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HVAC & Refrigeration Technician - Washington Nationals (WASHINGTON · DC)

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The HVAC Technician will be called upon to perform preventative and corrective maintenance of all HVAC systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform the routine preventive and corrective maintenance of HVAC systems including chilled and hot water systems, AHU’s and refrigeration equipment
  • Accurately maintain records of labor time, parts used, and work accomplished
  • Assist in the maintenance and repair of facility systems and equipment including HVAC, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, chillers, refrigeration, boilers and associated equipment as well as general maintenance and upkeep activities
  • Clean HVAC & R coils and duct work as required
  • Inspect and calibrate HVAC & R systems as needed
  • Inspects and measures building systems to determine proper airflow
  • Demonstrate attention to detail
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required in a team-oriented, can do environment
  • Perform duties and responsibilities with view toward Department goals and energy conservation
  • Read and interpret blueprints, specifications, shop drawings, schematic manufacturer’s specifications and other reference materials to determine appropriate job requirements and procedures
  • Prepare and submit requisitions for materials required to complete assigned tasks
  • Plan work to ensure cost effective use of labor and materials
  • As required, estimate materials needed and record time and materials expended on each work order
  • Perform other general maintenance related tasks including plumbing, painting, trades and grounds keeping
  • Operate equipment used in the maintenance of convention and arena facilities such as forklifts, high lifts, scissor lifts, and other maintenance equipment
  • Establish and maintain cooperative- working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Experienced in the repair and maintenance of refrigeration and HVAC systems
  • Possession of HVAC license preferred
  • Possession of EPA certification of handling and use of refrigerants
  • High School diploma or equivalent GED
  • Working knowledge of PC based computer applications
  • Hands- on experience working with electronic controls and computer- based energy management systems preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, contractors and facility users
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, days, evenings, overnight, weekends, holidays, extended workdays and extended number of consecutive days
  • Ability and eagerness to work in a team-oriented maintenance department where daily work activities will include tasks both within and outside of specific trade disciplines
  • Evening and weekend work will be required

Physical/Environmental Requirements

  • Worker will be subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme heat, extreme cold, noise, hazards and atmospheric conditions (fumes, odor, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation).
  • Job at times may require employee to function in a high activity and heavily crowded outdoor professional sports venue. May work at heights.
  • Requires an employee to perform strenuous tasks requiring strength, coordination, and balance
  • Requires an employee to lift and move heavy objects of at least 50lbs
  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment
  • Requires an employee to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb (ladders, stairs scaffolding, ramps,etc.), reach, walk, or stand for extended periods
  • Requires excess walking of up to 3 hours per day


  • High School or better