HVAC Technician

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia
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WASHINGTON, District of Columbia

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Hourly Rate

$28.00 - $30.00

Work Hours

Multiple Shifts

Experience Required

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Job Description

We are looking to hire a detail-oriented HVAC technician to install, maintain and repair HVAC systems. The HVAC technician will be skilled in cleaning, adjusting and repairing systems. An HVAC Technician, or a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technician, installs and repairs various air quality systems. Their main duties include locating and diagnosing maintenance problems on equipment.
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  • Performs troubleshooting and repair of building distribution systems including low pressure steam distribution, heat exchangers, hot and cold deck systems, air handlers, and pneumatic and digital controls.
  • Performs HVAC system inspections and manufacturer-recommended preventive maintenance.
  • Performs major component replacement work in conjunction with central energy management and control system operators.
  • Performs seasonal overhauls and instructs repair teams in transition of systems from heating to cooling and vice versa.
  • Monitors and adjusts system setpoints and output using remote computer links to the building's programmable logic controls.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Daily climbing of stairs, ladders to reach units,
  • Continuous reaching, bending, stooping, to access equipment to make repairs or read gauges
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience in steam distribution systems; distribution piping, radiators, and control valves
  • Knowledge of HVAC installation, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance.
  • Ability to perform inspections and make necessary adjustments to conform to job specifications.
  • Knowledge of low-pressure boilers, chilled water production units, compressors, turbines, generating
  • units and water systems.
  • Ability to repair and/or replace building mechanical systems components, including programmable logic
  • controls, control valves, sensors, etc.
  • Requires heavy physical work, heavy lifting, pushing, pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to perform preventative maintenance according to published guidelines.
  • Working knowledge of refrigerants and refrigerant recovery.
  • 3 to 5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified; equivalent military,
  • commercial or industrial experience may substitute.

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