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Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Mechanic

Job in Kodiak - Kodiak Island Borough - AK Alaska - USA
Company: Choctaw Defense Services
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-07-11
Job specializations:
  • Skilled Labor/Trades
    Installation Technician, Field Technician
  • Installation
    HVAC, Technical Installation
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position: Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Mechanic

Job Description

SUMMARY: to perform skilled mechanical maintenance duties in the inspection, repair, and installation and alteration of commercial and residential heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems and related equipment and facilities; perform preventive maintenance and routine servicing of equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Installs, services and repairs environmental-control systems in residences, department stores, office buildings and other commercial establishments, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, plumbing and structural layout.
  • Mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor, using hand tools, following blueprints or engineering specifications. Fabricates, assembles and installs duct work 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. Cuts and threads pipe, using machine-threading or hand-threading equipment. 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 test 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.
  • All other duties assigned
  • QUALIFICATIONS - EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION:

    Required (Minimum) Qualifications

    · High School Diploma or GED

    · Read, write and speak English

    · Relevant trade certification

    · Valid Alaska Driver’s License.

    · 5 years’ experience in field

    · Respirator use

    · Must be able to pass RAPIDGate screening to gain access to USCG Base Kodiak

    Preferred

    · Associates degree in applied science with HVAC/R Technology.

    · Hold EPA Universal refrigerant card.

    · Direct Digital Controls (DDC) experience.

    · Experience with small package boilers.

    · Experience with commercial ventilation systems.

    · Steam distribution and maintenance of system

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; carry materials and tools to work sites. Must be able to lift and carry 75lbs. Must be able to pass a respirator fit test.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Job is performed primarily in multiple housing units, industrial facilities and outside in a variety of working conditions. Respirator use required.

    EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.

    Company Description

    Choctaw Defense Services is a tribally owned 8(a) contractor offering facility support services to government and commercial contractors across the globe.


    EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.

    Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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