AC Technician Job Description

AC Technician Job Description

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AC technician provides predictive maintenance programs for the adjustment of assigned plant air conditioning and refrigeration manufacturing equipment and systems and assist in those adjustments.

AC Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective AC technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included AC technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Repair and maintain washers, dryers, and small appliances
Plans, monitors, installs and adjusts the full range of heating, cooling, ventilation, and refrigeration equipment by means of an energy management system hands-on work
Troubleshoots, maintains, modifies and repairs heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems and equipment including, reciprocating chillers, 225ton and 190 ton rotary screw chillers, heat exchangers, fans and fan motors, pumps and pump motors, electric and pneumatic controls, and associated safety, over current and other equipment protection devices ensuring that they operate at peak efficiency and conserve energy usage
Performs installation of mechanical systems to include piping and modifications to existing facility’s cooling systems
Utilizes and updates blueprints, technical manuals, manufacturer’s files and other record keeping
Monitors work done by outside contractors for adherence to state and federal code requirements and report back to supervisor
Perform any and all duties which may be assigned
Perform corrective and preventive maintenance on packaged units, split coil systems, air compressors, pumps, air handlers, air cooled condensers, reciprocating chillers, 250 ton centrifugal and 190 ton rotary screw chillers, and various heat exchangers
Must perform duties and responsibilities of a Journeyman level mechanic with strong a background in HVAC and refrigeration equipment to include hands on experience in operating and troubleshooting industrial systems
Installation of mechanical systems to include piping and modifications to existing facilities cooling systems

AC Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for AC Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EPA, FN, AC

Education for AC Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the AC technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Education, Technical, General Education

Skills for AC Technician

Desired skills for AC technician include:

Preventive maintenance procedures and use of test equipment
Appliances
Operation and maintenance of AC/Refrigeration equipment
Air condition and refrigeration maintenance skills
BMS systems
Both split system air conditioners and window type air conditioners
Data and property
Engineering operational procedures
Equipment installation projects
Freezers and ice machines

Desired experience for AC technician includes:

Oversee work crews to ensure they are wearing the appropriate PPE and following all Company safety regulations, policies and guidelines
Works under the supervision of the A/C&R Supervisor or shop lead with the authority to accomplish the duties described herein in accordance with Corporate Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures, and applicable Army regulatory requirements
Supervise other mechanics or trades as needed
Troubleshoots, maintains, modifies and repairs heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems and equipment including, reciprocating chillers, 250ton centrifugal and 190 ton rotary screw chillers, heat exchangers, fans and fan motors, pumps and pump motors, electric and pneumatic controls, and associated safety, overcurrent and other equipment protection devices ensuring that they operate at peak efficiency and conserve energy usage
Performing other related work as assigned
Observing prescribed safety standards

