Building Operations Specialist (HVAC) – Northern Laboratory


Position #CF040

Location:  Manassas, VA

Salary is commensurate with experience

Open Until Filled

The Department of Forensic Science is seeking a qualified applicant to function as the HVAC/Controls Technician in the Northern Forensic Laboratory building, located in Manassas. This position will perform maintenance, repairs, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, monitoring, replacement, and building services specializing in but not limited to HVAC and control systems in the Northern Laboratory facility. This position is responsible for adherence to the facility On-Call Plan for responding to emergency repair calls on a rotational basis and for accomplishing some work during non-routine business hours in order to minimize disruption to facility operations. Accomplishes diverse objectives and applies knowledge of building maintenance, construction and renovations to enable the effective and safe use of the facility in order to conduct agency operations on a continuous basis.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge and skill in maintaining, installing, troubleshooting, repairing, and replacing HVAC systems of various types
  • Experience troubleshooting mechanical equipment malfunctions
  • Knowledge of IBC, OSHA, and NFPA as they apply to facilities maintenance
  • Knowledge of basic building maintenance practices
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, Gmail and other computer software programs
  • Ability to interact with a variety of people in a variety of capacities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified, or have the ability to certify within a given time frame, at the Journeyman level in the HVAC trade
  • Ability to read and interpret building plans and specifications
  • Experience with BAS (Building Automation System) systems
  • Experience working in comparable facilities

Selected candidate must provide a DNA sample via a buccal swab (saliva sample), be fingerprinted, drug tested and pass a background security check

Applicants must apply electronically using the State of Virginia’s Recruitment Management System (RMS). This posting is open until filled. This vacancy may be accessed in RMS by using this link: Contact Julie Smith at (804)588-4053 for assistance.