#VIZI# McKenney's Inc. is seeking experienced Service Technicians to join our team in Charlotte, NC. We are a thriving company with 70 years of exceptional service to the Southeast. The HVAC Service Technicians (Journeyman) will be required to perform skilled work in the installation, repair, and maintenance of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment systems. Under the direction of the Service Operations Manager a Technician will install, diagnose, inspect, repair, maintain and service a wide variety of mechanical equipment.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Install, diagnose, inspect, repair, maintain, and service a wide variety of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment and systems.
Repair and maintain hot water systems, wall heaters, ventilation units and air conditioning units.
Replace fans, belts, motors, gaskets, filters, and compressors.
Adjust and install switches, gauges, thermostats, valves, tubing, transformers, pressure regulators, controllers, and other parts.
Descale tubing, cut and thread pipe, make pipe and electrical connections.
Add refrigerants and oil; test for defective parts; make electrical repairs related to air conditioning, heating, and ventilation equipment.
Determine requirements for parts, materials, supplies, tools and equipment; establish cost of repairs and equipment replacement; check and test new equipment.
Operate specialized machinery, equipment and tools utilized in the repair and maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning.
Maintain tools, equipment, and supplies in a safe and orderly condition.
Perform related duties that are assigned.
5 years' of Apprentice School or a Technical School degree, or a combination of journey-level experience.
Valid driver's license. Employees in this classification must maintain insurability during the term of employment.
Must be proficient in light to medium tonnage (10-50) with a desire to learn heavier tonnage (100+) systems and machinery.
Standard practices and theory of the HVAC trade
Materials, methods and tools used in the operation and repair of HVAC systems.
Applicable building codes, ordinances, and regulations of state and local authorities pertaining to HVAC
Air compressors and pneumatic controls.
Manual and electrical tools and equipment applicable to HVAC trade.
Health and Safety regulations
Basic record-keeping techniques
Proper methods of storing equipment, materials, and supplies
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Technicians should have solid electrical, mechanical and HVAC experience.
Ability to climb and work at heights, walking, and standing for extended periods of time, lifting, bending, pushing, and moving objects up to 75 pounds.
Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor environments; must also be able to drive in various conditions to conduct work.
Perform skilled mechanical maintenance duties in the inspection, repair, maintenance of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems and related equipment.
Perform preventative maintenance and routine servicing of equipment.
Diagnose defects and install, repair, and maintain heating, ventilating, and air conditioning units.
Interpret and work from plans, diagrams, blueprints, shop drawings, sketches, and specifications
Follow oral/written instructions and directions
Operate specialized machinery, equipment and tools utilized in the repair, and maintenance of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Work cooperatively with others.
Work independently with little direction
Meet schedules and time lines
Maintain routine records
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORTS
Ability to climb and work at heights, walking, and standing for extended periods of time, bending, pushing, and lifting objects up to 50 pounds.
Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor environments; must also be able to drive in various conditions to conduct work in extreme elements
Work involves moderate exposure to elements, such as hot/cold temperatures, dirt, dust, and/or loud noises.
Work environment involves some exposure to construction, mechanical and electrical-related hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
Work requires local and occasional out-of-town travel to job sites and customer locations.
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.
Moving Safety Forward, our initiative for continuous improvements in our safety culture, reminds us that we are on a journey toward a zero-incident culture. In all we do, we must work to build a partnership with our employees, customers and business associates that empowers them all with the ability to do their jobs safely