The HVAC Technician (HVT) works from ladders, scaffolding and platforms, and where parts of the systems worked on are hard to reach places.
Receive assignments in the form of work orders oral instructions, or follows established maintenance schedules
Identify the equipment to be repaired and the nature of work to be accomplished to install, operate, inspect, maintain and, repairs, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration systems station wide
Perform a full range of work involved in the repair, overhaul, maintenance and servicing of industrial and domestic reach-in and walk-in refrigerators; air-conditioning units and systems; ventilating systems, freezers; water coolers; dehumidifiers and related equipment; and cold storage and cold room equipment
Diagnose and locate malfunctions.
Check heating, ventilating refrigeration, and air conditioning systems ensure that systems are operating properly.
Read and calibrate gauges, thermostats and thermometers.
Check expansion coils for excessive ice formation, listens for unusual noises.
Check oil refrigerant level in systems and checks piping and fittings for refrigerant leaks.
Check air filters for cleanliness, operation of fans, dampers, louvers, and control of air movement.
Test and treat water in closed heating and cooling systems and water-cooled condensers to control deposit of soil and algae.
Install maintain, replace and/or adjust as necessary compressors, pumps, blowers, fans, copper tubing, heat exchange equipment, various types of valves, filters, and dryers, pressures control devices, temperature, humidity, and air control devices of both electrical and pneumatic types.
Repair troubleshoots, and install large complicated heating units and systems including oil and gas fired low and higher-pressure boilers, steam production and distribution plans and turbine and generator power plants.
Installs new heating plants, boilers, furnaces, piping, pumps and controls, and connects new equipment to existing facilities. Install, maintain and repair steam traps, pressure reducing valves, temperature controlling valves, heat exchangers, steam heating systems.
Secure and connect to piping systems, steam fuel, and fixtures such as radiation, oil or natural gas fired heating units and heaters, risers, flexible branches, expansion joints, pressure regulators, pumps and control valves.
Joins, seals, and tests systems and equipment for proper pressure and leak free joints.
Calibrates and repairs pneumatic control systems related to steam or hot water heating systems. Cleans and repairs heating exchangers and heating coils.
Valid state driver’s license
U.S. citizenship or resident alien
OSHA 10 - General Industry or Construction Certified before starting work.
Ability to perform regular and recurring field inspections, investigations, or surveys in which there is a considerable amount of walking, stooping, bending, and climbing
Ability to perform work in an office setting, with occasional visits to construction sites. Work involves moderate risks of discomforts that require adherence to safety precautions.