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HVAC/Building Mechanic

  • Responsible for maintaining the physical structure as required.
  • Installs, services, and repairs environmental control systems in commercial establishments, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting, and structural layout: Mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor, using hand tools, following blueprints or engineering specifications. Installs evaporator unit in chassis or in air duct system, using hand tools. Cuts and bends tubing to correct length and shape, using cutting and bending equipment and tools. Cuts and threads pipe, using machine-threading or hand-threading equipment. Joins tubing or pipe 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 ensure efficient 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, using electrician's hand tools and test equipment. Repair, and service air-conditioners, ranging from one to thirty tons cooling capacity, in warehouses and factory buildings. Repairs and maintains physical structures of commercial and industrial establishments, such as factories, office buildings and apartment houses, using hand tools and power tools: Replaces defective electrical switches and other fixtures. Paints structures, and repairs woodwork with carpenter's tools. Repairs plumbing fixtures. Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in commercial or industrial establishments, following specifications, blueprints, manuals, and schematic drawings, using hand tools, power tools, hoist, crane, and measuring and testing instruments: Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment, using electrical and electronic test equipment. Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • 5 years experience with commercial HVAC, plumbing and electrical. Must have EPA, CFC, Universal Certification and Stationary Engineers license. Experience working with contractors and other trades. Mature judgment and capable of being bonded. Must have valid drivers license. Required to work outside of the normal office hours including on-call time. Good organizational skills. Able to life equipment up to 50 lbs. Performing detailed work above the head, and work in a standing position. Must be able to work in a quick paced environment. Knowledge of the operation of a forklift. Good follow-up skills.
  • 3/22/2019

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