HVAC Install Technician in Chesapeake, VA at ARS

Date Posted: 7/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Company: RS Andrews of Tidewater

 $$$ 2000 Sign On Bonus for experienced techs $$$




Performs residential HVAC installations including gas systems, heat pumps, occasional water heaters, and zoning. Demonstrates knowledge of piping and drain lines, duct work preparation and installation, setting HVAC units, wiring, finish and start-up. Applies journeyman level technical skills and a general knowledge of current industry codes, regulations and standards relative to all work to ensure complete, quality installation that meets inspection code.


♦ Transports materials and tools to the job site and provides proper accounting of tools.

♦ Installs copper piping and drain lines below slab level, as appropriate.

♦ Assembles HVAC units and condensers and places/installs air boxes, registers, thermostats, coils, air handlers, heat pumps, copper line sets and risers in the installation process.

♦ Stretches/lays out ductwork before installation to ensure accuracy in layout. May modify existing space to accommodate new equipment or build unit platform for unit, ensuring that it can carry the weight for the unit and technician.

♦ Installs refrigerant lines, fans, appliance vents, smoke detectors, and grills. Brazes in freon lines and pressurizes with nitrogen. Evacuates freon out of units, as required.

♦ Tests equipment by releasing charge from unit, starting unit and checking pressures with gauges to ensure proper operation.

♦ Sets drain pans to meet drop flow rates and installs and tests drain lines to ensure proper installation.

♦ Wires the main power line of the unit, ensuring that high and low voltages are secure.

♦ May install gas lines.

♦ Tests gas pressure on line sets when gas lines are placed so that lines can work with the system.

♦ Ensures that all HVAC installations are accurate, serviceable and that materials used and workmanship meet the requirements of applicable technical/safety standards and regulatory codes. Makes any modification needed to ensure proper installation and air balance.

♦ Contacts supervisor or dispatch to discuss any problems on the job.

♦ Unloads and loads equipment and materials for jobs on service vehicle. Checks loaded equipment against pull sheet or invoice to ensure that all materials needed for installation are obtained.

♦ Provides on-the-job training and support to assigned Apprentice Helpers.

Requisition ID: 018436-6931

Job Requirements

A High School diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred as well as a minimum of two (2) years of HVAC service training or completion of an approved HVAC training program. Basic computer skills. Related experience and/or advanced training or any equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. EPA certification is required when dealing with refrigerants. Knowledge of electrical/gas diagnostics and air flow required. A valid driver’s license and good communications skills are required. Degree program or certified program from accredited HVAC program or equivalent experience.

ARS-Rescue Rooter is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/EOE/M/F/V/D. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, ARS-Rescue Rooter may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


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