AC Technician Examples

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AC Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an AC technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for AC technician
  • Programs, operates, and maintains the facility dialup based critical and remote building automation system to provide remote service, alarms and monitoring
  • Sets up, troubleshoots, repairs, tests and calibrates electronic components for EMS computer control
  • Troubleshoots, maintains, modifies and repairs heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems and equipment including DX (direct expansion) and hydronic systems, reciprocating chillers, 250ton centrifugal and 190 ton rotary screw chillers, heat exchangers, fans and fan motors, pumps and pump motors, electric and pneumatic controls, and associated safety, overcurrent and other equipment protection devices ensuring that they operate at peak efficiency and conserve energy usage
  • Evaluates preliminary mechanical design plans and specs for remodels, upgrades or new construction and provides control “sequence of operation” for HVAC equipment to be incorporated into design plans and specifications with an eye toward automation and energy efficiency
  • Implements and facilitates the Energy Management System (EMS) and HVAC controls and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)
  • Ensure backup copies of all programming software and available and up-to-date and all installation wiring diagrams are maintained with any changes to the systems
  • Must be familiar with Johnson Controls, Siemens, and Alan Bradley Automated Control Systems including VAV’s, VFD’s, DX-9100 controllers
  • As required monitor work done by outside contractors for adherence to state and federal code requirements and report back to supervisor
  • Assign and distribute work orders and work requests
  • Attend and participate in meetings regarding work to be done
Qualifications for AC technician
  • This job is being posted internally and to the public simultaneously in order to expedite the posting process
  • We seek candidates with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds
  • In an effort to make the process of awarding bid upon positions more efficient, the successful candidate must indicate at the time of offer whether they accept or decline the position
  • Candidates may contact management during the posting period to ask questions regarding the expectations of the position
  • Valid Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Universal certification
  • Mechanical aptitude, technical school training in HVAC
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AC Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an AC technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for AC technician
  • Assist in budget planning and preparation
  • Inform supervisors of completed and outstanding work orders
  • Cooperate with warehouse to determine which parts should be ordered for stock
  • Provide technical assistance to mechanics when requested
  • Implements changes, expansions and additions to Refrigeration & HVAC systems by identifying problems
  • Maintains Refrigeration & HVAC maintenance parts and equipment inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level
  • Performs general maintenance and preventative maintenance on building and other C-store equipment at assigned stores
  • Maintains work schedule for assigned area of responsibility
  • Participates in field visits and meetings as requested by management
  • Carries out preventive maintenance of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and systems
Qualifications for AC technician
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in HVAC trade
  • Must have a minimum six (6) years’ experience as a AC&R Journeyman Technician
  • Must have knowledge of Direct Digital Control Systems (DDC) and their components
  • Mechanical knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance is required
  • Must have a minimum two (2) years’ experience as a AC&R Journeyman Technician
  • Must have a minimum five (5) years’ experience as a AC&R Journeyman Technician
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AC Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an AC technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for AC technician
  • Where required, install new equipment related to refrigeration and air conditioning
  • Carries out routine checks and logs of the status of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment/plant
  • Requisitions for materials required for smooth operation of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment/plant
  • Assists in the verification of refrigeration and air conditioning spares purchased/supplied
  • Perform other reasonable job/duties as requested by the Chief Engineer
  • Ensures that the standards of service excellence and guest satisfaction are met and maintained
  • Plant and system upgrade participation Plant and system upgrades are performed in accordance with project plan
  • Plant/equipment maintenance
  • Technical Support /Trouble shooting - Problems resolved within agreed times (SLA)
  • Quality control / operations - Compliance to all departmental standards, processes and legislative prescripts
Qualifications for AC technician
  • Must have the manual dexterity to operate equipment, work in confined spaces, ability to use hand/electric cart, ability to use power and hand tools, requires crouching and/or crawling, and ability to use a ladder
  • Must have a valid driver's license and must be insurable as a driver
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in maintaining Air Conditioners, Chillers and refrigeration equipment
  • 2 years full time Diploma/Trade Certificate in Air Conditioning
  • 4 years of experience with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a luxury hotel
  • Must have a minimum eight (8) years’ experience as a AC&R Journeyman Technician
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AC Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an AC technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for AC technician
  • Knowledge of both split system air conditioners and window type air conditioners
  • Asset Control - Equipment is maintained to required standards and specifications
  • Supervised Team
  • Lead HVAC crew(s) and participate in the installation, maintenance, and repair of refrigeration and air conditioning systems to ensure that the work performed is in compliance with blueprints, manufacturer specifications, and written and/or verbal instructions
  • Coordinate schedules to ensure proper distribution of work and adequate staffing
  • Track, analyze, and report on progress, trends, and issues, and recommend solutions and improvements
  • Implement preventive maintenance programs for air conditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment
  • Train personnel on activities relating to air conditioning and refrigeration maintenance to ensure an acceptable work performance level
  • Fabricate, assemble, and install ductwork and chassis parts, using portable metalworking tools and welding equipment
  • Ensure compliance of applicable Safety Standards and procedures
Qualifications for AC technician
  • You will be responsible to provide an excellent and consistent level of service to your customers
  • 3-5 years of related Drive Repair Technician experience
  • Completed Electrical/Electronic Technologist Diploma or Industrial Electrician an asset
  • Familiarity with drive electrical/electronic schematics and testing/measuring equipment
  • Computer literacy with common computer applications, servo application software experience an asset
  • A Mature, energetic and quick witted
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AC Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an AC technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for AC technician
  • Enter equipment repair history and close out work orders
  • Initiate ideas and/or modifications to improve equipment reliability and/or safety
  • Update repair procedures if needed
  • Troubleshoot problems with units (electrical or refrigerant)
  • Troubleshoot issues with wall mounted, split, package, roof units
  • Work on classified and non-classified units
  • Replace motors and compressors all kind of HVAC parts (using soldering tools)
  • Install both temporary and permanent units for substations, control centers, analyzer shelters
  • Clean condenser and evaporator coils
  • Grease bearings on blower motors
Qualifications for AC technician
  • A recognised qualification in refrigeration and air conditioning
  • Preferable trade tested artisan
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience post trade test
  • Hospitality experience advantageous
  • Be flexible with regards to working hours
  • Ability to work independently and for long hours with little supervision

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