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HVAC Service Technician - Journeyman

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Business Unit Carrier Job ID 30047510 City Salt Lake City State Utah Country United States

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United States of America


CAU03: CCS-Salt Lake City, UT 3759 W 2340 S, Salt Lake City, UT, 84120 USA

HVAC Service Technician (Journeyman)– Job Description


Must have a minimum of at least five (5) years of actual, practical working experience in the HVAC Industry

May be required to pass a satisfactory examination as to skills and ability as a Building Trades Journeyman, conducted by an Examining Board

Knowledge of:

Principles and practices of Heating, Venting, Air Conditioning (HVAC) maintenance and repair; hazard and safety practices common to the trade

HVAC controls and safety devices; appropriate Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) / chemical usages; tools of the trade; materials and refrigerant recovery equipment and procedures used in installing, repairing and maintaining HVAC systems

Computerized electrical circuits and systems as they relate to air-conditioning, heating, ventilating, and refrigerated cooling

Sheet metal, electrical, plumbing

Basic understanding of building automation controls

Ability to:

  • Push/pull/lift up to 50lbs
  • Interpret building codes and regulations as they relate to HVAC
  • Properly install refrigerant compressors
  • Diagnose problems and make recommendations
  • Make estimates of materials required
  • Repair and replace damaged parts and equipment
  • Read blueprints, floor plans and wiring diagrams
  • Read and interpret City, State, and EPA regulations
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Work closely with colleagues as part of an integrated team
  • Follow standard processes to accomplish tasks
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Work at various changing work areas including elevated heights, on ladders/platforms
  • Safely operate company vehicles, machinery, and equipment
  • Recognize safety hazards commonly found in HVAC operations, and identify and implement appropriate controls to ensure safe work
  • Identify situations that require escalation or elevation to Supervisor or Manager for guidance or need to request additional support
  • Provide knowledge and train apprentices and newly assigned technicians
  • Competent in the proper use of hand and electrical tools
  • Possess basic knowledge of computers and cell phone apps
  • Able to rig and properly set up gantry for safely lifting equipment, overhauling pumps, chillers etc.
  • Understand the proper and safe use of chain blocks, rigging straps and trolleys

Machinery, Tools, Equipment, and Personal Protective Equipment required:

  • Personal Protective Equipment as required according to company hazard assessments
  • Medical surveillance participation (i.e. annual hearing tests, respiratory fit-testing/physicals, etc.) may be required
  • Essential tools (various tools depending on job assignments)
  • Service/Maintenance vehicles – may require DOT physicals per regulatory requirement
  • Ability to operate and maintain various models of power industrial vehicles/aerial lift equipment

Essential Task Description: (daily tasks and duties)

  • Inspect air-conditioning units to ensure efficient operation
  • Perform regularly scheduled maintenance on heating and cooling units
  • Diagnose mechanical and electrical malfunctions
  • Install, replace, or repair damaged equipment; calibrate thermostatic controls
  • Install new heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems; repair and replace damaged or worn heating, ventilation and air-conditioning parts and equipment; repair or replace low- and high-pressure liquid lines.
  • Inspect and observe pressure of liquids and vapor with instrumentation to ensure efficient operation of unit and make necessary adjustment; inspect and service refrigeration equipment including refrigerators, ice machines, gas packs, and heat pumps
  • Maintain the chilled and hot water supply systems
  • Adjust and maintain internal electrical and electronic control systems; cleans coils, blowers, checks motors, and belt tensions
  • Assemble and install metal ductwork
  • Assist in planning and designing of new installations of heating and air-conditioning systems
  • Maintain maintenance records as required by City, State, and EPA regulations
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as required
  • Recognize and identify potential risks and hazards associated with performing all work-related duties safely
  • Work to mitigate potential risks associated with essential duties
  • Collaborate with management personnel to maintain safe working environments
  • Participate in a comprehensive OSHA-approved safety course (preferably OSHA 10- or 30-hour course) and adhere to company and regulatory compliance programs
  • Obtain or carry low voltage electrical card
  • Obtain or carry EPA refrigerant license
  • Wear appropriate company issued uniform
  • Obtain or carry any needed mechanical licenses for city or state work performed

Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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