The Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning Mechanic installs, services and repairs environmental-control systems. The selected candidate utilizes knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting and structural layout; mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor; follows blueprints or engineering specifications; fabricates, assembles and installs ductwork and chassis parts; installs evaporator unit in chassis or in air-duct system; cuts and bends tubing to correct length and shape; cuts and threads pipe; joins tubing or pipes to various refrigerating units by means of sleeves, couplings or unions, and solders joints, using torch, forming complete circuit for refrigerant; installs expansion and discharge valves in circuit; connects motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls, and circulating ventilation fans to control panels and connects control panels to power source; installs air and water filters in completed installation; injects small amount of refrigerant into compressor to test systems and adds Freon gas to build up prescribed operating pressure; observes pressure and vacuum gauges and adjusts controls to insure proper operation; tests joints and connections for gas leaks, using gauges or soap-and-water solution; wraps pipes in insulation batting and secures them in place with cement or wire bands; replaces defective breaker controls, thermostats, switches, fuses and electrical wiring to repair installed units; may install, repair and service air conditioners, ranging from fifteen to twenty tons cooling capacity in warehouses and small factory buildings; and performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
- High School diploma/equivalent for Mechanic or Applicable Degree for Engineer
- Minimum of five years of HVAC Mechanic experience required.
- Ability to lift 45 lbs.
- Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.) is preferred.