Ended HVAC Technician
HVAC Technician Job Overview
An HVAC technician installs, maintains, and repairs heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. HVAC is an abbreviation for "heating, ventilation, and air conditioning." An alternative but less common abbreviation is HVACR. You will travel to each client’s location to inspect their current equipment, identify problems with their units, and perform necessary repairs or routine maintenance. When required, you will install new systems and ensure they are running smoothly. We work with both commercial and residential customers, so you must know how to work with small and large HVAC equipment. Our ideal candidate has at least one year of professional HVAC repair experience and can work independently.
HVAC Technician Duties & Responsibilities
- Troubleshoot and repair HVAC/R equipment.
- Apply local HVAC codes in a practical manner on each job.
- Provide excellent customer service.
- Provide technical support in the field.
- Collaborate with sales and engineering to develop product definitions responsive to customer needs and market opportunities.
- Layout, design, and install low-voltage wiring.
- Run after-hours calls as required.
- Install new heating, cooling, and ventilation systems
- Maintain accurate inventory of all equipment and HVAC resources
- Travel to homes and businesses as scheduled
- Determine customer concerns with their current HVAC system
- Inspect current HVAC systems for effectiveness and safety
- Perform necessary repairs and routine maintenance
Education, Training, & Certification (Technician Requirements)
- High school diploma, GED or suitable equivalent.
- 1+ year experience as an HVAC technician, and willingness to continue education in HVAC field.
- Valid driver’s license.
- Understanding of advanced principles of air conditioning, refrigeration and heating.
- Working knowledge of boiler systems.
- Proficient in balancing air and water treatment systems in line with HVAC protocols.
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
- Proficient in reading schematics and work plans.
- Ability to work after hours, over weekends and on public holidays with short or no notice.
- Ability to work in confined spaces.
- Completion of an HVAC training program at a vocational school or apprenticeship
- Current state HVAC technician license
- Certification through the Environmental Protection Agency to handle refrigerants required
- Proficient with manual and power tools
- Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
- Reliable and self-motivated
- Installing, maintaining and repairing ventilation and air conditioning systems and equipment.
- Identifying maintenance risks on equipment.
- Diagnosing electrical and mechanical faults for HVAC systems.
- Cleaning, adjusting and repairing systems, and performing warranty services.
- Performing emergency repairs promptly and efficiently.
- Providing technical direction and on-the-job training.
- Keeping daily logs and records of all maintenance functions.
- Ensuring compliance with appliance standards and with Occupational Health and Safety Act.
- Complying with service standards, work instructions and customers' requirements.
- Assisting with customers' queries.
HVAC Technician Skills & Competencies
- You should be able to easily lift up to 50 pounds and be able to carry and maneuver heavier items, either with help or appropriate devices.
- HVAC technicians should also have clean driving records and a valid driver's license because this job often entails traveling from location to location.
You might be assigned to an ongoing job site, or make service calls to various locations daily.
Most work takes place indoors, but this job can also involve outdoor tasks, sometimes in inclement weather.
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV in English to the below email adress : firstname.lastname@example.org
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