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  • HVAC Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Skilled Trades
    Recruiter Email
    Recruiter: Phones : Number
    (619) 514-0060
    Recruiter: Phones : Extension
  • Overview

    SJS Executives is currently seeking a HVAC technician. Our ideal candidate will be able to 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, etc. This candidate will also be skilled in the use of hand tools and a wide variety of trade equipment.


    • Diagnose and locate malfunctions.
    • Repair or build major units (e.g. pumps, impellers, compressors, chillers, evaporators, etc.) and place them back in the system and fine tune the components to achieve the proper balance.
    • Check heating, ventilating refrigeration, and air conditioning systems ensure that systems are operating properly.
    • Interpret and apply building plans, blueprints, diagrams and engineering drawings and uses formulas.
    • 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.
    • Understand brazing and soldering techniques
    • Calibrates and repairs pneumatic control systems related to steam or hot water heating systems.
    • Cleans and repairs heating exchangers and heating coils.
    • Diagnose a variety of large complex commercial and industrial air-conditioning systems and to make extensive repairs quickly so that inoperative time can be kept to a minimum.
    • Work from ladders, scaffolding and platforms, and where parts of the systems worked on are hard to reach places. 
    • Operate assigned motor vehicle on the job (pick-up truck).
    • Receive assignments in the form of work orders oral instructions, or follows established maintenance schedules, which identify the equipment to be repaired and the nature of work to be accomplished. 
    • Able to trace and locate equipment failure and perform complex repairs on large expensive components and equipment.
    • Work alone or with other workers to perform simple or complex tasks while following appropriate and safe procedures.
    • Responsible for reporting to the workload manager all discrepancies or unsatisfactory performance of equipment as well as unsafe conditions. Must be familiar and comply with all safety regulations.
    • Must wear appropriate safety equipment.
    • Visual and sensory perception along with hand-eye coordination is required to operate equipment, detect deficiencies and make repairs;
    • diagnose problems and make installment of devices, equipment, parts, etc.
    • Good familiarity of NAVFAC SW Safety and Health Requirement manual, instructions, agency equipment regulations and directives. Guidelines will include a variety of Federal, Department of Defense, and Department of Navy, Commander Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest publications, manuals, directives, standards, policies and procedures. Published guidance will be provided by the Government as needed.
    • Ensure all designated working areas are maintained in an orderly manner and continuously maintained free of trash and debris.
    • At the end of each day, the general work areas shall be swept, supplies, materials, tools, and equipment shall be pick-up and stored, and the municipal trash containers will be emptied.
    • Participate in meetings with contractors, agencies, clients, and team members when required to do so.
    • Participate in briefings when required to do so.
    • Provide monthly status report that summarizes the work efforts and accomplishments performed.
    • Comply with all PPE requirements of the Navy.


    • Valid state driver’s license in the state the work is being performed.
    • U.S. citizenship or resident alien. Proof of US Citizenship or resident alien card will be required.
    • OSHA 10 - General Industry or Construction Certified before starting work.
    • Ability to acquire a Common Access Card (CAC).

    Skill Set:

    • Strong communication skills in the English language, both written and oral.
    • Knowledge of complex heating systems; steam production and distribution systems; and the systems that supply steam to propel turbines and generators that provide power.
    • Knowledge of refrigeration and air conditioning practices including understanding pneumatic, electronic, and electrical control circuits.
    • Works requires considerable standing, climbing, stooping, bending, stretching and working in cramped, awkward positions.
    • Frequently lists, carries, and set up items weighting up to 50 pounds. Occasionally may lifts items weighting over 50 pounds with assistance or use of materials handling equipment.
    • Must have full working knowledge of various types of ventilating systems including steam, electrical gas and oil-fired types. Read blueprints, specifications or sketches.
    • Solves problems using arithmetic or practical mathematics. Uses test instruments related to the trade.
    • familiar with refrigerant liquids, their characteristic, proper operating pressures and temperatures at either saturated for super heated conditions and safe handling.
    • Knowledge of environmental laws and regulations and must be certified on Freon recovery equipment.
    • 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.



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