Mechanic-Refrigeration and AC Maintenance
Hampton, VA
1d ago


Jacobs has partnered with NASA to support space flight programs for more than 40 years. While the majority of work is directly in support of LaRC, other industry partners and Government agencies may be supported at remote sites as directed by the Contracting Officer (CO).

The Center Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering (CMOE). Responsibilities

  • Supports the Maintenance Services group
  • Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and modifies refrigeration, heating and air conditioning systems and equipment
  • Checks units for damage, wear of parts, and evidence of breakdown
  • Tests automatic pressure regulators, thermostats, valves, controls and regulators
  • Looks and tests for CFC gas towers, pumps, ducting, fans and other parts
  • Bleeds systems and inspects for leaks and other defects
  • Disassembles, repairs, and reassembles parts such as valves, springs, rings, pistons, shaft seals, main bearings, packing, couplings, etc...
  • Starts equipment and checks for efficient operation
  • Performs other related duties as required
  • Qualifications

    U.S. Citizenship required. Six years experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training in a designated field, craft, or trade that can be documented by a certificate or diploma from a reputable organization, school, or trade program.

    Must be able to effectively communicate and follow instructions. Exercise diligence when developing a Safe Plan of Action (SPA) for each task performed.

    The Safe Plan of Action (SPA) is a company provided tool to be used for the prevention of incidents, accidents, and injuries : as such, it is the most important tool that we are required to use.

    Work Environment

    Test environment - May be exposed to areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, explosives, chemicals and industrial facilities.

    90%) Travel between various facilities and during test operations may be required and may bring exposure to loud noise and potentially hazardous equipment operation and environment (10%).

    All safety rules and regulations must be followed at all times without exception. Physical Requirements

    Visual and physical (hands on) contact of mechanical related systems, hardware, articles (50%). Must be able to walk, stand, bend, twist and sit for extended periods as well as climb various heights, crawl in confined spaces, and lift up to 35 lbs.

    20%), body mobility (60%) and ability (where applicable) to distinguish colors.

    Equipment and Machines

    Standard HVAC Mechanic's tool box, including manifold gauge set, multi-meter and clamp-on ammeter. (80%) Personal computers, computer terminals, related equipment.

    30%) Safety and personal protective equipment. (80%)

    Standard office equipment - PC, telephone, fax, copier, etc. (10%)

    Safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) (10%)


    Regular attendance is mandatory (100%)

    Overtime / work outside normal schedule required (20%)

    Other Essential Functions

    U.S. Citizenship required. Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

    Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety / risk hazard to the employee or others.

    Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required. Employee must have a valid driver's license.

    Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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