HVAC Installation Startup Warranty Tech in Raleigh, NC at ARS

Date Posted: 5/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Company: American Residential Services


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®:

ARS is looking for a HVAC Startup/Warranty Technician to join our team full-time. This role will help in the start-up of new equipment, repair of malfunctioning equipment under warranty and provision of first year warranty service in support of the New Construction operation.


  • Performs start-up of residential HVAC systems in new construction to ensure proper operation in heat and cool cycles. May install thermostats and wire to unit.
  • Records HVAC data such as model and serial numbers, amperage of heater and compressor and record pressures.
  • Responds to emergencies and/or service calls, drives to site, greets customer and troubleshoots malfunctioning systems/equipment that is under warranty to determine the nature of the problem.
  • Locates and diagnoses problems, assesses extent of repairs and describes options to the customer
  • Provides a description of diagnosed problems to customer in terms that can be understood with options, as possible
  • Performs first year warranty preventive maintenance service calls on HVAC equipment to prevent equipment failure by cleaning air handling systems and reheat coils, monitoring and calibrating air handling systems and replacing filters, motors, fans, belts, etc. on systems.
  • Repairs, replaces and adjusts vents and duct work. May clean air ducts to maximize efficiency and improve indoor air quality
  • Performs repairs of complete systems to include repairing, calibrating or replacing controls, switches, thermostats, transformers, gauges, wiring fans, pumps, compressors, condensers, piping and other functional components of the system
  • Installs, repairs, replaces or cleans refrigerant lines, fans, appliance vents, smoke detectors, drain pans and grills, as appropriate
  • Brazes in freon lines and pressurizes with nitrogen
  • Evacuates and/or adds refrigerant in units, as required
  • Tests repairs and installations by starting unit and checking pressures with gauges to ensure proper operation
  • Contacts supervisor or dispatch to discuss any problems on the job
  • Maintains and fuels vehicle and stocks the service truck with adequate parts
  • Provides on-the-job training and support to assigned Apprentice Helpers
  • Transports materials and tools to the job site and provides proper accounting of tools
  • May order materials for jobs
  • Maintains an organized, clean and safe work area
  • Observes all safety and Company rules and regulations in the performance of duties
  • Follows the guidelines for the Senior Care, Ethics, and Quality Assurance Process
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

What You Need to Succeed and Grow with the Pros

Required Credentials:

  • A High School diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred as well as a minimum of one(1) 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
  • 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

How We Reward Your Professionalism

Full-time employees receive competitive pay; comprehensive paid training; medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans; paid time off and holidays; and 401(k) with company match; and healthcare flexible spending account (HFSA). Part-time employees receive competitive pay, comprehensive paid training, and 401(k) with company match. In addition, all employees are invited to participate in our commitment to community outreach, including our extensive support as the Official Global Partner for the Night to Shine prom initiative for special-needs students, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation™.

Apply Your Skills to the Best in the Business.

All candidates are required to undergo pre-employment drug screen and employment background checks.

ARS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.