Heat-Ventilation AC Mechanic

Amentum Texarkana , TX 75504

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Summary

The Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning Mechanic installs, services and repairs environmental-control systems in residences, department stores, office buildings, and other commercial establishments, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting and structural layout, mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor, using hand tools, following blueprints or engineering specifications, fabricates, assembles and installs ductwork and chassis parts, using portable metalworking tools and welding equipment, and installs evaporator unit in chassis or in air-duct system, using hand tools.

Essential Responsibilities:

1.This mechanic also 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 and

expansion discharge valves in circuit.

2.This worker 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.

3.This mechanic 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, may install, repair and service air

conditioners, ranging from fifteen to twenty tons cooling capacity in warehouses and small factory buildings.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Shop environment, in which mechanical equipment is operated, is loud and noisy, and some pieces of equipment have exposed moving components. Must be able to stand and bend for long periods. Must be able to push and test vehicles and heavy objects. Routine lifting up to 50 pounds, regular handling, grasping, kneeling and carrying, and constant use of vision and mental alertness is required. Occasional use of safety glasses and hearing protection required.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety

  • Amenthum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality

  • Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amenthum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amenthum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance

  • Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years of experience.

  • EPA Freon Recovery license required.

  • Must have specific training and thorough knowledge in the particular area of facility maintenance.

  • Must have a broad knowledge of other disciplines such as general math, etc., is also required.

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, work orders, inspection reports and specifications is required.

  • Knowledge of principals and theories of air conditioning and refrigeration, dehumidification and air conditioning systems.

  • Must have the ability to weld, braze and solder.

  • Ability to calculate air flow and pressure temperature characteristics for various systems is required.

  • Passing a pre-employment drug screen and a government background check is required.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

Please note:

Work on this contract is performed at the Red River Army Depot. Access to the Depot requires all covered individuals to be registered with the United States Selective Service.

For more specific information on registering, please visit:

http://www.sss.gov/regist%20information.htm

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years of experience.

  • EPA Freon Recovery license required.

  • Must have specific training and thorough knowledge in the particular area of facility maintenance.

  • Must have a broad knowledge of other disciplines such as general math, etc., is also required.

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, work orders, inspection reports and specifications is required.

  • Knowledge of principals and theories of air conditioning and refrigeration, dehumidification and air conditioning systems.

  • Must have the ability to weld, braze and solder.

  • Ability to calculate air flow and pressure temperature characteristics for various systems is required.

  • Passing a pre-employment drug screen and a government background check is required.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

Please note:

Work on this contract is performed at the Red River Army Depot. Access to the Depot requires all covered individuals to be registered with the United States Selective Service.

For more specific information on registering, please visit:

http://www.sss.gov/regist%20information.htm

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Heat-Ventilation AC Mechanic

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