HVAC Foreman

  • Company:
    Vectrus
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 hours ago
  • Category:

Overview

This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reads and interprets WOs, parts requests, drawings/schematics/blueprints, and manuals to accomplish and maintain maintenance. Lead and performs the maintenance, repair, and replacement of heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning equipment. Under the direction of the HVAC Supervisor, completes that the Integrated Maintenance Program and Preventive Maintenance Program IAW monthly schedule. Respond to emergency service calls.

Responsibilities

MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:

Maintain, repair, calibrate, and balance chilled/hot water, steam and condensate, air handling systems, and related equipment and distribution systems.

Provide leadership, teamwork, building skills, and supervision for HVAC Mechanics.

Install, service, and repair environmental-control systems required by contract utilizing heating/refrigeration theory, pipefitting, and structural layout.

Mount compressors and condenser units on platform or floor using hand tools following blueprints or engineering specifications.

Install evaporator units in chassis or an air duct system using hand tools.

Cut and bend tubing to correct length and shape using cutting and bending equipment and tools.

Join tubing or pipes to various heating and refrigerating units utilizing sleeves, couplings, or unions, and solder joints to form complete circuits for heating and refrigerant mediums.

Install expansion and discharge valves.

Connect motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls, and circulating ventilation fans to control panels and connect control panels to the power source.

Install air and water filters.

Inject a small amount of refrigerant into compressors to test the system and add freon gas to ensure prescribed operating pressure.

Observe pressure and vacuum gauges and adjust controls to ensure proper operation.

Replace defective breaker controls, thermostats, switches, fuses, and electrical wiring to repair installed units using electricians hand tools and test equipment.

Load and unload service trucks with or without helpers and keep the truck in good working condition.

Troubleshoot electrical system by using a schematic.

Troubleshoot and repair ice machines.

Read and follow the wiring diagram.

Identify different types of Freon gases.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

General knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in the HVAC trade. Will use various metalworking, welding, cutting and machinist tools, and various portable hand and power tools used when working with HVAC systems

Must have excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral.

Able to read and interpret Work Orders, parts requests, drawings/schematics/blueprints, and manuals to accomplish assigned duties.

Promote a collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

Work requires prolonged standing, climbing, bending, and occasionally working in cramped and awkward positions. Frequently lifts unaided equipment weighing up to 25 pounds with occasional assists in lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 75 pounds. Dirt, dust, grease, and oils are always present. There can be an exposure to chemicals that may burn and irritate the skin and eyes without using proper personal protective equipment. Failure to follow appropriate safety procedures there could result in cuts, bruises, shocks, and strains. Must comply with OSHA, EPA, NAVFAC regulations, and standard operating procedures. Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays when required.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent

Qualified at the journeyman level by an internationally recognized organization that is accepted by the government

NATE certification to perform maintenance work and repairs on HVAC systems

NATE certification (Oil Hydronic) to perform maintenance work and repairs on Boiler systems

All HVAC mechanics must hold a valid EPA Universal refrigeration handling certification

EXPERIENCE:

Requires five years of HVAC experience with trade certifications in refrigeration, heating, and cooling systems and at least two years of supervisory or foreman capacity

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Most time spent indoors but possible exposure to hot temperatures when working outside. Possible exposure to distracting/uncomfortable noise levels and vibration of body and extremities. Risk of bodily injury from mechanical parts, electricity, etc.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY/BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIES:

Some supervisory

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.


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