Commercial HVAC Technician
Grand Canyon University is seeking a Commercial HVAC technician. The Commercial HVAC technician is responsible for performing installs, repairs, and maintenance to a variety of equipment including: air conditioning, electric motor, heating units, heat pumps, hermetic compressors, commercial furnaces, intake and exhaust fans, economizers, semi hermetic compressors, split systems, VAV systems, chilled water systems, air cooled and water cooled systems, and package units.
Shift- Monday-Friday 7a-4p
Position requires the skill/ability to work on chillers ranging from 160 ton through 500 ton systems, for example, the ability to make welds on the systems if needed, also the ability to use a navigator to go through the controls of the system to troubleshoot the electrical portions of our commercial system.
- Install, service, repair, maintain, operate and adjust for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and any other equipment including calibration of related instruments, gauges and controls.
- Install, service, repair, maintain, operate and adjust all types of industrial, commercial mechanical refrigeration, ventilation, and ventilating equipment and air dryers.
- Analyze, plan, and perform preventive maintenance of HVAC systems
- Plan shutdowns for maintenance and repair pumps including chill water, heating water systems
- Troubleshoot, repair and make modifications to HVAC systems
- Perform refrigeration recovery, evacuation and charging
- Conduct necessary tests, including standard industry approved trouble shooting methods to determine malfunctions and/or causes of breakdowns of all assigned equipment; remove, repair or replace faulty parts, subassemblies and major components; retest equipment with repaired or replaced components and make required adjustments and/or corrections to restore complete/proper operation.
- Recommend and/or order necessary parts and supplies for installation, service, repair and maintenance of all assigned equipment.
- Instruct and advise users of proper operation and maintenance of equipment.
- Install additional electronic, electrical, plumbing to improve or enhance performance, or to adapt to existing systems.
- Review work with State Inspectors, as required, to ensure compliance with State regulations.
- Report, organize and maintain all necessary records of materials purchased/work performed to service, repair, maintain and operate all equipment, including applicable records/paperwork associated with EPA mandates and refrigerant transition/recovery.
- Service, repair, calibrate, regulate, fine-tune, or test machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
- Service, repair, adjust, and test machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.
- Perform general maintenance tasks as needed.
- Perform and maintain work to local, state and Federal codes.
- Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
- Attends classes and seminars (classroom or online) to update skills.
- Minimum of five years’ experience at the journey level.
- Must have certificate of completion for refrigerant transition/recovery and be certified as universal. (EPA)
- Must have chiller training certifications: Carrier/York/Trane chiller experience 150 to 500 ton chillers
- Work experience must involve all levels of refrigeration, ice machines, walk-ins, cold wells.
- Ability to read, comprehend and follow refrigeration and electrical blueprints and schematics.
- Thorough knowledge of heating, ventilation and electronic, electric and pneumatic control systems, as applicable to trade specialty.
- Knowledge of local and national Fire Underwriters Code and ASHREA Standards for the refrigeration industry.
- Thorough knowledge of materials, methods and hazards of the refrigeration trade with proficiency in the use of related tools.
- Ability to perform delicate and intricate repairs.
- Ability to climb ladders and work in high places and confined spaces.
- Understands all types of HVAC systems and how each component within the system operates in conjunction with the other components and how that impacts the overall operations of the system as a whole.
- Knowledge of ohms law, Ability to use multi meters to read voltage, current and resistance, must be able to troubleshoot advanced electrical systems both A/C and D/C
- Understands the process of treating air so as to simultaneously control its temp, humidity, cleanliness and distribution
- Knowledge of commercial mechanical and electrical systems.
- Knowledge is mandatory of: principles of HVAC/R systems, controls, and components; combustion systems; air and water balancing; interpreting drawings and schematics; fundamentals of HVAC/R equipment and troubleshooting techniques; environmental regulations for fuels, refrigerants, and hazardous materials.
- Knowledge of, and experience in, indoor air quality (IAQ) investigation and problem solving.
- Able to read and understand Mechanical blueprints and electrical schematics
- Knowledge of refrigeration, able to pass all state and local testing requirements
- Ability to work weekends, holidays, or extended hours as needed and be in on call rotating pool to handle emergencies
- Ability to proficiently handle work ticketing system and utilize computer to handle communication to management and/or customers.
- Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
- Must pass background check requirements
- Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.