs electrical control systems including starters, disconnects and switchgear associated with HVAC and refrigeration systems.

Works from blue prints and complex diagrams and schematics when installing control circuits, mixing box controls and troubleshooting HVAC control equipment.

Disassembles malfunctioning pneumatic and electrical instruments, examines and tests mechanisms and circuitry for defects and makes repairs as required.

Functionally supervises craftsmen and helpers assigned on a project basis.