Responsibilities and Duties :
Lay out of refrigerant pipe systems, supports, or related equipment according to blueprints.
Installation of commercial mechanical systems to include but not limited to fan coils, heat pumps, condensing units, ductless splits, variable refrigerant, and other refrigerant system equipment per manufacturer’s specification.
Installation of refrigerant piping by means of soft brazing and purging or soft soldering.
Installation of drain lines (copper and PVC) per code and manufacturer specification.
Installation of piping accessories (e.g. valves, condensate pumps, sight glass, etc.).
Cut or bore holes in structures prior to pipe installation using hand or power tools.
Load and unload tools and material.
Setup of equipment at beginning of shift and breakdown at end of shift.
Maintain assigned tools and issued safety equipment.
Maintain daily communication with your direct supervisor. Take direction from construction manager, foreman, and / or lead mechanic.
Coordinate project inspections with construction manager.
Supervise and support helpers on projects as required.
Complete as-built drawings at end of project.
Enter time worked daily and submit timesheet weekly.
Follow all policies as outlined in the company handbook and safety documentation.
Monitor jobsite to ensure a safe work environment and report any safety violations to safety supervisor.
Overtime or varied shift work hours may be required.
2 years experience installing mechanical systems and refrigerant piping.
Previous use of electrical and manual tools required (e.g. saws, squares, calipers, hammer type drills, etc.)
Tool Requirements : basic hand tools (e.g. tape measure, crescent wrench, channel locks, torpedo & 4’ levels, turbo torch, pipe & refrigerant torque wrenches, 410A flare kit, copper cutters, 4-point laser, etc).
General Requirements : ability to operate a forklift or other heavy equipment pending proper equipment certification provided by company.
Company vehicle use will be subject to motor vehicle report and authorization.
Physical Requirements : ability to perform additional physical activities that require considerable use of limbs and appendages such as climbing, lifting, reaching above shoulders, balancing, walking, stooping, and kneeling.
Ability to lift, move and handle 80lbs tools or materials. Ability to climb and work from ladders, aerial lifts, or scaffolding.
Ability to work in tight spaces or uneven terrain. Ability to work in environmental conditions that range from working outdoors during all seasons, indoor office environments, and utility plants.
Physical Requirements & Job Environment :
All candidates for this position should be reasonably physically fit and capable of picking up a 60 lb. tool, piece of equipment or piece of material and moving it about either on a jobsite, at a vendor, our warehouse, etc.
All mechanics typically load and unload materials for projects and move these materials into place at the project. This may involve movement carrying a load in tight and difficult situations and on uneven terrain.
All candidates will be required to climb and work off ladders and aerial lifts as required to accomplish their work within buildings and on roofs.
The majority of all work takes place in position, not on the ground.