Residential HVAC Technician
ESSENTIAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND EXPECTATIONS:
- Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
- Inspects and measures building to determine airflow requirements.
- Plans and draws layout and dimensions of duct work.
- Obtains price quotations on materials and purchases materials such as sheet metal, compressors, and fans, from suppliers and tests equipment to verify that equipment is functioning.
- Schedules heating/air conditioning installation assignments.
- Examines installed heating/air conditioning systems to verify that system is functioning.
- Attends classes and seminars (classroom or online) on HVAC components and system design to update skills.
- Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
- Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
- Maintains time and production records.
- Perform routine maintenance on residential and commercial systems.
- Repairing/replacing system components, as needed.
- On-call, 24/7 for HVAC duties.
- Part of a rotating list of on-call personnel.
- Other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to successfully perform the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
- Effective in installing and troubleshooting heating, air conditioning and refrigeration units.
- Adept at balancing air and ware treatment systems in accordance to HVAC protocols
- Core understanding of determining causes of malfunctions and correcting them properly
- Strong background in reading and interpreting instructions and safety procedures associated with HVAC processes
- Highly experienced in handling electronic and mechanical systems effectively
- Well versed in installing and repairing pumps, motors, fan coils and piping
- Knowledge and ability to perform preventative and general maintenance tasks on HVAC systems
- Solid knowledge of using hand and power tools
- Must have the physical skills and endurance to move about campus and the buildings in order to fulfill daily maintenance tasks and activities.
- Must be familiar with, and follow, safety requirements and precautions.
- Must be able to present professional demeanor in all interactions.
- Good communications skills with a good command of the English language
- Willing to respond to emergency requests outside of normal work hours.
- Willingness to work weekends, holidays, or extended hours as needed.
- Must have own transportation to be able to transport to all buildings if company transportation not available.
- Must have own tools.
- Must be willing to operate work ticketing system and update to be able to inform status of work.
Education and/or Experience:
- High School diploma or GED.
- Minimum 2 years' HVAC maintenance experience.
- Available for on-call and rotating schedule.
- Must have valid driver's license and clean driving record
- HVAC technical certification preferred.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, required to sit, stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to:
- Perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
- Watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
- Read and understand equipment operating and repair manuals/instructions.
- 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.