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Are you an experienced HVAC Mechanic looking to grow in your trade? Are you an experienced HVAC Mechanic looking to grow in your trade? We have an exciting opportunity for an HVAC Mechanic who performs journey level installation, repair, and maintenance on a variety of package and central heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Other duties include preventative maintenance; servicing, overhauling, and maintaining package units; and determining equipment needs. This is a Full-time opportunity for the Smithsonian Institution.
To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow:
Previous HVAC experience, preferably in a hotel or a similar varied work environment such as ships, hospitals, or retail businesses
HVAC qualification required
Current knowledge of general maintenance and engineering work
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work without close supervision and within established timeframes
A pro-active and strong work ethic
A passion for managing a variety of projects and tasks throughout the day


Maintain the air conditioning/heating and refrigeration systems,

Responsible to diagnose, repair and renovate HVAC equipment,

HVAC BAS control systems, utilizing knowledge of electronics,

Diagnose and repair constant and variable speed air

Proper maintenance and cleanliness of tools ,equipment ,work

Daily climbing of stairs, ladders to reach A/C units,

Continuous listening to units to identifying problems in,

Continuous reaching, bending, stooping, to access equipment to make repairs or read gauges

Qualifications & Experience

  • Familiar with mechanical, conservation, fuel gas codes and
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to read and interpret diagrams, drawings, control
  • HVAC/BAS experience and technical training in the HVAC field

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