ISS World Careers

Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

HVAC Technician

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Hourly Wage

ISS offers full-time employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program based on employment status. The hourly pay range for this position is $35 per hour - $40 per hour per hour.

Work Hours

The work hours for this position are Mon-Fri, 6:00 pm- 2:30 am.

Key Purpose

As an HVAC Technician at ISS Guckenheimer, you will be responsible for operating, maintaining, and repairing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), chilled water systems, air handlers, boilers, heat exchangers, air handler units (AHU), variable air volume (VAV) Systems, fan coil units (FCU), and refrigeration equipment.

Responsibilities Include

  • Inspect, repair, modify and install HVAC equipment including refrigeration and air conditioning compressors, receivers, condensers, chillers, water cooling towers, forced air converter units, pumps, automatic and hand valves, expansion valves, and capillary tubes
  • Conduct regular preventive maintenance inspections of refrigeration units, isolated heating and ventilating units, including boilers, gas, and electrically operated air conditioning equipment, and make necessary adjustments or repairs, service, and repair evaporative coolers
  • Repair or replace defective parts in units and equipment and their controls, including thermostats, automatic switches, fan controls, log switches, damper motors, louvers, relays, filters, controls, belts, compressors, heat exchangers, high limit controls, pressure controls, safety valves, and automatic gas valves
  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools, welder torch, vacuum pump, test equipment utilized in the trade and a motor vehicle
  • Maintain equipment in effective and safe working condition
  • Maintain supplies, parts, and tool inventory
  • Repair and rebuild semi-hermetic reciprocating compressors and compressors for centrifugal refrigeration machines
  • Perform skilled electrical maintenance work in the repair, installation, and alteration of HVAC equipment, components, timers, motors and wiring systems as needed; connect motors to control panels
  • Test and examine boiler operations, observing meter and pressure gauges; conduct boiler water quality test and treatment; adjust boiler burner combustion
  • Lubricate and pack heating, ventilation, refrigeration, and air-conditioning motors, pumps, fans, and other equipment
  • Install and calibrate systems; install copper tubing and repair pipes and tubing as necessary; test joints and insulate pipes of refrigeration and air conditioning systems; flush boilers, descale tubing; rebuild pressure and temperature safety valves and water pumps
  • Install, rebuild, replace, or repair fans, motors, thermostats, fuses, filters, bearings, valves, controls, gaskets, and other equipment, as necessary
  • Maintain related records concerning time, labor, and materials; maintain log of tasks performed and write reports as required
  • Perform all other duties as assigned
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues within the Business Unit and across the company so that information is disseminated effectively and participate in project groups and meetings as require

Ideal Candidate Experience

  • High school diploma/ GED or greater
  • Universal EPA Certification (required)
  • 2+ years of documentable HVAC journeyman level operation
  • Hands on maintenance and repair experience in the HVAC and refrigeration trade
  • Knowledge and understanding of standard practices of the HVAC and refrigeration trade and theory of HVAC and refrigeration systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of materials, methods, and tools used in the operation and repair of HVAC and refrigeration systems
  • Working knowledge of all relevant building codes, ordinances, and regulations of State and local authorities pertaining to HVAC, refrigeration, and boilers
  • Able to read piping & instrument drawings (P&IDs), floor plans, site maps and/ or electrical diagrams
  • Understand and be able to maintain pneumatic control systems
  • Experience in actively operating, maintaining, and repairing cooling towers and boiler water treatment
  • Hands on experience using manual and electrical tools and equipment applicable to the HVAC and refrigeration trade
  • Able to braze/ solder copper pipe, thread black pipe
  • Understand all required health and safety regulations
  • Strong knowledge of proper methods for storing equipment, materials, and supplies
  • Must have a valid Drivers License (if driving is required for this role)

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able physically perform all operations and maintenance on site

  • Must be physically able to wear required PPE while executing work
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects (up to 70 lbs.), climb ladders, work on feet for extended periods, work in the cold, heat, noisy, and confined space environments
  • Significant work is performed inside central plant space, within mechanical/electrical rooms, and/or on rooftops
  • Periodic noise, heat, and cold exposure
  • Some confined space work required
  • Some work in common office areas

As a global organization, ISS Group is committed to making the international community more resilient and just for all people. We encourage diversity and inclusion in their broadest terms, including ethnicity, race, age, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, language, culture, and educational background. We look to lead our industry by example and to positively influence the market wherever we operate.