HVAC Mechanic
Fayetteville, NC 
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Job Description
Ability to Obtain
Regular

Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Tends to ventilating and heating equipment such as fans, vacuum pumps, air compressors, vents and ducts, and lubrication oil coolers used in buildings or industrial processes by performing the following duties.
    • Installs, services and repairs environmental-control systems in residences, office buildings, and other commercial establishments, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting, and structural layout.
    • Mounts compressors and condenser units on platform or floor, using hand tools, following blue prints or engineering specifications.
    • Fabricates, assembles and installs ductwork and chassis parts, using portable metalworking tools and welding equipment.
    • 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.
    • Joins tubing or pipes 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 tests systems and adds Freon gas to build up prescribed operating pressure.
    • Observes pressure and vacuum gauges and adjusts controls to insure proper 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.
    • May install, repair and service air conditioners, ranging from fifteen to twenty tons cooling capacity, in warehouses and small factory buildings.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must possess a CFC/EPA Certification (Universal Certification), required under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act.
  • Two-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a sitting position for 8 or more hours per day.
  • Must be able to lift to 10 pounds on a regular basis and up to 50 pounds as needed.
  • Must be able to travel to job locations by automobile and/or commercial airline as required.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
Open
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