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HVAC Specialist, DJC

Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/22
Posting End Date: 2024/03/07
Category: Building Maintenance
Sub Category: Facility Management
Work Type: Full Time
Location: St Anthony, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 19.96
Maximum Salary: 21.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections is recruiting for a full-time HVAC Specialist to fill a current vacancy in our St. Anthony facility. This position will perform journey-level installation, and maintenance, and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.

To learn more about Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections visit our website: IDJC 

1. HVAC:

  • Analyzes, repairs, and performs preventive maintenance on all HVAC installations, fire and boiler alarm and surveillance control systems (high and low pressure). 
  • Defines and implements preventive maintenance programs for motors, steam condensate return traps, pumps, controls, compressors, auxiliary heating and cooling systems, and related devices. 
  • Compiles reports for changes to the HVAC system which includes reporting costs, estimating values, and justifying changes. 
  • Reviews work of contractors' new and remodel construction for compliance to specifications and compatibility with existing HVAC systems. 
  • Maintains air distribution and balance systems and heat exchange equipment. 
  • Adds chemicals and analyzes water treatment for chill water and heating systems. 
  • Plans and installs auxiliary control systems Lights off, shuts down, and operates boilers. 
  • Prepares system for winter carry-over and cold weather conditions. 
  • Calibrates pipe and vent sizes and BTUs required for installations May design and install sheet metal Installs/inspects thermostats, and electrical wiring of furnaces, unit heaters, and cooling units.
  • Reviews new designs and concepts of HVAC systems Operates microprocessor fan control and fire alarm systems Programs computerized energy management equipment. 

 2. Other Duties As Assigned: 

  • Tests/maintains emergency electrical equipment such as generators and battery operated lighting Inspects and maintains specialized items such as clothes washers, dishwashers, coolers, freezers, ice machines, and domestic refrigerators.
  • Runs wire, installs outlet boxes, repairs switches and light fixtures. 
  • Repairs broken pipes, fixes leaks, and cleans blocked pipes. 
  • Assists other maintenance and crafts staff performing their duties. 
  • Responds to emergency call-backs.

Minimum Qualifications: 


  • Charging, starting, and checking for proper operation of HVAC type equipment and related devices. 
  • Troubleshooting and repairing digital electronic and pneumatic HVAC control systems Starting, stopping, and troubleshooting chiller operations and chilled water systems. 
  • Modifying and/or installing natural gas and water piping. 
  • Operating, maintaining, diagnosing problems, and repairing industrial type HVAC systems and control devices. 
  • Performing basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and sheet metal work Welding and repairing material and brazing pipe. 
  • Cutting, brazing and soldering high pressure refrigerant piping. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid Driver's License.                     
  • Willingness to supervise and work directly with juveniles in a correctional setting.
  • Must meet federal PREA standards (Prison Rape Elimination Act).

Benefits: We offer a competitive benefits package that includes the following -


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID

[email protected]