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Metro Nashville Government HVAC Team Manager (Tech Spec. 2) in Nashville, Tennessee

HVAC Team Manager (Tech Spec. 2)

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HVAC Team Manager (Tech Spec. 2)


$74,117.92 Annually


Nashville, TN

Job Type

Full-Time Civil Service

Job Number



General Services


Building Operations & Support Services

Opening Date


Closing Date

6/24/2024 11:59 PM Central

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Position Description

This position is in the Department of General Services and will manage, lead, and supervise the HVAC team to include Metro and contracted staff. This position is responsible for monitoring, coordinating, and inspecting the activities, installations, maintenance and repairs, assignment of tasks, scheduling work, and ensuring timely completion of projects and repairs of the HVAC mechanical and control systems. This position must have advanced knowledge and understanding of safety standards, building codes, ASHRAE standards and EPA regulations. This position ensures effective and efficient operations, maintains a high level of customer satisfaction, and performs related duties as required.

The preferred candidate must be an organized, motivated and dynamic professional with excellent decision-making and interpersonal skills with the ability to skillfully coordinate and manage concurrent HVAC projects and related assignments. Flexibility, positivity, reliability, and a commitment to excellence are required.

Typical Duties

  • Oversees and manages the day-to-day operations of HVAC staff and building automation system for HVAC and lighting systems.

  • Serves as technical expert interpreting, selecting, adapting, and applying the more complex technical guidelines, principles and practices which relate to the HVAC area of specialization.

  • Supervises the successful delivery of contracted services for HVAC and BAS controls.

  • Studies and reviews field work and makes recommendations for operational efficiency and improvements and reduction in energy cost.

  • Establishes and maintains excellent customer service and customer relations ensuring timely and quality services.

  • Oversees and assist with preparation, collection, and distribution of technical data and various reports and budgets.

  • Maintains and updates HVAC system testing and balance reports and operational schedules for BAS controls.

  • Oversees and participates in the installation, repair and/or maintenance of HVAC equipment and/or systems and stays abreast of project progress and assists with any problems or complaints.

  • Performs test, repairs, adjustments, and maintenance of HVAC systems and equipment.

  • Evaluates performance of equipment and/or systems compared to the established standards.

  • Manages and trains employees and contract staff including assignment of duties, ensure work is performed correctly, evaluates performance, counsels with and corrects as needed.

  • Participates in the development of specifications for and designs of new policies, procedures related to area of specialization and reviews plans, specifications, and/or materials for projects.

  • Evaluates proposed projects request to determine budget, manpower, equipment, and supply requirements.

  • Reviews service records and approves invoices for work completed by vendors.

  • Investigates and solves various complaints.

  • Performs and checks difficult computations.

  • Reviews status of work orders with technicians/vendors and checks for accuracy and completion.

  • Reviews and approves cost estimates, contracts, or related documents related to operational and major maintenance budgets.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma and ten (10) years of professional job-related HVAC systems, controls and equipment experience, including five (5) years of increasingly responsible supervisory or lead HVAC systems experience. No Substitution

Candidate must receive and maintain a passing status from the Metro Nashville Police Department background check.


Valid Driver License

Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.

Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.

Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge and experience on chillers, Arctic chillers, boilers, air handlers, Governair RTU, heat pumps, vav boxes, heat exchangers, heat recovery units, water treatment testing and related equipment, DX controls, BAS control systems concentrated with the following preferred manufacturers: Alerton, Automated Logic, JCI Metasys, Trane, TAC-Inet

  • Current holder of EPA Universal refrigerant certification

  • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Archibus, or other Integrated Workplace Management Systems

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Metro Nashville Government respects the religious beliefs and practices of all employees and will make, on request, an accommodation for such observances when a reasonable accommodation is available that does not create an undue hardship on business operations.

Requests for ADA or other protected accommodations for the recruitment process should be directed to Human Resources at 615-862-6640.

Metro offers a generous core benefit package to eligible employees who are regularly and consistently working 20 or more hours per week. Insurance and benefit coverage is effective the first of the month after the employee has worked 30 days. Employees can change their benefits within 60 days of an eligible change in status or during Annual Enrollment. Metro also offers optional benefits from which the employee may choose. Family members, including eligible spouses, domestic partners and children, are covered under most of our benefits programs.


Medical: Choice of two plans; Metro pays 75% of premium

Dental: Choice of two plans; Metro pays for single coverage

Basic Life: $50,000 basic term life coverage; Metro pays 100% of premium

Pension: Formula-driven pension; 100% Metro funded; 10 year vesting for new employees

Paid Family Leave: Runs concurrently with time designated as FMLA leave (up to 30 days)

Longevity: Annual bonus beginning after 5 years of service; increases annually up to 20 years

Work Life/ Employee Assistance Program: Wide variety of counseling, referral and consultation services provided free

Other*: In-line-of-duty injury benefits, AD&D insurance, and Medical Disability eligibility after 10 years with Metro

Paid leave: (Full-time employees)

  • Vacation: 10 vacation days a year; increasing after 5 years of service (For Non Civil Service departments, contact the department's human resources office)

  • Holidays: 12 holidays per year (For Non Civil Service departments, contact the department's human resources office)

  • Sick leave: 12 days of sick leave per year

  • Other leaves: Judicial leave, military leave, bereavement leave

*See the Human Resources webpage for more details and optional benefits at


Do you have a valid Driver License?

  • Yes

  • No


    What is the highest level of education you have completed?

  • No diploma

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Associate's Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree


    How many years of professional job-related HVAC systems, controls and equipment experience do you have?

  • less than 10 years

  • 10 or more years


    Describe your professional job-related HVAC systems, controls and equipment experience. If no experience please type "N/A"


    Do you have a minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible supervisory or lead HVAC systems experience?

  • Yes

  • No


    Describe your experience of increasingly responsible supervisory or lead HVAC systems experience. If no Experience Please type "N/A"


    Select the equipment you have advanced experience in.

  • Chillers

  • Boilers

  • Air Handlers

  • Governair RTU

  • Heat Pumps

  • Heat Exchangers

  • Vav Boxes

  • Heat Recovery Units

  • Water Treatment Testing

  • DX Controls

  • Bas Control Systems - Alerton

  • Bas Control Systems - Automated Logic

  • Bas Control Systems - JCI Metasys

  • Bas Control Systems - Trane

  • Bas Control Systems - TAC-Inet

  • None of The Above


    Do you hold a Current EPA Universal refrigerant Certification?

  • Yes

  • No


    Describe your experience using Microsoft office, AutoCAD, Archibus, or other Integrated Workplace Management Systems in an HVAC Capacity. If no experience please type "N/A"

    Required Question


Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County


Human Resources Department 700 President Ronald Reagan Way, Suite 201 Nashville, Tennessee, 37210


(615) 862-6640



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