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heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) mechanic


Source: Job Bank

Location

Saint John, NB
E2L3G1

Salary

$35.00 to $45.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Education: Other trades certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Work site environment

  • Noisy
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Odours
  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • On-site customer service
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Measure and lay out reference points for installation
  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Assemble and install refrigeration or air conditioning components
  • Coach and instruct apprentices
  • Measure, cut and connect piping using welding and brazing equipment
  • Provide customer service
  • Start up system and test for leaks using testing devices
  • Recharge system with refrigerant, check and test regulators, calibrate system and perform routine maintenance or servicing
  • Interpret gas codes
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and overhaul entire heating, ventilation, air handling, refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Handle, recover and store refrigerants
  • Install, maintain and repair equipment in refrigerated trucks used to transport food or medical supplies
  • Repair and replace parts and components for entire refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation or heat pump systems
  • Read and interpret blueprints

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Trade Certification
  • Working at heights training
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Red Seal Certificate
  • Ozone Depletion Prevention (ODP) Certificate
  • Transport Refrigeration Mechanic Trade Certification
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate

Control systems

  • Energy conservation
  • Computerized monitoring
  • Electrical devices
  • Electronic and solid state
  • Pneumatic devices
  • On-board diagnostics
  • Direct digital control system
  • Programmable logic controller (PLC)

Air conditioning and refrigeration systems

  • Rooftop (self-contained)
  • Heat pump
  • Air motioning and circulation
  • Filtration
  • Built up (split system)
  • Humidification and de-humidification system
  • Ventilation
  • Cooling tower

Specialization or experience

  • Green economy sector
  • Specialized environmental skills and knowledge

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Attention to detail
  • Manual dexterity

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Long term benefits

  • Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)

Other benefits

  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities

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