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HVAC Refrigeration Technician Duties and Responsibilities

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Purpose of Classification:

Installs, repairs, overhauls, and maintains heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is a journey level position and the second in a series of five classifications. Working conditions include restricted movement, extreme temperatures, intense noise, hazardous materials, lifting or carrying heavy objects. This classification typically reports to the HVAC Assistant Supervisor.

Examples of Duties:

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and overhauls equipment such as air compressors, pumps, air handlers, air dryers, heat exchangers, other environmental changing devices, other mechanical equipment or electrical pneumatic and electronic components.
  • Installs, maintains, or repairs pneumatic valves, electric valves, heat transfer equipment, ventilation, and air distribution equipment.
  • Installs and replaces all types of pumps or refrigeration equipment according to prints, specifications, diagrams, or other instructions.
  • Reads gauges and instruments, and adjusts mechanisms such as valves, controls, and pumps to control level of fluid pressure and distribution in systems.
  • Operates various refrigeration recovery equipment in compliance with EPA guidelines.
  • Solders with sil-fos and silver solder, layout, and fit piping.
  • Tests malfunctioning systems and components using electrical, mechanical, digital, and pneumatic controls.
  • Maintains cooling towers, water treatment facilities, and tower distribution system.
  • Prepares estimates for repairs and installation of equipment.
  • Performs planned maintenance, regular servicing, and repairs to refrigeration equipment of all types, sizes, and temperature ranges.
  • Maintains records of repairs or equipment requiring future service.
  • Coordinates work schedules with other departments and shops in order to keep inconvenience to a minimum.
  • Provides technical direction of HVAC service workers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the HVAC or refrigeration tools, materials, and test equipment.
  • Knowledge of repair, maintenance, and installation techniques.
  • Skill in reading and understanding schematics.
  • Skill in analyzing HVAC or refrigeration malfunctions from performance and test equipment readings and determining appropriate repairs.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.

Minimum Qualifications:

Six years of progressively responsible HVAC or refrigeration experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved. Some positions may require Chlorofluorocarbons Certification upon employment. Some positions may require a current Arizona driver's license upon employment.


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