Service Chiller Mechanic- Journeyman level

<strong>McKenney’s has been going strong for more than seven decades. Our culture values people and ideas, and we work together to deliver the most innovative solutions to our customers. We help you grow in your career through training and support, and as an equal opportunity employer, we provide comprehensive benefits and give you a firm foundation for the future.</strong>

Charlotte, NC

McKenney's Inc.

<h4><strong>BUILDING A HIGHER STANDARD<br /></strong></h4> <p><strong><br /> Since 1948, our proven approach has ensured high-quality solutions at every stage of a building. But we know that providing the highest level of services takes the right people and a healthy environment. With this in mind, our focus is to improve the lives of our customers, employees and communities around us through all aspects of what we do.<br /> <br /> Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over seven decades of experience have made us the top choice in mechanical contractors, providing highly efficient mechanical systems and a full range of services that meet your unique needs.</strong></p>

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Overview: <p style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">HVAC Service Technicians (journeyman) will be required to</span><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"> perform</span><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"> skilled work in the installation, repair, and maintenance of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment systems. Under the direction of the service manager a technician will install, diagnose, inspect, repair, and maintain and service a wide variety of mechanical equipment.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 13.5pt;"><u><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><br /><br /></span></u></p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Install, diagnose, inspect, repair, maintain, and service a wide variety of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment and systems.</span></li> <li style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Repair and maintain hot water systems, wall heaters, ventilation units and air conditioning units.</span></li> <li style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Replace fans, belts, motors, gaskets, filters, and compressors.</span></li> <li style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Adjust and install switches, gauges, thermostats, valves, tubing, transformers, pressure regulators, controllers, and other parts.</span></li> <li style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Descale tubing, cut and thread pipe, make pipe and electrical connections.</span></li> <li style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Add refrigerants and oil; test for defective parts; make electrical repairs related to air conditioning, heating, and ventilation equipment.</span></li> <li style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Determine requirements for parts, materials, supplies, tools and equipment; establish cost of repairs and equipment replacement; check and test new equipment.</span></li> <li style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Operate specialized machinery, equipment and tools utilized in the repair and maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning.</span></li> <li style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Maintain tools, equipment, and supplies in a safe and orderly condition.</span></li> <li style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;">Perform related duties that are assigned.</span></li> </ul> <p style="line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <p><u>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS</u>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>5 years of Apprentice School or a Technical School degree, or a combination of journey-level experience.</li> <li>Must be proficient in light to medium tonnage (10-50) with a desire to learn heavier tonnage (100+) systems and machinery</li> <li>Technicians must have solid electrical, mechanical and HVAC experience.</li> <li>Valid driver&rsquo;s license. Employees in this classification must maintain insurability during the term of employment.</li> <li>CFC Certification</li> </ul> <p><u>PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS</u></p> <ul> <li>Standard practices and theory of the HVAC trade</li> <li>Materials, methods and tools used in the operation and repair of HVAC systems.</li> <li>Applicable building codes, ordinances, and regulations of state and local authorities pertaining to HVAC</li> <li>Air compressors and pneumatic controls.</li> <li>Manual and electrical tools and equipment applicable to HVAC trade.</li> <li>Soldering techniques</li> <li>Health and Safety regulations</li> <li>Basic record-keeping techniques</li> <li>Proper methods of storing equipment, materials, and supplies</li> </ul> <p><u>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES</u></p> <ul> <li>Perform skilled mechanical maintenance duties in the inspection, repair, maintenance of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems and related equipment.</li> <li>Calibrate systems</li> <li>Perform preventative maintenance and routine servicing of equipment.</li> <li>Diagnose defects and install, repair, and maintain heating, ventilating, and air conditioning units.</li> <li>Interpret and work from plans, diagrams, blueprints, shop drawings, sketches, and specifications</li> <li>Follow oral/written instructions and directions</li> <li>Operate specialized machinery, equipment and tools utilized in the repair, and maintenance of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.</li> <li>Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.</li> <li>Work cooperatively with others.</li> <li>Work independently with little direction</li> <li>Meet schedules and time lines</li> <li>Maintain routine records</li> </ul> <p><u>WORKING CONDITIIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORTS</u></p> <ul> <li>Ability to climb and work at heights, walking, and standing for extended periods of time, bending, pushing, and lifting objects up to 50 pounds.</li> <li>Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor environments; must also be able to drive in various conditions to conduct work in extreme elements</li> <li>Work involves moderate exposure to elements, such as hot/cold temperatures, dirt, dust, and/or loud noises.</li> <li>Work environment involves some exposure to construction, mechanical and electrical-related hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.</li> <li>Work requires local and occasional out-of-town travel to job sites and customer locations.</li> <li>Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and scaffolds and to negotiate work areas under construction.</li> </ul>