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HVAC - Building Mechanic

Company: OTTO Engineering, Inc.
Location: Carpentersville
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

HVAC - Building Mechanic - Carpentersville, ILOTTO - designed, manufactured and precision tested, right here in the USA.OTTO's opportunity:Our HVAC - Building Mechanic is responsible for maintaining the physical structure as required.Specifically, the HVAC - Building Mechanic will:Installs, services, and repairs environmental control systems in commercial establishments, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting, and structural layoutMounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor, using hand tools, following blueprints or engineering specificationsInstalls evaporator unit in chassis or in air duct system, using hand toolsCuts and bends tubing to correct length and shape, using cutting and bending equipment and toolsCuts and threads pipe, using machine-threading or hand-threading equipmentJoins tubing or pipe to various refrigerating units by means of sleeves, couplings, or unions, and solders joints, using torch, forming complete circuit for refrigerantInstalls expansion and discharge valves in circuitConnects motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls, and circulating-ventilation fans to control panels and connects control panels to power sourceInstalls air and water filters in completed installation. Injects small amount of refrigerant into compressor to test systems and adds Freon gas to build up prescribed operating pressureObserves pressure and vacuum gauges and adjusts controls to ensure efficient operationTests joints and connections for gas leaks, using gauges or soap-and-water solutionWraps pipes in insulation batting and secures them in place with cement or wire bandsReplaces defective breaker controls, thermostats, switches, fuses, and electrical wiring to repair installed units, using electrician's hand tools and test equipmentRepair, and service air-conditioners, ranging from one to forty tons cooling capacity, in warehouses and factory buildings. Repairs and maintains physical structures of commercial and industrial establishments, such as factories, office buildings and apartment houses, using hand tools and power toolsReplaces defective electrical switches and other fixturesPaints structures, and repairs woodwork with carpenter's toolsRepairs plumbing fixtures. Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in commercial or industrial establishments, following specifications, blueprints, manuals, and schematic drawings, using hand tools, power tools, hoist, crane, and measuring and testing instrumentsVisually inspects and tests machinery and equipment, using electrical and electronic test equipmentListens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machineAssist with other related duties as required or assignedWhat you'll need to bring to the table:5 years of experience with commercial HVAC, plumbing and electricalMust have EPA, CFC, Universal Certification and Stationary Engineers licenseExperience working with contractors and other tradesMature judgement and capable of being bondedExperience with boilers, cooling tower and heat pumpsMust have valid driver's licenseRequired to work outside of the normal office hours including "on-call"-- - timeGood organizational skillsAble to life equipment up to 50 lbs. with assistance as necessaryPerforming detailed work above the head, and work in a standing positionMust be able to work in a quick paced environmentKnowledge of the operation of a forkliftGood follow-up skillsOTTO's Benefits:Medical InsuranceDental InsuranceVision Insurance401(k) with a company matchTuition AssistanceLife Insurance BenefitsCompetitive PayProfit Sharing BonusPaid Vacation and HolidaysCompany PicnicHoliday PartyAND numerous OTTO celebrations throughout the year!OTTO Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/VeteranOTTO Engineering does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters, agencies, or similar organizations; any submissions will not be honored.

Keywords: OTTO Engineering, Inc., Elgin , HVAC - Building Mechanic, Engineering , Carpentersville, Illinois

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