Furnace Technician

Location: Career and Family Services, Washington County DSS Building, Fort Edward, NYPosted 10/3/2022

Furnace Technician

LEAP places a strong emphasis on the value of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Part-Time Per Diem, $29.15/hour + $150 Per Diem Stipend


Clean and Tune Program

  • Clean and Tune Technician evaluates the primary heating source equipment to allow for the safe, proper and efficient operation of the heating equipment
  • Installation of a carbon monoxide detector per manufacturer’s specifications unless the dwelling is equipped with an operable detector which is less than five years old
  • Verify that heating system supply and return lines are leak free under operating conditions
  • Replace and install filters and gaskets
  • If needed, install a programmable thermostat to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Assess that the thermostat is functional and compatible with the heating equipment
  • Equipment appears safe to operate, sufficient clearance from flammables
  • Oil tank/ gas meter condition, lines and connections are not leaking, supply line shutoff is operative
  • Electrical wiring sound
  • Flue/ vent/ stack/ chimney/ damper is connected, not blocked and no sign of back draft
  • Determine oil pump pressure and the pressure after cutoff
  • Determine lock out time in seconds for ignition/ flame
  • Inspect all parts for proper working condition, clean when needed
  • Determine Net Stack Temperature, Carbon Monoxide or Oxygen percentage and Steady State Efficiency percentage
  • Measuring, purchasing, delivering, and installation of room-sized air conditioners (A/C).


High school diploma or GED, 5 or more years of experience with heating equipment


A valid driver’s license which meets agency standards. Pertinent safety knowledge and training.

Rate of Pay

  • $ 29.15 hourly
  • $ 150.00 Per Diem Clean & Tune Stipend(may include chimney cleaning, minor repairs, installation of carbon monoxide detectors or programmable thermostats, if needed, to allow for the safe, proper, and efficient operation of the heating equipment.
  • $150.00 Per Diem Stipend for Air Conditioning installation(Measuring, purchase, delivery, and installation of room-sized air conditioners (A/C).
  • $150.00 Per Diemfor LiHeap Cooling Program

In order to prevent or significantly reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at L.E.A.P. and protect all members of the community from infection, successful candidates will be required to submit proof of full vaccination as a condition of employment, unless exempted as a reasonable accommodation of a medical condition or sincerely religious belief or practice.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $29.15 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

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