Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Custodian/Repairperson (HVAC)

Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/29/2020 3:01 PM)
# of Openings
Salary Range
Min Salary
USD $54,366.00/Yr.
Max Salary
USD $60,890.00/Yr.
Specific Facility
Various: See Description Below
Position Reports To
Operations Supervisor
Work Schedule
Full-time: 8 hours a day, year round.


The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Cuyahoga DD) is seeking a Custodian/Repairperson to work as an HVAC Repairperson to perform all building maintenance and trade work including, but not limited to, HVAC systems, mechanical equipment, plumbing, electrical, carpentry (rough and finish), structural, fabrication, painting, key system maintenance and all other building maintenance repairs, remodeling and new construction activities as assigned, day to day management of key control system.   


The  HVAC repairperson will repair and maintain in solo or team situations the physical structures, fixtures, machinery, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems in all Cuyahoga DD properties in accordance with blueprints, manuals. Will be predominantly engaged in the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment, controls, and systems associated with HVAC, refrigeration, and energy management in Cuyahoga DD properties.



  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of school or commercial buildings, including all mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Ability to work on, re-key or change locking cores, and change locksets.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air conditioning and other mechanical equipment.
  • Knowledge of building structure and materials.
  • Knowledge in setting up and operating various types of maintenance tools and machinery.
  • Ability to read blue prints, floor plans, structural details, mechanical and electrical designs.
  • Ability to prepare sketches and construction details for fabrication and remodeling work.
  • Skills in planning sequence of operations, job methods and estimating bill of materials.
  • Ability to read and interpret various types of measuring and diagnostic instruments. 
  • Ability to interact effectively and cooperatively with a variety of people.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to provide an excellent customer experience for all who access services from Cuyahoga DD.

WORK LOCATIONS:  Although the position will be based out of our Operations Facility in Cleveland, Ohio, the work performed by the position will be located in multiple facilities across Cuyahoga County.



  • Minimum five years' experience in overall school or commercial building maintenance.
  • Specialization in HVAC preferred: See HVAC requirements below.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Trade school or other specialized training or education desirable.
  • Valid state of Ohio driver's license and continued maintenance of excellent driving record.

HVAC Qualifications:

  • Verifiable experience installing, performing preventive maintenance and repairing the following equipment: package units up to 50 tons, pumps, AHUs, VFDs and cooling towers, air-cooled chillers up to 100 tons, atmospheric boilers, centrifugal chillers, large reciprocating, scroll and screw air conditioning and/or refrigeration systems.
  • Working knowledge of HVAC building automation systems, specifically Johnson Controls Metasys.
  • Working knowledge of facility maintenance and systems
  • Possess a mid to master-level understanding of refrigeration cycle
  • Possess strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Preferred State of Ohio HVAC contracting license
  • Required certification or associate’s degree in HVAC from a technical school
  • Required to have Universal Refrigeration Certificate
  • Required minimum of 5 years’ experience in commercial facility HVAC maintenance field

Application Procedure:  Applicants must apply ONLINE.  Please do not forward your information by email.  All resumes, cover letters and applications must be submitted through this applicant portal.  Click APPLY above to begin the process.  For any further questions about the application process, see the FAQ link below.  Thank you.


Application Deadline:  Open until filled.  


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Equal Opportunity StatementThe Cuyahoga County Board of DD is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information about the law, click here:  EEO Information


- Individuals who may need assistance with the application process should contact Human Resources.

- Questions about the application process?  Review answers to our FAQs here: FAQS and How to Contact H.R.

- All Job tentative offers are made with the understanding that prospective new employees pass a drug test and background check prior to being hired. 



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