HVAC Installation Mechanic in Wilmington, NC at ARS

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Company: ARS/Rescue Rooter


Only the best of the best work for the largest and fastest-growing leader in residential services: ARS-Rescue Rooter®. Unique to our field, we provide plumbing, heating, and air conditioning expertise through 70+ locations nationwide united by a commitment to professional excellence. In addition to the training needed for a real career, we provide year-round work, free uniforms, well-equipped trucks, advancement potential, and the chance to give back.

If you have the experience we seek, take this opportunity to grow with the pros at ARS-Rescue Rooter®:

 HVAC Installation Mechanic


Performs or is capable of performing all four (4) stages of HVAC installations in new construction settings to include marking-out and measurement of HVAC systems, installation of piping and drain lines, ductwork preparation, and installation, setting HVAC units, wiring, finish and start-up. Applies journeyman level technical skills and general knowledge of current industry codes, regulations, and standards relative to all work to ensure complete, a quality installation that meets inspection code.
♦ Review blueprints and marks out locations for HVAC systems in new construction. Identifies where air returns will go along with chimney location and bath fans. 

♦ Interfaces with builders, contractors, homeowners, architects, building inspectors and project managers to identify installation needs before laying out a duct configuration and during installation to receive changes in job requirements. 

♦ Measures and determines duct sizing for proper airflow and ensures that proper amounts of duct and fittings are requested for the job. Cuts ductwork, applying site requirements in job preparation. 

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

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

♦ Installs chimneys and installs flashing on the roof. Ensures that flashing is sealed from water leaks. 

♦ Cuts hole with saws according to mark outs, as needed, for HVAC installation. 

♦ Installs exhausts for baths by running a pipe from bath to outside. Sets up return air systems from the main floor upward. Installs hood vents and zone damper systems. 

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

♦ Reads layout prints and installs duct/flex systems and equipment according to job requirements. Wraps duct with insulation and seals, as needed. Secures duct and places Company stickers on installed equipment. 

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

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

♦ Connects copper tubing from an indoor unit to the outdoor unit by means of high-temperature soldering. 

♦ Sets drain pans to meet drop flow rates and install 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, gas fireplace inserts and gas logs to include venting of system. 

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

♦ Performs start-up of HVAC systems in new construction to ensure proper operation in heat and cool cycles. Records HVAC data such as model and serial numbers, amperage of heater and compressor and record pressures. 

♦ 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. 

♦ Maintains and fuels Company service vehicles. 

♦ Unloads and loads equipment and materials for jobs on the service vehicle. Checks loaded equipment against the 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. 

What we can offer you:

  • Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k plan, with company match
  • Vacation and paid time off
  • Holiday pay
  • Life insurance, along with a free company provided a term life insurance policy of $25,000.
  • Flex Spending
  • The company provided vehicle, gas card, phone, and uniforms.
  • Work/Life balance


And Much More!

Requisition ID: 019291-6924

Job Requirements

Minimum requirements:

Minimum of 3 yrs residential wiring experience.

High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.

Valid driver's license.

Must pass drug screening, background checks and MVR.



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