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HVAC/R Technician III

Dakota Refrigeration Inc Bismarck, ND

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The HVAC/R Technician III is responsible to Management for the efficient performance of a wide range of service-related HVAC/R activities for industrial and commercial customers.


  1. As assigned, performs special or technically complicated HVAC/R service and installation activities without supervision.
  2. Leads by example the service/installation team in a timely, efficient, and profitable accomplishment of a major task or job.
  3. Trains company technicians on service and installation related subjects, including callback prevention, installation tips, and equipment protocols.
  4. When tasked, conducts quality control inspections of service jobs, and monitors the technical progress of newly assigned service employees.
  5. When required operates, maintains and secures a company vehicle in accordance with instruction discussed in the Company Employee Handbook.
  6. When required conducts periodic on call (after hours work) duty.
  7. As assigned, conducts non-service, lead-tech level work in support of company activities.
  8. As required, temporarily assists Management with dispatching and on-site evaluation work.
  9. Performs related duties as assigned by Management.


  1. High school graduate; graduate of a post-high school HVAC/R institution of two or
    more years in duration.
  2. Five or more years of successful and full-time HVAC/R experience, preferably as a service or installation technician.
  3. Good writing, verbal, and reading skills, including the ability to read and apply manufactures' instructions.
  4. Ability to clearly communicate with customers, management, suppliers and co- workers.
  5. Physical and sensory ability to perform the duties noted above under the conditions and extremes found in the day-to-day operations of the company.
  6. Current refrigerant handling certification approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
  7. Certificate member of RSES
  8. Requirement to maintain personal HVAC/R skills and knowledge through a combination of self-study, company training, or manufactures' workshops.
  9. Current and unblemished State vehicle operator's license; ability to operate all vehicles in the company fleet safely after proper instruction and training; insurable.
  10. Knows and practices good work and safety habits.
  11. Ability to work successfully under the pressures of time, adverse weather conditions, customer demands, and diverse scheduling.
  12. Occasional overnight travel or extended period of time away from home.
  13. Able to diagnose and correct all service and installation problems regarding refrigeration, electrical, heating and air conditioning systems.
  14. Needs no supervision or instruction.
  15. Must have confidence in abilities.
  16. Capable of directing other technicians.
  17. Superior mechanic on all classes of service and installation.

Customer-based activities require an individual who possess traits of decisiveness, initiative, tact, judgment, integrity, dependability, and the ability to communicate in a technically credible manner. A HVAC/R Technician III must be able to diagnose equipment problems accurately and quickly and organize a job efficiently to the mutual benefit of the customer and the company. Job-related contact can occur within virtually all-demographic groups, although the majority of working contacts will be served customers, and other company co-workers. Daily job stress will range from minimal to extreme based on such factors as the weather, site considerations, time constraints, sales potential, travel requirements, and customer needs. An average workday will be moderately stressful.


Physical/Environmental Conditions: This position requires working primarily in customer places of operation. Ability to work with scaffolding, lifting and moving equipment, and ladders. Being physically fit and good hand /eye coordination are required.

Cognitive/Mental Requirements: This position requires the abilities in the areas of reading; writing; simple arithmetic; initiative; tact; judgment; dependability and ability to diagnose problems. Skills in refrigeration theory, welding, brazing, soldering, electrical circuitry, and wiring diagrams are required.

Equipment, Tools, Materials Used: Technicians' tools and equipment used in this position includes electrical meters, thermometers, hand tools, power tools, pipe cutters, shears, scales, vacuum pump, refrigerant recovery equipment and torches, forklifts, power-lifts, heavy materials handling equipment, and Mobile radio system.

Dakota Refrigeration Inc


Bismarck, ND
58504 USA



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