Filter Technician in North Chicago, IL at Ada S McKinley

Date Posted: 2/15/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Basic Function:  Inspects, maintains, and replaces filters, performing minor preventative maintenance on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment at the contract location to maintain efficiency and mechanical integrity of HVAC units.

Reporting Relationship:

Reports To: Project Manager

Supervises: N/A

Principal Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Replaces filters in all HVAC units base-wide, adding drain tablets as required.
  • Disposes of dirty filters properly following operating procedures.
  • Monitors and reports to supervisor the levels of HVAC filters for reordering.
  • Tracks replacement of filters and maintains replacement schedule.
  • Reports any signs of damage or trouble with HVAC units to supervisor.
  • Follows guidelines for communication and contact with customers.
  • Obtains filters, transports filters and ensures that they are the needed locations.
  • Assists with delivery and storage of filters.
  • Complies with all applicable health and safety regulations, policies, and established work practices.
  • Uses cloud-based application to track the completion of work duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Completes work safely and follows all applicable safety rules and standards. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior.

* Non-essential duties

Mental/Physical Demands: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly

required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to bend.  The employee is required to stand and walk.  The employee must frequently lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. May be exposed to a variety of temperatures, noise, moving mechanical parts, or chemicals.

Environmental Conditions: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Duties are performed in a variety of settings. 

Job Requirements


  • Two years of work experience completing related tasks.
  • High School Diploma.  
  • Maintaining an established work schedule.
  • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Effectively using organizational and planning skills.
  • Operating, installing, maintaining, and repairing HVAC equipment.
  • Reading and understanding schematics.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.

This description documents the general contents and requirements of the job.  It is not to be construed as an exhausted statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.  The principal duties and responsibilities shown are all essential job functions except for those indicated with an asterisk (*). The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



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