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HVAC Technician– Journey-Level

Final Filing Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
Salary Range: $21.67 – 32.50/hour

The Position.

Reporting to the Facilities Maintenance Manager, the Journey-level HVAC Technician performs a variety of general HVAC Mechanical duties including, but not limited to, installation and repair in residential and commercial properties. Specific duties include:
• Respond to No Heat No A/C calls and repair as needed
• Work from Work Orders and provide write up when work is completed.
• Review blueprints and plans for existing systems, proposed improvements or renovation work; perform work or install equipment according to plans and specifications.
• Schedule routine and preventative maintenance inspections and determine priorities for repairs, improvements and installations.
• Estimate time, equipment, manpower, and required budget for projects.
• Working knowledge of current HVAC code requirements for perspective trade
• Provide assistance and respond to tenant and public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information with the area of assignment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
• Other duties and projects as assigned.


Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge/abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the minimum level of knowledge and abilities would be: Equivalent to the completion of the 12th grade; and/or a minimum of 3 years of increasingly responsible journey level experience in HVAC field. Employees in this position must possess a valid California driver’s license and insurance.

The skills and attributes desired for this position include:

  • Knowledge of the methods, techniques and tools used in the installation, repair and maintenance of a wide variety of HVAC, systems and equipment.
  • Knowledge and skills in residential and commercial HVAC maintenance.
  • Ability to perform HVAC maintenance requirements of residential/commercial buildings.
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor.
  • A person of trust and integrity.
  • Ability to be on-call or answer calls of service at times.
  • Ability to work in an organized, efficient manner with a high level of accuracy, attention to detail, and follow-through.
  • Be self-motivated, possess a positive attitude, and have strong customer service skills.
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to assigned duties/responsibilities.

A complete job description can be obtained from the Human Resources Department.


Retirement. Retirement provided through CalPERS; monthly contributions are paid 100% by the employee in addition to the Employer Contribution.

Flexible Spending Account. CADA contributes to a cafeteria-style benefit plan that includes health, dental, vision, unreimbursed medical, dependent care, and other optional insurance plans.

Sick Leave. Accrued at the rate of 8 hours per month.

Vacation Leave. Accrued at the rate of 10 days per year for 1 to 3 years of service; 15 day per year for 3 to 10 years of service; 20 days per year for over 10 years of service.

Holiday Leave. 14 paid holidays annually (this includes 2 half days).

Deferred Comp. Employees have the option of making contributions for this benefit.

Bereavement Leave. Up to 3 days per fiscal year.

Employee Assistant Program. Confidential counseling services to employees and dependents.

LTD Insurance. Income security to disabled employees up to 66 2/3 of their monthly salary.

Life Insurance. Equal to one and one half of the employee’s annual salary.

About CADA.

Created in 1978, CADA is a Joint Powers Authority between the State of California and the City of Sacramento. We are authorized to implement the plans and objectives of the Capitol Area Plan, a mixed-use plan for the management, development and disposition of state-owned property located directly south and east of the State Capitol and Capitol Park in the City of Sacramento. Legislation provides CADA the powers of a redevelopment agency for this area.

Our mission is to implement the residential and commercial components of the State’s Capitol Area Plan. We contribute to the vibrancy and diversity of the Capitol Park Neighborhood by managing existing properties and developing residential and retail projects in public/private partnerships.

CADA has an annual operating budget of approximately $10 million, with a total of 44 employees divided into the Administrative, Asset Management, and Development Services units. Our income comes from two sources: property tax increments and through the management of 750 residential units, 40 commercial leases, and 791 parking spaces.

All CADA employees are expected to adhere to the following organizational values: commitment, prudent stewardship, credibility, creativity, collaboration, and effectiveness.

Application Process.

Applications are accepted until July 11, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. Please include a CADA application with your resume and/or cover letter. You may download a CADA Employment Application here or pick one up and mail applications materials to:

Attn: Human Resources
1522 14th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Interviews will be held continuously until the position is filled. A screening committee will review your application materials. Those determined most qualified to proceed in the process will be contacted for an interview. CADA will conduct a thorough background investigation, including a drug and alcohol test, on final candidates.

CADA hires only US citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.