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HVAC Technician

The Building People
Washington, DC
  • Expired: February 14, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Summary

The HVAC Technician will have a strong focus on operating, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing facility equipment on all systems. Individuals are expected to demonstrate technical expertise in HVAC trade and be multi-skilled in others (Electrical, Piping/Plumbing, Central Utility Plant Operations) in order to successfully complete daily/weekly work assignments.

  • Perform maintenance, monitoring repairs to the Mechanical, Plumbing, Structural, Furniture, Fire, Life Safety, and Control systems for the facility to keep facility and building systems up to applicable standards as assigned
  • Maintains responsibility for facility services, preventative maintenance, purchasing and inventory control, contracted maintenance, general maintenance and technical proficiency.
  • Maintenance of the equipment will include cleaning, inspecting, calibrating and changing parts to maintain the HVAC systems and associated equipment at optimum performance levels
  • Knowledge of the tools, materials, and test equipment used in the installation,
  • Maintenance and repair of air conditioning/refrigeration HVAC control systems.
  • Install, maintain, and repair HVAC controls, including pneumatic, electric, and electronic controls.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs HVAC/BAS control problems, including dampers, coils, HVAC steam related controls, air handling equipment, and all types of valves.
  • Adjusts and calibrates pneumatic/electronic devices to balance all HVAC systems.
  • Inspects and services controls on a scheduled basis.
  • Responds to service calls and troubleshoots problems.
  • Prepares estimates for the repair and/or installation of new Mechanical, Electrical and Plumping systems and makes recommendations for such repairs and services.
  • Troubleshoots and tests controls using test gauges, amp meters, hydro thermographs, and computers.
  • The HVAC technician shall be available to perform manufacturer's required preventive and emergency repairs on all facility locations HVAC equipment and be on call 24/7 with a maximum response time of 4 hours.
  • Electric Only HVAC Systems
  • Gas Boiler and Electric HVAC Systems

Skills & Requirements
  • Have six years of progressively responsible HVAC equipment installation, maintenance, and repair experience which includes one year of HVAC control maintenance and repair experience and completion of a HVAC control training program applicable to type of system, or;
  • Completion of four years federally approved technical training program in the installation, repair, and maintenance of HVAC equipment and completion of a HVAC control training program applicable to type of system and one year of HVAC control maintenance and repair experience.
  • The HVAC technician shall be qualified in the preventive maintenance and servicing of the HVAC equipment, have extensive factory training and field experience with the associated HVAC equipment.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent, with two years of trades schooling in electrical system design, refrigeration and HVAC.
  • Certification as a Universal Technician for CFC's
  • OSHA certified and trained in the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements
  • Shall be proficient in brazing and soldering techniques
  • Shall be knowledgeable in sizing area for proper size BTU's for heating and cooling
  • Journeymen License.


Competitive benefits for eligible employees include:
  • Medical & Rx
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance/AD&D
  • Long Term Disability and Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay

All positions require a background check after acceptance of our offer. The selected candidate will be eligible to begin employment before the background check has been finalized. However, continued employment will be contingent upon the results of your reference/background check from The Building People, LLC. Your position may require special credentialing, clearance, and access as a condition of employment. In the event the government or client does not sponsor or approve your clearance, it may result in termination of your employment.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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The Building People


Washington, DC
20599 USA