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HVAC Mechanic

Kroeschell Lakehurst, NJ
  • Expired: 2 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Employer seeks HVAC Mechanic to service buildings at McGuire AFB Medical Clinic. HVAC and electrical skills are required. Candidate must be able to complete a federal background check, pre-employment physical, and pre-employment drug screen. Employment is full-time, 40 hours per week.

The HVAC mechanic will perform routine operation, monitoring, maintenance, and repair of facility HVAC equipment in a medical clinic. Includes equipment such as chillers, air handling units, hot water boilers, fans, and pumps. The HVAC mechanic will also maintain additional facility mechanical/electrical equipment to include lighting and plumbing. The HVAC mechanic will perform scheduled preventive maintenance and additional minor building repair as assigned.

Job Requirements

The HVAC mechanic must be able to diagnose problems, respond to trouble calls, and be familiar with building HVAC automation controls.

Universal License to handle refrigerant is strongly preferred.

Certificate of completion of formal HVAC training program is strongly preferred.

Employee must posses a valid driver's license.

Job Description

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. 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 expansion and discharge valves in circuit.

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. 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.

This is a Service Contract Act job paying $26.57 hourly wage and $4.54 hourly health and welfare benefit.

Kroeschell is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Why Work Here?

We pride ourselves on employee development, safety record, and retention.

Headquartered in Chicago since 1879, Kroeschell is a leading contractor of design-build mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) engineering solutions and operation and maintenance services for Fortune 500 companies, hospitals, universities and the U.S. government. We design, construct, service and operate the advanced equipment found in today’s most complex environments.


87 MDSS Neely Rd. McGuire AFB, NJ. 08641
Lakehurst, NJ